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“My friends and family are everything to me.

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“I do what I do because I am what I am.

Like most people, I wear many hats and inhabit many roles. I am a constant work in progress and love to color outside the lines.

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Maria’s Sunday Paper: What Makes You Feel Loved?

Maria’s Sunday Paper: What Makes You Feel Loved?

Ever since I was a little girl, I’ve been mesmerized by love stories. Love stories in books. (Hello, “Wuthering Heights.”) Love stories on the big screen. (“The Sound of Music,” “Notting Hill,” “Love Actually”… I won’t tell you how many times I’ve watched these films...

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MAKE A DIFFERENCE
MOVE HUMANITY FORWARD

CONVERSATIONS THAT MOVE HUMANITY FORWARD

Brian Grazer & John Paul DeJoria
Creative Minds Changing How We Work 

Janet Mock
Exploring Identity and Lessons Learned

Jack Kornfield
Finding Love and Happiness

STORIES THAT MOVE HUMANITY FORWARD

How to Discover Your True Life’s Purpose

We all have a unique purpose. Exodus 9:16 says, “But I have raised you up for this very purpose, that I might show you my power that my name might be proclaimed in all the earth.” There is a greater purpose at work than your personal happiness or satisfying ego....

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Don’t Hate on Love

I am a sucker when it comes to Valentine’s Day. The balloons, the candlelit dinners, the lovey-dovey messages…they all totally get my heart beating. Yes, I love this holiday that’s filled with chocolate heart boxes, cupid-shaped cards, and stunning red roses. In fact,...

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Every 66 seconds, a new brain develops Alzheimer’s.

Two-thirds belong to women and no one knows why.


JOIN ME IN MY MISSION

JOIN ME IN MY MISSION

Every 66 seconds, a new brain develops Alzheimer’s.

Two-thirds belong to women and no one knows why.

SOME THINGS NEVER
GO OUT OF STYLE.

Conversations & speeches from 
The Women’s Conference, a gathering
of the greatest hearts and minds.

SOME THINGS NEVER
GO OUT OF STYLE.

Conversations & speeches from The Women’s Conference, a gathering of the greatest hearts and minds.

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