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Julia Train

About Julia Train

Julia Train is an AmeriCorps Achievement Fellow at Higher Achievement, an educational non-profit in Washington, D.C. and an aspiring communications expert. After college, Julia became an English teacher in Thailand and while traveling and working throughout Southeast Asia, India, Australia, and New Zealand, she published and maintained a blog called Thai-Ed-Up Abroad. When she came back to D.C. in March 2015, she worked as an intern for the marketing department at Academic Travel, writing for their blog and re-vamping their website. Because she misses writing, she is now in the process of launching a new blog, called Train Tracks. With a passion for social-justice issues and love for writing, she is excited to be a part of the Her Agenda team.

5 Fearless Women In Comedy You Need To Know

“I’m a person who has poise under pressure.” As Comcast’s Executive Director for the Multicultural Consumer Service Department, Keesha Boyd firmly believes that maintaining a calm and collected composure even during the most stressful of situations will always help her … Read More

Putting the PR Back in Entrepreneurship isn’t just her book title, it’s the bedrock of Ronnika Ann’s mission in life. At just 27 years old, the Southern Belle publicist has garnered several big name clients almost as quickly as she speaks. … Read More

It seems as if Ann Shoket was there through it all; the complicated bits of our pre-teen years and our eager arrival to become a young adult. Now, the former Editor-In-Chief of Seventeen magazine (who also helped launch CosmoGirl) is … Read More

Even if you’re not familiar with Mahisha Dellinger, there is a strong possibility that you are very familiar with her brand, CURLS. Founded in California in 2002, the CURLS products can be found nationwide in Target, CVS, Sally’s Beauty Supply and Walmart. It … Read More

The politics of the body – how it moves into and through our country, how it occupies space, how it functions – have all been central to the national conversation since the Trump administration came into power. No one knows … Read More

Sayu Bhojwani is giving a voice to those some would like to see silenced- American immigrants. A self described restless citizen, Sayu is dedicated to providing alternatives to the face of American political leadership. She served in the public sector as … Read More

With an enviable position at a top magazine, a bustling side-hustle and a book on the way, it’s easy to assume Charreah K. Jackson is on top of the world. And you would be right. While the creator of BossBride.com … Read More

When Elayne Fluker speaks, you listen. With 20 years in the industry, she knows what she’s talking about when it comes to making your mark in media. After successful careers at publications such as Essence, People, and Martha Stewart Living, … Read More

Our nation’s current political climate is proving that now more than ever the power of using your voice is critical. Whether you are a college student or a young professional living in a big city, there is an opportunity to … Read More

Most of us remember where we were the day after the election. Julie Alvin, executive editor at Bustle, was at a bar with friends and fellow journalists who decided they would move beyond social media and take action. And, as a … Read More

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After 33 Seasons, The Bachelor Finally Includes A Black Bachelorette

“I’m a person who has poise under pressure.” As Comcast’s Executive Director for the Multicultural Consumer Service Department, Keesha Boyd firmly believes that maintaining a calm and collected composure even during the most stressful of situations will always help her … Read More

Putting the PR Back in Entrepreneurship isn’t just her book title, it’s the bedrock of Ronnika Ann’s mission in life. At just 27 years old, the Southern Belle publicist has garnered several big name clients almost as quickly as she speaks. … Read More

It seems as if Ann Shoket was there through it all; the complicated bits of our pre-teen years and our eager arrival to become a young adult. Now, the former Editor-In-Chief of Seventeen magazine (who also helped launch CosmoGirl) is … Read More

Even if you’re not familiar with Mahisha Dellinger, there is a strong possibility that you are very familiar with her brand, CURLS. Founded in California in 2002, the CURLS products can be found nationwide in Target, CVS, Sally’s Beauty Supply and Walmart. It … Read More

The politics of the body – how it moves into and through our country, how it occupies space, how it functions – have all been central to the national conversation since the Trump administration came into power. No one knows … Read More

Sayu Bhojwani is giving a voice to those some would like to see silenced- American immigrants. A self described restless citizen, Sayu is dedicated to providing alternatives to the face of American political leadership. She served in the public sector as … Read More

With an enviable position at a top magazine, a bustling side-hustle and a book on the way, it’s easy to assume Charreah K. Jackson is on top of the world. And you would be right. While the creator of BossBride.com … Read More

