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Old April 22nd, 2001, 10:58 PM   #16
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Old July 1st, 2001, 11:03 PM   #17
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After MORE than 4 years I finally earned my BS degree (with honors) in Operations Management. I had to wait tables and work min wage jobs to help pay the bills (by the way I wuz a single mom all the way thru college). Now I am a purchasing agent and I work for a company that sells educational products (boy is this a cool job). I'm sooooo glad I finished school.

I believe we women need to stick together. Always believe in yourself and don't settle for less than you deserve!

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Old July 2nd, 2001, 12:46 AM   #18
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I am an INTJ type. I work as a systems adinistrator at a school district 3/4 time and as a network tech 1/4 time (torubleshoot systems, networks and workstations at two different schools). I spend a lot of time with kids, which I like. Especially the wee elementary kids who are just too cute. I'm not an educator though I have agreed to teach an "Introduction to Applied technology" course for the high school. I have summers off and use it to fish and camp.

(((((((BUSY One)))))))) Congrats and hats off to you! What could be harder than to be a single parent and work and go to school! I went back to college at 33... it was hard enough and I had no kids!
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Old July 8th, 2001, 04:57 AM   #19
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I'm co-ordinating programs for young women ages 11-14 and 14-18 this summer. I'm looking for ideas for creative workshops on topics like self esteem, body image, media awareness, gender issues, homosexuality/anti-homophobia, racism, sexuality...etc.
if anyone has experience or has run successfull workshops like these and are interested in helping me out, can you please contact me. thanks

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Old July 8th, 2001, 01:22 PM   #20
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Hi squiddy! I've watched and participated in workshops like the ones you describe, and one of the most interesting that I remember was held at a community college. The initial topic was "classroom assertion," but the focus shifted quickly to fathers of girls/women. The panel was composed of young women ages 18-20, some of whom could not function in classrooms because they felt intimidated, and others of whom were so assertive that they couldn't understand why other female students did not just speak up. Each told stories of their father, and what we learned loud and clear was that those with fathers who had encouraged free exchange between themselves and their daughter raised assertive, confident women. Those fathers who were distant or played the role of disciplinarian only or were just plain absent, raised daughters who feared all authoritarian situations.

And my career? I teach. LOL
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Old July 8th, 2001, 02:32 PM   #21
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Squiddy:

Some links that might help:

<a href="http://www.ualberta.ca/dept/health/public_html/healthinfo/BODYIM.HTM">Food, Weight, and Body Image</a>
<a href="http://www.ualberta.ca/dept/health/public_html/healthinfo/STRESS.HTM">Students and Stress</a>
<a href="http://www.ualberta.ca/dept/health/public_html/healthinfo/OUTER.HTM">"Outercourse"</a> (safe sex, <b>includes STD, birth control, and HIV education software</b>)
<a href="http://www.ualberta.ca/dept/health/public_html/healthinfo/HEALTHINFO.HTM">Useful Links</a> (other items that might help considerably)

I think you're doing a great thing!
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Old August 2nd, 2001, 01:14 AM   #22
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I am so very thankful for the test site! I will have fun with this as I am seeing such few options in terms of career moves. I am glad that this will give me a chance to view something a bit more tangible than the ideas that float through my head while doing my boring little job.

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Old August 24th, 2001, 04:37 PM   #23
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Talking I work for me!!!

I have a home based business that I am building. I'm not getting rich quick or anything, but it does bring me fulfillment and allows me to do something that I enjoy. I work in the area of network marketing and I have grown so much as a person from it! It's not for everyone, but I love it! Okay, that's what I do.
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Old October 21st, 2001, 05:40 PM   #24
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Smile Women embrace this industry and truly make it happen!!

Learn how their lives were changed, and how they changed the lives of others. These women utilize all the modern technology afforded them and are very successful. Be a part of an exciting industry. Visit: http://lhannah.netwomancentral.com

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Old January 13th, 2002, 01:03 AM   #25
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I am a working mother of 2. My son is 10 and my daughter is 7. I work within a dealership as a Service Consultant.
I was in the military for 6 years-Security Police. Then onto waitressing and bartending for years. 2 and 3 jobs at a time to manage the bills and 2 children. Then I worked within a Freightliner Dealership for 3 years. Moved to Texas where I started in the automobile dealerships. And here I am now in Colorado in another dealership.
I don't know if I would change it all.
But I know that I would change some of it especially the 2-3 jobs at once. That is insane. And if I could get within an office and make the money that we are used to now I would in a minute. I would jump at it. But for now it sure does pay the bills.
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Old May 23rd, 2002, 12:10 PM   #26
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I'm a 42 year old single parent, from England and I work as a psychiatric nurse, which entails shifts, weekend and bank holiday working.
I used to work on an acute ward which I found very stressful. Now I work in the community, which I love.
I'd be really interested to learn more about psychiatric nursing in Canada & U.S.A. if anyone would like to get in touch. Julie
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Old May 13th, 2003, 02:24 AM   #27
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Well, *I'M* 'gorgeous' and I LOVE chocky does that count for anything?
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Old September 23rd, 2003, 08:42 AM   #28
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I haven't chatted online before not to sure what I am doing but I'll give it a go. Gidday girls I work in australia in a small town. Our closest city is Newcastle and the Largest city is Sydney which is about 2 and one half ours drive from where I live. We live close to the vineyards, we have beautiful birds in the garden and we have two dogs.
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Old September 23rd, 2003, 08:56 AM   #29
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Hi deb! Nice to meet you. Be sure to check out the chatroom info at: http://www.wowwomen.com/wowchat.shtml

Sounds beautiful where you are.
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Old September 23rd, 2003, 09:28 AM   #30
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thanks for the reply. More to the point where are you I am in Australia, are you? Who is Liam ?
Is he some kind of actor ?
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