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Michelle Breyer

Michelle Breyer
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While working as an award-winning business reporter for a daily newspaper in Austin, Michelle Breyer co-founded NaturallyCurly 1998. NaturallyCurly - which empowers, educates and inspires world for women with curly, coily and wavy hair - into one of the largest media companies dedicated to hair topics. She has written for a number of publications.

The Importance of Sun-Proofing Your Eyes

We all know about the dangers that UV rays pose when it comes to our skin: skin cancer, premature aging, wrinkles. But many people don't think about the harm that sun exposure can have on their eyes.For skiers, runners and anyone who spends time outside, sunglasses are a must,...

Ageism Eliminated For This Tech Company

With all the depressing tales of ageism we hear, it’s refreshing to hear a positive story. This one came to us courtesy of Brett Callow of Emsisoft, an antivirus company that eliminated bias from the hiring process.“I thought that you might enjoy hearing about a company at which age isn’t...

Michaela Angela Davis, 54

Activist Michaela Angela Davis didn’t go looking for her latest cause. It came right to her as her 50th birthday approached.Rather than hiding from it, she opted to embrace her age, posting “50 Days to 50” on her Tumblr page. She showed it all: the ups and the downs,...

Jamie Wyper, 70

When architect Jamie Wyper bought his first beehive 15 years ago, it was the most terrifying day of his life. But soon he realized that being a good beekeeper meant creating an ideal environment for his bees — access to meadows, woodlands and gardens to forge for pollen —...

4 Valentine’s Day Reads

"She reminded him that the weak would never enter the kingdom of love, which is a harsh and ungenerous kingdom, and that women give themselves only to men of resolute spirit, who provide the security they need in order to face life." -- Love in the Time of CholeraThe...

Barbara Summers, 71

Barbara Summers is a survivor in every sense. Over the course of her 71 years, she has become a master at adapting to life's unexpected opportunities and adversities to reshape, redefine and improve her life.Her personal identity has shifted multiple times — teen mom, abused wife, entrepreneur, breast cancer...

Age Discrimination: Are Men Hurt More than Women?

With the topic of age discrimination in the workplace top of mind, some have assumed that women are impacted more than men. The findings of a recent study may surprise you.Age discrimination in the office may not affect both genders equally, and in one important respect, older women actually...

Peter King Robbins, 62

Peter King Robbins has lived most of his life moving at breakneck speed, pushing up against and breaking down barriers — whether it be racing a motorcycle at 170 miles per hour, climbing a Himalayan peak or beating out some of the world’s largest advertising agencies for ad campaigns.“Part...

Susan Feldman, 63

A plaque on a bench in New York’s Central Park reads "Arthur J. Krakower. 1921-2009. Still Inspiring." For successful entrepreneur Susan Feldman – the visionary behind home-decor empire One Kings Lane – her father has served as a powerful role model to her of the power of reinvention.After a...

Digital Native: Ageism’s New Code Words?

“The ideal candidate is a digital native who understands beautiful design, thoughtful UX, digital strategy, and client interaction.”“3 to 7 years leading or participating in business or technology projects, preferably in a consulting environment.”“We’re a team of energetic, young professionals that share a love for dogs, beaches, sunshine, and...