Category Archives: Inspirational

Women inspiring other women

20 Inspiring Women We Lost in 2015 : A Tribute

Recognizing the incredible achievements of women we lost in 2015. Continue reading

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The “Aha” Moments of 6 Industrious Women Inventors

It should not be surprising to learn that these inventions were made by women because they were the ones who recognized what could make a day of housework easier and more efficient.  They knew the cost of making a household run effectively and were always … Continue reading

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In Her Own Words : I was forced to become one of his 27 ‘wives’

Evelyn Amony was abducted by the Ugandan rebel group known as the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) when she was only 12 years old. For nearly three decades, this rebel group has committed a range of atrocities including the abduction of … Continue reading

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Celebrating My Mom Today and Every Day

Today, dozens of countries around the world are celebrating this Mother’s Day according to their traditions.  Florist shops have run out of roses,  restaurants have been booked weeks in advance, handmade cards have kept children busy in school art classes … Continue reading

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As Humble a Woman as My Mum

With Mother’s Day just around the corner in my part of the world, Jane Oma of MyRubyHeels.com has kindly given me permission to repost this lovely poem she wrote to celebrate her Mum. As humble a woman as she was, … Continue reading

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A Personal Story of Gratitude

“I’ve chosen today to talk about something that really brought it home to me how you can find gratitude in the most unlikely places, where you don’t want to feel grateful at all. Here’s a little story. My Mum died four … Continue reading

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My Mother’s Saris Are Worth More Than Their Weight in Gold

It was the NPR piece, “Love is Saying ‘Sari’”, that made me reflect on my connection to the sari as well as my own experiences with potential loss and the importance of leaving a legacy. My sister and I sit in my parent’s … Continue reading

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March is Women’s History Month – Women in AVIATION

We have all heard of female aviators and their accomplishments:  Harriet Quimby the first American woman to earn a pilot’s license; Amelia Earhart the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean; and Bessie Coleman the first African-American … Continue reading

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March is Women’s History Month – Women in WAR

Many of the women who served as spies in wartime took their secrets to the grave and were known only to their contacts. They came from all backgrounds and, while some served in the military, others were journalists, actresses and … Continue reading

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March is Women’s History Month – Women in ART

Female artists have been making art throughout history however their work has not always been as well acknowledged or received as that of their male counterparts.  They faced challenges due to gender bias in training, travel, selling their work and gaining recognition. … Continue reading

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