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For Yom Kippur, Another Reinvention

By Shelley Singer
The baby rabbi, a young man of 26 — fresh from seminary, the most junior of the four in our vast congregation — delivered the sermon on Rosh Hashanah morning. At first, he spoke of creation and destruction, judgment and mercy as the messages of the festival. This day, he said, we are created anew through an act of God’s…
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Reinvention via Real Estate: Or, Keeping the Movies and TV Well-Clothed Despite Landlords Who Kept Saying “So Sorry”

By Uffner Helen
By Helen Uffner I thought I was settled for life (or at least until my retirement). I was well over 40. I had my 6,000+ square foot vintage costume company in the Garment District, convenient enough for actors to pop in for fittings and fashion designers to drop by for inspiration. Oblivious to the nascent real estate development craze around…
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Welcome To Our Reinvention (And The Time of Your Life)

By Women's Voices For Change
Look around.   It isn’t the same old Women’s Voices for Change, is it?  It isn’t the same and it isn’t old. Just a few short months ago, our board got together and said we must be our message.  We must be sassy, take risks, understand the right and responsibility to reinvent what isn’t working for us and those we love.…
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Power Women Update: Searching for That 31 Percent

By Chris Lombardi
We’ve been excited here at WVFC to see so many women in their prime appointed to important posts in the new administration, from Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State to Hilda Solis (seen above) as Labor Secretary. However, as Allison Stevens pointed out at Women’s eNews this week, many if not most were talented members of the House and Senate…
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Money & Careers

Daily NewsMix: JK Rowling, Oprah High in Forbes’ “100 Richest Celebs” List; French Mogul Steers around Private-Equity Glass Ceiling; Women Entrepeneurs Give Up Their Secrets

By Womens Voices for Change
Dreams can make money, too: Forbes magazine loves to release lists of people who make ton more money than you. In the new "Celebrity 100" list of the world’s most powerful celebrities,  a goodly number of midlife women make the cut – topped, of course, by Oprah: Ratings for the self-made billionaire’s flagship production, The Oprah Winfrey Show, may have…
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HealthNews: Ovary Removal Increases Heart Risk; Economy Forces Next Stage; New AARP Scholarships; Women Make Better Bishops in Boston

By Womens Voices for Change
On the other hand, I think I’ll keep those ovaries. More than half the women who undergo hysterectomy also choose to have their ovaries removed. But as knowledge grows about the protections offered women by our own estrogens, researchers now recommend that most women keep their ovaries intact a bit longer: About half of the 600,000 hysterectomies performed in the…
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Daily NewsMix: Old-School Cybergrrrl at BlogHer; New CEO Says Women’s Sports Foundation Still Got Game; “Untouchable” Indian Politico Wows Crowds

By Rachel Rawlings
A Second Life for a pioneer: Among the dizzying number of speakers and panels at this weekend’s BlogHer conference in San Francisco (which included sessions titled “ Is MommyBlogging Still a Radical Act?“, Race and Gender: What are the lessons of 2008 and “Funding & Incubation Opportunities and Women Entrepreneurs, among many others) was Aliza Sherman, who was on the…
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WOMANPOWER 2013

By Women's Voices For Change
It is our mission—and pleasure—to celebrate women who are flourishing in the second half of life. For a start-of-the-year dose of inspiration, we offer WVFC’s 2013 profiles of women who impress us—“Women Who’ve Made a Difference.”
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