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This Mother Started a Biotech Company for the Most Inspiring Reason

Karen Aiach is the founder and CEO of Lysogene, a biotech company that specializes in developing gene therapy treatments for rare central nervous system diseases.  Read More »

A Glimpse at Oprah's Career In Her 20s and What We Can Take From It

She's a titan of media, philanthropy, film, literature and a cultural icon. Is there anything Oprah Winfrey doesn't do? Read More »

Jessica Alba Talks Motherhood and High Expectations

As one of Hollywood's notable starlets, an incredibly successful businesswoman of a $1 billion dollar company, and family woman, Jessica Alba seems to effortlessly epitomize the modern women. Read More »

Get to Know Jen Welter: 6 Fast Facts You Should Know

Jen Welter made history on Monday when she was named the first female coach in NFL history. We've gotten to know Welter as a coach, but do you know about Welter's life prior to coaching? Read More »

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How "Orange Is The New Black" Star Danielle Brooks Spreads Body Confidence

If you're a dedicated binge-watcher of "Orange Is The New Black, then we assume you're well aware of how awesome the entire cast is off-screen.  Read More »

Melissa McCarthy Launches Her Fashion Label

"I just wanted to do a basic closet that I couldn't find," sighs Melissa McCarthy about her new line, Melissa McCarthy Seven7. Read More »

Photos That Perfectly Capture Oprah Winfrey and Ava DuVernay's Friendship

With Taylor Swift's gang of girlfriends globetrotting the world together giving us serious #SquadGoals, it's hard to remember the merits of a friendship between just two BFFs. Read More »

Yes, Women Are Drinking More These Days. Why?

"Trainwreck" hilariously depicts some sobering news: Alcohol consumption is on the rise among educated professional women. And in a high-pressure culture where workdays can end in rounds of drinks, collegial boozing is creating some tricky situations. Read More »

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