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Women presidents in the making

Women constitute nearly 60 percent of the undergraduates and over 60 percent of the graduate students in America. Women also

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Truth-teller

It was the early ’90s, and I had a dilemma. I was beginning to realize that I was a fraud. 

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Basketball standout Linda Roberts wasn’t always one of the biggest stars of the game. Staff at the park where she

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Global thinking, local results: Somali native, Fatuma Elmi, gives refugees a helping hand

Timing-both good and bad-looms large in Fatuma Elmi’s life. She was born in an area of Somalia under Italian colonial

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Problems to solve: Sandra Brick shows a woman’s place is in the patent office

Let’s admit it-when we hear “inventions,” we think of scientific gadgets and gizmos, complicated devices making whirring noises. Turns out

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Mothers of invention: Women invent Kevlar, signal flares and more

The nuggets of truth became the gems. Catherine Thimmesh didn’t set out to write a book about women inventors. The

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Women are the solution : Q&A with Sheryl WuDunn

Sheryl WuDunn (Courtesy Photo) Empowering women and girls is the most effective way to fight poverty and extremism, according to

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Foster peace: A small town in northwestern Minnesota celebrates its diversity

“The road toward peace starts in our own neighborhoods and communities,” said Johanna Christianson, a Dutch immigrant who has made

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Story time : Children’s literature expert, Karen Nelson Hoyle, on women’s themes in storytelling

People come from all over the world to see the Kerlan Collection of Children’s Literature at the University of Minnesota,

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Memory maps: Mona Smith finds stories about the past in order to create a better future

Sisseton Wahpeton Dakota storyteller and media artist Mona Smith is creating a memory map of the bdote area of the

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2010 Changemaker: Silvia Pérez Sánchez

Organizer in Powderhorn neighborhood creates community for Latina immigrants This past summer, a tired, lifeless lot in Minneapolis’ Powderhorn neighborhood

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Art for change CoverArtist:Tammy Ortegon’s art has something to say

If you’ve been to the corner of 34th and Cedar or the corner of 38th and Grand in Minneapolis you’ve