As her new film opens, Karen Allen, the actress, producer, director, artist, shows us how Hollywood can get beyond stereotypes and women like us can embrace life more fully.
An unconventional route led Tammy Shaklee from rural America to television news and politics before she created her dream career finding love matches for gays and lesbians.
What does it take to go from stay-at-home mom to leader of a large church? Nancy Marroquin asked herself, “What would you do if you weren’t afraid?”
She started her work life with impressive credentials and experience in architecture, but Christine Chang Hanway learned that what she really wanted to do was tell stories.
Gloria Steinem is a fierce embodiment of the ideals of the 60s and 70s, but is she a nice person? Our author learns the truth.
She didn’t step in front of the camera until her early 50s, but now Gillean McLeod is one of a growing number of “older” models. Here she offers inspiration in bathing suit season.
Jennifer Clement’s fiction often focuses on human rights, and now the acclaimed novelist is taking on the gritty real-life work of protecting freedom of expression and promoting the writing of female authors around the world.
Kathy Murphy has faced plenty of setbacks: job loss, divorce, money problems. But each woe has prompted her to reimagine her life and renew her passion for books and reading. And oh yeah, the movie deal didn’t hurt.
We call them The Pushers—women who are pushing themselves in new directions and toward new passions. We hope that through their inspiration in this regular feature, they’ll push you to take a leap of your own—or maybe just a small first step. Who knows where you’ll end up? Margot Guralnick found her new path on…well, a real path—her dog-walking path.