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Bridgeport’s Mercy Learning Center Is Lifting Women By Educating Them

 Can you imagine coming to the U.S. with little education and virtually speaking no english? It’s nearly impossible to get ahead. It is very difficult especially for women who are trying to raise children with very little money. One in five women in Bridgeport do not have a high school education, which means their children Read more…

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Documentary Filmmaker, Elena Rossini

Elena Rossini traveled from Paris, France to talk about an issue about which she is so passionate….body image and how marketing shows perfection when that is impossible to obtain. Rossini, a documentary filmmaker, spent about 7 years traveling the world to produce “The Illusionists.” The film is about the marketing of unattainable beauty ideas from around the Read more…

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Paloma Aelyon’s “Dove Stories,” Real and Raw

Paloma Aelyon who grew up in Westport, Connecticut is just 24 but has seen a lot of the world already. She speaks English, French and Turkish, and like anyone has a story about her family. It started her thinking that everybody has a story so she set up a web site called Dove Story. It’s Read more…

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Calling All Women~ Make Plans To Be At The “Get In Touch Summit”

Save this October weekend! Nearly 30 women who are leaders in their field will be at this inaugural event. You will NOT want to miss the Informed & Strong Summit: A Global Perspective For Women and Girls . It will take place at the OMNI Hotel in New Haven, Connecticut just s stone’s throw from Yale University. Read more…

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Join Me For “Informed and Strong” For All Girls and Women

I am thrilled to be a part of this important event. On October 24 & 25, The Get In Touch Foundation based in Milford Connecticut, will be hosting the 1st International Intergenerational “Informed & Strong” Summit for Women & Girls at the Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale, for girls ages 13-18 and their female significant Read more…

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The Power of Distinction On “NYBERG”

When you move to a new country as a teenager, it can be devastating because you don’t fit in. Karen Hinds of Waterbury, Connecticut came to America from Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and had to figure it out. She’s now teaching others, through her consulting company, to embrace their diversity. She wants young women Read more…

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Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame

Who are the women behind the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame? On the right is Geena Clonan, the Founding President of the organization, on the left is Katherine Wiltshire, it’s Executive Director. Though these two are in leadership roles, there is a staff and trustees and friends of this organization that make it one of Read more…

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A New Beginning With Lavender and Soap

Dyan Salemi, of Madison, Connecticut is smack dab in the middle of reinvention like so many these days. Stuck in a tough economic spot, she met some folks, got an idea and got a small business going with little know-how, but had a can-do spirit. Salemi provides beautiful lavender and soap gifts for weddings, showers, Read more…

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Paula~Mom Extraordinaire and Lifestyle Editor

To me Paula Modarelli Cocozza of Fairfield, Connecticut is a grownup Gidget, as in the 1960’s show starring actress Sally Field. Something was always going on in Gidget’s life, she was vibrant and fun and had oodles of positive energy, just like Paula. One thing Paula has that Gidget didn’t, a wonderful infectious laugh. You Read more…

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