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Beth Howard

The World Needs More Pie

Beth Howard, the "Pie Girl" is a writer, pie baker and self-proclaimed pie evangelist. Her recently released memoir Making Piece: A Memoir of Love, Loss and Pie shows how one courageous woman triumphs over tragedy. It's about the nourishment of the heart and soul that comes from the simple act of giving to others, like baking a homemade pie and sharing it....
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Book Buzz: Mothers & Daughters

The Women You Should Know team started to talk about some of our favorite titles that explore and celebrate the relationship between mothers and daughters. Some of these book suggestions have been around a long time, and others are new on the scene, but the common thread remains the same… the mother and daughter relationship is complicated, fiery, deep and intense, but one to learn from and to treasure....

WYSK Profile: Dawn Casale

Video profile of Dawn Casale, founder and co-owner of the Brooklyn, NY based One Girl Cookies, an expanding dessert empire famous for its gorgeous bite-sized cookies, amazingly moist cakes, seasonal pies and tarts, and dangerously addictive whoopie pies. The brand includes two charming, "Urban Mayberry" style bakery/cafés, a made-to-order business and a new, wildly popular cookbook....
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“Are You My Prince? You Certainly Took Your Time.” The Reality Of Fairy Tales

Christine Jones, associate professor of literature and languages at the University of Utah (Salt Lake City, UT), and Jennifer Schacker, professor of English at the University of Guelph (Ontario, Canada) have embarked on an interdisciplinary collaboration surrounding fairy tale studies, connecting their respective classes and co-editing a soon to be released fairy tale anthology....
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National Poetry Month: Women in Poetry

April is National Poetry Month, a celebration of poetry, which was founded by the Academy of American Poets in 1996 to honor the art of poetry, and to increase awareness and appreciation of poetry in America. when we decided we wanted to learn more about women in poetry, we turned to poet, former president of the Poetry Society of America and Woman You Should Know, Molly Peacock for a lesson....

Tammy Tibbetts: She’s The First

Founded in 2009 by Tammy Tibbetts, She's the First is a not-for-profit that sponsors girls' education in the developing world, helping them be the first in their families to graduate. GIRLS WHO ROCK, which is an annual concert in NYC that aims to bring together the strongest voices in technology, entertainment, and design to advocate and fundraise in support of She's the First....