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New book by East African sisters, Christine K. St. Vil and Julian B. Kiganda, is unique and practical guide to self discovery

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Coming on the heels of Lupita Nyong’o’s rise to fame, ‘Whose Shoes Are You Wearing? 12 Steps to Uncovering the Woman You Really Want To Be’ (ISBN: 9780996097802; Kkula Media; Paperback; May 13, 2014) written by East African sisters, Christine K. St. Vil and Julian B. Kiganda, pulls no punches, offering readers a unique and practical guide to self discovery and authentic living.

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U.S. recognizes International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ NEWS: Today, John Kerry, U.S. Secretary of State provided the following statement to the media: Eleven years ago, the United Nations set aside February 6 as the day each year for all of us to reaffirm our commitment to eradicate Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting and stand in solidarity with the women and girls […]

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Be the Sexiest Valentine’s Day Gift for Your Lover with Sensual Lingerie

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: When you have two loved ones, a candle light, a bottle of champagne leading to a more intimate moment, one addition perfecting this moment would be to make the evening more sensual by the woman to slip into a sensual ware. Nothing says romance and IN LOVE like a sexy lingerie from Envy Corner.

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E’Shee Clinical Esthetic announces launch of new eye cream product designed to target wrinkles

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: E’Shee Clinical Esthetic announced the launch of a new eye cream product that is designed to target wrinkles, sagging skin, dark circles and puffiness. But, unlike other eye creams, this Alpha and Omega Gene Therapy Eye Cream is a scientifically-advanced blend of innovative ingredients.

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New Book by author Myrna Lovett announced, ‘Miracle of Survival: A Childhood Without Amenities’

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: A new book ‘A Childhood Without Amenities: The Will To Survive’ (ISBN: 9781478710127; Outskirts Press) by Myrna Lovett, was announced today. The author’s most recent book to date is a 5.5 x 8.5 paperback in the motivational and inspirational self-help category and is available worldwide on book retailer websites such as Amazon and Barnes and Noble.

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Women Leaders from Pacific Region to Participate in U.S. Program on Climate Change

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — From August 18 – 28, 2013, twelve women climate leaders from across the Pacific region will visit Washington, D.C., Pensacola, Florida, and Honolulu, Hawaii to meet with policymakers, scientists, and innovators to share their experiences and to learn about U.S. efforts to combat climate change. This exchange, a joint initiative of […]

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Eighth Annual Global Women Mentoring Partnership Kicks Off April 24

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — Building on seven years of success through women-to-women mentoring, on April 24, 27 emerging leaders from around the world will join Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Leaders at the U.S. Department of State to kick-off the eighth annual Fortune/U.S. State Department Global Women’s Mentoring Partnership. This public-private partnership, conducted in coordination with […]

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U.S. Recognizes International Women’s Day on March 8

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — Today, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry made the following statement regarding International Women’s Day: “On March 8, 2013, the United States joins people around the globe in honoring women and celebrating their contributions toward building a more peaceful, just, and prosperous world. The State Department, which has been led by […]

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International Women in Action: Mentoring the Next Generation of Global Women Leaders

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — The U.S. Department of State will bring 85 women and men from 57 countries to the United States March 4-22, 2013, for “Women in Action,” a special initiative of the International Visitor Leadership Program. This initiative will provide a forum for global leaders across sectors to discuss supporting the next generation […]

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On International Women’s Day, U.S. Secretary Kerry will Honor 10 ‘Women of Courage’

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — On Friday, March 8, Secretary of State John Kerry will honor 10 extraordinary women with the Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage Award. First Lady Michelle Obama will join Secretary Kerry and the awardees as a special guest at the 3 p.m. ceremony in the Dean Acheson Auditorium of the […]

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U.S. Delegation to the 57th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — The U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce the U.S. Delegation attending the 57th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women, to be held March 4 through 15, 2013 at UN Headquarters in New York. Ambassador Susan E. Rice, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Head […]

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WEAmericas Small Grants Launch to recognize final awardees for Women’s Entrepreneurship in the Americas

