Browsing: empowering women

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Women In Numbers

Facts and figures on females from throughout the world.  By Mary Murphy, Illustrations by Jessica Wetterer 533 Grants The United Nations Foundation’s Women, Girls & Population…

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Connecting Through Rhythm

Longtime hand-drumming teacher and Austinite Sherry Gingras uses drumming to empower women. By Mauri Elbel, Photos courtesy of Sherry Gingras and Laura Lee Nalle It’s a…

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The Future is Female

Whole Foods Market’s Whole Planet Foundation powers her potential. By Lauren Jones, Photos courtesy of Whole Planet Foundation Imagine a world in which women are able…

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An Advocate for Change

Shelley Clifford Brophy, Google Austin’s software-engineering staffing manager, is leading her team’s charge to hire more diverse job applicants. By Crystal Zuzek, Photo by Korey Howell…

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Thinking Outside the Box

Entrepreneur Rachel Green is utilizing the subscription-box business model to empower women, one supportive tool at a time. By Lydia Gregovic, Photo courtesy of Rachel Green…

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Hitting the Gym

Julia Gschwind, owner of Austin Boxing Babes, helps women feel strong and empowered at her women-only boxing gym.  By Mikaila Rushing, Photos courtesy of Boxing Babes…

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Building a Silver Lining

The Refuge Ranch, a project spearheaded by Brooke Crowder, plans to offer survivors of sex trafficking a place to call home. By Phaedra Rogers, Photo by…

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Empowering the Community

Care.com HomePay’s vice president, Kerri Swope, reflects on the company’s mission. By Lauren Jones, Photo courtesy of Care.com HomePay Care.com HomePay was founded on the belief…

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