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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

Val Boreland has worked at some of cable television’s top entertainment companies. From Lifetime, to Comedy Central, to working with Sean “Diddy” Combs to launch Revolt, Val knows the ins and out of the entertainment industry all too well. Today, … Read More

Human Ventures is building the next generation of your new favorite brands and apps. Leading this change and the Core Human Team at Human Ventures is Heather Hartnett; a woman with a skill to build running through her veins. Heather … Read More

Growing up, Rianka Dorsainvil, CFP®, never imagined that she would dedicate her career to helping others plan their financial futures. But she knew that she had a love for math and connecting with people. Her interest in financial planning began … Read More

Laurie Segall never imagined she’d end up as a senior technology correspondent for CNN or editor-at-large for CNN Tech – what she did know was how fascinated she was by those that took a different path. It is there, right … Read More

D’Angela “Dia” Simms started off as Sean “Diddy” Combs’ executive assistant 12 years ago. But with the “can’t stop, won’t stop” hustle, she’s climbed the ranks with style and grace and she’s now president of Diddy’s media, lifestyle and entertainment brand Combs … Read More

I first sat down with Sarah Kim in 2015, and since then, a lot has changed (and that is putting it mildly). After learning about her publication, By Way Of Brooklyn, a beautiful magazine that showcases strong women who happened … Read More

As we kick off 2018, you’re likely searching for inspiration and motivation to begin the year on a productive high note. At Her Agenda, we deeply believe in the notion that you can’t be what you can’t see. Week after … Read More

Since the founding of our nation, Washington, D.C., has been the hub of power players and politics focused on driving what’s best for Americans. And while that notion has certainly come under more scrutiny as of late, Washington still has … Read More

Morra Aarons-Mele is a pioneer and visionary. She was one the first leaders to recognize the power of women united and bring that into the digital space. She even helped Hillary Clinton log on for her first internet chat. As … Read More

Sherrell Dorsey is standing in the gap; a phrase that she describes as a way to take up space when an opportunity is being ignored, or where there is a need. Curiosity and asking critical questions led Dorsey to wonder … Read More

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Women Are On The Path To Dominating The Cannabis Industry

Val Boreland has worked at some of cable television’s top entertainment companies. From Lifetime, to Comedy Central, to working with Sean “Diddy” Combs to launch Revolt, Val knows the ins and out of the entertainment industry all too well. Today, … Read More

Human Ventures is building the next generation of your new favorite brands and apps. Leading this change and the Core Human Team at Human Ventures is Heather Hartnett; a woman with a skill to build running through her veins. Heather … Read More

Growing up, Rianka Dorsainvil, CFP®, never imagined that she would dedicate her career to helping others plan their financial futures. But she knew that she had a love for math and connecting with people. Her interest in financial planning began … Read More

Laurie Segall never imagined she’d end up as a senior technology correspondent for CNN or editor-at-large for CNN Tech – what she did know was how fascinated she was by those that took a different path. It is there, right … Read More

D’Angela “Dia” Simms started off as Sean “Diddy” Combs’ executive assistant 12 years ago. But with the “can’t stop, won’t stop” hustle, she’s climbed the ranks with style and grace and she’s now president of Diddy’s media, lifestyle and entertainment brand Combs … Read More

I first sat down with Sarah Kim in 2015, and since then, a lot has changed (and that is putting it mildly). After learning about her publication, By Way Of Brooklyn, a beautiful magazine that showcases strong women who happened … Read More

As we kick off 2018, you’re likely searching for inspiration and motivation to begin the year on a productive high note. At Her Agenda, we deeply believe in the notion that you can’t be what you can’t see. Week after … Read More

Since the founding of our nation, Washington, D.C., has been the hub of power players and politics focused on driving what’s best for Americans. And while that notion has certainly come under more scrutiny as of late, Washington still has … Read More

Morra Aarons-Mele is a pioneer and visionary. She was one the first leaders to recognize the power of women united and bring that into the digital space. She even helped Hillary Clinton log on for her first internet chat. As … Read More

Sherrell Dorsey is standing in the gap; a phrase that she describes as a way to take up space when an opportunity is being ignored, or where there is a need. Curiosity and asking critical questions led Dorsey to wonder … Read More

