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A Doctor Who Endorses High-Heels!

Okay, think of a podiatrist: does a white-haired man who tells you to wear orthopedic shoes come to mind? We thought the same thing, until we were introduced to Dr. Emily Splichal, a.k.a Dr. Legs. Dr. Legs is not only a young and fabulous podiatrist, but she also totally endorses (drumroll, please...) wearing high-heels! See more on this amazing woman... CONTINUE READING 22

Beyoncé Prize Pack Just 4 You: Winners

A while back, we asked our Shecksters to use Beyoncé's hit song "Best Thing I Never Had" as an inspiration to tell us the best thing that they never had. Thousands of you entered, and the stories (and dedication to Ms. B!) were all inspiring. It was tough to pick our final four, but here they are! GRAND-PRIZE WINNER: If I ... CONTINUE READING 14

A Woman Who’s Empowering Divorcees

Going through a divorce or called it quits on your marriage a while back? You may think anyone who says there's a light at the end of the tunnel is a little crazy, but when Post-Divorce Coach Lee Block tells you to have hope, we'd believe her. Why? Not only has Lee been there and survived, she's launched a thriving... CONTINUE READING 9

A Money-Savvy Editor on Travel & Entrepreneurship

The economy has been tough for every industry, but journalism has been pretty hard hit. Factor a down economy with slashed jobs in with the switch to online journalism and decreased attention spans, and you've got a recipe for disaster. Or, do you? When seasoned writer/editor Sara Clemence learned she was about to be laid-off, she and two girlfriends started... CONTINUE READING 14

Andrea Correale: Chef & Caterer to the Stars

FYI: Food isn't just about great taste and tons of flavor. It's also about presentation and how you enjoy it. Andrea Correale, Founder of Elegant Affairs Off Premise Catering & Event Design certainly knows this, and as you've seen from her delicious recipes right here on, the pictures are as tantalizing as the taste. So, how did Andrea build... CONTINUE READING 14

Nest Success Story: Ramona

You've already met Rebecca Kousky, the inspiring woman behind Nest, so you'll be psyched for our monthly edition of Nest Success Stories. What is a Nest Success Story? Read on to find out how Nest's unique microbarter system empowers women to thrive in impoverished areas. And don't forget to check back next month for another amazing story! Nest has a... CONTINUE READING 19

Jessica Jackley: An Advocate for Entrepreneurs Everywhere

Meet Jessica Jackley, an entrepreneur who gives back and helps other entrepreneurs get their start. As co-founder and former Chief Marketing Officer of Kiva, Jessica created a unique peer to peer lending platform that allows people to lend as little as $25 to help start a small business. What's more, 100% of that money goes to the individual of your... CONTINUE READING 14

Get Your Dream Smile with Dr. Laura Torrado

A winning smile is something everyone wants, and the ever-evolving and expanding dental field, and specifically dentists like Dr. Laura Torrado, D.D.S., F.A.G.D., are helping to make these dreams a reality! From her mastery of orthodontics and periodontics, to her celebrity clientele's affinity for the ZOOM! Whitening Treatment, Dr. Torrado's acclaimed practice in New York City is a premiere destination... CONTINUE READING 8

Cindy Tawiah: Divalicious Hair Products

Everybody loves to look good and feel good, and Cindy Tawiah helps women do just that with her beauty line Diva By Cindy. Her line promotes longer and healthier hair growth, is all natural and helps empower women (with jobs and charitable proceeds!). Learn more about Cindy and her business below. Cindy Tawiah CEO of Diva by Cindy Hair Products and... CONTINUE READING 12

Nicole Williams: The Most Relatable Career Chick We Know!

If there's anything we love more than a go-getting woman here at Shecky's, it's a go-getting woman who's also authentic. So, what makes Nicole Williams, founder of WORKS by Nicole Williams (!), author of three best-selling books (the latest: Girl on Top: Your Guide to Turning Dating Rules into Career Success), Shape magazine's career contributor, LinkedIn's Connection director, new mom... CONTINUE READING 14