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 […]

You are beautiful – Meet Annie 16 of 52 Phenomenal Women (Year 2)

Meet Annie – In her own words… “She believed she could so she did” is a mantra that really has become the theme to my life.  My teenage years were nothing short of a tornado. A low self-esteem, attention seeking, mean girl defined much of who I was and was a catalyst for many of […]

Smile at youthful audacity – Meet Karyn 14 of 52 Phenomenal Women (Year 2)

Meet Karyn: In her own words… “Sometimes not having a specific plan for your life can have a funny way of leading you on a journey that in retrospect seems like destiny. At least that’s how it worked for me. Coming of age in the first decade when women weren’t expected to immediately get married […]

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 […]