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What I Love About My School

The path I’ve taken in my higher education was by no means planned out. I graduated high school not knowing at all what I wanted to do, and put off the decision to come to Ohio University until the last … Continue reading

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Bravery

What does it mean to be brave? I once heard this story about my favorite comic artist Lynda Barry. A friend of mine went to a speech she was giving. Lynda Barry got behind the podium and started to talk … Continue reading

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#WomanHeroMonthly

This November’s #WomanHeroMonthly shed some light to the wage gap that is still affecting women no matter the occupation. Jennifer Lawrence (aka J. Law) is no stranger to showbiz (or the money that comes with it) from her portrayal of … Continue reading

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Reflecting on YWLP from the Other Side

Now that this is my second year as facilitator I wanted to take this time to reflect on my time in this program. As someone who has experienced the Young Women Leaders Program (YWLP) from both sides of the coin … Continue reading

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Being an Ally to the Black Community

When I first read “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack” by Peggy McIntosh, my jaw hung open. As I read McIntosh’s list of daily effects of white privilege, I felt absolutely overcome with emotion. I had never understood, or thought … Continue reading

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The Woes of Having Curly Hair

Having been given the gift of curly hair from the very beginning of my life (I didn’t grow hair until age 4 but it was curly nonetheless), I consider myself an expert in the field. I thought I would make … Continue reading

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Young Women Leader Program Starts Second Year

In the beginning weeks of the second year of the Young Women Leaders Program, we are extremely excited to get started. Over the past few weeks we have been training the mentors and will continue to do so until tomorrow, … Continue reading

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