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

Val Boreland has worked at some of cable television’s top entertainment companies. From Lifetime, to Comedy Central, to working with Sean “Diddy” Combs to launch Revolt, Val knows the ins and out of the entertainment industry all too well. Today, … Read More

Human Ventures is building the next generation of your new favorite brands and apps. Leading this change and the Core Human Team at Human Ventures is Heather Hartnett; a woman with a skill to build running through her veins. Heather … Read More

Growing up, Rianka Dorsainvil, CFP®, never imagined that she would dedicate her career to helping others plan their financial futures. But she knew that she had a love for math and connecting with people. Her interest in financial planning began … Read More

Laurie Segall never imagined she’d end up as a senior technology correspondent for CNN or editor-at-large for CNN Tech – what she did know was how fascinated she was by those that took a different path. It is there, right … Read More

D’Angela “Dia” Simms started off as Sean “Diddy” Combs’ executive assistant 12 years ago. But with the “can’t stop, won’t stop” hustle, she’s climbed the ranks with style and grace and she’s now president of Diddy’s media, lifestyle and entertainment brand Combs … Read More

I first sat down with Sarah Kim in 2015, and since then, a lot has changed (and that is putting it mildly). After learning about her publication, By Way Of Brooklyn, a beautiful magazine that showcases strong women who happened … Read More

As we kick off 2018, you’re likely searching for inspiration and motivation to begin the year on a productive high note. At Her Agenda, we deeply believe in the notion that you can’t be what you can’t see. Week after … Read More

Since the founding of our nation, Washington, D.C., has been the hub of power players and politics focused on driving what’s best for Americans. And while that notion has certainly come under more scrutiny as of late, Washington still has … Read More

Morra Aarons-Mele is a pioneer and visionary. She was one the first leaders to recognize the power of women united and bring that into the digital space. She even helped Hillary Clinton log on for her first internet chat. As … Read More

Sherrell Dorsey is standing in the gap; a phrase that she describes as a way to take up space when an opportunity is being ignored, or where there is a need. Curiosity and asking critical questions led Dorsey to wonder … Read More

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How Women Are Improving Our Periods With New Technology

Val Boreland has worked at some of cable television’s top entertainment companies. From Lifetime, to Comedy Central, to working with Sean “Diddy” Combs to launch Revolt, Val knows the ins and out of the entertainment industry all too well. Today, … Read More

Human Ventures is building the next generation of your new favorite brands and apps. Leading this change and the Core Human Team at Human Ventures is Heather Hartnett; a woman with a skill to build running through her veins. Heather … Read More

Growing up, Rianka Dorsainvil, CFP®, never imagined that she would dedicate her career to helping others plan their financial futures. But she knew that she had a love for math and connecting with people. Her interest in financial planning began … Read More

Laurie Segall never imagined she’d end up as a senior technology correspondent for CNN or editor-at-large for CNN Tech – what she did know was how fascinated she was by those that took a different path. It is there, right … Read More

D’Angela “Dia” Simms started off as Sean “Diddy” Combs’ executive assistant 12 years ago. But with the “can’t stop, won’t stop” hustle, she’s climbed the ranks with style and grace and she’s now president of Diddy’s media, lifestyle and entertainment brand Combs … Read More

I first sat down with Sarah Kim in 2015, and since then, a lot has changed (and that is putting it mildly). After learning about her publication, By Way Of Brooklyn, a beautiful magazine that showcases strong women who happened … Read More

As we kick off 2018, you’re likely searching for inspiration and motivation to begin the year on a productive high note. At Her Agenda, we deeply believe in the notion that you can’t be what you can’t see. Week after … Read More

Since the founding of our nation, Washington, D.C., has been the hub of power players and politics focused on driving what’s best for Americans. And while that notion has certainly come under more scrutiny as of late, Washington still has … Read More

Morra Aarons-Mele is a pioneer and visionary. She was one the first leaders to recognize the power of women united and bring that into the digital space. She even helped Hillary Clinton log on for her first internet chat. As … Read More

Sherrell Dorsey is standing in the gap; a phrase that she describes as a way to take up space when an opportunity is being ignored, or where there is a need. Curiosity and asking critical questions led Dorsey to wonder … Read More

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Solange’s Letter Is For The Broken Girl Within

