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How Emma Chamberlain Uses Coffee For Her Mental Health

Emma Chamberlain is the quintessential cool girl and, honestly, somewhat of a paradox. With more than 9.5 million YouTube subscribers; 10.5 million Instagram followers; her own podcast, merchandise, and coffee company, Chamberlain has every reason to exude an ego. But nope, the wildly successful 19-year-old has managed to stay humble and approachable. It makes sense. Unlike many curated influencers, Chamberlain is unfiltered and…

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HBO Corrects Pay Gaps. A Win for the Time’s Up Movement and Reese Witherspoon.

The head of programming at HBO says that the network has examined all of its shows and corrected pay gaps among staff, inspired by “Big Little Lies” star and producer Reese Witherspoon and the larger Time’s Up movement. “One of the things that’s come out of thinking about the movement and some conversations with Reese, who’s really at the forefront, is…

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NASA’s First Hispanic Woman in Space: Dr. Ellen Ochoa

By Arnesia Young For decades, human spaceflight has been at the forefront of exploration outside the realm of Earth’s atmosphere. Many men and women have become NASA trailblazers on this path in history, paving the road to the final frontier for future generations. One such person is Dr. Ellen Ochoa, who became the first Hispanic woman in space when she blasted off aboard the Space…

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Self Love: 5 Ways to Put It Into Action

By Patricia Martin The word “self-love” can feel elusive. We tend to see actionable ways to love others—listening to them, helping them, appreciating them—but when it comes to ourselves, love is often just a feeling and not something we can practice. So we don’t. Most of the time, this isn’t because we don’t love ourselves; it’s because we don’t know how to love ourselves in meaningful ways.…

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As Application Season Approaches, Here Are Some Things To Ponder

By Marina Pitofsky College application season is around the corner for many high schoolers, and students are preparing to submit transcripts, letters of recommendation, essays and more.   The class of 2022’s applications will look different from those of other graduating classes. These students, along with high schoolers who submitted their college applications last year, have seen disruptions to their academics since March 2020…

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Cecilia Lenk Makes Investing More Accessible to Women

By Sindhu Kashyaap For over 20 years now, Cecilia Lenk has been a leading woman in the field of STEM – having worked as a senior executive, angel investor, and entrepreneur. Today, she is working to ensure that more women turn investors and take stronger financial decisions.  “I finished my engineering from Johns Hopkins University, and studied biology from Harvard University.…

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Asian Slaw

Asian Slaw Recipe Courtesy of Love and Lemons This Asian slaw recipe is filled with my favorite summer ingredients – fresh herbs & peaches – and tossed in a tangy miso dressing. Perfect for picnics! Ingredients for Dressing of Asian Slaw ¼ cup cashew or peanut butter 2 tablespoons white miso paste 2 tablespoons lime juice 1 teaspoon sesame oil 1…

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Women Over 50 Creating New Ways To Make And Move Money

Even before a global pandemic pushed millions of women out of jobs and millions of girls out of school, female financial security was far below that of their male counterparts. By Maggie McGrath Globally, women make 77 cents for every dollar earned by a man, and according to a January 2020 Oxfam report, men own 50% more wealth than women.  The…

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How Ekta Ohri Helps Children to be Happy and Compassionate

By Tenzin Norzom About ten years ago, when Ekta Ohri had a family friend over for dinner, she recalls her friend’s three-year-old daughter glued to her iPad and the little girl wouldn’t even greet others.  “It was just so disturbing to see her hooked to the iPad. She spent about three hours with us and not for a minute did she look up.…

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