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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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Fit for First

A STEM supporter and the former CEO of Marathon Kids, Christine Pollei counts on exercise to help clear her head. By Gretchen M. Sanders Christine Pollei…

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No Student Forgotten

Through her abuse-prevention-and-education program, Expect Respect, Barri Rosenbluth is showing kids what healthy relationships look like. Story by Phaedra Rogers, Photos by Sarah Holcomb The adage…

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Getting on Board

Shopgate’s Casey Gannon discusses how her career trajectory launched her into the tech field. By Shelly Seale, Photo by Lakshan Weeraratne Casey Gannon spent her entire childhood traveling…

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Steep Success

Sisters JennaDee Detro and Abianne Falla, founders of CatSpring Yaupon, aren’t just brewing tea; they’re rebuilding lives. By Victoria Stowe “There was a drought about six…

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On Common Ground

As the interim executive director of the Amala Foundation, Jen Lucas passionately encourages Austin’s youth to embrace their similarities. By Amanda Pinney In 2010, Jen Lucas…

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Your Child Can Start a Business

As a parent, here are six approachable steps to take. By Emma Whalen , Photo by Sarah Brooke Lyons When grade-school students are caught daydreaming in class,…

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Leaving Her Mark

Olympic sprinter Courtney Okolo is on track to win more gold. By Gretchen M. Sanders The gun pops and Courtney Okolo springs from the starting blocks…

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Young and Restless

Two college students, Angela Jin and Nishiki Maredia, channeled their love for boy band One Direction into a social justice movement. By Kat Sampson Entrepreneurs Angela…

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