With a hope and a dream – Meet Valerie 24 of 52 Phenomenal Women Year 2)

Meet Valerie: In her own words- “For many years, I worked as a school social worker on the south side of Chicago.  The job wasn’t easy, but I worked with so many amazing students and I absolutely loved it.  However, I quickly saw that there were so many factors outside of school that impeded my […]

Inspiration is our why – Meet Melissa and Brittany 5 of 52 Phenomenal Women (Year 2)

Meet Melissa and Brittany: We need to understand that there is no formula for how women should lead our lives. That is why we must respect the choices that each woman makes for herself and her family.” – Hilary Rodham Clinton “A little over a year ago, my best friend and colleague, Melissa and I […]

Work hard, have fun – Meet Julie 45 of 52 Phenomenal Women

Meet Julie – In her own words… “Most of the time, I’m referred to as “Mom” or “Attorney.”  But during basketball season, I’m referred to as Coach Workman.  In my little corner of the world, I’m trying to instill confidence and passion in the girls I coach, both on and off the basketball court. I […]