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WOWsdom! Takes New York!
July 13, 2018 CBS’s Jill Schlesinger highlighted read more
Look Who’s Sharing the WOW
July 11, 2018 What a day!  Here’s a look back at how read more
WOWsdom! Is Here!
July 10, 2018 Seven out of ten girls feel they don’t read more
It’s Time to SHARE THE WOW!
July 10, 2018 Hello Friends- I could not be prouder or more read more
It’s Almost Time to Share the WOW!
July 9, 2018 In honor of tomorrow’s official release read more
From a Dictatorship to the Home of the Brave
July 1, 2018 When I first left Cuba, I was just fifteen read more
You Are Not Alone
June 22, 2018 SOS, SOS … two amazingly gifted people read more
The Season to Fly
June 7, 2018 And so there they were with their rainbow read more
Changing the Definition of the Word Refugee
May 17, 2018 I grew up in Baghdad, Iraq. It’s a beautiful read more
Personalizing the Immigration Story
May 7, 2018 We could not be more excited for Captain read more

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2018-07-02 09:09:47

WOWsdom! The Girl's Guide to the Positive and the Possible

   
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Celebrate Us

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2018-05-03 17:18:30Maryam Banikarim Shares Insight in New Book        
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Youth Empowerment Summit @ WJCT Public Broadcasting
Jul 21 @ 8:00 am – 5:30 pm

At the 2018 Youth Empowerment Summit, we will partner with educators, Jacksonville based corporations and leaders like yourself where we can work together towards the same goal, Empowering our Future Leaders, OUR YOUTH!

Speakers

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Shellie Y. PfohlPresident & CEO, U.S. Center for SafeSport
Catalina Alers-AlersProgramming Assistant & On-Air Weeknights, iHeartRadio
Shelley DiamondChief Client Officer, Young & Rubicam
Lonnie AliFounder, Muhammad Ali Center
Dr. Wendy Borlabi CEO/Founder, Wisdom Knot

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Donna Orender

Articles by this authorIt's Time to SHARE THE WOW!Hello Friends- I could not be prouder or more excited. It's a BOOK! And today, it's finally here! The spirited WOW of teen girls unites with the savvy WISDOM read more

Patti Minglin

Articles by this authorWomen and Movies: What They Like and Don’t Like about CinemaThis post was originally published . To celebrate International Women’s Day and the start of the SXSW Film Festival, Fandango surveyed more than 3, 000 female moviegoers, ages 18-54, read more

Angie Orth

Articles by this author6 Things I Wish I Knew at 171. You don’t have to have all the answers now. Deciding where to go to college and what to major in are huge decisions, ones I recall stressing about as if read more

Candace Moody

Articles by this authorDiamond or Cubic Zirconia?The blog is inspired by Javetta Fleury.   "Be yourself, but always your better self."--Karl G. Maeser Women are born to love, but most of that love read more

Tina Lifford

Articles by this authorHow to Set Your Intentions for Success with Diverse FriendshipsThis post was originally published . I’m happy to say that my friends vary in age, ethnicity, and cultural backgrounds. I talk about anything and everything with my friends. read more

Jennifer Wolfe

Articles by this authorGeneration WORKS: Changing Jacksonville One Connection, One Action at a Time    When I first started my new business, Women Writing for (a) Change in Jacksonville, my goal was to meet with any organization in town that supported read more

Kathryn Pearson Peyton

Articles by this authorHow Electronic Access to Prior Mammograms Can Improve Annual Screening ExperienceThis post was originally published . Our lives are so busy – working, caring for our families and children, being with friends- that we hardly have time to read more

Sanyin Siang

Articles by this authorWhat Can We Learn From Steve Wozniak About Launching Apple?This post was originally published . Launching anything is tough. Launching something that becomes an iconic global brand like Apple can be daunting. So, how did Apple co-founder Steve read more

Ashley Tappan

Articles by this authorGet Out Of My Way! – Breakthrough Performance or Force?Most of us – or maybe all of us some of the time – have behaviors that get in the way of our effectiveness. Often, we are blind to them. read more

Larraine Segil

Articles by this authorFearless Leadership: Don’t Be Afraid of the “No”Being CEO of an Advanced Materials Distribution Company, a Healthcare company and a Professional services firm taught me much about leadership – what works, and what doesn’t. I read more

April Rudin

Articles by this authorHow An “Abysmal Art” Tilts at a Windmill Called AlphaLooking to get your financial life in order for 2018? It may not be as challenging as it seems. In my wide-ranging interview with esteemed Wall Street Journal columnist Jason read more

Kristen Walker

Articles by this authorHow Much Joy Are You Letting Go to Waste?I was taking a walk the other day, mentally replaying a couple of coaching calls I’d had that morning and thinking through everything I had to do the rest of read more

Calla O'Neil

Articles by this authorThe Wow of a 13-year-old and the Wisdom of her GramCalla:         Hey Gram…. I’ve started thinking about helping to make my community a better place. I think it’s very important for young girls like me to speak up and create read more

Amanda Mickelson

Articles by this authorI Am a Young WomanI am a young woman, and I live in a world that believes my youth makes me incapable and my womanhood makes me weak. I am a young woman, and read more

Lisa Maxwell

Articles by this authorJamaican Immigrant I Am, Resilience is my Name‘Immigrant’ is becoming a dirty word. The word conjures either images of lazy outsiders who seek to use up the resources of hardworking Americans or large groups who seek refuge read more

Basma Alawee

Articles by this authorChanging the Definition of the Word RefugeeI grew up in Baghdad, Iraq. It’s a beautiful city. I had wonderful neighbors, a warm family, supportive parents. I enjoyed a rich culture and delicious food. My dad normally read more