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Engineering a New Era

Joan Brennecke, the first female professor of chemical engineering at the University of Texas, has charted her own career course. Story and Photos by Sarah Holcomb…

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The Next Bill Nye

University of Texas chemistry professor Kate Biberdorf is exciting students with her explosive science presentations. By Rachel Rascoe, Photos by Dustin Meyer In Kate Biberdorf’s office…

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Mom’s The Word

Two women set out to break through cultural barriers for anyone with a smartphone and a willingness to learn. By Alessandra Rey Christia Madacsi Hoffman was…

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Women in Numbers

Facts and figures on females throughout the world. By Amanda Pinney $1,500 More That’s how much more money, on average, women owe upon completion of a…

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In the Pilot’s Seat

As the president of Huston-Tillotson University, Colette Pierce Burnette is in pursuit of what makes her happiest: fulfilling her destiny as an educator by building an…

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Hacking Society

As the event director for ATX Hack for Change, Sarah Sharif brings her passion for innovation and giving back by solving some of society’s biggest problems. By Danielle…

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Stitched Together: Grateful Thread

Looking to connect women in the Austin community, six friends formed a nonprofit that provides the ultimate free shopping event. By Abigail Rosenthal, Photos by Grace Sitzes and…

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