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You Can Be Anything You Want To Be

By Angie Mizzell "Mommy, you can be anything you want to be." Many times, I’ve tried to recall what prompted ...
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Who’s the Boss?

Photography by Libby Williams By Kinsey Gidick I can’t stand the term “girl boss.” “Lady boss” is just as insufferable ...
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Standup Performance

By Dr. Vivian Appler As an assistant professor at the College of Charleston, I am one among many faculty members ...
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The Time is Now to Close the Gender Pay Gap

By Ann Warner When I talk about the gender pay gap, there’s usually at least one person in the room ...
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Women All Make History

By Cara Delay When I teach courses on women’s history at College of Charleston, I often begin the first day ...
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Eight Reasons Goal Crushing Requires the Feminine

By Caryn O’Hara We live in such an instant gratification, “more”-obsessed society that it is increasingly causing stress in our ...
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You’ve Got the Power

By Angie Mizzell My mom named me after actress Angie Dickinson. When she was pregnant with me, she was watching ...
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Staying Mindful While Planning a Wedding

By Aly Murphy One of the ways I teach mindfulness in my classroom is by lighting a candle and passing ...
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What’s in a Name?

Photo Credit: Ferris Kaplan By Helen Mitternight I have always been a Mitternight and I’ve always liked the name’s edge ...
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The Turning Point

By Angie Mizzell My husband and I met in college. We graduated with matching degrees in broadcast journalism and got ...
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