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The WomenWerk Blog is a curated community for women looking to connect, share, and learn. If you are interested in submitting a guest blog entry, email us at WomenWerk@gmail.com.

April 5, 2017

Keisha Ray is an Assistant Professor in the department of philosophy at Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas. I hold a Ph.D. in Philosophy with a specialty in Bioethics from the University of Utah. My research mostly involves the ethics of biomedical enhancement...

March 1, 2017

This Women's Month we hear from Rebecca Thompson on how travel can change your perspective, if you prepare for it well! #blackgrilstravel #blackgirlmagic

January 3, 2017

Oladoyin Oladapo is the CEO and Creator of Girl to the World, a series of multicultural books focused on female empowerment. In this month’s blog, Oladoyin reflects on her journey as an entrepreneur and shares best practices for growing a business.
 
Four years ago, I...

December 4, 2016

Now that the most exhausting, excruciating and exciting election is over, I just want to ask one simple question: women, what happened? It’s creeping into a month when the entire world saw Donald Trump named president and I still do not know how to feel. Tons of emotio...

November 1, 2016

Ambassador MacDella Cooper, WomenWerk Speaker Alumni from the 2014 WomenWerk Forum, made a historic announcement on October 17 declaring her candidacy for President in Liberia. To date, Ambassador Cooper is the youngest and only female candidate in the Presidential rac...

October 3, 2016

Shawna-Kaye Lester is founder of Memorable Essay, where she is  a university admissions consultant and writing coach. She helps ambitious college and graduate school applicants impress admissions, attend their dream schools school, and create the life and legacy they w...

September 2, 2016

Fall might be the most revered month for television, but our favorite show this season is premiering online. Created by filmmaker Fum Fum Ko, Nneka The Uber Driver follows the life of Nneka, a Nigerian-American Harvard graduate who defies her parents desire for her to...

December 16, 2015

Managing money never gets easy. For young professionals entering the workforce, there is a continuous battle between how much of your paycheck to spend and how much of it to save (if any!) Even for people with a little more experience in life and work, advancements lik...

November 21, 2015

 

In a city like New York, networking events happen everyday. Relationships can be make or break when building a career, so making the best of every opportunity to connect with people doing things you care about is important. But let’s face it, networking events can be...

October 22, 2015

 

 

Juggling more than one job is no longer an anomaly. Aside from the obvious monetary benefits of having more than one source of income, people tend to pursue jobs outside their 9-5 as a creative outlet - a chance to follow the path they've always wanted. However, the...

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