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Aman Basra

About Aman Basra

Aman Basra is a recent graduate from the University of British Columbia where she studied International Relations and Economics. She is an avid reader and particularly enjoys classics by Fitzgerald. She also enjoys long distance running and has completed 6 marathons and counting. She considers her writing a side hustle and writes extensively on her blog (http://thehardlifeofawriter.blogspot.ca/) and for online publications such as Thought Catalog, Her Agenda, The Financial Diet and Elite Daily. You can reach her on Twitter @ameecbasra (https://twitter.com/ameecbasra)

The Conservative Rupture – How Some Conservative Women Are Abandoning The Right Wing

Cameka Smith knows a thing or two about what it means to be uncomfortable. It was in 2009, Smith’s job in higher education was downsizing and as a result she was let go. But looking at everything in hindsight, Smith … Read More

Tanzina Vega is a trailblazer. After undergrad, she decided to leave her normal life behind and take on Spain with little to her name. While working abroad, she launched her own business teaching English as second language. She expanded her … Read More

Bevy Smith is a fashion Queen, influencer and self made woman. Starting out as receptionist at an advertising agency in the 1980′s she evolved and became a marketing executive at Rolling Stone, before leaving to pursue her own endeavors full time. Bevy’s … Read More

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For a magna cum laude International Relations graduate of George Washington University, establishing a career in politics would be the next, predictable step after turning the tassel. Luckily for her growing client list, nothing Nicole Corbett does is predictable. Nicole has been … Read More

Tonya Rapley is a nationally recognized millennial money expert and creator of the award winning site My Fab Finance. Working as a career “change-agent” since 2010, Tonya uses her own story and experiences to empower millennials, women, and girls of all ages … Read More

With over six years of experience in media, Christina S. Brown is one of the most influential bloggers of today. You may recognize her from her recent appearance in a nationwide campaign with Dove. She’s the editor-in-chic of not just … Read More

Laughter doesn’t sound like your typical career tip, but keeping a sense of humor is one key piece of advice Maria Cristina “MC” Gonzalez Noguera shared in her recent conversation with us. Gonzalez is a master communicator who is thoughtful … Read More

Wendy Diamond is the founder of Women’s Entrepreneurship Day; a holiday celebrated in 144 countries around the world recognizing women entrepreneurs everywhere for their strength and diligence. The entrepreneur-maven is also an author, pet lifestyle expert, television personality, and humanitarian. Wendy has … Read More

“What do you mean you’re making metal clothes? I don’t understand.” That was the response celebrity fashion designer Laurel DeWitt recalls receiving when she first told people her fashion line was only going to be made out of metal. At … Read More

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6 Successful People On How To Really Go After Your Dreams

Cameka Smith knows a thing or two about what it means to be uncomfortable. It was in 2009, Smith’s job in higher education was downsizing and as a result she was let go. But looking at everything in hindsight, Smith … Read More

Tanzina Vega is a trailblazer. After undergrad, she decided to leave her normal life behind and take on Spain with little to her name. While working abroad, she launched her own business teaching English as second language. She expanded her … Read More

Bevy Smith is a fashion Queen, influencer and self made woman. Starting out as receptionist at an advertising agency in the 1980′s she evolved and became a marketing executive at Rolling Stone, before leaving to pursue her own endeavors full time. Bevy’s … Read More

Before Lea Goldman began 2017 as the Editor In Chief at Lifetime and FYI, she spent over two decades in media. After working as a reporter for 10 years and then as a Senior Editor for – at the time … Read More

For a magna cum laude International Relations graduate of George Washington University, establishing a career in politics would be the next, predictable step after turning the tassel. Luckily for her growing client list, nothing Nicole Corbett does is predictable. Nicole has been … Read More

Tonya Rapley is a nationally recognized millennial money expert and creator of the award winning site My Fab Finance. Working as a career “change-agent” since 2010, Tonya uses her own story and experiences to empower millennials, women, and girls of all ages … Read More

With over six years of experience in media, Christina S. Brown is one of the most influential bloggers of today. You may recognize her from her recent appearance in a nationwide campaign with Dove. She’s the editor-in-chic of not just … Read More

Laughter doesn’t sound like your typical career tip, but keeping a sense of humor is one key piece of advice Maria Cristina “MC” Gonzalez Noguera shared in her recent conversation with us. Gonzalez is a master communicator who is thoughtful … Read More

Wendy Diamond is the founder of Women’s Entrepreneurship Day; a holiday celebrated in 144 countries around the world recognizing women entrepreneurs everywhere for their strength and diligence. The entrepreneur-maven is also an author, pet lifestyle expert, television personality, and humanitarian. Wendy has … Read More

