Archive for the ‘WomanKind’ Category

Julie Kuklinski could have stayed where she was, in her comfortable job in the familiar Midwest. But the Eau Claire, Wisconsin, native, wasn’t interested in making pretty things for a prominent high-end carpentry company in Chicago.→ Read more
Having accomplished more in her twenties than many achieve in an entire career, Indiana native Emily Masengale’s rise in the teaching profession has been something approaching meteoric. Still, she is clearly less about the glory and all about the goal. That is, to help students...→ Read more
When Jaha Dukureh started Safe Hands for Girls in 2013, she wanted to create a space where women like her — survivors of female genital mutilation — could support each other.→ Read more
Through her nonprofit empowerHER, Cara Belvin offers much needed support and empathy to girls who have lost their mothers...and connects them to others like themselves.→ Read more
Britnie Keane was 12 years old when a prophetic dream set her on the course that would inspire her life’s work.→ Read more
Through Music Unites, Michelle Edgar has blazed a trail to a future in music for hundreds of students, showing them first-hand the value of hard work, discipline and determination.→ Read more
Terri Cooper is bringing the healing benefits of yoga to youth in poverty and crisis, having first come to the mat to make peace with her own traumatic journey.→ Read more
While the fire department and the Red Cross offer emergency assistance to people in residential disasters, Jen Leary and her team bring emergency relief to pets.→ Read more