When Elayne Fluker speaks, you listen. With 20 years in the industry, she knows what she’s talking about when it comes to making your mark in media. After successful careers at publications such as Essence, People, and Martha Stewart Living, … Read More

Our nation’s current political climate is proving that now more than ever the power of using your voice is critical. Whether you are a college student or a young professional living in a big city, there is an opportunity to … Read More

Most of us remember where we were the day after the election. Julie Alvin, executive editor at Bustle, was at a bar with friends and fellow journalists who decided they would move beyond social media and take action. And, as a … Read More

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5 Ways To Take Political Action Right Now

“I’m a person who has poise under pressure.” As Comcast’s Executive Director for the Multicultural Consumer Service Department, Keesha Boyd firmly believes that maintaining a calm and collected composure even during the most stressful of situations will always help her … Read More

Putting the PR Back in Entrepreneurship isn’t just her book title, it’s the bedrock of Ronnika Ann’s mission in life. At just 27 years old, the Southern Belle publicist has garnered several big name clients almost as quickly as she speaks. … Read More

It seems as if Ann Shoket was there through it all; the complicated bits of our pre-teen years and our eager arrival to become a young adult. Now, the former Editor-In-Chief of Seventeen magazine (who also helped launch CosmoGirl) is … Read More

Even if you’re not familiar with Mahisha Dellinger, there is a strong possibility that you are very familiar with her brand, CURLS. Founded in California in 2002, the CURLS products can be found nationwide in Target, CVS, Sally’s Beauty Supply and Walmart. It … Read More

The politics of the body – how it moves into and through our country, how it occupies space, how it functions – have all been central to the national conversation since the Trump administration came into power. No one knows … Read More

Sayu Bhojwani is giving a voice to those some would like to see silenced- American immigrants. A self described restless citizen, Sayu is dedicated to providing alternatives to the face of American political leadership. She served in the public sector as … Read More

With an enviable position at a top magazine, a bustling side-hustle and a book on the way, it’s easy to assume Charreah K. Jackson is on top of the world. And you would be right. While the creator of BossBride.com … Read More

When Elayne Fluker speaks, you listen. With 20 years in the industry, she knows what she’s talking about when it comes to making your mark in media. After successful careers at publications such as Essence, People, and Martha Stewart Living, … Read More

Our nation’s current political climate is proving that now more than ever the power of using your voice is critical. Whether you are a college student or a young professional living in a big city, there is an opportunity to … Read More

Most of us remember where we were the day after the election. Julie Alvin, executive editor at Bustle, was at a bar with friends and fellow journalists who decided they would move beyond social media and take action. And, as a … Read More

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How Rwanda’s 1st Female Debate Team Crushed Gender Bias And Won

“I’m a person who has poise under pressure.” As Comcast’s Executive Director for the Multicultural Consumer Service Department, Keesha Boyd firmly believes that maintaining a calm and collected composure even during the most stressful of situations will always help her … Read More

Putting the PR Back in Entrepreneurship isn’t just her book title, it’s the bedrock of Ronnika Ann’s mission in life. At just 27 years old, the Southern Belle publicist has garnered several big name clients almost as quickly as she speaks. … Read More

It seems as if Ann Shoket was there through it all; the complicated bits of our pre-teen years and our eager arrival to become a young adult. Now, the former Editor-In-Chief of Seventeen magazine (who also helped launch CosmoGirl) is … Read More

Even if you’re not familiar with Mahisha Dellinger, there is a strong possibility that you are very familiar with her brand, CURLS. Founded in California in 2002, the CURLS products can be found nationwide in Target, CVS, Sally’s Beauty Supply and Walmart. It … Read More

The politics of the body – how it moves into and through our country, how it occupies space, how it functions – have all been central to the national conversation since the Trump administration came into power. No one knows … Read More

Sayu Bhojwani is giving a voice to those some would like to see silenced- American immigrants. A self described restless citizen, Sayu is dedicated to providing alternatives to the face of American political leadership. She served in the public sector as … Read More

With an enviable position at a top magazine, a bustling side-hustle and a book on the way, it’s easy to assume Charreah K. Jackson is on top of the world. And you would be right. While the creator of BossBride.com … Read More

When Elayne Fluker speaks, you listen. With 20 years in the industry, she knows what she’s talking about when it comes to making your mark in media. After successful careers at publications such as Essence, People, and Martha Stewart Living, … Read More

