Just because you’re getting up in years doesn’t mean you can’t make sh*t happen. Let Karen Shafer—office worker, trucker in Antarctica, and a supporter of both the arts and the environment—show you the way.
Who says people over 50 can’t start a digital business? Lucy Danziger did—and here she tells Jeannie Ralston how she built a shopping (and gift buying) platform from the ground up.
One brilliant scientist suffered through her male supervisor getting credit for her work. But wait till you hear the stunning move she just made.
Typecast in Hollywood as a “blonde bombshell” Rhonda Shear wore a lot of lingerie. She ended up turning her familiarity with undergarments into a multimillion dollar business.
The former editor-in-chief of More magazine is pioneering a new way for midlife women to learn, connect and share. Jeannie Ralston gets the scoop.
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.
After her marriage ended abruptly, Elise Pettus did what many before her have done: reinvented herself. Pettus’s new incarnation is as a mentor for others in the throes of uncoupling.
Entrepreneur Cindy Joseph has revolutionized the way we think about beauty. Here we learn how her cosmetics business BOOM! has exploded and what advice she gives to would-be entrepreneurs.
After leading a mega ad agency, this firebrand set out to rethink how we approach human sexuality. Fasten your seatbelt.
Talk about turnarounds! Burnt out from watching couples part ways, Beth Liebling decided to help people stay (very close) together with a boutique that sells items both lacy and racy.
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.
Kathy Murphy spun job loss, divorce and money problems into a movie deal.
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?