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5 Reasons Why You Should Live Abroad At Least Once in Your Life

I was born in a small city, in a small country in the middle of Europe: Brussels, Belgium. To those who even know about...
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What Glass Ceiling?

Three Times. Not Once, Not Twice, But Thrice. It’s the number of times our dear friend Dorothy clicked her heels in order to return home to...
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Don’t Allow Money to Dictate Your Career Choice

When I began my studies as an undergraduate student, I majored in mechanical engineering. I absolutely love cars, but the main reason I chose engineering...

Date Night Chicago Edition: 25 Ideas to Spice Up Your Next One

The second installment of our Date Night series finds Nia Magazine sitting high atop the broad shoulders of Chicago. There’s no wonder it’s called the Windy...
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What Cuba Has Taught Me

It has now been about 1 week since I left Cuba and I am still processing everything that I got to experience and see on...
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5 Things Every Woman Needs To Be Successful

So you’ve decided that you want to be successful.  Great!  This will be the easiest decision you make on your road to success. The road...
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What’s On Your Bucket List? (and How to Check It Off)

It seems to be tradition to examine the direction of our lives twice a year: once at the beginning to set resolutions, and once...
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6 Lessons Living Abroad Has Taught Me About Life

For the past six months, I have lived in southeast Asia as an English teacher in Thailand. Being a born-and-bred Californian, the experience has been...
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Date Night Atlanta Edition: 28 Ideas to Make Your Next Date the Best One...

If you’re anything like me, a date invitation evokes instant smiles. The kind that starts in your eyes and gently curls the corners of...
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Start Your Business: 5 Steps to Transition from Employee to Solopreneur

Four years ago, Ayanna Penn was full time social worker with a growing family. She was ready for a change. Penn wanted to be able...
Meet 5 Black Women Conquering the Design & Art World

Meet The 5 Black Women Conquering the Design & Art World

From skyscrapers and custom homes, to product development and interior design solutions, the amazing talent of Black architects and designers is on full display...
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Dream Trip: How I Found Myself Through Solo Travel in Bali

I’ve always been a people-person. In my youth, I joined the Girl Scouts so I could hang out with my school friends on the weekends....
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5 Black Female Media Powerhouses Transforming TV Culture With Stories For & About Us

During orientation for a writing position I’d accepted, the manager wheeled in a rolling-cart/TV/VCR combo synonymous with training film torture. There were sighs of relief...

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I Loved Him But I Didn’t Like Him

The carport lights flashed on through the kitchen blinds and the engine of the light blue 1988 Cadillac Deville could be heard in the...

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9 People You Can’t Travel With on Your Journey to Success

You’re going on a journey. That’s right, your destination is success! However, before you arrive at your destiny-ation you need to make sure that your vehicle...

4 Steps to A Positive Mind Space

If we are honest with ourselves, we can admit that as women it is sometimes very easy to get caught up in our emotions....

What’s On Your Bucket List? (and How to Check It Off)

It seems to be tradition to examine the direction of our lives twice a year: once at the beginning to set resolutions, and once...