Inspiration

Gail Riggs

Gail Riggs Gives Inspiring Purpose To Purses

Gail Riggs is the founder and chief designer of the growing accessories brand, Abigail Riggs, which offers a collection of handbags designed in honor of notable women in history. The collection, called Purse With A Purpose, currently includes three styles - Ms. Anthony (for Susan B. Anthony), Ms. Bouvier (for Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis) and Ms. Annie (for Annie Oakley). Each limited edition bag benefits a different charity....
Patricia Brett_Best of You SemiFinalist

The Best Of You Polls Are Open

Patricia Brett, Designer and Founder of Veronica Brett, a luxury collection of swimwear fashioned especially for breast cancer survivors, is one of this year's 10 Best of You semifinalists, a contest run by Glamour Magazine and Sally Hansen that honors ordinary women who make an extraordinary difference in their communities and around the world....
Pajama Project Kids

Pajama Party! Celebrating a Decade of Giving Back.

With almost 25% of America's children living in poverty and half a million living in shelters or foster care, there is more of a need than ever to provide these children with something as simple as a pair of pajamas, a book and a memory that they too can treasure- and one woman's effort is doing just that. Genevieve Piturro is the Founder and Executive Director of Pajama Program, a non-profit organization that works to provide books and bedclothes to children - infants to teenagers - who live in shelters and group homes. ...
holiday gifts

Shop Women-led Companies This Holiday Season And Make A Difference

Since women do most of the holiday shopping (85%) and start about 70% of new businesses, it would only make sense to support these women owned businesses and put the money back in their pockets. Tereza Nemessanyi took to the internet and put the call out, asking anyone and everyone to help her put together a "comprehensive 2011 Holiday Shopping Guide of awesome products and services created by women-led companies"....