Our nation’s current political climate is proving that now more than ever the power of using your voice is critical. Whether you are a college student or a young professional living in a big city, there is an opportunity to … Read More

Most of us remember where we were the day after the election. Julie Alvin, executive editor at Bustle, was at a bar with friends and fellow journalists who decided they would move beyond social media and take action. And, as a … Read More

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Women’s History Will Soon Have Permanent Home On The Map

“I’m a person who has poise under pressure.” As Comcast’s Executive Director for the Multicultural Consumer Service Department, Keesha Boyd firmly believes that maintaining a calm and collected composure even during the most stressful of situations will always help her … Read More

Putting the PR Back in Entrepreneurship isn’t just her book title, it’s the bedrock of Ronnika Ann’s mission in life. At just 27 years old, the Southern Belle publicist has garnered several big name clients almost as quickly as she speaks. … Read More

It seems as if Ann Shoket was there through it all; the complicated bits of our pre-teen years and our eager arrival to become a young adult. Now, the former Editor-In-Chief of Seventeen magazine (who also helped launch CosmoGirl) is … Read More

Even if you’re not familiar with Mahisha Dellinger, there is a strong possibility that you are very familiar with her brand, CURLS. Founded in California in 2002, the CURLS products can be found nationwide in Target, CVS, Sally’s Beauty Supply and Walmart. It … Read More

The politics of the body – how it moves into and through our country, how it occupies space, how it functions – have all been central to the national conversation since the Trump administration came into power. No one knows … Read More

Sayu Bhojwani is giving a voice to those some would like to see silenced- American immigrants. A self described restless citizen, Sayu is dedicated to providing alternatives to the face of American political leadership. She served in the public sector as … Read More

With an enviable position at a top magazine, a bustling side-hustle and a book on the way, it’s easy to assume Charreah K. Jackson is on top of the world. And you would be right. While the creator of BossBride.com … Read More

When Elayne Fluker speaks, you listen. With 20 years in the industry, she knows what she’s talking about when it comes to making your mark in media. After successful careers at publications such as Essence, People, and Martha Stewart Living, … Read More

Our nation’s current political climate is proving that now more than ever the power of using your voice is critical. Whether you are a college student or a young professional living in a big city, there is an opportunity to … Read More

Most of us remember where we were the day after the election. Julie Alvin, executive editor at Bustle, was at a bar with friends and fellow journalists who decided they would move beyond social media and take action. And, as a … Read More

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A Look At The Impact Of ‘A Day Without A Woman’ On International Women’s Day

“I’m a person who has poise under pressure.” As Comcast’s Executive Director for the Multicultural Consumer Service Department, Keesha Boyd firmly believes that maintaining a calm and collected composure even during the most stressful of situations will always help her … Read More

Putting the PR Back in Entrepreneurship isn’t just her book title, it’s the bedrock of Ronnika Ann’s mission in life. At just 27 years old, the Southern Belle publicist has garnered several big name clients almost as quickly as she speaks. … Read More

It seems as if Ann Shoket was there through it all; the complicated bits of our pre-teen years and our eager arrival to become a young adult. Now, the former Editor-In-Chief of Seventeen magazine (who also helped launch CosmoGirl) is … Read More

Even if you’re not familiar with Mahisha Dellinger, there is a strong possibility that you are very familiar with her brand, CURLS. Founded in California in 2002, the CURLS products can be found nationwide in Target, CVS, Sally’s Beauty Supply and Walmart. It … Read More

The politics of the body – how it moves into and through our country, how it occupies space, how it functions – have all been central to the national conversation since the Trump administration came into power. No one knows … Read More

Sayu Bhojwani is giving a voice to those some would like to see silenced- American immigrants. A self described restless citizen, Sayu is dedicated to providing alternatives to the face of American political leadership. She served in the public sector as … Read More

With an enviable position at a top magazine, a bustling side-hustle and a book on the way, it’s easy to assume Charreah K. Jackson is on top of the world. And you would be right. While the creator of BossBride.com … Read More

When Elayne Fluker speaks, you listen. With 20 years in the industry, she knows what she’s talking about when it comes to making your mark in media. After successful careers at publications such as Essence, People, and Martha Stewart Living, … Read More

Our nation’s current political climate is proving that now more than ever the power of using your voice is critical. Whether you are a college student or a young professional living in a big city, there is an opportunity to … Read More

