Browsing: empowering women

Savvy Women
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…

Savvy Women
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…

Savvy Women
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…

Lifestyle
Five Tips for Going Makeup-free

Feel confident in your own skin. By Madison Matous There’s no question women’s empowerment has been a major theme of 2017. Alas, there are still societal…

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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…

Featured Stories
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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