Val Boreland has worked at some of cable television’s top entertainment companies. From Lifetime, to Comedy Central, to working with Sean “Diddy” Combs to launch Revolt, Val knows the ins and out of the entertainment industry all too well. Today, … Read More

Human Ventures is building the next generation of your new favorite brands and apps. Leading this change and the Core Human Team at Human Ventures is Heather Hartnett; a woman with a skill to build running through her veins. Heather … Read More

Growing up, Rianka Dorsainvil, CFP®, never imagined that she would dedicate her career to helping others plan their financial futures. But she knew that she had a love for math and connecting with people. Her interest in financial planning began … Read More

Laurie Segall never imagined she’d end up as a senior technology correspondent for CNN or editor-at-large for CNN Tech – what she did know was how fascinated she was by those that took a different path. It is there, right … Read More

D’Angela “Dia” Simms started off as Sean “Diddy” Combs’ executive assistant 12 years ago. But with the “can’t stop, won’t stop” hustle, she’s climbed the ranks with style and grace and she’s now president of Diddy’s media, lifestyle and entertainment brand Combs … Read More

I first sat down with Sarah Kim in 2015, and since then, a lot has changed (and that is putting it mildly). After learning about her publication, By Way Of Brooklyn, a beautiful magazine that showcases strong women who happened … Read More

As we kick off 2018, you’re likely searching for inspiration and motivation to begin the year on a productive high note. At Her Agenda, we deeply believe in the notion that you can’t be what you can’t see. Week after … Read More

Since the founding of our nation, Washington, D.C., has been the hub of power players and politics focused on driving what’s best for Americans. And while that notion has certainly come under more scrutiny as of late, Washington still has … Read More

Morra Aarons-Mele is a pioneer and visionary. She was one the first leaders to recognize the power of women united and bring that into the digital space. She even helped Hillary Clinton log on for her first internet chat. As … Read More

Sherrell Dorsey is standing in the gap; a phrase that she describes as a way to take up space when an opportunity is being ignored, or where there is a need. Curiosity and asking critical questions led Dorsey to wonder … Read More

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How To Ignore Outdated Advice And Crush The Job Hunt

Val Boreland has worked at some of cable television’s top entertainment companies. From Lifetime, to Comedy Central, to working with Sean “Diddy” Combs to launch Revolt, Val knows the ins and out of the entertainment industry all too well. Today, … Read More

Human Ventures is building the next generation of your new favorite brands and apps. Leading this change and the Core Human Team at Human Ventures is Heather Hartnett; a woman with a skill to build running through her veins. Heather … Read More

Growing up, Rianka Dorsainvil, CFP®, never imagined that she would dedicate her career to helping others plan their financial futures. But she knew that she had a love for math and connecting with people. Her interest in financial planning began … Read More

Laurie Segall never imagined she’d end up as a senior technology correspondent for CNN or editor-at-large for CNN Tech – what she did know was how fascinated she was by those that took a different path. It is there, right … Read More

D’Angela “Dia” Simms started off as Sean “Diddy” Combs’ executive assistant 12 years ago. But with the “can’t stop, won’t stop” hustle, she’s climbed the ranks with style and grace and she’s now president of Diddy’s media, lifestyle and entertainment brand Combs … Read More

I first sat down with Sarah Kim in 2015, and since then, a lot has changed (and that is putting it mildly). After learning about her publication, By Way Of Brooklyn, a beautiful magazine that showcases strong women who happened … Read More

As we kick off 2018, you’re likely searching for inspiration and motivation to begin the year on a productive high note. At Her Agenda, we deeply believe in the notion that you can’t be what you can’t see. Week after … Read More

Since the founding of our nation, Washington, D.C., has been the hub of power players and politics focused on driving what’s best for Americans. And while that notion has certainly come under more scrutiny as of late, Washington still has … Read More

Morra Aarons-Mele is a pioneer and visionary. She was one the first leaders to recognize the power of women united and bring that into the digital space. She even helped Hillary Clinton log on for her first internet chat. As … Read More

Sherrell Dorsey is standing in the gap; a phrase that she describes as a way to take up space when an opportunity is being ignored, or where there is a need. Curiosity and asking critical questions led Dorsey to wonder … Read More

