Creating a life of more – Meet Cara 18 of 52 Phenomenal Women (Year 2)

“You’ll want to stay home anyway and we have to let go of one person”.  Meet Cara: In her own words – “That is what my former employer told me, while I was pregnant. I was shocked & devastated.   All my life, I dreamed of having a family, but I was also fully committed […]

Creative Resilience – Meet Jenni 17 of 52 Phenomenal Women (Year 2)

Meet Jenni: In her own words – “I’m terrible at drawing dogs. It’s a silly thing to be embarrassed about, but for decades, my bad dogs made my childhood dream of becoming an artist feel unattainable. Instead, I focused on becoming a writer, a flexible medium in which I could play. Today, with more than […]

How do you see it? – Meet Amanda 13 of 52 Phenomenal Women (Year 2)

Meet Amanda: In her own words – “From this time forward, you will never see things the same again,” my architecture professor told my freshman class as we began our 5 year design journey. It took me a while to appreciate what he meant. But it was absolutely true… Once you open your eyes to […]

Serve, Protect, and Educate – Meet Kim 11 of 52 Phenomenal Women (Year 2)

Meet Kim-   In her own words—- “I am passionate about the education of African American children and specifically the improvement of literacy among African American boys in the fourth grade.  I want to eradicate illiteracy among these youth and improve their dismal test scores.  For this reason, I established a not-for-profit organization called We […]

Born to stand out – Meet Sheri 10 of 52 Phenomenal Women (Year 2)

Meet Sheri: In her own words – “I love Dr Seuss’s quote, “Why fit in when you were born to stand out?” Knowing that all of us don’t fit in in one way or another, instead of trying to I believe it is important to accept and embrace our uniqueness and from that vantage point, […]