“Intentionality” is an important word in Dr. Rachel Hammond’s vocabulary. “It’s easy to think too much, but if you only think about something, it isn’t going to happen,” she told me when I asked for her best piece of advice.Read More
Raise your hand if you’ve ever been right in the middle of Dressember and suddenly found yourself running low on ideas. How do you stay creative, and how do you engage the people around you, all while trying to get your message out? If your hand shot up as quickly as mine did I’d like to introduce you to Lynne Starling Dowell.
Lynne comes from The Woodlands, Texas, but now resides in Houston, where she works for a company called Boosterthon. They strive to strengthen schools by helping them raise much-needed funds, and they share Lynne’s passion to change the world. If you were to look at her 2017 Dressember campaign page you would notice two things: she has a fierce heart for this cause, and she is defiant in the face of injustice, standing firm in the hope that there will one day be freedom for all.Read More
Passionate, driven, fierce, determined, inspirational: just a few words I would use to describe Jen Maseda, President & CEO of the MetroWest Conference for Women and Executive Producer of Woman2Woman Today. Even more than the job titles Jen holds, she is someone who has dedicated every day of her life to improving the lives of women around her and within her community.
Ever want to dance on top of a mountain (ain’t no mountain high enough, amirite)? Well, count Jessica Dahl in. In fact, she’ll dance anytime, anywhere. This incredible woman’s passion to live in the fullness of who she is, whether dancing on a mountain peak, leading boot camps, or co-founding The Beyond Project, fuels every aspect of her life.Read More
Queen of puns (are you kitten me right meow?), Chinese flute connoisseur, previous member of the only traditional Chinese Orchestra in the Pacific Northwest (um how cool is that?), and social entrepreneur babe, Joyce Tang, truly embodies a woman who does.
While Joyce was born in Mississippi to immigrant parents from China, she grew up in Seattle, Washington, where she currently lives. It’s here in this coffee-veined, vitamin D-craved, fleece-adorned city where Joyce and I met at a college social justice team.Read More
It often seems like we can’t escape the horrors of human trafficking when everything from food, clothing, bricks, wood and even coffee can be tainted by unethical labor practices. This reality can make the fight to end human trafficking feel worthless, but here to humbly prove you wrong is Emily Pack, cofounder of the blog A Day Pack and an inspiring woman who knows how to follow her heart for justice.
This feature is the first of our "Women Who Do" Series. We are constantly seeking inspiration from the amazing women around us who are using their specific influence to break the mold, make a difference, or shake up their industries for the better. Over the next few months we will be sharing our interviews with a handful of amazing women. We hope that you will be as inspired by them as we are.Read More