women and men are leaning in.

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ifeoma Ebinumoliseh
Starting Out

A woman fights for her education in Nigeria.

ifeoma Ebinumoliseh Researcher/Graduate Student
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Gender in the Workplace

A manager reflects on witnessing gender bias in the workplace -- and what he did to stop it.

Jonathan Segal Duane Morris Institute
Sepo
Like a Boss

In the face of setbacks, a woman refuses to give up her dream of the C-suite.

Sepo Haihambo Financial Services
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Education

An artist comes to America to receive an education—and learns about herself too.

Mercedes Calcano Artist
Kristin
Career Transitions

A woman seeks–– and finds–– a new start.

Kristen Noel Author
Paola
Women in Leadership

A student realizes that if she wants to advocate for others, she must first learn to advocate for herself.

Paola Jessurun Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
Mendoza
Leadership

A Marine on how she learned to sit at the table.

Gunnery Sergeant JoAnna Mendoza United States Marine Corps
SARAH
Overcoming Adversity

A woman files a wrongful termination suit—and gets justice.

Sarah Thontwa Country Program Manager, Greenmash
NANCY
Education

A former teacher works to build all-female robotics teams in schools.

Nancy McIntyre Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
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Like a Boss

Before returning to Zambia, a woman takes on South Africa's biggest rollercoaster— and learns to enjoy the ride.

Lelemba Phiri Managing Director
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Women in Leadership

A trailblazer in the electrical industry on "crashing the glass ceiling."

Tammy Livvers Vice President Sales RWDD
crystal

A journalist finds confidence through the power of practice.

Crystal Huskey Editor