Articles in Category: Women In the News

Rape Survivor Lisa Marie Iyotte Introduces President Obama

native-american-women.jpgSusan notes: this introduction of US President Obama by Lisa Marie Iyotte is easily one of the bravest pieces of public speaking I have ever seen. It brought tears to my eyes. I was also impressed by the President's compassion and patience: he simply stood there with her, letting her be in the moment, fully experiencing her story as she told it.

Funny, She Doesn't Look Like An Arctic Explorer

elham_al_qasimi.jpgFebruary 9, 2010, update from the Dubai Today show (weekdays 09:00 - 12:00 on Dubai 103.8):

Jessica Swann, broadcaster extraordinaire, and Mohammed Parham Awadhi, co-founder of Wild Peeta, interview 27-year-old Elham Al Qasimi, a United Arab Emirates National woman who intends to be become the first United Arab Emirates National, and thus also the first UAE National WOMAN, and the first Arab woman, to attempt reaching the North Pole unassisted and unsupported.

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Marriage? There's No Rush Says New Site

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Article by Rachel Vasquez.

As she ran down the aisle, away from the man standing at the altar, cries of horror and embarrassment filled the air.

Her grandmother fainted when she discarded her veil, his parents held each other in disbelief, and the sound of the officiant’s bible hitting the floor echoed through the great Church’s abbey.

The bride is Brenna Smith, and that is a reoccurring nightmare she’s had plague her dreams for as long as she can remember.