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Gloria Steinem and Me

I waited in line for almost an hour to meet Gloria Steinem to get a signed copy of her latest book, My Life on the Road, and to…
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RadioWrap-Up: OVERWHELMED?

Brigid is a woman whose finger is on the pulse of the overwhelmed conundrum. Her New York Times Bestselling Book, OVERWHELMED:How to Work, Love, and Play When No One…
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J. Randy Taraborrelli at Book Expo America

J. Randy Taraborrelli. You might not know the name but you would recognize Randy from shows like Access Hollywood and Entertainment Tonight. He’s considered the foremost authority on…
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Photos: 2015 Girlfriend Gala

We had a GREAT time at the 2015 Victorious Woman Celebration, The Girlfriend Gala at Penn Oaks in West Chester PA! Thanks to all of you who joined…
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Lis Wiehl at Book Expo America

If you’ve never read any of Lis Wiehl’s books, you’re missing something. Lis is an attorney, author, professor, and news analyst. You can see her on the O’Reilly…
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Book Expo America: Lee Greenwood

Book Expo America is quite an experience for almost everyone. Whether you’re an author or press (like me), a vendor, an attendee, or a publisher, it’s something you…
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The Girlfriend Gala

Power Posse, the “magic penny” and the caregiver lady! Those are the most talked about “takeaways” this year’s Victorious Woman Celebration, The Girlfriend Gala. And they were only…
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Stop Sabotage#6: Be Visible

Are You Visible or Living “Under the Radar” Women are responsible for 85% of all consumer purchases. Women over 50 control 75% of the wealth in the US….
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2014 Victorious Woman Contest – Third Prize

Third Prize Carol Ann Hamilton Surviving the Eldercare Marathon On April 17, 2010 my 89-year-old mother passed away. She departed this dimension at home following a protracted series…
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2014 Victorious Woman Contest – Second Prize

Gloria Hoffner From discrimination lawsuit and layoff to business owner and author! January 2, 2007 at 7:15 p.m. is a day, a minute, that changed my life in…
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2014 Victorious Woman Contest – First Prize

Madeline Foster Hitting a brick wall changed my life forever There is a moment during every marathon race that a runner is said to succumb some of the…
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3rd Prize – Linda Boyd – Everything Happens For A Reason

I was told at the age of 11 that I would die by the time I was 30 by my dr, I was diagnosis with Juvenile Type 1…
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2nd Prize – Lynn Sheridan – I AM VICTORIOUS

I am 65 and have been gay all my life. When I was very young I was quickly aware that most people did not like gay people. I…
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1st Prize – Juliana Palmcook – Balloon Rally

Do you remember when you were a child and held on to a helium balloon? Have you ever had the experience of the balloon getting away and flying…
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October Victorious Woman Honoree

Linda Slavin Domestic Abuse Survivor “They’re my blood…you’re not.” Those were the words Vincent used to let Linda know that he expected her to take care of his…
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Victorious Woman Contest Winner – Third Place

Anne Lawrence I Am Victorious — and So Are You! This is being written not simply to share my story, but to give hope and encouragement to those…
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Victorious Woman Contest Winner – Second Place

Paula Whittaker Letting go of ANGER, FEAR and HATE Every woman I know complains about her in-laws sometimes. I could top anyone’s story though- I had the worst…
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Victorious Woman Contest – First Place

Erin O’Connell How I Reclaimed My Life–and My Right to Happiness I grew up in the suburbs of central New Jersey— the middle child and only girl—as part…
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Victorious Honoree – April 2012

Barbara Morrison The Stigma Barbara Morrison was just six weeks pregnant with her second child when she left her marriage. At the time Barbara remembers weighing her options…
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Women in Presidential History

March is Women’s History Month During this month we typically acknowledge and honor women who have positively distinguished themselves and made a difference in people’s lives. Few women…
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Victorious Honoree – February 2012

Janet Cantwell Papale Challenge. Risk. Persistence. Those words don’t warm the hearts of most women but they define the life and career of Janet Cantwell Papale. What she…
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Victorious Honorees – December 2011

 The Prosperity Sisters The recession socked quite a punch to Carole Algier. For nearly thirty years the glass artist ran a successful business with her spouse, John. Her…
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Victorious Honoree – October 2011

Suzanne Whang Overcoming Cancer When she first found out she had breast cancer, she shocked her doctor with her, “Wow, this will be great material for my comedy…
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Victorious Honoree – September 2011

Lisa Marie Platske  Designed Destiny A marriage that works. That’s what every woman is looking for when she marries. Lisa Marie Platske was no exception. But when she…
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