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues Melanne Verveer, Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta Jacobson, and Executive Vice President of Corporate Affairs for Walmart Leslie Dach will recognize the final awardees for $1.5 million in grants through the Women’s Entrepreneurship in the Americas (WEAmericas) initiative during a ceremony on February 4, […]

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TechWomen Gather in Jordan To Collaborate, Code, and Connect with American women mentors from the greater Silicon Valley area

SILICON VALLEY, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Fusing technology with efforts to empower women and girls, the U.S. Department of State announced today that participants of TechWomen will meet in Jordan from February 1-10 to collaborate and connect through workshops and visits with local organizations. An innovative public-private partnership, TechWomen pairs emerging women in technology from the […]

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U.S. Department of State Launches First Empowering Women and Girls through Sports Program of 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — Today, with the arrival of 12 young female basketball players and two coaches from Senegal, the U.S. Department of State launched its first Empowering Women and Girls Through Sports Initiative program of the year. This initiative engages women and girls from every region of the world, ranging from Brazil to Iraq […]

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Grants to Address Gender-Based Violence as Part of the Global HIV Response

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — In recognition of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and World AIDS Day, Ambassador-at-large for Global Women’s Issues Melanne Verveer announced today $3 million in small grants awarded to dozens of grassroots organizations working to prevent and respond to gender-based violence (GBV) around the world, with a […]

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TechWomen 2012 ‘Tech for Social Good’ Discussion @ New America Foundation

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announced today that the 2012 TechWomen international exchange participants will take part in an interactive discussion on “Tech for Social Good” hosted by the New America Foundation’s Open Technology Institute on Tuesday, October 9 from 3 to 5 p.m. EDT. […]

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President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief Announces $5 Million for Together for Girls Partnership

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — On July 25th at the National Museum of Women in the Arts, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator Ambassador Eric Goosby announced $5 million from the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) for the Together for Girls partnership to address violence against girls and boys, with a particular focus on sexual violence […]

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U.S. Department of State Launches ‘Empowering Women and Girls through Sports’ Photo Contest on ExchangesConnect

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs launched today the “Empowering Women and Girls through Sports” Photo Contest on its ExchangesConnect online community by calling for participants to submit photos that showcase the world of women and girls’ in sports. Click here for official contest rules and […]

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TechGirls: U.S. Empowering Girls in the Middle East and North Africa through Technology

TechGirls: U.S. Empowering Girls in the Middle East and North Africa through Technology

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announced today that the inaugural group of TechGirls – an initiative that brings 25 teenage girls from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, the Palestinian Territories, Tunisia, and Yemen to the United States – will arrive June 25 in New York […]

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U.S. Department of State Announces International Exchange to Connect Women Entrepreneurs in the Americas

U.S. Department of State Announces International Exchange to Connect Women Entrepreneurs in the Americas

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — Recognizing that investing in women-owned small and medium enterprises (SMEs) is one of the best ways to accelerate economic and social growth, the U.S. Department of State announced today an international exchange that brings 34 women entrepreneurs to the United States to develop business networks with their U.S. colleagues.

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U.S. Department of State’s TechWomen Initiative Now Accepting Applications for American Mentors

U.S. Department of State’s TechWomen Initiative Now Accepting Applications for American Mentors

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announced today that TechWomen – an international exchange that uses technology as a means to empower women and girls worldwide – is now accepting applications from American women in the technology sector to serve as professional and cultural mentors.

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US Dept. of State, the George W. Bush Institute, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, and the Joint U.N. Programme on HIV/AIDS Announce New Women’s Health Initiative

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — The U.S. Department of State, the George W. Bush Institute, the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), Susan G. Komen for the Cure, and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) will today announce Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon, an innovative partnership to leverage public and private investment in global health to combat cervical and breast cancer.