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How Fierce Women Are Challenging Sexism In Film

Val Boreland has worked at some of cable television’s top entertainment companies. From Lifetime, to Comedy Central, to working with Sean “Diddy” Combs to launch Revolt, Val knows the ins and out of the entertainment industry all too well. Today, … Read More

Human Ventures is building the next generation of your new favorite brands and apps. Leading this change and the Core Human Team at Human Ventures is Heather Hartnett; a woman with a skill to build running through her veins. Heather … Read More

Growing up, Rianka Dorsainvil, CFP®, never imagined that she would dedicate her career to helping others plan their financial futures. But she knew that she had a love for math and connecting with people. Her interest in financial planning began … Read More

Laurie Segall never imagined she’d end up as a senior technology correspondent for CNN or editor-at-large for CNN Tech – what she did know was how fascinated she was by those that took a different path. It is there, right … Read More

D’Angela “Dia” Simms started off as Sean “Diddy” Combs’ executive assistant 12 years ago. But with the “can’t stop, won’t stop” hustle, she’s climbed the ranks with style and grace and she’s now president of Diddy’s media, lifestyle and entertainment brand Combs … Read More

I first sat down with Sarah Kim in 2015, and since then, a lot has changed (and that is putting it mildly). After learning about her publication, By Way Of Brooklyn, a beautiful magazine that showcases strong women who happened … Read More

As we kick off 2018, you’re likely searching for inspiration and motivation to begin the year on a productive high note. At Her Agenda, we deeply believe in the notion that you can’t be what you can’t see. Week after … Read More

Since the founding of our nation, Washington, D.C., has been the hub of power players and politics focused on driving what’s best for Americans. And while that notion has certainly come under more scrutiny as of late, Washington still has … Read More

Morra Aarons-Mele is a pioneer and visionary. She was one the first leaders to recognize the power of women united and bring that into the digital space. She even helped Hillary Clinton log on for her first internet chat. As … Read More

Sherrell Dorsey is standing in the gap; a phrase that she describes as a way to take up space when an opportunity is being ignored, or where there is a need. Curiosity and asking critical questions led Dorsey to wonder … Read More

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

Val Boreland has worked at some of cable television’s top entertainment companies. From Lifetime, to Comedy Central, to working with Sean “Diddy” Combs to launch Revolt, Val knows the ins and out of the entertainment industry all too well. Today, … Read More

Human Ventures is building the next generation of your new favorite brands and apps. Leading this change and the Core Human Team at Human Ventures is Heather Hartnett; a woman with a skill to build running through her veins. Heather … Read More

Growing up, Rianka Dorsainvil, CFP®, never imagined that she would dedicate her career to helping others plan their financial futures. But she knew that she had a love for math and connecting with people. Her interest in financial planning began … Read More

Laurie Segall never imagined she’d end up as a senior technology correspondent for CNN or editor-at-large for CNN Tech – what she did know was how fascinated she was by those that took a different path. It is there, right … Read More

D’Angela “Dia” Simms started off as Sean “Diddy” Combs’ executive assistant 12 years ago. But with the “can’t stop, won’t stop” hustle, she’s climbed the ranks with style and grace and she’s now president of Diddy’s media, lifestyle and entertainment brand Combs … Read More

I first sat down with Sarah Kim in 2015, and since then, a lot has changed (and that is putting it mildly). After learning about her publication, By Way Of Brooklyn, a beautiful magazine that showcases strong women who happened … Read More

As we kick off 2018, you’re likely searching for inspiration and motivation to begin the year on a productive high note. At Her Agenda, we deeply believe in the notion that you can’t be what you can’t see. Week after … Read More

Since the founding of our nation, Washington, D.C., has been the hub of power players and politics focused on driving what’s best for Americans. And while that notion has certainly come under more scrutiny as of late, Washington still has … Read More

Morra Aarons-Mele is a pioneer and visionary. She was one the first leaders to recognize the power of women united and bring that into the digital space. She even helped Hillary Clinton log on for her first internet chat. As … Read More

Sherrell Dorsey is standing in the gap; a phrase that she describes as a way to take up space when an opportunity is being ignored, or where there is a need. Curiosity and asking critical questions led Dorsey to wonder … Read More

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Language Of The Gender Gap: Why Job Descriptions Are Biased

