inspirational women

Impact
When looking into the eyes of Beathe, a Rwandan woman who suffered unthinkable tragedy during the 1994 genocide that killed nearly a million people, including many of her loved ones before her eyes, I could see a depth of pain I will never forget.
Business
One of the questions I get repeatedly asked is "what's it like to start your own business?" and I can see the clarity the women writing to me are seeking behind that question.
Women
Where do you go or what do you do when you're in need of inspiration? {Rachkova} I meditate a lot. Meditation is such a beautiful
Latino Voices
On September 23rd of 1995 Lili died and was born as Feliza, her real name. She left behind an identity that wouldn't belong to her any longer and was forced to start a new life.
Good News
Watch the video above to learn how the pantry provides a safety net to low- and middle-income people with food allergies
Women
In many ways, heroic public figures as well as memoirists such as Anaïs Nin who wrote "Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage," find satisfaction in their ongoing inner battles rather than their outer exploits.
Women
"Yeah, yeah," I wrote back, with the snarky hauteur of the online dater, "everyone thinks they're the lottery." I drive to
Women
Bea and Leah Koch have always loved romance novels. The sisters immediately fell in love with the incredible community of smart, funny, and engaged readers. They also immediately noticed the strong stigma of judgement attached with the genre.
Impact
It's not my fault. It's not my fault that South Africa is corrupt. It's not my fault that gang wars and criminality has swept through the town in Sweden where I'm originally from. It's not my fault that terrorists are bombing the world and the city I used to call home. A city that still feels like home.
Religion
There is a beautiful interplay between the old and the young. Lessons exchanged. Inspiration shared. Secrets and miracles handed from one to the other. This relationship is what sustains the cycle of life, and propels the world forward.
Women
Some are called to it. Some fall into it. Some have never considered it seriously while others have acknowledged it all of their lives and will not act on it. I think that a few would admit to feeling like it would be a selfish pursuit; too indulgent to consider if you have responsibilities like a mortgage and a kid and a tuition payment that rivals the aforementioned mortgage.
Culture & Arts
Misty interpreted that encounter with so much power and grace that all I could think of for weeks afterwards was a flawless artist dancing effortlessly in this rare setting. I just couldn't find the music to reflect her beauty and make the video come alive.
Good News
Meet Gizmo, a 3.5-pound wonderdoglet on a mission to change the world one doggy hug at a time. During the very early stages of our journey, Gizmo exhibited a keen sense of people's emotions.
Impact
Sabra is a testament to knowing yourself and owning it regardless of the circumstances life throws at you. She can create and have a successful business without loosing sight of the essentials that are key to her legacy.
Women
As a tech-savvy Broker, Melissa is always on the lookout for smart technology solutions to help her efficiently manage and grow her business.
Culture & Arts
Most of my life I believed that if I went after a creative career I would struggle financially. It was deeply ingrained in my belief system. I would think about phrases like "poor starving artist" and "feast and famine are part of an artist's life."
Women
5. Here are 11 amazing pieces of life advice from women we love. 1. We rounded up advice from the interviews, commencement
Women
One issue that people face around the world is gender stereotyping. Overly-simplistic generalizations based on gender cause us to misunderstand and devalue women and men
Post 50
My mother's death was long in coming. She had multiple sclerosis; she was bedridden, housebound for decades. So for her passing
Sports
But Bethany Hamilton makes surfing look easy -- and she does so with just one arm. Anyone who has attempted to surf knows