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Together for Girls Public-Private Partnership, Discuss Efforts to Fight Gender-Based Violence

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — On September 22, the US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) in collaboration with the Office of Global Women’s Issues will formally join Together with Girls, a global partnership to end sexual violence. At a reception hosted by Amy Robbins, Executive Director of the Nduna Foundation, Ambassador Melanne Verveer, Ambassador-at-Large […]

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African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program Brings Women to Washington, D.C. and Kansas City, Missouri

KANSAS CITY, Mo. /eNewsChannels/ — The African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP) is taking place in Washington, D.C., July 26 – August 3, and Kansas City, Missouri, August 4 – 6, in conjunction with the 2010 United States/sub-Saharan Africa Trade and Economic Cooperation Forum (AGOA Forum). Women from AGOA-eligible countries will participate in the program. The […]

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Secretary Clinton Announces TechWomen Program at Presidential Summit on Entrepreneurship

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — In response to the President’s call for expanded educational exchanges and new opportunities in entrepreneurship, innovation, and science, the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) of the U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce the creation of the TechWomen Program, which will provide professional peer mentorships for women from […]

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Secretary Clinton Announces the ‘Secretary’s International Fund for Women and Girls’

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — Secretary Clinton announced the launch of the “Secretary’s International Fund for Women and Girls” this morning during remarks for the Summit on Entrepreneurship. The Fund is a State Department-led public-private partnership committed to providing flexible, rapid, targeted, and high-impact grants to nongovernmental organizations working to meet the critical needs of women […]

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Secy. Clinton and the Department of State to Celebrate International Women’s Day with Three Events

Washington, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — First Lady Michelle Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will host the annual International Women of Courage Awards on March 10th at 3:00 p.m. at the Department of State. The morning of the 10th, Vital Voices and Avon will host a Breakfast Meeting of the Global Partnership to End […]

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Sect. Clinton Announces the Winners of the Secretary’s 2010 International Women of Courage Award

Washington, DC /eNewsChannels/ — U.S. State Dept. — Secretary Clinton today announced the 10 winners of this year’s International Women of Courage (IWOC) award. On March 10, Secretary Clinton will present the awards to the honorees at the Department of State. The awardees are: Shukria Asil (Afghanistan), Col. Shafiqa Quraishi (Afghanistan), Androula Henriques (Cyprus), Sonia […]

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Secretary Clinton to Celebrate International Women’s Day With Events in Washington, D.C. on March 10th

Washington, DC /eNewsChannels/ — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will celebrate International Women’s Day with two events on March 10th in Washington, D.C. During the day, Secretary Clinton will host the annual International Women of Courage Awards at the Department of State. In the evening, Secretary Clinton will present an award at the ninth […]

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Girls Write Now Spring 2010 series celebrates a new year of developing New York’s best teen writers

NEW YORK, N.Y. — Girls Write Now (GWN), New York City’s premier creative writing and mentoring organization for high school girls, today announced the launch of its spring series, CHAPTERS, celebrating a new year of developing New York’s best teen writers. Beginning Friday, February 26, please join us for a series of evenings, featuring Girls […]

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Long Term Care Insurance Expert Denise Gott Featured on Lifetime TV’s Balancing

KIRKLAND, Wash. — Long term care, often neglected in health care planning, became talk-show fare yesterday on Lifetime Television’s Balancing Act show. Denise Gott, the featured expert, pointed out that it’s never too early to start thinking about long term care for our loved ones. “Three in four will eventually need it,” says Gott, Chairman […]

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New Book Helps Women Find Happiness after Abusive Relationships: I Apologize to All Women in the World – From Man

CANTON, Ohio — A Step Beyond Publishing announces its first non-fiction, controversial book: “I Apologize to All Women in the World – From Man” (ISBN: 978-0-9799724-0-9). The author, Billy Prowell, inspires women to accept their roles as dignified creations of God and to reject the assumed role, imposed by men, of indentured servant. This new […]

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New York’s Girls Write Now Receives 2009 Coming Up Taller Award

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Girls Write Now, a New York City organization that matches at-risk high school girls with professional women writers for mentoring and writing training, has been nationally recognized as one of 15 youth arts and humanities programs to receive the prestigious 2009 Coming Up Taller Award. Youth and adult representatives of the program […]

