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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.

25 Books About Women That Will Inspire You All Summer Long

Natalia Oberti Noguera is an energetic, mission-focused, and passionate speaker who pushes ideas and boundaries while simultaneously inviting you into spaces you otherwise might not know, in order to help you more deeply appreciate how valuing each other’s differences can … Read More

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Women Are On The Path To Dominating The Cannabis Industry

Natalia Oberti Noguera is an energetic, mission-focused, and passionate speaker who pushes ideas and boundaries while simultaneously inviting you into spaces you otherwise might not know, in order to help you more deeply appreciate how valuing each other’s differences can … Read More

WNBA President and former Vice Mayor of the Atlanta City Council, Lisa Borders knows that humans make up a business and that business has a long way to go in supporting humans. Because of that, she’s spent her life moving … Read More

Dawoon Kang, co-founder of the online dating app Coffee Meets Bagel (CMB), believes that while dating has changed a great deal over the last 20 years — she also believes that the core of dating has remained the same; true … Read More

She thought she was in the driver’s seat of her life. She had everything she wanted. A successful career in New York City, an MBA, and an education from an Ivy League university. But it all came to a crashing … Read More

As refreshing as it is to see a strong woman character as the lead on screen, it’s just as pivotal to have a woman of the same caliber part of the team that created the story. Screenwriter Margaret LeFauve, also … Read More

The amount of wisdom Kate White, author and former editor-in-chief of Cosmo, has when it comes to making power moves in the workplace, writing and how to be a little more gutsy will truly leave you speechless. But, rightfully so. … Read More

Screenwriter, and director Gina Prince-Bythewood loves love. And, if you’re familiar with her body of work then this is something you may already know. Her portfolio of work includes Love and Basketball, which is about two childhood friends who eat, … Read More

Every day for Tina Tchen is different, and yet that is exactly what keeps her energetic, grounded, and alert. As the former Assistant to President Barack Obama, former Executive Director of the White House Council on Women and Girls, and … Read More

Data is now being called the new oil, so you can say Vivian Zhang is a young Rockefeller of our time. Zhang took an interest in technology when she just a teenager, and has always dreamed of making an impact … Read More

At the age of 25, Katelyn Coghlan’s work includes the creation of an AR ad on the cover of Adweek for M&M. She is the General Manager of In-It VR, a subsidiary of The Glimpse Group that uses Virtual and … Read More

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How Being A Professional Athlete Gave This Woman The Courage To Be An Entrepreneur

Natalia Oberti Noguera is an energetic, mission-focused, and passionate speaker who pushes ideas and boundaries while simultaneously inviting you into spaces you otherwise might not know, in order to help you more deeply appreciate how valuing each other’s differences can … Read More

WNBA President and former Vice Mayor of the Atlanta City Council, Lisa Borders knows that humans make up a business and that business has a long way to go in supporting humans. Because of that, she’s spent her life moving … Read More

Dawoon Kang, co-founder of the online dating app Coffee Meets Bagel (CMB), believes that while dating has changed a great deal over the last 20 years — she also believes that the core of dating has remained the same; true … Read More

She thought she was in the driver’s seat of her life. She had everything she wanted. A successful career in New York City, an MBA, and an education from an Ivy League university. But it all came to a crashing … Read More

As refreshing as it is to see a strong woman character as the lead on screen, it’s just as pivotal to have a woman of the same caliber part of the team that created the story. Screenwriter Margaret LeFauve, also … Read More

The amount of wisdom Kate White, author and former editor-in-chief of Cosmo, has when it comes to making power moves in the workplace, writing and how to be a little more gutsy will truly leave you speechless. But, rightfully so. … Read More

Screenwriter, and director Gina Prince-Bythewood loves love. And, if you’re familiar with her body of work then this is something you may already know. Her portfolio of work includes Love and Basketball, which is about two childhood friends who eat, … Read More

Every day for Tina Tchen is different, and yet that is exactly what keeps her energetic, grounded, and alert. As the former Assistant to President Barack Obama, former Executive Director of the White House Council on Women and Girls, and … Read More

Data is now being called the new oil, so you can say Vivian Zhang is a young Rockefeller of our time. Zhang took an interest in technology when she just a teenager, and has always dreamed of making an impact … Read More

At the age of 25, Katelyn Coghlan’s work includes the creation of an AR ad on the cover of Adweek for M&M. She is the General Manager of In-It VR, a subsidiary of The Glimpse Group that uses Virtual and … Read More

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How Women Are Improving Our Periods With New Technology

Natalia Oberti Noguera is an energetic, mission-focused, and passionate speaker who pushes ideas and boundaries while simultaneously inviting you into spaces you otherwise might not know, in order to help you more deeply appreciate how valuing each other’s differences can … Read More

