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30 Days of Made // April 2, 2014This article was part of our series "30 Days of Made: Giving Back." In an effort to create social change, each day we will highlight one charity or non-profit organization, and provide information on how you can support them by giving back. Click here to read more!I’m sure most of you have stayed overnight in a hotel somewhere. Whether the Ritz Carlton or…
30 Days of Made // March 31, 2014This article was part of our series "30 Days of Made: Giving Back." In an effort to create social change, each day we will highlight one charity or non-profit organization, and provide information on how you can support them by giving back. Click here to read more!“Never underestimate the power of a girl and her pen” is the motto for WriteGirl, a nonprofit…
30 Days of Made // April 1, 2014Clean water in Uganda. Disease prevention in Bolivia. New treatments for women’s cancers. When you read about the world’s issues it can be overwhelming. You want to help out, but how? Maybe you’ve been meaning to devote more of your time, money and energy to philanthropy but you haven’t gotten around to it yet.  Maybe you care a little too much about too…
Current // March 27, 2014Recently, Sheryl Sandberg (author of "Lean In") started a movement called #BanBossy urging people to stop using the term "Bossy" to describe women and young girls. She got others to sign on for it, including Beyonce. Some consider the word negative and say it discourages young girls from being assertive leaders. Others say that the word has been appropriated and is actually a good thing for…
Let's Do This Letter from our Editor-in-Chief, Serena Watson -- March 24, 2014 Whew! It’s been a crazy few days! As I write this right now, my eyes are blurry with exhaustion – I haven’t slept a lot in the last few days -- but my heart is full of hope. This week, my business partner flew in from New York so that we could hold a retreat for our…
Respect The Classics // March 10, 2014We loved hosting our #RespectTheClassics contest for Universal Music Enterprises! We received entries from artists of all kinds, singers, musicians -- even a belly dancer! You voted, and the results are in. Congrats to the winner of our Respect The Classics contest, Chelsea Jackson! Check out her winning entry: Chelsea Jackson is a current freelance photographer and designer getting ready to graduate from The…
Current // March 10, 2014Remember last October when I was invited to LA Style Fashion Week? Well, they must have liked me, because I was invited to attend again and get a sneak peak into what will be the hottest trends for fall/winter ‘14. Once again, the LA Live Event Deck was packed with people all in attendance to celebrate the collections of the some of the biggest and brightest…
Spring ForwardLetter from our Co-Founder and Business Operations Manager, Lindsey Day -- March 10, 2014I don't know if my West Coast people feel it quite as much, but there's a change in the air. There's a subtle warmth -- a hint that spring is coming (or so all of New York prays!). While I miss the perpetual spring of Los Angeles, it's kind of cool to experience true seasons. I…
Talent Letter from our Editor-in-Chief, Serena Watson -- February 24, 2014 We are all born with gifts. We have innate talents that flourish over time -- and with practice. Any Olympian will tell you that they didn’t start out as a great athlete; but with training and focus, they made it to the big leagues. Maybe you can sing like a bird or draw like a master. Or maybe it’s…
Respect The Classics // February 18, 2014Ohhh, the 90's. The music, the fashion, the style... it was all great. Our Respect The Classics contest is bringing it all back for us and we want you all to participate in the fun! Read about our contest here and then right-click and download one of the memes below to share or use them as your profile picture! Like what you're reading? Join…
Respect The Classics Contest // February 10, 2014 When a hit song can keep your head nodding years after its release, and remembering all the lyrics is like a badge of honor -- you know you are dealing with a classic. Great music lives forever; and this month we are paying homage to hip hop + R&B with our #RespectTheClassics contest. Respect the Classics is a campaign with special edition…
R-E-S-P-E-C-TLetter from our Co-Founder and Business Operations Manager, Lindsey Day -- February 10, 2014R-E-S-P-E-C-T. Respect Yourself. Money, power, respect... These quotes are just a few examples of music's fascination with respect. The idea is woven through the albums of the 80's and 90's, and it has pushed artists to create dynamic and groundbreaking music. As Made Women, it's definitely a word we can get behind.If you've ever spent time with…
Current // February 10, 2014 It’s Black History Month! What better time to celebrate the many contributions African Americans have made to this country? More specifically, as Made Women, we’d like to take stock of the advancements and milestones African American women have achieved. Here are a few of the Made Women of Black history who have shaped the business world, our country and our lives in a major way:…
Hitting Your Stride Letter from our Editor-in-Chief, Serena Watson -- January 27, 2014 As a writer, a blank white page can be -- at times -- immensely stressful and surprisingly scary. You go to write that show-stopping article and … nothing happens. When crafting copy is your livelihood, writer's block is no joke. I go through stages when I feel my creativity is on low and I have to go…
A Brand New Year...Letter from our Co-Founder and Business Operations Manager, Lindsey Day -- December 16, 2013Today is Made Woman Magazine's first issue of 2014. As we celebrate my lovely biz partner Serena's birthday (woohoo!), it seems like there's something magical in the air for Made Woman. We've been busy working behind the scenes, and have planned a year of what we hope will be pure amazingness. In this issue,…
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