“What do you mean you’re making metal clothes? I don’t understand.” That was the response celebrity fashion designer Laurel DeWitt recalls receiving when she first told people her fashion line was only going to be made out of metal. At … Read More

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Meet the Inspiring Young Woman Who Became a Judge at 25

Cameka Smith knows a thing or two about what it means to be uncomfortable. It was in 2009, Smith’s job in higher education was downsizing and as a result she was let go. But looking at everything in hindsight, Smith … Read More

Tanzina Vega is a trailblazer. After undergrad, she decided to leave her normal life behind and take on Spain with little to her name. While working abroad, she launched her own business teaching English as second language. She expanded her … Read More

Bevy Smith is a fashion Queen, influencer and self made woman. Starting out as receptionist at an advertising agency in the 1980′s she evolved and became a marketing executive at Rolling Stone, before leaving to pursue her own endeavors full time. Bevy’s … Read More

Before Lea Goldman began 2017 as the Editor In Chief at Lifetime and FYI, she spent over two decades in media. After working as a reporter for 10 years and then as a Senior Editor for – at the time … Read More

For a magna cum laude International Relations graduate of George Washington University, establishing a career in politics would be the next, predictable step after turning the tassel. Luckily for her growing client list, nothing Nicole Corbett does is predictable. Nicole has been … Read More

Tonya Rapley is a nationally recognized millennial money expert and creator of the award winning site My Fab Finance. Working as a career “change-agent” since 2010, Tonya uses her own story and experiences to empower millennials, women, and girls of all ages … Read More

With over six years of experience in media, Christina S. Brown is one of the most influential bloggers of today. You may recognize her from her recent appearance in a nationwide campaign with Dove. She’s the editor-in-chic of not just … Read More

Laughter doesn’t sound like your typical career tip, but keeping a sense of humor is one key piece of advice Maria Cristina “MC” Gonzalez Noguera shared in her recent conversation with us. Gonzalez is a master communicator who is thoughtful … Read More

Wendy Diamond is the founder of Women’s Entrepreneurship Day; a holiday celebrated in 144 countries around the world recognizing women entrepreneurs everywhere for their strength and diligence. The entrepreneur-maven is also an author, pet lifestyle expert, television personality, and humanitarian. Wendy has … Read More

“What do you mean you’re making metal clothes? I don’t understand.” That was the response celebrity fashion designer Laurel DeWitt recalls receiving when she first told people her fashion line was only going to be made out of metal. At … Read More

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21 Empowering Lessons From Oprah Winfrey

Cameka Smith knows a thing or two about what it means to be uncomfortable. It was in 2009, Smith’s job in higher education was downsizing and as a result she was let go. But looking at everything in hindsight, Smith … Read More

Tanzina Vega is a trailblazer. After undergrad, she decided to leave her normal life behind and take on Spain with little to her name. While working abroad, she launched her own business teaching English as second language. She expanded her … Read More

Bevy Smith is a fashion Queen, influencer and self made woman. Starting out as receptionist at an advertising agency in the 1980′s she evolved and became a marketing executive at Rolling Stone, before leaving to pursue her own endeavors full time. Bevy’s … Read More

Before Lea Goldman began 2017 as the Editor In Chief at Lifetime and FYI, she spent over two decades in media. After working as a reporter for 10 years and then as a Senior Editor for – at the time … Read More

For a magna cum laude International Relations graduate of George Washington University, establishing a career in politics would be the next, predictable step after turning the tassel. Luckily for her growing client list, nothing Nicole Corbett does is predictable. Nicole has been … Read More

Tonya Rapley is a nationally recognized millennial money expert and creator of the award winning site My Fab Finance. Working as a career “change-agent” since 2010, Tonya uses her own story and experiences to empower millennials, women, and girls of all ages … Read More

With over six years of experience in media, Christina S. Brown is one of the most influential bloggers of today. You may recognize her from her recent appearance in a nationwide campaign with Dove. She’s the editor-in-chic of not just … Read More

Laughter doesn’t sound like your typical career tip, but keeping a sense of humor is one key piece of advice Maria Cristina “MC” Gonzalez Noguera shared in her recent conversation with us. Gonzalez is a master communicator who is thoughtful … Read More

Wendy Diamond is the founder of Women’s Entrepreneurship Day; a holiday celebrated in 144 countries around the world recognizing women entrepreneurs everywhere for their strength and diligence. The entrepreneur-maven is also an author, pet lifestyle expert, television personality, and humanitarian. Wendy has … Read More