WNBA President and former Vice Mayor of the Atlanta City Council, Lisa Borders knows that humans make up a business and that business has a long way to go in supporting humans. Because of that, she’s spent her life moving … Read More

Dawoon Kang, co-founder of the online dating app Coffee Meets Bagel (CMB), believes that while dating has changed a great deal over the last 20 years — she also believes that the core of dating has remained the same; true … Read More

She thought she was in the driver’s seat of her life. She had everything she wanted. A successful career in New York City, an MBA, and an education from an Ivy League university. But it all came to a crashing … Read More

As refreshing as it is to see a strong woman character as the lead on screen, it’s just as pivotal to have a woman of the same caliber part of the team that created the story. Screenwriter Margaret LeFauve, also … Read More

The amount of wisdom Kate White, author and former editor-in-chief of Cosmo, has when it comes to making power moves in the workplace, writing and how to be a little more gutsy will truly leave you speechless. But, rightfully so. … Read More

Screenwriter, and director Gina Prince-Bythewood loves love. And, if you’re familiar with her body of work then this is something you may already know. Her portfolio of work includes Love and Basketball, which is about two childhood friends who eat, … Read More

Every day for Tina Tchen is different, and yet that is exactly what keeps her energetic, grounded, and alert. As the former Assistant to President Barack Obama, former Executive Director of the White House Council on Women and Girls, and … Read More

Data is now being called the new oil, so you can say Vivian Zhang is a young Rockefeller of our time. Zhang took an interest in technology when she just a teenager, and has always dreamed of making an impact … Read More

At the age of 25, Katelyn Coghlan’s work includes the creation of an AR ad on the cover of Adweek for M&M. She is the General Manager of In-It VR, a subsidiary of The Glimpse Group that uses Virtual and … Read More

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Solange’s Letter Is For The Broken Girl Within

Natalia Oberti Noguera is an energetic, mission-focused, and passionate speaker who pushes ideas and boundaries while simultaneously inviting you into spaces you otherwise might not know, in order to help you more deeply appreciate how valuing each other’s differences can … Read More

WNBA President and former Vice Mayor of the Atlanta City Council, Lisa Borders knows that humans make up a business and that business has a long way to go in supporting humans. Because of that, she’s spent her life moving … Read More

Dawoon Kang, co-founder of the online dating app Coffee Meets Bagel (CMB), believes that while dating has changed a great deal over the last 20 years — she also believes that the core of dating has remained the same; true … Read More

She thought she was in the driver’s seat of her life. She had everything she wanted. A successful career in New York City, an MBA, and an education from an Ivy League university. But it all came to a crashing … Read More

As refreshing as it is to see a strong woman character as the lead on screen, it’s just as pivotal to have a woman of the same caliber part of the team that created the story. Screenwriter Margaret LeFauve, also … Read More

The amount of wisdom Kate White, author and former editor-in-chief of Cosmo, has when it comes to making power moves in the workplace, writing and how to be a little more gutsy will truly leave you speechless. But, rightfully so. … Read More

Screenwriter, and director Gina Prince-Bythewood loves love. And, if you’re familiar with her body of work then this is something you may already know. Her portfolio of work includes Love and Basketball, which is about two childhood friends who eat, … Read More

Every day for Tina Tchen is different, and yet that is exactly what keeps her energetic, grounded, and alert. As the former Assistant to President Barack Obama, former Executive Director of the White House Council on Women and Girls, and … Read More

Data is now being called the new oil, so you can say Vivian Zhang is a young Rockefeller of our time. Zhang took an interest in technology when she just a teenager, and has always dreamed of making an impact … Read More

At the age of 25, Katelyn Coghlan’s work includes the creation of an AR ad on the cover of Adweek for M&M. She is the General Manager of In-It VR, a subsidiary of The Glimpse Group that uses Virtual and … Read More

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How To Ignore Outdated Advice And Crush The Job Hunt

Natalia Oberti Noguera is an energetic, mission-focused, and passionate speaker who pushes ideas and boundaries while simultaneously inviting you into spaces you otherwise might not know, in order to help you more deeply appreciate how valuing each other’s differences can … Read More

WNBA President and former Vice Mayor of the Atlanta City Council, Lisa Borders knows that humans make up a business and that business has a long way to go in supporting humans. Because of that, she’s spent her life moving … Read More

Dawoon Kang, co-founder of the online dating app Coffee Meets Bagel (CMB), believes that while dating has changed a great deal over the last 20 years — she also believes that the core of dating has remained the same; true … Read More

She thought she was in the driver’s seat of her life. She had everything she wanted. A successful career in New York City, an MBA, and an education from an Ivy League university. But it all came to a crashing … Read More

