How to buy shoes for running, walking, cross-training, and hiking By Anna Marrian With so many options available, buying a new athletic shoe can be exciting, overwhelming, or if you’re picky, just excruciating. I want a shoe that’s not too heavy, lest I feel like a lumbering antelope, but...

When Nicole Cardoza started practicing yoga in college, it was the first time she felt at home in her own body. “Yoga made me feel connected to who I am right here, right now,” the 29-year-old says. So years later she wasn’t surprised when, as a volunteer...

A corporate scare turns an employee into an entrepreneur By Sheon Wilson It wasn’t easy finding a natural hair section in stores when Mahisha Dellinger started CURLS in 2002. National retailers weren’t offering much shelf space to products for customers with curly, wavy, and kinky hair who...

Women leaders are uniquely positioned to drive change By Heather Boerner When Christine Candio started as a bedside nurse 33 years ago, the roles were clear—and segregated by gender. Most physicians were men and most nurses were women. And the hierarchy between the two was strict. “If a...

In its quest to achieve gender parity in corporate leadership, Paradigm  for Parity set what can be considered an audacious goal—50-50 gender parity by 2030 By Jackie Krentzman When Ellen Kullman was in engineering school, some professors would say to her, “You’re the only woman who has...

Making strides for better health By Linda Childers If you’re hoping to lose weight or improve your health, don’t be surprised if your doctor says forget CrossFit or even jogging—instead, lace up your tennis shoes and go for a walk. Sure, we’ve all heard about the myriad benefits...

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