Monthly Archive: April, 2015

Skateboarding Offers Opportunity For Girls in Afghanistan

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Skateistan is a non-profit that connects youth and education through skateboarding in Kabul, Afghanistan, having now expanded to Cambodia and South Africa since its inception in 2007. What is striking is that over… Continue reading

5 Ways to be Productive This Spring

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This winter was tough.  The snow in the Northeast just kept piling up and people were becoming restless.  Luckily, we have turned a corner.  The last of the snow banks are melting and… Continue reading

Strong as Stone: “I am no longer a victim, but a survivor”

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Moving into her first apartment in Boston after graduating college, a young woman never expected that in October 2011, her whole world would be turned upside down by a man she never even… Continue reading

A simple 2-step exercise for figuring out what you’re really good at

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If we ever had coffee and I asked you what your skills are, you’d probably tell me one of two things: 1. I don’t know what my skills are. 2. I don’t have… Continue reading

The top 13 companies for women in tech

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If there’s anything the Ellen Pao trial showed, it’s that sexism is still alive in Silicon Valley. But some tech companies are trying to change that. The Anita Borg Institute, a nonprofit dedicated… Continue reading

Superfood Snack Recipe

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Snacks are always one of the biggest struggles for people who try to eat healthy and/or are looking to lose weight. Here is an easy and very satisfying snack that can also be used… Continue reading

Spring in NYC: Six Events You Don’t Want to Miss

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Spring is finally here in New York City, and with the change of seasons comes loads of festivals and events to check out. Here’s a list of fun events coming up from now… Continue reading

Does Religious Freedom Have a Role in American Business?

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On March 26, 2015, Governor Mike Pence signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (SEA 101) in a private ceremony. This act calls upon the right to religious freedom, ensuring that businesses have certain… Continue reading

Dove Does It Again With the Choose Beautiful Campaign

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Dove released yet another thought-provoking campaign last week – Choose Beautiful – to set forth the notion that beauty is a choice. The encouraging experiment poses an important question: Would you describe yourself… Continue reading

Women now control more than half of US personal wealth, which ‘will only increase in years to come’

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Women have overtaken men and now control more than half of all U.S. wealth and will likely take an even bigger piece of the pie in coming years, a new study has revealed.… Continue reading