“What do you mean you’re making metal clothes? I don’t understand.” That was the response celebrity fashion designer Laurel DeWitt recalls receiving when she first told people her fashion line was only going to be made out of metal. At … Read More

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Lena Dunham Shares The One Word She’s Using On Everyone This Year

Cameka Smith knows a thing or two about what it means to be uncomfortable. It was in 2009, Smith’s job in higher education was downsizing and as a result she was let go. But looking at everything in hindsight, Smith … Read More

Tanzina Vega is a trailblazer. After undergrad, she decided to leave her normal life behind and take on Spain with little to her name. While working abroad, she launched her own business teaching English as second language. She expanded her … Read More

Bevy Smith is a fashion Queen, influencer and self made woman. Starting out as receptionist at an advertising agency in the 1980′s she evolved and became a marketing executive at Rolling Stone, before leaving to pursue her own endeavors full time. Bevy’s … Read More

Before Lea Goldman began 2017 as the Editor In Chief at Lifetime and FYI, she spent over two decades in media. After working as a reporter for 10 years and then as a Senior Editor for – at the time … Read More

For a magna cum laude International Relations graduate of George Washington University, establishing a career in politics would be the next, predictable step after turning the tassel. Luckily for her growing client list, nothing Nicole Corbett does is predictable. Nicole has been … Read More

Tonya Rapley is a nationally recognized millennial money expert and creator of the award winning site My Fab Finance. Working as a career “change-agent” since 2010, Tonya uses her own story and experiences to empower millennials, women, and girls of all ages … Read More

With over six years of experience in media, Christina S. Brown is one of the most influential bloggers of today. You may recognize her from her recent appearance in a nationwide campaign with Dove. She’s the editor-in-chic of not just … Read More

Laughter doesn’t sound like your typical career tip, but keeping a sense of humor is one key piece of advice Maria Cristina “MC” Gonzalez Noguera shared in her recent conversation with us. Gonzalez is a master communicator who is thoughtful … Read More

Wendy Diamond is the founder of Women’s Entrepreneurship Day; a holiday celebrated in 144 countries around the world recognizing women entrepreneurs everywhere for their strength and diligence. The entrepreneur-maven is also an author, pet lifestyle expert, television personality, and humanitarian. Wendy has … Read More

“What do you mean you’re making metal clothes? I don’t understand.” That was the response celebrity fashion designer Laurel DeWitt recalls receiving when she first told people her fashion line was only going to be made out of metal. At … Read More

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You Can Make The Most of 2016 With This Advice From 19 Successful Women

Cameka Smith knows a thing or two about what it means to be uncomfortable. It was in 2009, Smith’s job in higher education was downsizing and as a result she was let go. But looking at everything in hindsight, Smith … Read More

Tanzina Vega is a trailblazer. After undergrad, she decided to leave her normal life behind and take on Spain with little to her name. While working abroad, she launched her own business teaching English as second language. She expanded her … Read More

Bevy Smith is a fashion Queen, influencer and self made woman. Starting out as receptionist at an advertising agency in the 1980′s she evolved and became a marketing executive at Rolling Stone, before leaving to pursue her own endeavors full time. Bevy’s … Read More

Before Lea Goldman began 2017 as the Editor In Chief at Lifetime and FYI, she spent over two decades in media. After working as a reporter for 10 years and then as a Senior Editor for – at the time … Read More

For a magna cum laude International Relations graduate of George Washington University, establishing a career in politics would be the next, predictable step after turning the tassel. Luckily for her growing client list, nothing Nicole Corbett does is predictable. Nicole has been … Read More

Tonya Rapley is a nationally recognized millennial money expert and creator of the award winning site My Fab Finance. Working as a career “change-agent” since 2010, Tonya uses her own story and experiences to empower millennials, women, and girls of all ages … Read More

With over six years of experience in media, Christina S. Brown is one of the most influential bloggers of today. You may recognize her from her recent appearance in a nationwide campaign with Dove. She’s the editor-in-chic of not just … Read More

Laughter doesn’t sound like your typical career tip, but keeping a sense of humor is one key piece of advice Maria Cristina “MC” Gonzalez Noguera shared in her recent conversation with us. Gonzalez is a master communicator who is thoughtful … Read More

Wendy Diamond is the founder of Women’s Entrepreneurship Day; a holiday celebrated in 144 countries around the world recognizing women entrepreneurs everywhere for their strength and diligence. The entrepreneur-maven is also an author, pet lifestyle expert, television personality, and humanitarian. Wendy has … Read More

