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Two Amazing Women are Coming to Dallas!

Two Amazing Women are Coming to Dallas!

That is correct! Two of my very favorite and most admired women are heading to Dallas to speak, or give a keynote. Goldie Hawn will be giving the keynote address at the Woman to Woman Luncheon on April 5, put on by Jewish Family Services in Dallas. http://www.jfsdallas.org/getinvolved/woman Did you also know that Goldie, Diane Keaton […]

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The Amazing Dame Jane Goodall on Bill Maher’s show!

The Amazing Dame Jane Goodall on Bill Maher’s show!

How I love Jane Goodall! She is such an amazing woman, a role model for generations of women, and an iconic figure in the world of conservation. I have blogged about her before in my series, “Amazing Women Wednesday”, and have urged younger generations to venerate Dame Jane. As of Friday night, she has truly […]

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Amazing Women Wednesday: Citizen Scientists in the Yucatan!

Amazing Women Wednesday: Citizen Scientists in the Yucatan!

Two weeks ago I met a stunning group of women. We were all citizen science volunteers on the Ray of Hope Expedition 2015 to the Yucatan. Our goal was to take ID photographs of Manta Rays and Whale Sharks, and to obtain 30 genetic samples from Mantas. The Whale Shark goal was awesomely met, the […]

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Amazing Women Wednesday: Hélène Tragos Stelian

Amazing Women Wednesday: Hélène Tragos Stelian

Hélène Tragos Stelian is a multi-talented woman who puts family first while finding creative outlets for her own life. Her first creative project was a book, Getting Ready for Baby: The Practical Parent’s Organizer. As the mother of twins Hélène knew that planning to have a baby (or babies) was a tough job in itself, so […]

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Amazing Women Wednesday: Diana Paboojian

Amazing Women Wednesday: Diana Paboojian

How I love Wednesdays and the opportunity to introduce you to some Amazing Women! Meet Diana Paboojian, and look at her incredible photography. Diana and I met on a dive trip exploring the Socorro Islands (very far south of the Baja) on the Solmar V. She caught my interest early…her camera equipment was obviously “serious”, and […]

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Amazing Women Wednesday: Update on Cathy Chester!

Filed in Amazing Women, Boomer, Empowering Women, Midlife by on June 3, 2015 11 Comments
Amazing Women Wednesday: Update on Cathy Chester!

Cathy Chester is indeed a powerhouse. She is an advocate for wellness, for research into Multiple Sclerosis (she was diagnosed at 29), and she is an award winning blogger at An Empowered Spirit. Next Act for Women, a blog about midlife women and reinvention, has just published an awesome feature on Cathy. I highly recommend […]

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Amazing Women Wednesday: Jane Goodall

Amazing Women Wednesday: Jane Goodall

It occurs to me that perhaps the millennials and younger generations are unaware of the amazing women who blazed a trail for them.  I’ve decided to include some historically amazing women in my Amazing Women Wednesday series, and who better to talk about than Jane Goodall? Like Jacques Cousteau, Jane Goodall was a part of […]

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Amazing Women: Cathy Chester, Empowering Others

Amazing Women:  Cathy Chester, Empowering Others

You may, or may not, know of Cathy Chester, the esteemed author of the blog, An Empowered Spirit.  Cathy writes about health, midlife, and living a vibrant, enriching life. At the core of the blog, however, is Cathy’s ongoing struggle with MS (multiple sclerosis). Cathy was named one of the “Top 10 Social HealthMakers in […]

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Amazing Women: Eugenie Clark, the Shark Lady

Amazing Women: Eugenie Clark, the Shark Lady

https://www.google.com/url? Last week the news broke that Dr. Eugenie Clark, an Ichthyologist and Oceanographer, had passed away.  She was 92 years old, and an incredible example of an Amazing Woman. Her field was the study of poisonous fish and the behavior of sharks.  A pioneer in adapting scuba diving for research purposes, she was instrumental […]

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Amazing Women: Shannon O’Donnell, NatGeo Traveler of the Year 2013

Filed in Amazing Women, Empowering Women, Travel by on February 25, 2015 20 Comments
Amazing Women: Shannon O’Donnell, NatGeo Traveler of the Year 2013

Shannon O’Donnell, author of the blog A Little Adrift, has been traveling and on the road since 2008. Shannon travels with purpose, and her goal is to encourage others to travel and volunteer, and to do it as best helps local economies and the people who live in them.  She decided to change her life, […]

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