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Hi fellow feminists ----  In the spirit of closing out 2017 and going into 2018 with open eyes and a full heart, I wanted to check in with you about the past, present, and future for Zora & Amelia. Pretty please give this a quick read. I don't want to be a spammy marketing person. I just truly want to make a difference in a world where we have to have a #MeToo moment to finally call attention to sexual harassment's prevalence in society. In a world where we have a President tweeting insults at women nearly daily. In a...

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After Thanksgiving, I'll be packing my bags and jetting off to Hyderabad, India, to be part of the United States of America delegation to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit! Thanks to the U.S. Department of State, I've been selected to attend (with a full travel scholarship) and meet 1500 entrepreneurs from across the globe.  With a theme of Women First, Prosperity For All, this Summit will have over 50% female business owners, and discuss the ins and outs of running a business. Follow the action here on Facebook.

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This blog is cross-posted from Build & Imagine with their permission. Build & Imagine was founded by Laurie Peterson, after noticing that the kind of play experiences she loved as a child (involving building, problem solving, designing and experimenting) were not well reflected in the “girls” section of most toy stores. She aims to create construction toys that both girls and boys will love. Princess Or Pioneer? 250 Empowering Halloween Costumes for Girls It can be tough to find empowering costumes for girls. I received a catalog from the Spirit Store this week that inspired this post. There were a few...

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"Crafty Bastards’ applicants undergo a competitive jury process and only the top candidates make the cut. Think of it as a real-life Etsy, but curated to feature only the best products." - Crafty Bastards. We're blushing! So excited to announce that we landed a slot at Crafty Bastards, a 14-yr-running top of the line arts and crafts fair in Washington, D.C. Save Saturday November 11 and Sunday November 12 to come visit Zora & Amelia at this epic event, which will be located at Nationals Park this year (outdoors!). Plus, November 12 is my birthday :) From 10am-5pm both days,...

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By Sara MacSorley, author of Super Cool Scientists This year I became an author and a small business owner with the Super Cool Scientists project. Originally, I set out to be a marine science researcher. My degree is in marine biology and I was sure that was my career path until I realized I didn’t like research. After that, I had some amazing mentors who helped me get into science outreach and communication work that eventually let do working in higher education administration. STEM careers are exciting, challenging, usually well-paying, and lead to discoveries that help people and our planet....

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