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GABB Event: Opportunities for Women to Buy or Sell Business, say Women Brokers

ATLANTA, Ga. — Opportunities abound for women who want to start or buy a business, say four veteran women business brokers, who talk about the economic, gender and professional challenges of buying and selling businesses at a monthly meeting of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers (www.gabb.org) Tuesday, August 25, 2009. “I think it’s a […]

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Balancing Act on Lifetime Television Launches Dynamic Fall Season with New Hosts

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. — This fall American coffee cup tippers will be breaking new “grounds” by changing their normal morning show routine – and tuning into the newly revamped “The Balancing Act” – from Brandstar Entertainment. Women who want a fast-paced half-hour of news you can use, and endless entertainment will be looking to the […]

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Los Angeles-based DAVIDESIGNED Couture Begins Accepting Appointments for New Customers

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — DAVIDESIGNED, Couture Designer has recently completed renovations on his new workspace to allow for completely private consultations with new customers; particularly those needing to avoid the “public eye,” such as celebrities, political dynamos and high caliber businesswomen. The new addition to his quarters in Beverly Hills, California, makes it possible to […]

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House to Home Services is Selected as a Unique Health Provider by EmpowHer

PHOENIX, Ariz. — What do moving and health have in common? Well, according to EmpowHer, a lot! That’s why this online resource dedicated to helping women has selected House to Home Services, LLC, a moving company with a heart, to be one of its unique health providers. Everyone knows moving can be stressful no matter […]

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Long-Term Care: The Next Big Women’s Issue? Industry Expert Denise Gott, Predicts New Waves of Protest

KIRKLAND, Wash. — Long-term care is getting a lot of exposure in the current health-reform discussions, but we ain’t seen nothin’ yet, according to Denise Gott, Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) – http://www.ltcfp.com – one of the nation’s largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies. “Wait until the most-affected […]

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FFG Texas Family’s Tiffany Heinzelman Races for the Cure

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — December of 2004 was a tough time for Tiffany Heinzelman, wife of one of the founders of the Financial Foundation Group. She was just 34 years old; had a 2 year old daughter at home and a husband who was opening a new branch office. Tiffany had just returned from a […]

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Fourteen of the winning 2009 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards entries penned by Girls Write Now 2008-9 mentees

NEW YORK, N.Y. — Girls Write Now (GWN), New York’s first and only creative writing and mentoring program for high school girls, is proud to announce that 14 of the winning entrees in the prestigious Scholastic Art & Writing Awards-including a national award-were written by this year’s talented mentees! This year’s wins bring the grand […]

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Linbrook Press Announces New Mystery Novel Examining Women’s Oppression in Saudi Arabia

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Linbrook Press announces a new novel, “The Dawn of Saudi” (ISBN: 978-0977-978-014), authored by Homa Pourasgari, scheduled to be released June 22, 2009. Homa had a desire to write a novel that would depict what life is like for women in Saudi Arabia. The Dawn of Saudi combines real-life turmoil with […]

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A New Holy Incense?! Virtue – Perfume or Devotional Aid for the Spiritual Woman?

ORANGE, Calif. — Virtue(R) has become one of the most intriguing fragrance concepts to emerge in many years. Neither a celebrity fragrance nor a twist of something else, Virtue stands alone as a one-of-a-kind perfume. Whether you seek its transformative qualities as your signature perfume or a devotional aid, mimicking the Holy Incense, it offers […]

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Diabetic Dating Portal Builds Loving Relationships and Gives Back to the Cause

CHICAGO, Ill. — Diabetes is a growing problem and more and more people are striving to cope. As a result, DiabeticSingles announces the launch of their new website which brings together people who have at least one shared known commonality. As of 2007, according to the Centers for Disease Control, 236 million people had diabetes […]

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Dr. Trevicia Williams Empowers Women through Professional Development at 360 Degree Women Conference

