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Money & Careers

Women of Reinvention: Paige Morrow Kimball

By Women's Voices For Change
We’ve decided to pay tribute to these women in our Women of Reinvention Series, acknowledging that for each of them (and you), the concept of reinvention takes on very different and nuanced meanings, and is often redefined at various points in our lives. For some women, reinventing themselves is about survival; for others, it’s about new beginnings; and for others, like Paige Morrow Kimball, it’s simply about adding to who you already are.
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Arts & Culture · Family & Friends

Wednesday 5: Lessons from Women of Reinvention

By Women's Voices For Change
There's no better time for reflection than this moment of transition from the old to the new. In this special New Year's Eve edition of Wednesday 5, we return to our popular Women of Reinvention series for its life-lessons and nuggets of wisdom. For some of us, reinventing ourselves is about survival; for others, it’s about new beginnings, or overcoming fear, or simply letting go of a past self and ushering in a new one.
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News · Theater

Women of Reinvention: Back to the Boards

By Deborah Harkins
By Deborah Harkins

She was the successful manager of a well-regarded restaurant. She was in her forties and had lost all her contacts. Still, she had to go back to the theater: “When you walk away from something you love, it doesn’t really go away. It simmers. It hides. It never lets you engage fully in what you’ve chosen to do. And then comes the lightning bolt.”

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Money & Careers

Women of Reinvention: Paige Morrow Kimball

By Women's Voices For Change
Paige Morrow Kimball is standing at yet another frontier in her life. She just wrapped up shooting her film, “Ending Up.” She’ll tell you that the process was like giving birth. “Nine months ago, I wrote it, developed it, produced it, and now it’s being edited.”
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General Medical

Women of Reinvention: Cherokee Black, Transforming with Grace

By Women's Voices For Change
For some women, reinventing themselves is about survival; for others, it's about new beginnings. For Cherokee Black, a former model who left the industry to take care of an ill sister and is now returning decades later, reinvention is "a regular occurrence" in her life. For her, "reinvention" means "to transform with grace."
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News

From Screenwriter to Rabbi: Susan Nanus, a Woman of Reinvention

By Deborah Harkins
By Deborah Harkins

“I had a very joyful and fulfilling career as a writer—but after 25 or 30 years, it’s just time to try something new,” Susan Nanus says. Her goal was worthy and her journey toward it transformative: She says, “I am different than I was when I started. More spiritual, certainly.”

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Health · Menopause

Reinvention at 45, Part II (Ask Dr. Pat)

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.

Women are now bombarded about the symptoms of menopause and the options for its management. Here is a lesson plan for a summer of reinvention, based on goals, age, current lifestyle, health issues, and interest in managing the symptoms of the often decade-long menopausal transition in a positive way.

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News

2005 – 2015: Women’s Voices for Change Celebrates 10 Years

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.

Ten years later, I am pleased to report that our organization, WVFC, is still here. This year we will embark on a mentoring initiative to show women on the cusp of the second half of life that their best decades are ahead of them. And today, we are honoring Christy Turlington Burns at our annual luncheon in New York. She has been chosen as our 2015 Champion for Change, an award given to women who have made a difference.

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News

With Your Support We Can Reach More Women

By Women's Voices For Change
Medical Mondays. Fashion Fridays. Tributes to women who have entered the better half of life and are changing the world for the better. “Characters” who make you laugh, question, or sigh. WVFC offers you something new, interesting, informative, or entertaining each and every day. But since we must raise every dollar we spend, we need your help.
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