Archive for July, 2022

Women and Adversity: UND and UND, What comes to mind?

July 14, 2022

I’m diverting from my “Women in Politics” theme for this post. It has to do with the annual conference of National Federation of Press Women I attended in Fargo, North Dakota at the end of ...

Women and Adversity: Wilma Rudolph First American Woman to win three Gold Medals at one Olympics

March 24, 2022

Sports and sports figures are not high on my list of interests, but for Women’s History Month I decided to feature Wilma Rudolph after reading a quote of hers: “Never underestimate the power of ...

Women and Adversity: Marie Curie

December 23, 2021

Does that perfect gift elude you? Try a biography of one of the most admired women in the world. I posted this blog in May 2021, but Marie Curie is worth reading about again. Born Maria ...

Women and Adversity: Cheryl A. S. Hurley Guest Blogger Leadership, Mindset and Wellness Coach

September 12, 2019

Change is inevitable! We face change every day of our lives, and change can have a different impact on our lives. My personal experiences amid chaos became my teacher. I learned how t ...

Women and Adversity: Robin Houghton, Part I Award-winning Poet, Blogger, Author

May 9, 2019

  Determination is the keyword to describe Robin Houghton. She chose a career in marketing but says she tried for more than 30 years to get her poetry published. In 2009 her goal was to ...

Women and Adversity: Janet Boykin Baker Co-Founder, Widow’s Mite Experience, Novelist

January 24, 2019

In 2004, Janet Boykin Baker and seven other women in Shallotte, North Carolina decided they wanted to ease the suffering of people throughout the world. Christian Broadcasting Network offered to ...

Women and Adversity: Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Founded 1st American-based Catholic sisterhood; 1st native-born U.S. citizen canonized a saint in Catholic Church

January 10, 2019

  Saint Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton is known for other firsts besides those listed above: co-founder in 1797 of the 1st charitable institution in New York City, the Society for the ...

Women and Adversity: Marlisa Kay Small Cancer Survivor, Philanthropist, Ms. South Carolina 2018

December 13, 2018

Marlisa Small welcomes all the people who enter Marlisa’s Wig Studio & Spa in Little River, SC as if they are her best friends. She has a love for humanity because she’s been close to de ...

MARCH: WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH Women and Adversity: Zora Neale Hurston Anthropologist, Author, Civil Rights Activist

March 22, 2018

Crossword puzzle enthusiasts will recognize the name Zora Neale Hurston, although they may not know what her accomplishments are or why she’s to be remembered. She is another example of a wo ...

Women and Adversity: Jane Stanford Co-founder, Stanford University

February 22, 2018

Jane Lathrop Stanford experienced heartbreak and tragedy during her lifetime and had a tragic death. Born Jane Elizabeth Lathrop in 1828 in Albany, NY, she received an education, part of whic ...

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