Val Boreland has worked at some of cable television’s top entertainment companies. From Lifetime, to Comedy Central, to working with Sean “Diddy” Combs to launch Revolt, Val knows the ins and out of the entertainment industry all too well. Today, … Read More

Human Ventures is building the next generation of your new favorite brands and apps. Leading this change and the Core Human Team at Human Ventures is Heather Hartnett; a woman with a skill to build running through her veins. Heather … Read More

Growing up, Rianka Dorsainvil, CFP®, never imagined that she would dedicate her career to helping others plan their financial futures. But she knew that she had a love for math and connecting with people. Her interest in financial planning began … Read More

Laurie Segall never imagined she’d end up as a senior technology correspondent for CNN or editor-at-large for CNN Tech – what she did know was how fascinated she was by those that took a different path. It is there, right … Read More

D’Angela “Dia” Simms started off as Sean “Diddy” Combs’ executive assistant 12 years ago. But with the “can’t stop, won’t stop” hustle, she’s climbed the ranks with style and grace and she’s now president of Diddy’s media, lifestyle and entertainment brand Combs … Read More

I first sat down with Sarah Kim in 2015, and since then, a lot has changed (and that is putting it mildly). After learning about her publication, By Way Of Brooklyn, a beautiful magazine that showcases strong women who happened … Read More

As we kick off 2018, you’re likely searching for inspiration and motivation to begin the year on a productive high note. At Her Agenda, we deeply believe in the notion that you can’t be what you can’t see. Week after … Read More

Since the founding of our nation, Washington, D.C., has been the hub of power players and politics focused on driving what’s best for Americans. And while that notion has certainly come under more scrutiny as of late, Washington still has … Read More

Morra Aarons-Mele is a pioneer and visionary. She was one the first leaders to recognize the power of women united and bring that into the digital space. She even helped Hillary Clinton log on for her first internet chat. As … Read More

Sherrell Dorsey is standing in the gap; a phrase that she describes as a way to take up space when an opportunity is being ignored, or where there is a need. Curiosity and asking critical questions led Dorsey to wonder … Read More

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Advice On How To Recognize And Overcome Your Depression

Val Boreland has worked at some of cable television’s top entertainment companies. From Lifetime, to Comedy Central, to working with Sean “Diddy” Combs to launch Revolt, Val knows the ins and out of the entertainment industry all too well. Today, … Read More

Human Ventures is building the next generation of your new favorite brands and apps. Leading this change and the Core Human Team at Human Ventures is Heather Hartnett; a woman with a skill to build running through her veins. Heather … Read More

Growing up, Rianka Dorsainvil, CFP®, never imagined that she would dedicate her career to helping others plan their financial futures. But she knew that she had a love for math and connecting with people. Her interest in financial planning began … Read More

Laurie Segall never imagined she’d end up as a senior technology correspondent for CNN or editor-at-large for CNN Tech – what she did know was how fascinated she was by those that took a different path. It is there, right … Read More

D’Angela “Dia” Simms started off as Sean “Diddy” Combs’ executive assistant 12 years ago. But with the “can’t stop, won’t stop” hustle, she’s climbed the ranks with style and grace and she’s now president of Diddy’s media, lifestyle and entertainment brand Combs … Read More

I first sat down with Sarah Kim in 2015, and since then, a lot has changed (and that is putting it mildly). After learning about her publication, By Way Of Brooklyn, a beautiful magazine that showcases strong women who happened … Read More

As we kick off 2018, you’re likely searching for inspiration and motivation to begin the year on a productive high note. At Her Agenda, we deeply believe in the notion that you can’t be what you can’t see. Week after … Read More

Since the founding of our nation, Washington, D.C., has been the hub of power players and politics focused on driving what’s best for Americans. And while that notion has certainly come under more scrutiny as of late, Washington still has … Read More

Morra Aarons-Mele is a pioneer and visionary. She was one the first leaders to recognize the power of women united and bring that into the digital space. She even helped Hillary Clinton log on for her first internet chat. As … Read More

Sherrell Dorsey is standing in the gap; a phrase that she describes as a way to take up space when an opportunity is being ignored, or where there is a need. Curiosity and asking critical questions led Dorsey to wonder … Read More

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