Most of us remember where we were the day after the election. Julie Alvin, executive editor at Bustle, was at a bar with friends and fellow journalists who decided they would move beyond social media and take action. And, as a … Read More

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How To Find Work And Community While Traveling Abroad Alone

“I’m a person who has poise under pressure.” As Comcast’s Executive Director for the Multicultural Consumer Service Department, Keesha Boyd firmly believes that maintaining a calm and collected composure even during the most stressful of situations will always help her … Read More

Putting the PR Back in Entrepreneurship isn’t just her book title, it’s the bedrock of Ronnika Ann’s mission in life. At just 27 years old, the Southern Belle publicist has garnered several big name clients almost as quickly as she speaks. … Read More

It seems as if Ann Shoket was there through it all; the complicated bits of our pre-teen years and our eager arrival to become a young adult. Now, the former Editor-In-Chief of Seventeen magazine (who also helped launch CosmoGirl) is … Read More

Even if you’re not familiar with Mahisha Dellinger, there is a strong possibility that you are very familiar with her brand, CURLS. Founded in California in 2002, the CURLS products can be found nationwide in Target, CVS, Sally’s Beauty Supply and Walmart. It … Read More

The politics of the body – how it moves into and through our country, how it occupies space, how it functions – have all been central to the national conversation since the Trump administration came into power. No one knows … Read More

Sayu Bhojwani is giving a voice to those some would like to see silenced- American immigrants. A self described restless citizen, Sayu is dedicated to providing alternatives to the face of American political leadership. She served in the public sector as … Read More

With an enviable position at a top magazine, a bustling side-hustle and a book on the way, it’s easy to assume Charreah K. Jackson is on top of the world. And you would be right. While the creator of BossBride.com … Read More

When Elayne Fluker speaks, you listen. With 20 years in the industry, she knows what she’s talking about when it comes to making your mark in media. After successful careers at publications such as Essence, People, and Martha Stewart Living, … Read More

Our nation’s current political climate is proving that now more than ever the power of using your voice is critical. Whether you are a college student or a young professional living in a big city, there is an opportunity to … Read More

Most of us remember where we were the day after the election. Julie Alvin, executive editor at Bustle, was at a bar with friends and fellow journalists who decided they would move beyond social media and take action. And, as a … Read More

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Remembering Susan B. Anthony And Her Forgotten Allies

“I’m a person who has poise under pressure.” As Comcast’s Executive Director for the Multicultural Consumer Service Department, Keesha Boyd firmly believes that maintaining a calm and collected composure even during the most stressful of situations will always help her … Read More

Putting the PR Back in Entrepreneurship isn’t just her book title, it’s the bedrock of Ronnika Ann’s mission in life. At just 27 years old, the Southern Belle publicist has garnered several big name clients almost as quickly as she speaks. … Read More

It seems as if Ann Shoket was there through it all; the complicated bits of our pre-teen years and our eager arrival to become a young adult. Now, the former Editor-In-Chief of Seventeen magazine (who also helped launch CosmoGirl) is … Read More

Even if you’re not familiar with Mahisha Dellinger, there is a strong possibility that you are very familiar with her brand, CURLS. Founded in California in 2002, the CURLS products can be found nationwide in Target, CVS, Sally’s Beauty Supply and Walmart. It … Read More

The politics of the body – how it moves into and through our country, how it occupies space, how it functions – have all been central to the national conversation since the Trump administration came into power. No one knows … Read More

Sayu Bhojwani is giving a voice to those some would like to see silenced- American immigrants. A self described restless citizen, Sayu is dedicated to providing alternatives to the face of American political leadership. She served in the public sector as … Read More

With an enviable position at a top magazine, a bustling side-hustle and a book on the way, it’s easy to assume Charreah K. Jackson is on top of the world. And you would be right. While the creator of BossBride.com … Read More

When Elayne Fluker speaks, you listen. With 20 years in the industry, she knows what she’s talking about when it comes to making your mark in media. After successful careers at publications such as Essence, People, and Martha Stewart Living, … Read More

Our nation’s current political climate is proving that now more than ever the power of using your voice is critical. Whether you are a college student or a young professional living in a big city, there is an opportunity to … Read More

Most of us remember where we were the day after the election. Julie Alvin, executive editor at Bustle, was at a bar with friends and fellow journalists who decided they would move beyond social media and take action. And, as a … Read More

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