Thursday, August 20, 2015

Updates on Amazing Women Breaking Down Barriers in the News

Live your dreams.
Hello and welcome to the Girls Succeed! blog. I'm J.Q. Rose, author of the eBook for girls, Girls Succeed! Stories Behind the Careers of Successful Women. 

I hope you've enjoyed lots of summer fun activities.
Beautiful Lake Cadillac, Michigan
I have, as evidenced by my hiatus from writing this blog. We've had lots of company, played with our grandkids, and camped at several beautiful places in Michigan with our family,
Sign on our camper
I finished writing a mystery novel, and I had eye surgery. And even that didn't ruin my summer, just slowed me down a bit using the computer.

Updates on Amazing Women Breaking Down Barriers in the News

1. Two strong, brave women will be the first females to pass the grueling course to become Army Rangers. Their names have not been released, but they will be soon when they graduate from the program tomorrow, Friday, August 21.

2. Sarah Thomas made news when she became the first National Fotball League permanent female referee and has started working pre-season games. Check out the blog post about Sarah on the Girls Succeed! blog here.

Female coach in the NBA
3.  Becky Hammond is the first woman to coach as a full-time employee of the National Basketball Association. She will be an assistant coach with the San Antonio Spurs.

Congratulations to all these amazing, successful women! They certainly had to Dream Big to achieve these accomplishments.
Dream Big!
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