Publishers Blog March 2024 | Redefining Value: Here’s to all the Fallen Girls

In a world where historical narratives often glorify male strength and dominance, it's essential to pause and reflect on the intrinsic value of every individual, regardless of gender. As I sat contemplating the significance of having a granddaughter, I couldn't help but confront the unsettling reality of how society has long prioritized boys over girls. Throughout history, the preference for male offspring has been deeply ingrained in many cultures. Sons were seen as heirs, protectors, and carriers of family legacies, while daughters were often undervalued, viewed as burdens, or even subjected to infanticide in extreme [...]

By |2024-03-26T12:38:19-04:00March 26, 2024|Digital Exclusives, Publisher's Blog|

Anne Braden | The Voice of Change

In the midst of Louisville’s vibrant history stands a figure of relentless courage, a woman whose name is synonymous with the civil rights movement and the ongoing fight for justice and equality. Anne Braden, a southern woman who stood up against the currents of her time, remains one of the most influential figures in Louisville's battle for civil rights. As we celebrate Women's Empowerment and Women's History Month, we turn the spotlight on her legacy, examining how her efforts have sowed the seeds of change that continue to flourish in our community today. Anne Braden's [...]

By |2024-03-26T12:37:46-04:00March 26, 2024|Celebrating the Years, Digital Exclusives|

GRAMMY® Award Winning Louisville Orchestra

In a resounding crescendo of triumph, the Louisville Orchestra has made history by clinching its first-ever Grammy Award. Under the baton of Music Director Teddy Abrams, the orchestra secured the prestigious accolade for “Best Classical Instrumental Solo” at the 2024 GRAMMYs, marking a monumental milestone in its illustrious journey. The winning masterpiece? The groundbreaking collaboration with world-renowned pianist Yuja Wang on her album “The American Project.” Crafted with visionary brilliance and artistic ingenuity, “The American Project” stands as a testament to the Louisville Orchestra’s unwavering commitment to musical innovation and excellence. This ambitious album, released [...]

By |2024-02-29T18:53:52-05:00February 29, 2024|Career, Community, Digital Exclusives, Entertainment, Events, Events, Life & Style|

Honoring Candacy Taylor’s Legacy: The Overground Railroad

In the annals of American history, there exist stories of resilience, ingenuity, and unwavering determination that deserve to be celebrated and remembered. Among these narratives, the revitalization of the Green Book by Candacy Taylor stands as a beacon of hope, a testament to the power of one woman's dedication to preserving a vital piece of African American history. As we commemorate Black History Month, it is only fitting to pay tribute to Taylor's monumental work through her groundbreaking book, "The Overground Railroad: The Green Book and the Roots of Black Travel in America." Taylor's journey [...]

By |2024-02-29T18:26:20-05:00February 29, 2024|Career, Digital Exclusives, Life & Style, Passions|

Who’s That Girl? TANELLE SAWYER

TANELLE SAWYER PRESIDENT OF YPAL Tanelle Sawyer is a visionary leader with a keen focus on innovation, engagement, and empowerment, particularly through education. As the Associate Vice President of Workforce and Economic Development at The Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS), she works tirelessly to enhance partnerships that bridge opportunity gaps and boost economic mobility across Kentucky. Sawyer also serves as the President of The Young Professional Association of Louisville (YPAL), where she champions the development of young professionals, recognizing their crucial role in the city's vitality. Her work intersects education, workforce, and economic [...]

By |2024-02-29T18:28:46-05:00February 29, 2024|Community, Digital Exclusives, Who's That Girl|

Ego Driven vs Purpose Driven: Navigating Motivation in Today’s World

Tawana Bain In the hustle and bustle of modern life, it's all too easy to get caught up in the whirlwind of ego-driven motivations. We're bombarded with images of success, achievement, and competition, often leading us to measure our worth against others. But amidst this sea of external validation, it's crucial to pause and reflect on what truly drives us: ego or purpose? As the publisher of Today's Woman, I've encountered countless stories of women navigating the delicate balance between ego-driven ambitions and purpose-driven pursuits. It's a topic that resonates deeply with me, as I [...]

By |2024-02-29T17:57:15-05:00February 29, 2024|Digital Exclusives, Publisher's Blog|
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