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Coping With Fear and Depression as An Entrepreneur

It was a wake-up call when the episode of  the new Amazon Prime series, “Modern Love,” that most resonated with me was “Bipolar Girl.” After reading the section on the New York Times for years and subscribing to the podcast, I had actually never come across it until Anne Hathaway so perfectly depicted what it’s… Read More

Alabama and Georgia Just Sentenced Women to Death With Regressive Abortion Bills

I’d like to think that my purpose as a woman goes far beyond being an incubator. I wholeheartedly believe that motherhood is a beautiful and selfless act for those who choose to have children and become mothers. However, ripping women of their bodily autonomy and right to choose when and if they want to become… Read More

Chapter 1: Abuela María

Ninety-seven years ago, on the largest island of the Antilles, Maria Rodriguez Pombo married Jacob Varela. At 16 years old, Maria had returned from Spain to her native Cuba to finalize the marriage her parents had arranged for her with a man they know from Coruña. Read More