Browsing Category 52 Real Women

  • 52RW helen hicks
    52 Real Women

    Be Everything!

    In the early 1900s, my grandmother, Helen, (Valedictorian of her high school class) – had few opportunities.  Her place in life was to grow, marry, have children, and ...

    July 6, 2015
  • ew.WillardTracy
    52 Real Women

    A Time to Grieve… and a Time to Dance

    Sad fact:  life is full of emergencies, urgent situations, grief and illness.  In recovering from such circumstances, we muddle through.  Our focus is limited to those in our ...

    June 29, 2015
  • ew.StaceyWashington
    52 Real Women

    Own Your Beauty & Greatness

    My mother named me Stacey because she thought it was a great name for a secretary.  When I was born, women (especially black women) didn’t commonly aspire to ...

    June 1, 2015
  • ew.52RW Pamela Walker
    52 Real Women

    Game Changer

    I had always felt like I had put my life on hold when I decided to stay at home to school my littles and live on one income. ...

    May 25, 2015
  • ew.MonicaDrake
    52 Real Women

    Pimples Do Not Discriminate

    Even a century after the Women’s Rights Movement, women are still, many times, made to feel lesser than their male counterparts. We are taught not to be too ...

    May 11, 2015
  • ew.theresamay2
    52 Real Women

    It’s Really Never Too Late

    I have always known I was a late bloomer, but when it happened, it was worth the wait. I started practicing yoga in my mid forties to help ...

    April 27, 2015
  • ew.52RW Wendy McCance
    52 Real Women

    The second time around!

    I love reading the stories of how others find success.  The rougher the path to get there, the larger the impact.  It’s that wow moment.  IThe blind faith ...

    April 13, 2015
  • ew jilian ryan
    52 Real Women

    Tweezing is for Splinters

    Today I looked into the mirror and decided to take care of something that had been bothering me. This “thing” only bothered me when I looked in the ...

    April 6, 2015
  • ew Jennifer Meyer
    52 Real Women

    Finding Our Own Direction

    When we were younger, even as far back as junior high, we were given aptitude and career tests. They’re supposed to help us figure out what we should ...

    March 30, 2015