ORLANDO, Fla. — Renowned author, motivational speaker and organizational psychologist Dr. Trevicia Williams will empower women personally and professionally as she presents the fourth annual 360 Degree Women Conference & Expo in Orlando, Florida Saturday, March 21. With more than 400 women expected to participate, attendees will have opportunities to sharpen their leadership and change […]

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Sportswomen of Colorado to Honor Olympian Suzy ‘Chapstick’ Chaffee

DENVER, Colo. — Olympic skier Suzy Chaffee will be honored at the 35th Annual Sportswomen of Colorado Hall of Fame Awards banquet at Denver’s Marriott Tech Center Hotel on March 8. “Suzy deserves the ‘Pioneer Award’ for birthing freestyle skiing, Title 1X and inspiring ski areas to share the joy of skiing with tribal youth,” […]

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Children Awaiting Parents: Economic Downturn Should Not Prevent Adoption

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The weight of the world falls upon all parentless children. That’s why Children Awaiting Parents, a nonprofit organization dedicated to finding adoptive families for children in foster care, reminds potential adopters that the challenging fiscal environment should not be a deterrent to adoption. “We understand that people are worried about the cost […]

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This Valentine’s Day, Missouri’s Newhouse Shelter Remembers Love Gone Mad

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Newhouse, a Kansas City domestic violence shelter, notes that Valentine’s Day isn’t all candy and roses for every woman. Instead, it’s a grim reminder of the fine line between love and hate. “When David and I first started dating, he was so attentive, paid so much attention to me and I […]

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New Book Offers Encouragement and Hope for Successful Second Marriages

GILROY, Calif. — “It is never too late for a second chance at love,” says Patricia Bubash, Licensed Professional Counselor and author of a new book, “Successful Second Marriages” (ISBN 978-1-58909-563-2), published by Bookstand Publishing. “Having experienced a failed second marriage, I wondered why so few second marriages work,” says Bubash, who has been an […]

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Girls Write Now Winter Reading Spotlights Young Women Writers and Award Winner Judy Blundell

NEW YORK, N.Y. — Girls Write Now (GWN), New York’s premier creative writing and mentoring organization for high school girls, today announced its Annual Winter Reading, co-sponsored by the New York Society for Ethical Culture. On Saturday, January 17, join participants in the program for an afternoon with young women writers and the women who […]

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San Francisco Native Wins Her Second Guinness World Record

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Dr. Thienna Ho, founder of Thienna, Inc., a skin care company that focuses on health, is no stranger to setting world records. She is the current Guinness World Records’ holder for the most sumo squats in one hour. And, on Saturday, December 20, she completed yet another world record – the […]

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Expert Skin Care Author Will Attempt Second Guinness World Record in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Dr. Thienna Ho, founder of Thienna, Inc., a skin care company that focuses on health, is also the current Guinness World Records’ holder for the most sumo squats in one hour. On Saturday, December 20 at 10:00 a.m. PST, she will attempt to break yet another world record for the longest […]

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Free Fertility Consultations Offered by Sher Institutes During National Infertility Awareness Week

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — The Sher Institutes for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM(R)) announced today that their physicians across the country will offer free fertility consultations in support of National Infertility Awareness Week (NIAW), which runs October 19-25, 2008. Conceived by Resolve: the National Infertility Association, NIAW is in its 19th year. The theme this year is […]

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Fertility Advocate Pamela Madsen Launches Health Blog

NEW YORK, N.Y. — Pamela Madsen, one of the nation’s most outspoken and recognized fertility educators and patient advocates, returns to the public stage with the launch of her new website and daily blog, The Fertility Advocate, found at thefertilityadvocate.com. The founder and former executive director of the American Fertility Association (AFA), Ms. Madsen has […]

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Magician Dorothy Dietrich of the Houdini Museum Changes Old Magic to New

SCRANTON, Pa. — Pioneer magician Dorothy Dietrich is the first woman ever to catch a bullet in her mouth. She did it in a specially designed metal cup. This was recently done by David Blaine in a special devoted to Houdini. Prior to this magicians caught the bullet in a plate, in a handkerchief, in […]

