Alexandra MacAaron is an alumna of Tufts University and Hunter College High School. She is a past winner of the Simon & Schuster Fellowship, and has written for trade publications and local newspapers. She is the Creative Director & Queen B of B Direct Marketing Communications and author of the book "The New Marketing Conversation" and a blog about parenting tweens, "Lovin’ the Alien.” She lives in Marblehead, MA.
Film & Television

Vintage TV Review: Small Screens, Glass Ceilings

By Alexandra MacAaron
Fifty years ago, television viewers were getting glimpses into the lives of a strange new breed: career girls. Often played for laughs, but also presented with compassion and sympathy, these determined characters broke through the small screen — if not the glass ceiling — on a weekly basis.
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Film & Television

Step—Lethal Ladies, Lofty Goals

By Alexandra MacAaron
As the “Black Lives Matter” movement gains momentum around them, spurred on by incidents in Sanford, Ferguson, New York, and Waller County, as well as Baltimore, you can understand why step feels so relevant and personal to the girls. There is a fierce defiance to their routines. These young women are determined.
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