As refreshing as it is to see a strong woman character as the lead on screen, it’s just as pivotal to have a woman of the same caliber part of the team that created the story. Screenwriter Margaret LeFauve, also … Read More

The amount of wisdom Kate White, author and former editor-in-chief of Cosmo, has when it comes to making power moves in the workplace, writing and how to be a little more gutsy will truly leave you speechless. But, rightfully so. … Read More

Screenwriter, and director Gina Prince-Bythewood loves love. And, if you’re familiar with her body of work then this is something you may already know. Her portfolio of work includes Love and Basketball, which is about two childhood friends who eat, … Read More

Every day for Tina Tchen is different, and yet that is exactly what keeps her energetic, grounded, and alert. As the former Assistant to President Barack Obama, former Executive Director of the White House Council on Women and Girls, and … Read More

Data is now being called the new oil, so you can say Vivian Zhang is a young Rockefeller of our time. Zhang took an interest in technology when she just a teenager, and has always dreamed of making an impact … Read More

At the age of 25, Katelyn Coghlan’s work includes the creation of an AR ad on the cover of Adweek for M&M. She is the General Manager of In-It VR, a subsidiary of The Glimpse Group that uses Virtual and … Read More

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How Fierce Women Are Challenging Sexism In Film

Natalia Oberti Noguera is an energetic, mission-focused, and passionate speaker who pushes ideas and boundaries while simultaneously inviting you into spaces you otherwise might not know, in order to help you more deeply appreciate how valuing each other’s differences can … Read More

WNBA President and former Vice Mayor of the Atlanta City Council, Lisa Borders knows that humans make up a business and that business has a long way to go in supporting humans. Because of that, she’s spent her life moving … Read More

Dawoon Kang, co-founder of the online dating app Coffee Meets Bagel (CMB), believes that while dating has changed a great deal over the last 20 years — she also believes that the core of dating has remained the same; true … Read More

She thought she was in the driver’s seat of her life. She had everything she wanted. A successful career in New York City, an MBA, and an education from an Ivy League university. But it all came to a crashing … Read More

As refreshing as it is to see a strong woman character as the lead on screen, it’s just as pivotal to have a woman of the same caliber part of the team that created the story. Screenwriter Margaret LeFauve, also … Read More

The amount of wisdom Kate White, author and former editor-in-chief of Cosmo, has when it comes to making power moves in the workplace, writing and how to be a little more gutsy will truly leave you speechless. But, rightfully so. … Read More

Screenwriter, and director Gina Prince-Bythewood loves love. And, if you’re familiar with her body of work then this is something you may already know. Her portfolio of work includes Love and Basketball, which is about two childhood friends who eat, … Read More

Every day for Tina Tchen is different, and yet that is exactly what keeps her energetic, grounded, and alert. As the former Assistant to President Barack Obama, former Executive Director of the White House Council on Women and Girls, and … Read More

Data is now being called the new oil, so you can say Vivian Zhang is a young Rockefeller of our time. Zhang took an interest in technology when she just a teenager, and has always dreamed of making an impact … Read More

At the age of 25, Katelyn Coghlan’s work includes the creation of an AR ad on the cover of Adweek for M&M. She is the General Manager of In-It VR, a subsidiary of The Glimpse Group that uses Virtual and … Read More

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The United State Of Women Aims To Galvanize Women Locally To Continue Fight For Gender Equality

Natalia Oberti Noguera is an energetic, mission-focused, and passionate speaker who pushes ideas and boundaries while simultaneously inviting you into spaces you otherwise might not know, in order to help you more deeply appreciate how valuing each other’s differences can … Read More

WNBA President and former Vice Mayor of the Atlanta City Council, Lisa Borders knows that humans make up a business and that business has a long way to go in supporting humans. Because of that, she’s spent her life moving … Read More

Dawoon Kang, co-founder of the online dating app Coffee Meets Bagel (CMB), believes that while dating has changed a great deal over the last 20 years — she also believes that the core of dating has remained the same; true … Read More

She thought she was in the driver’s seat of her life. She had everything she wanted. A successful career in New York City, an MBA, and an education from an Ivy League university. But it all came to a crashing … Read More

As refreshing as it is to see a strong woman character as the lead on screen, it’s just as pivotal to have a woman of the same caliber part of the team that created the story. Screenwriter Margaret LeFauve, also … Read More

The amount of wisdom Kate White, author and former editor-in-chief of Cosmo, has when it comes to making power moves in the workplace, writing and how to be a little more gutsy will truly leave you speechless. But, rightfully so. … Read More

Screenwriter, and director Gina Prince-Bythewood loves love. And, if you’re familiar with her body of work then this is something you may already know. Her portfolio of work includes Love and Basketball, which is about two childhood friends who eat, … Read More