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New Book: Lady’s Hands, Lion’s Heart, A Midwife’s Saga

CONCORD, N.H. — Announcing a new book from Bad Beaver Publishing, “Lady’s Hands, Lion’s Heart, A Midwife’s Saga” (ISBN 978-0-615-19550-6, 368 Pages, Price: $15.00), by author Carol Leonard. Often laugh-out-loud funny and irreverent, occasionally disturbing and deeply sorrowful, “Lady’s Hands, Lion’s Heart” is the saga of Ms. Leonard’s journey as New Hampshire’s first modern midwife. […]

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New Self-Help Book Women are Buying for Their Man – and it’s Working

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Libra Press confirmed its new book “Please put the toilet seat down” (ISBN: 978-0-615-21623-2), by author Darcy Frew and illustrated by John Blair Moore, is the first relationship self-help book women are buying specifically to give to their significant other, and not only is he reading it, it’s improving the relationship. […]

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Sera Concepts’ New Cosmeceutical Line Targets Better Skin in Three Weeks

NEW YORK, N.Y. — Smart women won’t have to let a tight economy take its toll on their skin this fall – Sera Anti-Aging Technology brightens, smoothes, hydrates and heals skin at an affordable universal price of $39.95 per product. Sera contains a proprietary blend of dermatologist grade peptides and active ingredients proven in clinical […]

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Bride Alert! Is Long-Term Care Insurance in Your Prenup?

KIRKLAND, Wash. — Prenuptial agreements are popular with brides of a certain age (40-plus), who often have accumulated assets, careers, and lifestyles they want to protect. Now there’s a new prenup wrinkle, a clause specifying that hubby-to-be get a long term care insurance policy before walking down the aisle. The development is reported by LTC […]

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Book, ‘(why) I Hate to Date (online)’ Challenges Internet Dating Phenomenon

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — DC-101, Inc. announces the publication of a new book by MaryAnna Donovan: “(why) I Hate to Date (online)” (ISBN: 978-0-981-7068-0-1). This hilarious new book offers an insider’s view of the world of online dating in a format that is fun to read and educational, all at once. Some studies reveal that online […]

TOPICS: Books, Featured Story 1, Internet Culture, News: Women's Interest, Newsdesk, State: New York
 
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The Book of Mom, by Taylor Wilshire, Makes Top 10 Book Releases of 2008

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Taylor Wilshire, award-winning author of “The What-If Guy” (ISBN: 0-9778018-02), has a new novel out, “The Book of Mom” (ISBN: 978-0-9778018-1-7, Nautilus Press) which is one of the Top 10 New Releases of 2008 on Amazon.com‘s “Listmania,” as well as an international best-seller on Amazon. Both are perfect summer reads! The […]

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Erotica Author Launches New Book to Seduce Mind and Body

WALDORF, Md. — There’s a new erotica writer on the block – U’nyque – and she’s making her presence known in a newly-released, triple XXX-rated book, “Up the Street, Down the Block & ‘Round the Corner” (ISBN: 978-1-4196-8863-8). The novel is now available at Baker & Taylor, Abebooks.co.uk, and Amazon.com. This sexually captivating book is […]

TOPICS: Books, News: Sexual Health, News: Women's Interest, Newsdesk, State: Maryland
 
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LifeSpan Fitness Promotes Exercise to Help Fight Women’s Heart Disease

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — PCE Health and Fitness, maker of LifeSpan fitness equipment, is teaming up with The Heart Truth to encourage women to exercise and live in good health to lower their risk of heart disease. To support The Heart Truth, PCE is launching “Get Fit & Give Back.” During May, purchase a […]

TOPICS: Fitness, News: Women's Interest, Newsdesk, State: Utah
 
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Book of Mom Delivers Help for Overwhelmed Moms

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Taylor Wilshire, award-winning author of “The What-If Guy” (ISBN: 0-9778018-02), brings inward and outward balance for moms in her new novel, “The Book of Mom” (ISBN: 978-0-9778018-1-7, Nautilus Press). For moms who feel stuck, frustrated in life; needing help in their marriage or help parenting, Wilshire offers solutions that work. “It’s easy to lose your sense of self when pulled in all directions. The key is to take care of yourself first before helping others.”

