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Swoosie Kurtz’s New Book, Part Swan, Part Goose

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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Starting out in life with a name like Swoosie, might earn a child days of teasing. But this Swoosie is the actress Swoosie Kurtz who



Ellen Killough, CEO of Project Healing Waters –
Using the Serenity of Fly Fishing to Help Military

Monday, May 26th, 2014
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On September 11, 2001, Ellen Killough was working for the Professional Golf Association and was scheduled to fly to St. Louis “for a tournament that


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WAT’s Proust Questionnaire: Martha Dorn
Executive Director of Art Therapy Outreach Center

Friday, May 23rd, 2014
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A sense of perspective means Martha Dorn doesn’t hit the snooze button as often as she used to. As executive director at New York’s Art


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WAT’S Proust Questionnaire: Wendy Summer –
Helping Women and Children in Afghanistan

Friday, May 16th, 2014
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Wendy Summer ventures to places many of us will only see on the 6 o’clock news. After 30 years in business, including 18 years heading



My Career Choice: RaShonda Rosier – Non-Profits Profit
from Her Expertise, Energy, and Enthusiasm

Monday, May 12th, 2014
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Anyone who has thought about making a job switch from profit to nonprofit, need only read about RaShonda Rosier’s career. With a solid background in



Rochelle Slovin: Founding Director of Museum of the Moving Image Returns to the Stage in Debutante

Thursday, May 8th, 2014
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Rochelle Slovin, 73, has recently returned to the stage. She is a part of the successful new play, Debutante, an experimental comedy that tells the



My Career Choice: Rachel Kling and Sophie Szych –
Mixing It Up as Mixologists at The Quill

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014
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Remember when we called them bartenders? And remember when most of them were men? No more! Now we know that there’s skill involved in not



Courtney Act, Drag Star, Talks About Her Art

Monday, May 5th, 2014
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In 2003, Shane Jenek of Sydney, Australia, tried out for Australian Idol but did not quite make the cut. He returned the next day in


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