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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"....
Jennifer Siebel Newsom

Miss Representation

Jennifer Siebel Newsom's documentary Miss Representation premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. The film uncovers how American mainstream media's limited and disparaging portrayals of women are spoon feeding yet another generation of America's youth the unfortunate concept that a woman's primary value lay in her youth, beauty and sexuality - and not in her capacity as a leader....
Starry Night Story Cast

Reach Out And Read

Julianne Moore, Samuel L. Jackson, John C. Reilly, Brooke Shields, Billy Crudup, Ana Gasteyer and LaTanya Richardson came together to lend their individual time and talents to read children’s books as part of an extraordinary fundraiser - Starry Night Stories - to benefit Children of Bellevue’s Reach Out and Read program in NYC....