TOPICS: Books, California, Family and Parenting, Featured Story 1, News: Women's Interest, Newsdesk, Story Index
 
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The Baby Schedule Ruler Gives Advice on Parenting

NEW YORK, N.Y. — In her new book, Dee Rule gives advice on baby scheduling, parenting, and breastfeeding. She wrote “The Baby Schedule Ruler” (ISBN: 9780980126105), in the nursery, in the dark on her Palm Pilot. She is now announcing the availability of her new book.

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New Clothing Company Tees Up Fashion Insurance

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — After 39 years of working as an insurance professional, Bob Johnson of the Bob Johnson Project, decided it was time for a change. Upon retiring, he traded in his ties for t-shirts and has worked with a designer to create a t-shirt line with a positive message.

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World Women Trade Fair Expo Celebrates World Culture

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — For the first-time ever, the folks who live in Santa Monica and surrounding areas, will get a taste of third-world culture at the International Handcrafted Gifts and Home Textile Expo to be held on January 20 and 21 at the Santa Monica Doubletree Hilton. “This is the fourth year that we have sponsored the Expo,” Margaret Galabe, Executive Director, World Women Trade Fair, said.

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Be An Instant ‘Man Magnet’ with Team Logo Accessories

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — A stunning, new line of accessories with shimmering crystal team logos on bags, belts and scarves has just been introduced by L.A. designer, Betsy Stephens (www.BforBetsy.com). According to Rachael Ray and Lara Spencer (The Insider), the latest, greatest “man magnet” is to don these fabulous accessories, whether you’re a sports fan or just want to fake it.

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Book Reveals Ways to Enhance and Alter Skin Color

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — The old adage that “beauty is only skin deep” is true, but diet and lifestyle make it possible to change the skin’s color, if so desired. “Unlocking the Mystery of Skin Color” (ISBN: 978-0-9792103-0-3), a new book scheduled to be released by Thienna, Inc., in mid-December, provides tips on how to control and to change the skin’s color.

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Fishing, Hunting and Beautiful Women in One Place: 2008 Wild Honey Calendar

WILLOW, Alaska — A new calendar for 2008 features three things men love most – fishing, hunting and beautiful women. “There are tons of different magazines and television shows featuring male hunters and fishermen. We figured we would spice the pictures up by using females,” said Vicki Priebe, vice-president for Wild Honey Productions.

TOPICS: Hunting and Fishing, Men's Interest, News: Publishing, News: Women's Interest, Newsdesk, State: Alaska, Story Index
 
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Houston Company Launches Attractive ‘Benefits Package’ for Stay-At-Home Moms

HOUSTON, Texas — Now, even stay-at-home moms can have access to an attractive benefits package. Beginning in 2008, the web-based company HoustonSAHM.com, also HoustonStayAtHomeMom.com, will launch its new membership program, a “fringe benefits” plan for residents of Houston and the surrounding areas that provides numerous rewards and discounts simply for being a stay-at-home mom.

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BadFun Introduces Sexy Lip Glosses That Do More Than Pay You Lip Service

Sugar Lips glossesHOBOKEN, N.J. — Sugar Lips is a collection of high-quality, long-lasting lip glosses that let you unleash both your nice and naughty sides. These moisture enriched glosses with deliciously flirty names like “Kiss My Cinnabuns” and “Ride ‘em Raspberry” are the perfect accessory for a polished yet sexy look.

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BadFun Announces Addition of Innovative Sex Toy to its Erotic Product Line

NEW YORK, N.Y. — Vortex Vibrations is an innovative sex toy that harnesses the power of the household vacuum to increase clitoral sensitivity. Invented by a mother of three, the Vortex Vibrations was designed as an alternative treatment for women suffering from sexual dysfunction. BadFun.com has been chosen as one of the first U.S. retailers of this product.

