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Women in Numbers

Facts and figures on females from throughout the world.  By Sarah Holcomb, Illustrations by Jessica Wetterer 20 Pastry Chefs At Abu Salha Sweets, a large sweets…

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The Power of Music

Laura Wood, executive director of Kids in a New Groove, is impacting the lives of youth in the foster-care system, one note at a time. By…

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A Pawsitive Pursuit

Sparklepop Founder Megan Cummins uses her love of designing jewelry to help support no-kill cat shelters.  By Abigail Rosenthal Megan Cummins has always had the entrepreneurial…

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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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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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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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On the Road With Texas 4000

Every summer, students from the University of Texas bike more than 4,000 miles from Austin to Anchorage, Alaska, to raise money for cancer research. Riders Heidi…

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Letters of Hope

Tiffany Lewis and her Pens for Pals volunteers are taking a stand against bullying and suicide by sending handwritten letters of hope and encouragement. By Amanda…

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Ripple Effect

Lila Igram, founder of the global crowdfunding platform Connecther, shows what powerful, impactful changes are possible when we start to consider all the women in the…

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