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how to find your passion

5 Ways to Follow Your Passion While Working a 9 to 5

How many times have you witnessed someone punching the clock day after day while their dreams seem to be far removed from than their...
black women travel

Why You Should Never Travel

When I told my friend about my upcoming solo trip to New York City, she exclaimed,“Oh wow, I wish I could do that!” I just...
black female media powerhouses

5 Black Female Media Powerhouses Transforming TV Culture 

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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4 Things I Learned After 30 Job Interviews

Securing a job is never a foregone conclusion. When I moved from suburban Pennsylvania to New York City in early 2015, I was confident my...
black women at work

Stay Ready: 6 Unique Challenges of Working While Black… & A Woman

It’s no secret that as women we just don’t get a fair shake when it comes to the corporate world. The inequalities we face...
how to travel on a small budget

Dream Trip: 7 Ways to Travel… Even on A Small(er) Budget

Do you dream of escaping to a cabana on a deserted beach or visiting European cities and their many historical museums? Yet, when you...
how to negotiate a salary

Closing the Wage Gap: 5 Salary Negotiation Tips Every Woman Should Use

It’s hard to know how much you should ask for before taking a job if you don’t know how much you’re worth to a...
how to break the glass ceiling

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...

Our Purpose, Our Plan

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Don’t Back Down When God Gives You Everything You’ve Prayed For

This year I’ve learned that sometimes when we whisper our prayers, we pray for what we believe we need. I speak things into the universe...

Insecure No More

When I think about my past, one of the things I would never have called myself was insecure. I had a diverse peer group. I...

When Love Fails and You Prevail: 5 Steps to Gracefully Become...

Iwas 20 years old when I got married to who I thought was the perfect guy. I diligently saved myself for marriage. I was a...