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Successful Woman: Shameika Mathurin, Esq.

October 12, 2012 by  
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Shameika Mathurin is an Assistant District Attorney and Prosecutor of the State of New York.  She graduated and received  a B.A. from Duke University in 2002, with a double-major in Political Science and African-American Studies.  She received her J.D. from Brooklyn Law School in 2006.  She spent most of her time in college trying to figure out […]

Nursing Student: Shanella Burton

March 6, 2012 by  
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I’m thirty seven years old. I grew up in Southwest Philadelphia, and currently reside in Northeast Philadelphia. I’m recently divorced with two daughters. After separating from my husband I decided to pursue my dream to become a nurse. My biggest obstacle was worrying about how I was going to work seven days a week, find […]

Nurse: Kia Harris

January 22, 2012 by  
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I was born and raised in the inner city of Philadelphia. I am thankful for a mother that had the insight and vision to know that she had to get me out of the “hood”. I am a graduate of Masterman Middle and High School. I received a great education there and credit the foundation […]

Nursing Student: Reneisha Knight

February 14, 2011 by  
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I grew up in North Philadelphia as a Catholic. I attended Gesu Catholic School and West Catholic High School. I enjoy dancing (ballet, jazz, hiphop) and listening to music. I entered the military straight from high school after being awarded a full scholarship to Penn State. I served my time and am now able to […]

Nursing Student: Alisha Banks

February 14, 2011 by  
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My decision to become a nurse at first was a means to make more money. That still is one of my reasons but also because I have worked in the healthcare field as a Certified Nurse’s Assistant (CNA) for so many years, I feel it’s time to advance myself. Also, my grandmother was a huge […]

Successful Woman: Cylia Lowe, Esq.

November 1, 2010 by  
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Cylia Lowe is an Attorney for the Federal Government.  She was born and raised in The Bronx and then moved to Westchester (Hartsdale) for high school. She attended John Jay College of Criminal Justice for 2 years, then transferred to Pace University but withdrew because she attempted to work full time and go to school […]

So you wanna be a Nurse… by ShalenaD.I.V.A.

September 13, 2010 by  
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A conversation I had with a 14-year-old girl in the hair salon in early April of 2010 finally convinced me that I needed to create, an online resource for women that addresses issues such as self esteem, education, career, relationships and so many other issues that are openly discussed on the website. Prior to […]

Successful Woman: Adia Perry, Esq.

June 13, 2010 by  
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  Adia Perry is an associate attorney at a small general practice law firm in Bergen County, NJ. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a BA in Biology, then attended Rutgers School of Law-Newark. Her initial aspiration was to attend medical school to become a forensic pathologist (medical examiner), but after interning at a laboratory […]

Mirror, Mirror… by Cammela Teel, PHR

May 23, 2010 by  
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Congratulations! You finally landed that interview and you’re going through your interview prep list:  Resume?  Check!  References?  Check!  List of intelligent questions to ask the interviewer? Check!  Mirror? Check!   A mirror?!  That’s right, a mirror.   When you meet someone for the first time, they will form their impression of you within a matter of seconds.  […]

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