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Beautiful Things Happen When You Collaborate

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Women who know, know that collaborations are powerful ways to build relationships, serve a greater audience, and increase your brand’s exposure.

Natalie Lin is such a woman.

She’s the founder and artistic director of the Houston-based orchestra group Kinetic—a conductorless ensemble.

So how do you let your community know about an upcoming event? You collaborate with other artisans and … Read more...

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This Black History Month We Celebrate The Dreamer, Dr. Lynette Charity

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It was 1849 when Elizabeth Blackwell MD, originally from England, became the first female in the U.S. to graduate from medical school. In 1864, Rebecca Lee Crumpler MD was the first African-American female to graduate from medical school. These women were dreamers. And because of their perseverance, many women successfully followed in their footsteps. Yet medicine remained male-dominated and segregated

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Not Every Woman Will Say Me Too Publicly and That’s Okay

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Were you shocked by the number of women who said #metoo?

Watching the number of women raise their voice was like watching an avalanche race down a mountain. This avalanche has been good for women. You can’t argue with the sheer number of voices all singing the same refrain. This chorus has been loud. It has been boisterous and unrelenting. … Read more...

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Call For Entries: Your Favorite Blogger and Podcast Show

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What blogger or podcast inspires you? Motivates you? It’s that time of year again! We’re asking you to submit your favorite bloggers and new this year…you’re favorite podcaster! We’re looking for blogs and shows that empower, encourage, and inspire women. It can be a financial blogger, cost-cutting podcast, self-improvement blog, anything that helps a woman keeping evolving as a woman Read more...

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Socially Conscious Gifts from Sparrow House Botanicals

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Redeemed Ministries Sparrow House Botanicals

Bath and body products from Sparrow House Botanicals

Two of our favorite things in the same blog post!

Redeemed Ministries is a Houston-area nonprofit that helps women rebuild their lives after prostitution and sex trafficking. We love them for all that they do. We even followed the operations director, Desirie Dougall, earlier this year and compiled a short documentary of … Read more...

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What Mercy Looks Like: A Documentary on Post Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

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Hurricane and Tropical Storm Harvey hit my state and community pretty hard. For those of us in the Greater Houston area, this wasn’t so much a wind event as it was a rain event. And it was epic. We had a few tornados touch down but this storm was all about the rain. Thirty-three trillion gallons of rain fell in … 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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