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Current // August 18, 2014Each month we host a Twitter chat with our latest Made Woman of the Month, where our readers get to get involved and ask the questions they want answered. This month we will be chatting with Natasha Case, owner of Coolhaus ice cream. Join us for the chance to pick her brain and learned how she took her gourmet ice cream company from a dream to…
Made Woman Round Up Letter from our Editor-in-Chief, Serena Watson -- August 18, 2014 I looked around the other day and realized that (eek) summer is almost over! That was fast. But the team here at Made Woman Magazine accomplished a lot during the hot summer months. Beyond writing for our site, most of the staff have their own businesses and blogs. Here's a round up of some of our…
Follow Your Passion Letter from our Editor-in-Chief, Serena Watson -- August 4, 2014 When I first graduated college, I was very lost professionally. I didn't know what I wanted to do or what my purpose in life was. Instead of sitting on my butt and letting fate happen to me, I got out there and started Made Woman Magazine.  Owning my own business was a larger than life dream. Something…
Current // August 4, 2014 We’ve all been in situations where there is a giant elephant in the room that nobody talks about. Well, for Mr. and Mrs. Carter right now that elephant in the room is the On The Run tour. What was supposed to be the culmination of a great year for the “Drunk in Love” duo, seemed more like the finale. As crowds gathered into the Rose…
Current // August 4, 2014 Dear Made Woman Readers,I'm writing today to announce that this will be the last time I address the Made Woman Family as co-founder and business manager. While this moment is bittersweet for a variety of reasons, I will forever be proud of what Made Woman stands for and what it has become.A few years ago, Serena and I dreamt of a way to make an…
Family Letter from our Editor-in-Chief, Serena Watson -- July 21, 2014 I’m writing this to you from the east coast. For the last few days I've been in Washington, DC spending time with family. Visiting relatives can be fun and a bit stressful but it’s always refreshing. I had the chance to reminisce and strengthen ties to the people who I love most… And eat some good home cooking! Being…
Independence Letter from our Editor-in-Chief, Serena Watson -- July 7, 2014 Hey, ladies! Hope you had a great 4th of July! I had a weekend filled with BBQ, fireworks and sunshine. But honestly, my excitement in celebrating the country’s independence was a bit tempered. The recent Supreme Court ruling on Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby seemed like a blow to female independence in this country. Now, I’ma let Jenn M. Jackson…
Current // July 7, 2014This article was originally posted on Watercoolerconvos.comLast Monday, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled in the Burwell v Hobby Lobby case in a 5-4 decision that any employers with genuinely held religious beliefs can opt out of providing employee coverage for contraception under the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare. Citing the 1993 Religious Freedom Restoration Act, justices found that “closely held” for-profit entities…
No Fear Letter from our Editor-in-Chief, Serena Watson -- June 15, 2014 A few years ago, two of my good friends went skydiving together. They actually woke up one morning and got ready for the day with the intention of going to an airfield and jumping out of a plane. This completely boggled my mind. I applauded them for their daring and watched the videotape of their dive in awe.…
Current // June 16, 2014It takes a village to start a company—or maybe a tribe. A successful company requires the investment and dedication of many to get it off the ground. Tribemint, a branding, digital communications and experiential marketing agency, has keyed into this principle by working to to foster connections among a company’s employees and consumers to create engagement and meaningful conversations. Tribemint focuses on vision, culture and engagement…
Know Your Worth Letter from our Editor-in-Chief, Serena Watson -- June 2, 2014 We all get caught up in our personal struggles and it can be easy to lose sight of the big picture. Your boss delivers a blistering reprimand and you feel like you will never get it right. You are up for a promotion but it doesn’t come, so you think you’ll never make it to the top.…
Current // June 2, 2014Last week the world lost a great poet, author, teacher, and sage Dr. Maya Angelou. The power of her words and insights will live on long after her passing. Click through to remember an icon and get a bit of inspiration along the way. Like what you're reading? Join Made Woman Mag's mailing list for updates, special promotions and more. Click here!
Your Journey  Letter from our Editor-in-Chief, Serena Watson -- May 19, 2014 It’s that time of year again—graduations, weddings and baby showers galore. It’s exciting to see so many positive changes in your loved ones’ lives. Yet, with so many people crossing such significant milestones, it can be easy to start comparing your situation and wondering how you measure up.Don’t do it! Your journey is unique and you can't use…
Current // May 8, 2014Summer is coming! And there is a new health and fitness destination online that will help whip you into shape. Brocollete.com is a new wellness platform for women of all colors. The site will provide video lessons from various health and wellness practitioners to educate, inspire and enable women to live healthier lives. Brocollete.com will cover topics from natural medicine, homeopathy, physical training, organizational tools, meditation,…
Heating Up Letter from our Editor-in-Chief, Serena Watson -- May 5, 2014 Is it hot in here or is it just me? Something about summer getting closer makes everything seem a bit more stimulating. There are distractions everywhere and it can be easy to lose focus. Your friends all want to go to the beach but that report you need to do is staring you in the face. When you…
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