Archives for June, 2015

Plant a Tree Pose, Grow a Forest

By Elizabeth Putfark What do you get when you combine yoga, $1 and an uploaded photo? Maybe a step towards the end of deforestation. At least that’s the hope of Annette Cain, founder of the Plant a Tree Pose movement. Inspired to get the word out about global deforestation in a fun, impactful way, endurance athlete Annette has sent out …

Not Your Mother’s Pregnancy with All About Women OBGYN

How to have a happy, healthy pregnancy in the information age By Elizabeth Putfark I remember the first day I told my mom I was pregnant. Almost immediately, she reassured me, “Don’t be nervous – the first year goes by so quickly.” The first year?!” I exclaimed. “I’m still reading up on the first trimester!” In fact, I’d already read …

Rad American Women A – Z

Authors honor radical U.S. women in hot-selling new children’s book By Elizabeth Putfark You might think you know your A, B, C’s, but you’ve never learned them like this. Now in its second printing inside of two months, Rad American Women A – Z brings kids and parents the stories of some of America’s greatest unsung heroines. Starting with “A …

Speak Up and Be Heard! with Claire Damken Brown

Claire Damken Brown on three scenarios working women encounter and how to take them on with aplomb By Elizabeth Putfark Despite growing in numbers and rising through the ranks, women in male-dominated workspaces still face down gender stereotypes every day. Whether it’s that they’re passive and overly emotional, or that they’re bodies are open for public appraisal, these preconceived and …

Just Keep Going! With Hallie Jordan

Actress and producer Hallie Jordan on her persistent rise in television and film Interview by Lauren Douglass Described by Hollywood insiders as a “relentless redhead with a free spirit and a determined will,” Hallie Jordan has earned her place in the world of television and film. This actress, producer and founder of Small Red Star Productions has worked her way …