Interviews

Women Interviews-Rachael: Nurse in the ICU Dealing with Life and Death on a Nightly Basis

Starting her workday at 8pm as a nurse in the ICU, Rachael discusses how she prepares herself for a rush that involves life or death decisions. In this interview, we find out how a person’s life is impacted when your work schedule runs contrary to that of everyone else and involves people dying in front …

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Interview with Sarwat: Doctor of Internal Medicine, Co-Founder and Vice-Chair of the Muslim Women’s Fund

After being diagnosed with lung cancer in 2007, Dr. Sarwat Malik was first told she had six months to a year to live. Fortunately, years later, she stands dedicated to the cause of raising awareness of the challenges Muslim women face. After deciding to retire from her internal medicine practice, Dr. Malik became the co-founder …

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Interview with Maggie: Medical Student in Buffalo Interested in Adolescent Medicine

As a second year med student, Maggie talks about the stresses of non stop studying and ongoing debt and shares her views on the new healthcare bill, the importance of insuring everyone and equalizing doctor’s salaries. Although she is a firm believer in healthy lifestyles, her busy schedule does not always allow her to follow …

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Women Interviews-Emily, Founder of HollabackNYC, online forum encouraging women to call out their harassers

When it comes to sexual harassment, Emily May’s motto has always been “If you can’t slap ‘em, snap ‘em!” The twenty-eight year-old co-founder of HollabackNYC explains why a cell phone is a women’s best weapon. Age? 28 Where have you lived? Richmond, VA and London, England.  And of course NYC. Where do you want to live? I have …

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Women Interviews-Rita Henley Jensen: Founder and Editor in Chief of Women’s eNews, online media outlet for women’s issues

Rita Henley Jensen is the Founder and Editor in Chief of Women’s eNews, an independent online media outlet that covers women’s issues while providing women’s perspectives on public policy. A former senior writer for the National Law Journal and columnist for The New York Times Syndicate, Jensen shares her thoughts on issues ranging from the death …

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Women Interviews-Bailey: Bridging the Gap Between All Things Digital and One’s Passion for Literature

Moving here from a quiet town in California, Bailey is managing an often hectic work schedule while pursuing her true passion of all things literary. Although she works at an online company, she has sworn against products like the Kindle and prefers to read books the old fashioned way.  Bailey is not only an avid …

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Interview with Madeleine: Martha Stewart Digital Sales Associate

What’s wrong with wanting to be number one at all times? Nothing at all according to Martha Stewart digital sales associate Madeleine who discusses the importance of being competitive and even a bit selfish when it comes to being a young woman starting a career in sales. Madeleine also shares with us what it is …

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Interview with Kira: Web Analytics Manager Earning her Masters While Expecting Her First Baby

Moving away from her mother, brothers and home in Uzbekistan at 18 to come study in the United States was a tough decision for Kira, but one she does not regret.  Now close to a decade later, she shares with us how she is able to juggle a full time job as a web analytics …

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Interview with Maridel Reyes: Magazine and Online Editor

Self, Glamour, Prevention, Time Out and Family Circle are just some of the magazines that Maridel Reyes has worked for and contributed to, but when she took up a position as National Editor of an online newsletter and website, she traded interviewing the likes of Bono and Caroline Kennedy for the perks of writing about health not …

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Women Interviews-Lindsey Van: Reigning World Champion in Ski Jumping

As the Winter Vancouver Olympics approach this Friday, Lindsey Van, reigning world champion should be busy training and preparing for the event. However this eight time Continental Cup winner has recently been making headlines for much more than her expert ski jumping skills. Lindsay talks about the lawsuit she just lost against the Vancouver Olympic …

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