243: The Self-Empowered Woman: Cassie De Pecol

       Dear Followers, Today I’d like to introduce you to a young woman who has really captured my attention. Cassie De Pecol recently became … [Read more...]

242: The Self-Empowered Woman: Ona Judge

Dear Followers, Hard as it is to believe today, the sad truth is that most of our Founding Fathers were slaveholders.  Today I’d like to introduce … [Read more...]

241: The Self-Empowered Woman: Maria Sibylla Merian

Dear Followers, I love stories about brave women who will do anything to follow their passion. So when I learned about Maria Sibylla Merian … [Read more...]

240: The Self-Empowered Woman: Clare Hollingworth

          Dear Followers, Last Wednesday, the first female war correspondent died in Hong Kong at the age of 105. Today, journalism is—for the … [Read more...]

239: The Self-Empowered Woman: Gretchen Carlson

  Dear Followers, For the last blog of 2016, I have chosen to write about a controversial—but newsworthy—accomplished woman. Gretchen … [Read more...]

237: The Self-Empowered Woman: Svetlana Alexievich

Dear Followers, During the past couple of weeks there has been a lot of attention devoted to the fact that Bob Dylan just won the Nobel Prize for … [Read more...]

236: The Self-Empowered Woman: Carla Diane Hayden

Dear Followers, My closest friends and family know only too well how thrilled I was to receive a photocopy of my “listing” at the Library of … [Read more...]

235: The Self-Empowered Woman: Anne-France Dautheville

                                 Dear Followers, Just like you, I’m always on the lookout for stories about inspiring women. Last month, while I … [Read more...]

231: The Self-Empowered Woman: Louise Elisabeth Vigee Le Brun

                              Self Portrait, 1790                                              Marie-Antoinette, 1779   Dear … [Read more...]

227: The Self-Empowered Woman: Mother Teresa

  Dear Followers, Due to an unfortunate set of circumstances, I was unable to make a Facebook posting for Mother Teresa’s birthday on … [Read more...]