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Lisa N. Alexander

Autism Awareness Month: Autism Signs and What You Can Expect

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Our conversation on Autism continues! Today author Contessa Louise Cooper, an autistic mom veteran if you will, shares the signs and what you can expect once you get a diagnosis.

Thanks for sharing Contessa.


My son will be 27 this year, meaning 27 years of being an advocate, fighter, supporter for an autistic individual. Our life is pretty smooth right … Read more...

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Autism Awareness Month: Parenting a Child with Autism

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It’s Autism Awareness Month and our next few posts are from moms with children with Autism. They’re sharing their experiences, their fears, and their triumphs. It’s what they want you to know about rearing a child with Autism.

Enjoy,

Lisa N. Alexander
TWK Editor-in-Chief


It all began when I realized that my son was not responding to sound and that’s … Read more...

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The Whole Woman Summit Releases Session to the Public on Refugees and the Christian Response

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In late night hours of yesterday, the breaking news of a U.S. air strike on Syria was enough to send my mind wandering in a million directions. How is it possible we can release missiles into a country whose refugees we won’t accept? There are over 21 million refugees worldwide and over 50 percent of them are children. This is … Read more...

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Women’s History Month: Celebrating Graphic Arts Industry Icon, Cheryl D. Miller

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I didn’t learn about her until I moved to Texas.

She had been featured in yet another magazine article and someone mentioned her to me and I was amazed.

Here was an “African-American” graphic designer who had made her mark in New York City. I say African-American because that’s how she identified herself then. Today she knows differently, but I’ll … Read more...

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The Introverted Entrepreneur: They Do Exist and Quietly Run Profitable Businesses

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In preparation of The Whole Woman Virtual Summit to be held March 27-31, 2017, I had the opportunity to interview good friend and Houston businesswoman, Azalea McKinney. We talk about the businesses she has successfully started and offers advice to other introverts who have entrepreneurial aspirations.

McKinney, a single mother of two originally from Watts (a neighborhood in Los Angeles, … Read more...

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Human Trafficking Awareness Month Part 4 – Advocacy Day VLOG

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Introducing This Woman Knows very first vlog!

We followed Redeemed Ministries Operations Director, Desirie Dougall, to the State Capitol for Human Trafficking Advocacy Day sponsored by Children at Risk.

Watch a few highlights from the day.

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Human Trafficking Awareness Month Part 3 – A Survivor’s Poem, At My Core

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January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month and I have the privilege of serving a group of young women rescued from sex trafficking and prostitution.

A few times a year I go and prepare the girls for a story slam or poetry slam (a showcase for the girls to tell their stories, read their poems).

One year, that one girl amazed … Read more...

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Human Trafficking Awareness Month – Part 2: Sex Trafficking & The Super Bowl

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January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month and it comes on the heels of one of the biggest sporting events ever—the Super Bowl.

human trafficking and the super bowl

I had a chance to interview Desirie Dougall, the operations director of Redeemed Ministries and get her insight on the big public events like the Super Bowl and increased sex trafficking. I also joined her at the State … Read more...

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Human Trafficking Awareness Month – Part 1: A Volunteer’s Story

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If “service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth” as boxing great Muhammad Ali stated…then I pay rent to a few different organizations. Freedom Place and Redeemed Ministries to name a few and both help women heal after being sex trafficked.

Freedom Place treats and counsels young girls under the age of 18 and … Read more...

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