“What do you mean you’re making metal clothes? I don’t understand.” That was the response celebrity fashion designer Laurel DeWitt recalls receiving when she first told people her fashion line was only going to be made out of metal. At … Read More

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We, The Women- September 11th Edition

Cameka Smith knows a thing or two about what it means to be uncomfortable. It was in 2009, Smith’s job in higher education was downsizing and as a result she was let go. But looking at everything in hindsight, Smith … Read More

Tanzina Vega is a trailblazer. After undergrad, she decided to leave her normal life behind and take on Spain with little to her name. While working abroad, she launched her own business teaching English as second language. She expanded her … Read More

Bevy Smith is a fashion Queen, influencer and self made woman. Starting out as receptionist at an advertising agency in the 1980′s she evolved and became a marketing executive at Rolling Stone, before leaving to pursue her own endeavors full time. Bevy’s … Read More

Before Lea Goldman began 2017 as the Editor In Chief at Lifetime and FYI, she spent over two decades in media. After working as a reporter for 10 years and then as a Senior Editor for – at the time … Read More

For a magna cum laude International Relations graduate of George Washington University, establishing a career in politics would be the next, predictable step after turning the tassel. Luckily for her growing client list, nothing Nicole Corbett does is predictable. Nicole has been … Read More

Tonya Rapley is a nationally recognized millennial money expert and creator of the award winning site My Fab Finance. Working as a career “change-agent” since 2010, Tonya uses her own story and experiences to empower millennials, women, and girls of all ages … Read More

With over six years of experience in media, Christina S. Brown is one of the most influential bloggers of today. You may recognize her from her recent appearance in a nationwide campaign with Dove. She’s the editor-in-chic of not just … Read More

Laughter doesn’t sound like your typical career tip, but keeping a sense of humor is one key piece of advice Maria Cristina “MC” Gonzalez Noguera shared in her recent conversation with us. Gonzalez is a master communicator who is thoughtful … Read More

Wendy Diamond is the founder of Women’s Entrepreneurship Day; a holiday celebrated in 144 countries around the world recognizing women entrepreneurs everywhere for their strength and diligence. The entrepreneur-maven is also an author, pet lifestyle expert, television personality, and humanitarian. Wendy has … Read More

“What do you mean you’re making metal clothes? I don’t understand.” That was the response celebrity fashion designer Laurel DeWitt recalls receiving when she first told people her fashion line was only going to be made out of metal. At … Read More

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Just Graduated: The Unspoken Emotion That Can Develop & How To Get Over It

Cameka Smith knows a thing or two about what it means to be uncomfortable. It was in 2009, Smith’s job in higher education was downsizing and as a result she was let go. But looking at everything in hindsight, Smith … Read More

Tanzina Vega is a trailblazer. After undergrad, she decided to leave her normal life behind and take on Spain with little to her name. While working abroad, she launched her own business teaching English as second language. She expanded her … Read More

Bevy Smith is a fashion Queen, influencer and self made woman. Starting out as receptionist at an advertising agency in the 1980′s she evolved and became a marketing executive at Rolling Stone, before leaving to pursue her own endeavors full time. Bevy’s … Read More

Before Lea Goldman began 2017 as the Editor In Chief at Lifetime and FYI, she spent over two decades in media. After working as a reporter for 10 years and then as a Senior Editor for – at the time … Read More

For a magna cum laude International Relations graduate of George Washington University, establishing a career in politics would be the next, predictable step after turning the tassel. Luckily for her growing client list, nothing Nicole Corbett does is predictable. Nicole has been … Read More

Tonya Rapley is a nationally recognized millennial money expert and creator of the award winning site My Fab Finance. Working as a career “change-agent” since 2010, Tonya uses her own story and experiences to empower millennials, women, and girls of all ages … Read More

With over six years of experience in media, Christina S. Brown is one of the most influential bloggers of today. You may recognize her from her recent appearance in a nationwide campaign with Dove. She’s the editor-in-chic of not just … Read More

Laughter doesn’t sound like your typical career tip, but keeping a sense of humor is one key piece of advice Maria Cristina “MC” Gonzalez Noguera shared in her recent conversation with us. Gonzalez is a master communicator who is thoughtful … Read More

Wendy Diamond is the founder of Women’s Entrepreneurship Day; a holiday celebrated in 144 countries around the world recognizing women entrepreneurs everywhere for their strength and diligence. The entrepreneur-maven is also an author, pet lifestyle expert, television personality, and humanitarian. Wendy has … Read More

“What do you mean you’re making metal clothes? I don’t understand.” That was the response celebrity fashion designer Laurel DeWitt recalls receiving when she first told people her fashion line was only going to be made out of metal. At … Read More

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