Every day for Tina Tchen is different, and yet that is exactly what keeps her energetic, grounded, and alert. As the former Assistant to President Barack Obama, former Executive Director of the White House Council on Women and Girls, and … Read More

Data is now being called the new oil, so you can say Vivian Zhang is a young Rockefeller of our time. Zhang took an interest in technology when she just a teenager, and has always dreamed of making an impact … Read More

At the age of 25, Katelyn Coghlan’s work includes the creation of an AR ad on the cover of Adweek for M&M. She is the General Manager of In-It VR, a subsidiary of The Glimpse Group that uses Virtual and … Read More

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Language Of The Gender Gap: Why Job Descriptions Are Biased

Natalia Oberti Noguera is an energetic, mission-focused, and passionate speaker who pushes ideas and boundaries while simultaneously inviting you into spaces you otherwise might not know, in order to help you more deeply appreciate how valuing each other’s differences can … Read More

WNBA President and former Vice Mayor of the Atlanta City Council, Lisa Borders knows that humans make up a business and that business has a long way to go in supporting humans. Because of that, she’s spent her life moving … Read More

Dawoon Kang, co-founder of the online dating app Coffee Meets Bagel (CMB), believes that while dating has changed a great deal over the last 20 years — she also believes that the core of dating has remained the same; true … Read More

She thought she was in the driver’s seat of her life. She had everything she wanted. A successful career in New York City, an MBA, and an education from an Ivy League university. But it all came to a crashing … Read More

As refreshing as it is to see a strong woman character as the lead on screen, it’s just as pivotal to have a woman of the same caliber part of the team that created the story. Screenwriter Margaret LeFauve, also … Read More

The amount of wisdom Kate White, author and former editor-in-chief of Cosmo, has when it comes to making power moves in the workplace, writing and how to be a little more gutsy will truly leave you speechless. But, rightfully so. … Read More

Screenwriter, and director Gina Prince-Bythewood loves love. And, if you’re familiar with her body of work then this is something you may already know. Her portfolio of work includes Love and Basketball, which is about two childhood friends who eat, … Read More

Every day for Tina Tchen is different, and yet that is exactly what keeps her energetic, grounded, and alert. As the former Assistant to President Barack Obama, former Executive Director of the White House Council on Women and Girls, and … Read More

Data is now being called the new oil, so you can say Vivian Zhang is a young Rockefeller of our time. Zhang took an interest in technology when she just a teenager, and has always dreamed of making an impact … Read More

At the age of 25, Katelyn Coghlan’s work includes the creation of an AR ad on the cover of Adweek for M&M. She is the General Manager of In-It VR, a subsidiary of The Glimpse Group that uses Virtual and … Read More

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Advice On How To Recognize And Overcome Your Depression

Natalia Oberti Noguera is an energetic, mission-focused, and passionate speaker who pushes ideas and boundaries while simultaneously inviting you into spaces you otherwise might not know, in order to help you more deeply appreciate how valuing each other’s differences can … Read More

WNBA President and former Vice Mayor of the Atlanta City Council, Lisa Borders knows that humans make up a business and that business has a long way to go in supporting humans. Because of that, she’s spent her life moving … Read More

Dawoon Kang, co-founder of the online dating app Coffee Meets Bagel (CMB), believes that while dating has changed a great deal over the last 20 years — she also believes that the core of dating has remained the same; true … Read More

She thought she was in the driver’s seat of her life. She had everything she wanted. A successful career in New York City, an MBA, and an education from an Ivy League university. But it all came to a crashing … Read More

As refreshing as it is to see a strong woman character as the lead on screen, it’s just as pivotal to have a woman of the same caliber part of the team that created the story. Screenwriter Margaret LeFauve, also … Read More

The amount of wisdom Kate White, author and former editor-in-chief of Cosmo, has when it comes to making power moves in the workplace, writing and how to be a little more gutsy will truly leave you speechless. But, rightfully so. … Read More

Screenwriter, and director Gina Prince-Bythewood loves love. And, if you’re familiar with her body of work then this is something you may already know. Her portfolio of work includes Love and Basketball, which is about two childhood friends who eat, … Read More

Every day for Tina Tchen is different, and yet that is exactly what keeps her energetic, grounded, and alert. As the former Assistant to President Barack Obama, former Executive Director of the White House Council on Women and Girls, and … Read More

Data is now being called the new oil, so you can say Vivian Zhang is a young Rockefeller of our time. Zhang took an interest in technology when she just a teenager, and has always dreamed of making an impact … Read More

At the age of 25, Katelyn Coghlan’s work includes the creation of an AR ad on the cover of Adweek for M&M. She is the General Manager of In-It VR, a subsidiary of The Glimpse Group that uses Virtual and … Read More

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