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I Am Austin Woman
On Her Role

Alys Porter, an ESL teacher at Dobie Pre-K Center and the 2017 Elementary School Teacher of the Year for Austin ISD, exudes an unmatched passion for…

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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 Roscoe, Photos by Dustin Meyer In Kate Biberdorf’s office…

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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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Growing Gains

As the new CEO of the Boys & Girls Club of the Austin area, Misti Potter has big ambitions for the 50-year-old organization. By Sarah Holcomb,…

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To College and Beyond

Ashley Moyer turned her love for teaching and education into a full-time job, but not in the way she originally expected. When Ashley Moyer was 7 years…

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A Passion for Persistence

By Steve Uhler, photos by Keith Trigaci, styled by Ashley Hargrove, hair and makeup by Laura MartInez, shot on location at Sellers Underground, 213 W. Fourth St., sellersunderground.com Teresa Granillo…

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Women In Numbers

Facts and figures on women throughout the world. By Danielle Ransom, Illustrations by Jessica Wetterer 14th In July, the Senate appointed Carla D. Hayden, 63, to…

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Pedal Power

After losing family members and a mentor to cancer, 19-year-old Geena May joined the Texas 4000 cycling team because of its strong emphasis on philanthropy. This…