Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Week 25: Vera Wang

“A woman is never sexier than when she's comfortable in her clothes. That's it. End of story.”

—Vera Wang

American fashion designer.
Wang trained for the Olympics
In 1968 and was featured in
Sports Illustrated. When she
failed to make the team,
she went into the fashion
industry. Left Vogue when
turned down for editor-in-chief
and opened her own design

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Week 24: Anne Sullivan

“People seldom see the halting and painful steps by which the most insignificant success is achieved."

--Anne Sullivan Macy
Teacher & tutor of
Helen Keller

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Week 23: Sister Chan Khong

“If we just worry about the big picture, we are powerless. So my secret is to start right away doing whatever little work I can do. I try to give joy to one person in the morning, and remove the suffering of one person in the afternoon. . . . That is the secret. Start right now.”

--Sister Chan Khong
Expatriate Vietnamese Buddhist nun, peace activist

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Week 22: Roseanne Barr

“The thing women have got to learn is that nobody gives you power. You just take it.”

--Roseanne Barr
Comedian, four-time
Emmy award winning

Article on how Violence against women is a world crisis