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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

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

Alyson Charles, also known as “the rockstar shaman” accepted her calling long ago (in another lifetime) to deliver light and love to the world through media. As the executive producer and host of the talk show “Soul Reboot,” with more … Read More

Recognizing the power of real relationships, Jamie Coakley has leveraged her active listening, communication, and people skills to climb the ranks in the male-dominated industry of sales. As the CEO of TwentyPine, a specialized talent firm advising Salesforce professionals and … Read More

For anyone, living in a foreign country often comes with its own set of challenges: acclimating to a new culture, absorbing new customs and traditions, and of course, learning your way around without looking like you’re new to the place. … Read More

Jeanine Liburd is sharing Black stories through her role as Chief Marketing and Communications Officer at BET. “Black people are super cool,” and not coincidentally, Black narratives and issues are being highlighted in mainstream media more than ever before. Liburd … Read More

Cristina Morais proves that it’s not always about what you become, but who you become that truly matters. Growing up, Morais’ ambitions couldn’t be further off from where she landed but through her determination, hard work and persistence she’s managed … Read More

Claire Wasserman, career coach, and founder of Ladies Get Paid, has a clear passion for helping women rise up at work. Honing in on her gift of connecting people to each other and opportunities early on in her career, she … Read More

For most 13-year-olds, a typical day consists of going to school, texting their friends endlessly and scrolling through social media. But for 13-year-old Rachel Wims, music and global philanthropy was a regular part of her teenage life. Her initial encounter … Read More

“Scared money don’t make no money” isn’t just a popular hip-hop colloquialism used by the likes of Jeezy, Lil Wayne, and Meek Mill, but for financier Nicole Reyes, it’s a way of life. Walking into a dismal job market at … Read More

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Women Are On The Path To Dominating The Cannabis Industry

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

Alyson Charles, also known as “the rockstar shaman” accepted her calling long ago (in another lifetime) to deliver light and love to the world through media. As the executive producer and host of the talk show “Soul Reboot,” with more … Read More

Recognizing the power of real relationships, Jamie Coakley has leveraged her active listening, communication, and people skills to climb the ranks in the male-dominated industry of sales. As the CEO of TwentyPine, a specialized talent firm advising Salesforce professionals and … Read More

For anyone, living in a foreign country often comes with its own set of challenges: acclimating to a new culture, absorbing new customs and traditions, and of course, learning your way around without looking like you’re new to the place. … Read More

Jeanine Liburd is sharing Black stories through her role as Chief Marketing and Communications Officer at BET. “Black people are super cool,” and not coincidentally, Black narratives and issues are being highlighted in mainstream media more than ever before. Liburd … Read More

Cristina Morais proves that it’s not always about what you become, but who you become that truly matters. Growing up, Morais’ ambitions couldn’t be further off from where she landed but through her determination, hard work and persistence she’s managed … Read More

Claire Wasserman, career coach, and founder of Ladies Get Paid, has a clear passion for helping women rise up at work. Honing in on her gift of connecting people to each other and opportunities early on in her career, she … Read More

For most 13-year-olds, a typical day consists of going to school, texting their friends endlessly and scrolling through social media. But for 13-year-old Rachel Wims, music and global philanthropy was a regular part of her teenage life. Her initial encounter … Read More

“Scared money don’t make no money” isn’t just a popular hip-hop colloquialism used by the likes of Jeezy, Lil Wayne, and Meek Mill, but for financier Nicole Reyes, it’s a way of life. Walking into a dismal job market at … Read More

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

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

Alyson Charles, also known as “the rockstar shaman” accepted her calling long ago (in another lifetime) to deliver light and love to the world through media. As the executive producer and host of the talk show “Soul Reboot,” with more … Read More

Recognizing the power of real relationships, Jamie Coakley has leveraged her active listening, communication, and people skills to climb the ranks in the male-dominated industry of sales. As the CEO of TwentyPine, a specialized talent firm advising Salesforce professionals and … Read More

For anyone, living in a foreign country often comes with its own set of challenges: acclimating to a new culture, absorbing new customs and traditions, and of course, learning your way around without looking like you’re new to the place. … Read More

Jeanine Liburd is sharing Black stories through her role as Chief Marketing and Communications Officer at BET. “Black people are super cool,” and not coincidentally, Black narratives and issues are being highlighted in mainstream media more than ever before. Liburd … Read More