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Exciting New Pilates and Yoga Clothing Line Combines Style and Fitness Inspiration

Pink Sheer Tee by we pilatesBATON ROUGE, La. — A corporate sales expert turned entrepreneur with a passion for fitness and a designer’s flare for style, Erin Douglass is expanding her 2007 Pilates clothing brand, we pilates. This clothing line expresses Ms. Douglass’ love for style and fitness in a distinctive lifestyle line that takes women from their Pilates or Yoga practice to their other normal daily activities.

TOPICS: Clothing and Fashion, Fitness, News: Women's Interest, Newsdesk, State: Louisiana, Story Index
 
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Cruising Down the Highway of Success – Recovery Motivated by Her Desire to Help Others Succeed

Ilene MeckleyLAS VEGAS, Nev. — Meckley and Associates announces that near-death survivor and company founder, Ilene Meckley forms new division of her company, Highway of Success. A business dedicated to providing the tools necessary to navigate through the bumps and roadblocks along the way and continue cruising down the highway of success.

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Say No ‘Til You Know Campaign Launched by HERS Foundation

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — While most organizations celebrate their 25th anniversary, we at the HERS Foundation would like nothing more than for this to be our last. You are invited to join us at what we hope to be our final anniversary party. Why? Can you imagine a country where the sex organs are removed from 622,000 mothers, sisters, daughters, lovers, and friends each year?

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Women’s Law School Coalition Announces Its Launch as the First Inter-School Advocacy Organization for Women in the Legal Profession

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — After months of planning, the Women’s Law School Coalition (WLSC) announced its launch as the first inter-law school women’s advocacy organization today. The coalition’s mission is to represent a common voice for women’s law school organizations that will empower these formerly unconnected groups to raise awareness about issues affecting women in the legal profession at the national level.

TOPICS: Education, News: Women's Interest, State: Connecticut, Story Index
 
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HerRacing is a New Online Community for Female Racing Fans to Enjoy and Impact the World of Auto Racing

HerRacingGREENSBORO, N.C. — Responding to the recognized fact that approximately 40% of the estimated 75 million NASCAR fans are women, Fast-Track Fan LLC announces today the launch of HerRacing.com, directed by NASCAR Busch Series Driver, Kim Crosby.

TOPICS: Auto and Motorsports, News: Websites, News: Women's Interest, State: North Carolina, Story Index
 
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The New Protector of Independent Women: Long Term Care Insurance

Cameron TruesdellKIRKLAND, Wash. — As a growing number of women live alone, millions must look out for themselves without a partner to assist them. They can handle it, but what if they have a spell of bad luck, like Paula Taylor? Ms. Taylor, a single professional woman, suddenly found herself in a wheelchair after an accident, unable to walk or work for several months. “How can independent women like Paula look out for themselves when they’re incapacitated?” says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial Partners.

TOPICS: Insurance, News: Women's Interest, State: Washington, Story Index
 
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Sports Medicine Experts to Speak at Boston Women’s Show

BOSTON, Mass. — What do nearly 70 million Americans have in common? Can eating habits affect joint cartilage? What makes one joint supplement better than the next? Two experts in the field of nutrition and sports medicine, Kristine Clark, PhD and Leslie Bonci, MPH, will tackle these and other issues at the upcoming Boston Women’s Show at the World Trade Center, September 22 – 24, 2006. Their presentation is sponsored by GELITA Health Products, USA.

TOPICS: Events, Fitness, News: Women's Interest, State: Massachusetts, Story Index
 
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Real-Life Mom Launches Web-Based Center for First-Time Moms

HUTCHINSON ISLAND, Fla. — New moms need all the help that they can get and at a new Web site: aNewMom.com, interested moms and their families will have access to multiple resources in one location.

TOPICS: Family and Parenting, News: Websites, News: Women's Interest, State: Florida, Story Index
 
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