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Activist Viola Desmond to be 1st Canadian woman on $10 bill
December 11, 2016 – 11:10 am | No Comment
Activist Viola Desmond to be 1st Canadian woman on $10 bill

Black rights activist Viola Desmond, who was jailed for defiantly sitting in the “whites only” section of a Nova Scotia film house, will be the first Canadian woman featured on the country’s $10 bill. Her image will replace …

Bana Alabed
December 5, 2016 – 3:03 pm | No Comment
Bana Alabed

Seven year old Bana Alabed (Twitter @AlabedBana) is thought to be safe for now in Aleppo.
Bana disappeared from the social network on Sunday as a new government offensive was launched on rebel-held areas in eastern …

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg Giving 100 Million in Stock to Charity
December 5, 2016 – 11:13 am | No Comment
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg Giving 100 Million in Stock to Charity

Sheryl Sandberg is transferring $100 million of her Facebook stock holdings (880,000 shares) to fund charitable causes of her choosing. Sandberg started her own organization Lean In and recently renamed her foundation to the Sheryl …

Jewel Changes her Focus
December 5, 2016 – 10:34 am | No Comment
Jewel Changes her Focus

Award-winning singer and musician Jewel is changing her focus. The 42 year old stated last week that:
“I love music, but my energy isn’t there right now,” she said on Tuesday at Fortune’s Most Powerful Women …

ITGIRL4LIFE
November 15, 2014 – 7:43 pm | No Comment
ITGIRL4LIFE

 
Tamara Branch’s debut book about empowerment and self-confidence makes a great stocking stuffer for all young women.
ITGIRL4LIFE’s short and sweet 98 pages of how to build unshakable self-confidence, honor your life, and shine bright in …

Museum Hosts Youth Leadership Panel at Major Conference
October 19, 2014 – 1:42 pm | No Comment
Museum Hosts Youth Leadership Panel at Major Conference

Museum hosts first-ever youth leadership and entrepreneurship panel in the SECU Daily Planet Theater, Tuesday, October 21
(Raleigh)—The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences will hold a panel discussion about environmentalism, leadership and entrepreneurship with six …

Hot off the Press! Founder/CEO of Angel Faces launches her first book!
September 27, 2014 – 7:28 pm | No Comment
Hot off the Press!  Founder/CEO of Angel Faces  launches her first book!

“This is a story you’ll still be thinking about tomorrow”   -Barbara Walters, ABC NEWS 20/20
Heart of Fire, an intimate journey of pain, love and healing.
What happens when a young girl is playing hide-and-seek with her …

Keds Giving Away $1,000 Grants to Young Women 13-24
September 27, 2014 – 6:59 pm | No Comment
Keds Giving Away $1,000 Grants to Young Women 13-24

 
Amazing Opportunity Alert: Keds Giving Away $1,000 Grants to Young Women 13-24
What would you do with $1,000 to change your community? Keds wants to know — and is giving away grants to help young women …

FEATURE: Do Tutors Do (And Cost) More Harm Than Good?
September 14, 2014 – 11:33 am | No Comment
FEATURE: Do Tutors Do (And Cost) More Harm Than Good?

Education expert Barbara Dianis weighs in on tips and tricks that all students can do, using their own initiatives and skills, to become independent learners and academic winners.
Barbara Dianis, MA ED, and now CEO and …

4 Principles for Staying Cool Under Pressure – and Succeeding
September 14, 2014 – 11:27 am | No Comment
4 Principles for Staying Cool Under Pressure – and Succeeding

Athlete & World-Renowned Surgeon Shares Tips
for Becoming a ‘Super Performer’
We all ask ourselves the same desperate question from time to time:
How am I going to make this work?!
“No matter how well we’ve done laying …