Cristina Morais proves that it’s not always about what you become, but who you become that truly matters. Growing up, Morais’ ambitions couldn’t be further off from where she landed but through her determination, hard work and persistence she’s managed … Read More

Claire Wasserman, career coach, and founder of Ladies Get Paid, has a clear passion for helping women rise up at work. Honing in on her gift of connecting people to each other and opportunities early on in her career, she … Read More

For most 13-year-olds, a typical day consists of going to school, texting their friends endlessly and scrolling through social media. But for 13-year-old Rachel Wims, music and global philanthropy was a regular part of her teenage life. Her initial encounter … Read More

“Scared money don’t make no money” isn’t just a popular hip-hop colloquialism used by the likes of Jeezy, Lil Wayne, and Meek Mill, but for financier Nicole Reyes, it’s a way of life. Walking into a dismal job market at … Read More

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How Women Are Improving Our Periods With New Technology

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

Alyson Charles, also known as “the rockstar shaman” accepted her calling long ago (in another lifetime) to deliver light and love to the world through media. As the executive producer and host of the talk show “Soul Reboot,” with more … Read More

Recognizing the power of real relationships, Jamie Coakley has leveraged her active listening, communication, and people skills to climb the ranks in the male-dominated industry of sales. As the CEO of TwentyPine, a specialized talent firm advising Salesforce professionals and … Read More

For anyone, living in a foreign country often comes with its own set of challenges: acclimating to a new culture, absorbing new customs and traditions, and of course, learning your way around without looking like you’re new to the place. … Read More

Jeanine Liburd is sharing Black stories through her role as Chief Marketing and Communications Officer at BET. “Black people are super cool,” and not coincidentally, Black narratives and issues are being highlighted in mainstream media more than ever before. Liburd … Read More

Cristina Morais proves that it’s not always about what you become, but who you become that truly matters. Growing up, Morais’ ambitions couldn’t be further off from where she landed but through her determination, hard work and persistence she’s managed … Read More

Claire Wasserman, career coach, and founder of Ladies Get Paid, has a clear passion for helping women rise up at work. Honing in on her gift of connecting people to each other and opportunities early on in her career, she … Read More

For most 13-year-olds, a typical day consists of going to school, texting their friends endlessly and scrolling through social media. But for 13-year-old Rachel Wims, music and global philanthropy was a regular part of her teenage life. Her initial encounter … Read More

“Scared money don’t make no money” isn’t just a popular hip-hop colloquialism used by the likes of Jeezy, Lil Wayne, and Meek Mill, but for financier Nicole Reyes, it’s a way of life. Walking into a dismal job market at … Read More

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Solange’s Letter Is For The Broken Girl Within

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

Alyson Charles, also known as “the rockstar shaman” accepted her calling long ago (in another lifetime) to deliver light and love to the world through media. As the executive producer and host of the talk show “Soul Reboot,” with more … Read More

Recognizing the power of real relationships, Jamie Coakley has leveraged her active listening, communication, and people skills to climb the ranks in the male-dominated industry of sales. As the CEO of TwentyPine, a specialized talent firm advising Salesforce professionals and … Read More

For anyone, living in a foreign country often comes with its own set of challenges: acclimating to a new culture, absorbing new customs and traditions, and of course, learning your way around without looking like you’re new to the place. … Read More

Jeanine Liburd is sharing Black stories through her role as Chief Marketing and Communications Officer at BET. “Black people are super cool,” and not coincidentally, Black narratives and issues are being highlighted in mainstream media more than ever before. Liburd … Read More

Cristina Morais proves that it’s not always about what you become, but who you become that truly matters. Growing up, Morais’ ambitions couldn’t be further off from where she landed but through her determination, hard work and persistence she’s managed … Read More

Claire Wasserman, career coach, and founder of Ladies Get Paid, has a clear passion for helping women rise up at work. Honing in on her gift of connecting people to each other and opportunities early on in her career, she … Read More

For most 13-year-olds, a typical day consists of going to school, texting their friends endlessly and scrolling through social media. But for 13-year-old Rachel Wims, music and global philanthropy was a regular part of her teenage life. Her initial encounter … Read More

“Scared money don’t make no money” isn’t just a popular hip-hop colloquialism used by the likes of Jeezy, Lil Wayne, and Meek Mill, but for financier Nicole Reyes, it’s a way of life. Walking into a dismal job market at … Read More

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How To Ignore Outdated Advice And Crush The Job Hunt

