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Interview with Michelle Mandro, Founder and President of Wine Country LLC


While a traditionally a male-dominated field, the wine industry has seen an increase in the representation and influence of women in recent years. Michelle Mandro, founder and president of Wine Country Women, LLC, is aiding in the deconstruction of the wine industry's "Old Boys Club" stigma. She is breaking the (wine) glass ceiling as a women leade...

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Interview with Author and Transformation Coach Nikol Rogers for Adoption Awareness Month


November is National Adoption Awareness Month, dedicated to increasing awareness of adoption issues and the urgent need for adoptive families for children in foster care. Adopting a child can be one of the most wonderous and fulfilling journeys for a person or couple to take part in. However, it is not an easy process, and when unexpected issues ar...

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Interview with Lauren Leduc, Author of Embody Your Inner Goddess


A visionary leader, Lauren Leduc is a guiding light for those looking to cultivate their spiritual growth and embark on a journey to wholeness. Leduc uses her intuitive nature and trauma-informed approach to help others become the highest version of themselves, and she does through multiple avenues. As an author, yoga teacher, spiritual life coach,...

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RBS Pre-College Enrichment Program (PREP) – Application Now Open!


The application for the Rutgers Business School Pre-College Enrichment Program (PREP) is now open. RBS PREP recruits high-performing high school juniors from underrepresented backgrounds to experience all that the Rutgers Business School has to offer, from business majors and careers to college courses and campus life. High school juniors who ...

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Improve the Workplace with Bonnie Low-Kramen’s Staff Matters


The workplace is broken. Employees experience toxic work environments that tolerate workplace bullying, sexual harassment, and unfair compensation policies. These issues not only harm the well-being of individuals, but also wreck the dynamic and trust between employee and company. Far too many companies face a growing hostile atmosphere, and measur...

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Women Peace and Security 10/23/23 - UN Women


UN Women is the United Nations organization dedicated to gender equality and women empowerment. Read below for recent news and events from UN Women. Media advisory: Women Peace and Security New York City — On Wednesday, 25 October, the UN Security Council will convene its annual Open Debate on Security Council resolution 1325 (2000) on Women, Peace...

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Jack Killion Entrepreneurial Scholarship Awards Committee Selects Two, Nithya Ramani and Belle Zou


Nithya and Belle were selected from a strong list of applicants from across the country. Our committee will give scholarships of $4,000 each to Nithya and Belle. Announcing the 2023 Jack Killion Entrepreneurial Scholarship awards, committee chair, Jonathan Killion commented: "We are pleased to recognize Nithya and Belle as recipients of the Jack Ki...

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Saint Vincent Academy Student Will Study Abroad in South Africa


Saint Vincent Acedemy is a four-year Catholic college preparatory school for women located in Newark, New Jersey. SVA was founded in 1869 by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth of New Jersey, who continue to sponsor the academy. SVA is Newark's only Catholic college-preparatory school for girls. Astoundingly, one of SVA's seniors, Yamile Arce...

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Interview with Rabbi Cantor Judy Greenfeld


Rabbi Cantor Judy Greenfeld approaches traditional Judaism with spirituality and a goal to build an inclusive community. She isn't your ordinary temple rabbi in that she incorporates various spiritual healing practices in her teachings which she uses as a way to understand and open up to the ancient Jewish scriptures. In 2005, she founded Nachshon ...

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Elizabeth C. Matto is Named Director of the Eagleton Institute of Politics


Elizabeth C. Matto will lead Rutgers University's Eagleton Institute of Politics, replacing former New Jersey Attorney General John Farmer Jr. who has stepped down from the position. Matto is the founding director of Eagleton Institute's Center for Youth Political Participation, an institution that supports political learning among young people and...

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Interview With Miss New Jersey USA 2023, Derby Chukwudi


The 72nd Miss USA Pageant will be held this coming September at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Nevada. First-generation Nigerian-American and financial literacy advocate, Derby Chukwudi, will be representing New Jersey in the Miss USA Pageant. Official dates are as follows: National costume - September 27, Preliminary competition - September 28, ...

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Interview with Fashion Reporter Ariana Rebello, Host of I Don’t Have Style Either


Ariana Rebello, fashion reporter, lifestyle host, and producer of the online show I Don't Have Style Either, is an expert in lifestyle and fashion. Rebello is passionate about fashion, however, as a first-generation American of Indian descent, she noticed the lack of representation and diversity of South Asian heritage in the industry. She aims to ...

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Interview with Carmen Fields, Author of Going Back to T-Town: The Ernie Fields Territory Big Band


Ernie Fields, a highly influential jazz musician who made significant contributions to music during the earliest days of jazz and swing in a time of severe racial segregation, has achieved many noteworthy accomplishments in his lifetime. His Territory Big Band released hit recordings, such as "T-Town Blues" and "The Mood" in the 40s and 50s. And, h...

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Interview with Anu Bhat, Founder of The Rural Painter


Art curator Anu Bhat is the Founder of The Rural Painter, a shop that brings Southeast Asian art to the West. The Rural Painter is based out of Princeton, NJ and offers a variety of original, authentic, carefully hand-selected paintings from talented artists in Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, and Nepal. The art uniquely evokes the cultural essence an...

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National Pollinator Week July 19-25 from the Turfmutt Foundation


June is National Pollinators Month and June 19-25 is designated as "National Pollinator Week." Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S Department of the Interior. Pollinator Week is a great opportunity to encourage people to do more in their backyards to support pollinators. For more information, go to www.turfmutt.com.

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Interview with Monica Eaton, CEO of Chargebacks911


Monica Eaton, entrepreneur, technology innovator, speaker, and author, was recently appointed to the role of CEO of Chargebacks911. Eaton launched the company in 2011 as a solution to the lack of resources in the market that help merchants with secure transactions. Now, Chargebacks911 is a leader in the financial technology industry and is the firs...

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Bonnie Lautenberg Raises Awareness for Fighting Gun Violence with her Artwork “Guns Kill”


Gifford, a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting Americans from gun violence has partnered with artist, photographer, and writer, Bonnie Lautenberg for its 10th anniversary. Lautenberg is recognized for effectively capturing the current climate in her art. Her works have been featured in gallery shows, museums, and art fairs throughout th...

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Congratulations to Recent Columbia Law School Graduate, Terresa Adams!


Congratulations to Terresa Adams, a recent Columbia Law School graduate of the Class of 2023! Adams has recently graduated as a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, Racial and Social Justice Fellow, a Public Service Honoree, and a recipient of The Parker School Certificate for Achievement in International and Comparative Law Certificate. Adams has achieved ...

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Sasha Marie Speer, Award-Winning Director, Producer, and Artist Released Her Short Film, Unborn


Dr. Sasha Marie Speer, Award-Winning Director, Producer, and Artist released her Diversity in Cannes Film Festival Winning short film, Unborn this past Mother's Day on May 12, 2023. Speer has always had a passion for fine art and photography and aims to infuse her love of the human connection and culture into her art. Speer's own experience with he...

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Tips on Becoming a Better Food Shopper. Interview with Dr. Elizabeth Klodas, Cardiologist and Founder of Step One Foods.


Have you ever gone grocery shopping and felt tempted to purchase a food product that has "reduced sodium" or "only 100 calories per serving" in hopes of making the healthier decision? While this approach makes sense at first glance, the reality is that these claims are usually nothing more than marketing tactics. Rather than providing actual nutrit...

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