Literary Girls: Flavia de Luce (Flavia de Luce books)

In our “Literary Girls” series we have discussed many amazing, inspiring heroines from books we cherished while growing up. Flavia de Luce has appeared on the scene more recently, as the first novel she was featured in was released in 2009, but this brilliant girl...

Turn Orange to Eliminate Violence Against Women

Every year, the Istanbul Marathon gives runners the only opportunity in the world to be able to pass through two continents, Europe and Asia, in a single race. This year, when it was run on November 15, it also gave athletes and spectators the opportunity to support...

Mythological Girls: Iphigenia

The Trojan War cycle of Greek mythology has given our culture many notable tragic heroes and heroines. One whose story has continued to resonate is the princess Iphigenia, daughter of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra. According to myth Iphigenia’s father, the Greek leader...

Redefining the Bikini Body

Do you ever hesitate to put on a swimsuit because you are afraid of how your body will look in it, especially a bikini? These fears are not stopping Isa-Bella Leclair. The nineteen-year old Canadian student was born with Parkes Weber Syndrome, a rare genetic condition...

Breaking barriers in toe shoes

My goal has always been to be a principal dancer with ABT [American Ballet Theater]. Before I knew that there’d never been a black woman that was always my goal. I wanted to dance “Odette-Odile” and Kitri in Don Quixote and Aurora in Sleeping Beauty....

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