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

Alyson Charles, also known as “the rockstar shaman” accepted her calling long ago (in another lifetime) to deliver light and love to the world through media. As the executive producer and host of the talk show “Soul Reboot,” with more … Read More

Recognizing the power of real relationships, Jamie Coakley has leveraged her active listening, communication, and people skills to climb the ranks in the male-dominated industry of sales. As the CEO of TwentyPine, a specialized talent firm advising Salesforce professionals and … Read More

For anyone, living in a foreign country often comes with its own set of challenges: acclimating to a new culture, absorbing new customs and traditions, and of course, learning your way around without looking like you’re new to the place. … Read More

Jeanine Liburd is sharing Black stories through her role as Chief Marketing and Communications Officer at BET. “Black people are super cool,” and not coincidentally, Black narratives and issues are being highlighted in mainstream media more than ever before. Liburd … Read More

Cristina Morais proves that it’s not always about what you become, but who you become that truly matters. Growing up, Morais’ ambitions couldn’t be further off from where she landed but through her determination, hard work and persistence she’s managed … Read More

Claire Wasserman, career coach, and founder of Ladies Get Paid, has a clear passion for helping women rise up at work. Honing in on her gift of connecting people to each other and opportunities early on in her career, she … Read More

For most 13-year-olds, a typical day consists of going to school, texting their friends endlessly and scrolling through social media. But for 13-year-old Rachel Wims, music and global philanthropy was a regular part of her teenage life. Her initial encounter … Read More

“Scared money don’t make no money” isn’t just a popular hip-hop colloquialism used by the likes of Jeezy, Lil Wayne, and Meek Mill, but for financier Nicole Reyes, it’s a way of life. Walking into a dismal job market at … Read More

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How Fierce Women Are Challenging Sexism In Film

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

Alyson Charles, also known as “the rockstar shaman” accepted her calling long ago (in another lifetime) to deliver light and love to the world through media. As the executive producer and host of the talk show “Soul Reboot,” with more … Read More

Recognizing the power of real relationships, Jamie Coakley has leveraged her active listening, communication, and people skills to climb the ranks in the male-dominated industry of sales. As the CEO of TwentyPine, a specialized talent firm advising Salesforce professionals and … Read More

For anyone, living in a foreign country often comes with its own set of challenges: acclimating to a new culture, absorbing new customs and traditions, and of course, learning your way around without looking like you’re new to the place. … Read More

Jeanine Liburd is sharing Black stories through her role as Chief Marketing and Communications Officer at BET. “Black people are super cool,” and not coincidentally, Black narratives and issues are being highlighted in mainstream media more than ever before. Liburd … Read More

Cristina Morais proves that it’s not always about what you become, but who you become that truly matters. Growing up, Morais’ ambitions couldn’t be further off from where she landed but through her determination, hard work and persistence she’s managed … Read More

Claire Wasserman, career coach, and founder of Ladies Get Paid, has a clear passion for helping women rise up at work. Honing in on her gift of connecting people to each other and opportunities early on in her career, she … Read More

For most 13-year-olds, a typical day consists of going to school, texting their friends endlessly and scrolling through social media. But for 13-year-old Rachel Wims, music and global philanthropy was a regular part of her teenage life. Her initial encounter … Read More

“Scared money don’t make no money” isn’t just a popular hip-hop colloquialism used by the likes of Jeezy, Lil Wayne, and Meek Mill, but for financier Nicole Reyes, it’s a way of life. Walking into a dismal job market at … Read More

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

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

Alyson Charles, also known as “the rockstar shaman” accepted her calling long ago (in another lifetime) to deliver light and love to the world through media. As the executive producer and host of the talk show “Soul Reboot,” with more … Read More

Recognizing the power of real relationships, Jamie Coakley has leveraged her active listening, communication, and people skills to climb the ranks in the male-dominated industry of sales. As the CEO of TwentyPine, a specialized talent firm advising Salesforce professionals and … Read More

For anyone, living in a foreign country often comes with its own set of challenges: acclimating to a new culture, absorbing new customs and traditions, and of course, learning your way around without looking like you’re new to the place. … Read More

Jeanine Liburd is sharing Black stories through her role as Chief Marketing and Communications Officer at BET. “Black people are super cool,” and not coincidentally, Black narratives and issues are being highlighted in mainstream media more than ever before. Liburd … Read More

