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Summer Owens and Memphis Police Chief Cerelyn Davis
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3 Lessons Learned from 36 Years of Powerful Women of Achievement Stories

Exactly 10 years ago, I became a part of the Women of Achievement sisterhood. It was and has been one of the greatest honors of my life as I sat with women I admired including my African American history professor from a decade earlier, Dr.…
Deborah Clubb
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Sharing the Storyteller’s Story: Deborah Clubb S.O. What! Success Story

When I published my memoir in 2010, I had no idea the opportunities (and challenges) it would bring to my life. One of the first was when I received the Women of Achievement Heroism Award. That’s when I met one of the founders of Women of…
Dr. Beverly Bond
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Dr. Beverly Bond S.O. What! Success Story

No, I did not get excited when I signed up for an 8 am history class every Tuesday and Thursday morning.  I was not a morning person nor a history-lover. Although Dr. Beverly Bond did not make it easy for me to get up early, she did make…
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Can You Be Happy Being Last on the List?

On January 20th, I sat like most of America watching history being made. Regardless of one's political views, the fact remains that a woman and of color was in the position of Vice President of the United States. Something my mother and certainly…