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Today would have been my Grandma’s 78th birthday. Happy Birthday Nana!
Just a few of the fabulous faculty and staff (including Head of School Patricia Hearn) from Lake Washington Girls Middle School- inspiring our girls every day to be independent, individual, and strong in mind, body, and voice.
Marilyn Monroe - She taught women that it’s okay to be sexual and to embrace your sexuality. She also taught women, unintentionally, the pitfalls of using your sexuality and being used for your sexuality.
"A work in progress". I have lived by this statement since my very early 20’s thinking it would blossom into "a work of success". I feel however, that I will always represent an agent of change, capable of constant progression.
My three sisters. #1 - struggling to raise emotionally challenged children. #2 - an Emergency Medicine doctor who has seen the worst society has. #3 - survived a cheating husband and not only prevailed but found true love! They are my three heroines!
Because we try to do a million things at 100% and we have to accept our frailties and imperfections as part of the process. We think “having it all” means doing it all perfectly - having it all means doing it all - part of the time and at the best we are able at the time.
Although it went into effect after my high school days, it has provided younger generations of women opportunities to compete and develop leadership skills we could only dream about. They are now more confident in the work world - a bonus for all employers.