Cristina Morais proves that it’s not always about what you become, but who you become that truly matters. Growing up, Morais’ ambitions couldn’t be further off from where she landed but through her determination, hard work and persistence she’s managed … Read More

Claire Wasserman, career coach, and founder of Ladies Get Paid, has a clear passion for helping women rise up at work. Honing in on her gift of connecting people to each other and opportunities early on in her career, she … Read More

For most 13-year-olds, a typical day consists of going to school, texting their friends endlessly and scrolling through social media. But for 13-year-old Rachel Wims, music and global philanthropy was a regular part of her teenage life. Her initial encounter … Read More

“Scared money don’t make no money” isn’t just a popular hip-hop colloquialism used by the likes of Jeezy, Lil Wayne, and Meek Mill, but for financier Nicole Reyes, it’s a way of life. Walking into a dismal job market at … Read More

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Language Of The Gender Gap: Why Job Descriptions Are Biased

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

Alyson Charles, also known as “the rockstar shaman” accepted her calling long ago (in another lifetime) to deliver light and love to the world through media. As the executive producer and host of the talk show “Soul Reboot,” with more … Read More

Recognizing the power of real relationships, Jamie Coakley has leveraged her active listening, communication, and people skills to climb the ranks in the male-dominated industry of sales. As the CEO of TwentyPine, a specialized talent firm advising Salesforce professionals and … Read More

For anyone, living in a foreign country often comes with its own set of challenges: acclimating to a new culture, absorbing new customs and traditions, and of course, learning your way around without looking like you’re new to the place. … Read More

Jeanine Liburd is sharing Black stories through her role as Chief Marketing and Communications Officer at BET. “Black people are super cool,” and not coincidentally, Black narratives and issues are being highlighted in mainstream media more than ever before. Liburd … Read More

Cristina Morais proves that it’s not always about what you become, but who you become that truly matters. Growing up, Morais’ ambitions couldn’t be further off from where she landed but through her determination, hard work and persistence she’s managed … Read More

Claire Wasserman, career coach, and founder of Ladies Get Paid, has a clear passion for helping women rise up at work. Honing in on her gift of connecting people to each other and opportunities early on in her career, she … Read More

For most 13-year-olds, a typical day consists of going to school, texting their friends endlessly and scrolling through social media. But for 13-year-old Rachel Wims, music and global philanthropy was a regular part of her teenage life. Her initial encounter … Read More

“Scared money don’t make no money” isn’t just a popular hip-hop colloquialism used by the likes of Jeezy, Lil Wayne, and Meek Mill, but for financier Nicole Reyes, it’s a way of life. Walking into a dismal job market at … Read More

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Advice On How To Recognize And Overcome Your Depression

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

Alyson Charles, also known as “the rockstar shaman” accepted her calling long ago (in another lifetime) to deliver light and love to the world through media. As the executive producer and host of the talk show “Soul Reboot,” with more … Read More

Recognizing the power of real relationships, Jamie Coakley has leveraged her active listening, communication, and people skills to climb the ranks in the male-dominated industry of sales. As the CEO of TwentyPine, a specialized talent firm advising Salesforce professionals and … Read More

For anyone, living in a foreign country often comes with its own set of challenges: acclimating to a new culture, absorbing new customs and traditions, and of course, learning your way around without looking like you’re new to the place. … Read More

Jeanine Liburd is sharing Black stories through her role as Chief Marketing and Communications Officer at BET. “Black people are super cool,” and not coincidentally, Black narratives and issues are being highlighted in mainstream media more than ever before. Liburd … Read More

Cristina Morais proves that it’s not always about what you become, but who you become that truly matters. Growing up, Morais’ ambitions couldn’t be further off from where she landed but through her determination, hard work and persistence she’s managed … Read More

Claire Wasserman, career coach, and founder of Ladies Get Paid, has a clear passion for helping women rise up at work. Honing in on her gift of connecting people to each other and opportunities early on in her career, she … Read More

For most 13-year-olds, a typical day consists of going to school, texting their friends endlessly and scrolling through social media. But for 13-year-old Rachel Wims, music and global philanthropy was a regular part of her teenage life. Her initial encounter … Read More

“Scared money don’t make no money” isn’t just a popular hip-hop colloquialism used by the likes of Jeezy, Lil Wayne, and Meek Mill, but for financier Nicole Reyes, it’s a way of life. Walking into a dismal job market at … Read More

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