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Making It Easier for Women of Color to Get Support from a Therapist of Color

Charmain F. Jackman is a licensed psychologist who grew up on Barbados, where many people of color, she recalls, had an all-or-nothing view about mental health: You had it, or you didn’t. There was no in between. Today, she says, there is still a stigma about mental health among people of color that makes women […]

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Finding Your Bravery Now: A Conversation with Reshma Saujani

Reshma Saujani, founder and CEO of Girls Who Code and author of Brave, Not Perfect, recently spoke with the Conferences for Women, about perfectionism and bravery in a world turned upside down. The conversation has been edited for brevity. CFW: You’ve talked about striving for perfection as an impediment to growth. In today’s extraordinary circumstances, […]

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Teleclass Recap: Building Your Business with Melinda Emerson

Everyone has good ideas, but making the leap from corporate America to small business ownership can be overwhelming. If you want to succeed as your own boss, there are some questions that need answers! Small business expert Melinda Emerson presented an exclusive and information-packed Conference for Women 30-minute teleclass on Tuesday, January 22. Scroll down […]

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Happier at Home: Gretchen Rubin Teleclass Recap

“When your everyday life reflects your interests, your nature and your values, you’re much more likely to be happy,” said 2011 Pennsylvania Conference for Women keynote Gretchen Rubin, bestselling author of “The Happiness Project” and “Happier at Home.” In our free teleclass Oct. 15, Rubin shared insider advice, gleaned from a nine-month quest for contentment […]

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