Maaria Mozaffar On Taking Action And Getting Involved

Maaria Mozaffar didn’t like what her advocacy and legal work was shining a light on—that often times throughout the political process, marginalized communities and their members can get left behind. Being one who likes to take action, Civil Rights Attorney Maaria Mozaffar decided to make an impact with her day job and her passion projects….

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New York Times Bestselling Author Gilly Macmillan

Gilly Macmillan wrote her first novel, What She Knew, as a challenge to herself. Sitting down with a goal of 1,000 words a day, she spent time extracting her story day after day after day—without any formal education. But, Gilly believed in herself and gave the task everything she could. A handful of queries later,…

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Jen Welter Is The First-Ever Female Coach In The NFL

It’s been said that Jen Welter helped conquer the “final frontier for women in sports” when she accepted a job as the linebackers coach for the Arizona Cardinals during the franchise’s 2015 pre-season. This was a move that cemented her legacy as the first-ever female coach in the NFL—and it was with this move that…

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Rachael McCrary: Founder and CEO of Jewel Toned

Rachael McCrary’s career has you covered. Literally. As the founder and CEO of Jewel Toned, a women’s brand that creates “shapewear shaped like you,” Rachael and her colleagues create hard-working body shapers that hug curves softly. The company strives to “take the shame out of shapewear” and creates pieces that don’t require you to (at…

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Lindsay Cohen: CMO of Align Income Share Funding

Lindsay Cohen found her dream job through old-fashioned networking—with two classmates from Northwestern. Studying in the same undergraduate math program was the CEO and COO of her current company, Align Income Share Funding, where Lindsay currently serves as CMO. “When they raised a Series A funding round, I reached out to see if they needed…

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