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Amy Sewell

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She's Out There! Her Name Is Fiona Lowenstein!

(2) Comments | Posted September 9, 2009 | 5:36 PM

She's Out There! by essayist Fiona Lowenstein, New York, NY

At 12 years old, I began my essay for She's Out There! with the sentence, "I sincerely hope I am not the first woman president." My aspiration to join a long...

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The Olsen Twins and the Model UN

(2) Comments | Posted August 2, 2009 | 10:58 PM

My obsession with the Olsen twins was extreme when I was growing up. I can look back at their videos, pictures, absolutely anything of theirs and pinpoint things I did based on what they had done. It makes me stop and think about how much Hollywood influences young girls, especially...

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She's Out There! Her Name Is Hannah Kuhn-Gale

(0) Comments | Posted July 20, 2009 | 1:26 PM

By Hannah Kuhn-Gale, Essayist from the book She's Out There! The Next Generation of Presidential Candidates.

I'm almost 10 years old and was 7 when I submitted my essay to She's Out There! I am really excited to be one of the girls/women in this anthology. It's cool that...

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She's Out There! Her Name is Kara Silverman!

(1) Comments | Posted July 13, 2009 | 3:36 PM

Essayist Kara Silverman from She's Out There! The Next Generation of Presidential Candidates. (LifeTime Media; B&,,

As I turn 26 today, it is a very different world than when I wrote my essay. President Obama is holding the reigns to the country, Senator Clinton is now...

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She's Out There! Her Name Is Ingrid Schuster Tighe

(0) Comments | Posted June 17, 2009 | 3:16 PM

Where were you when you had your "ah-ha" moment? The moment when you knew exactly what you wanted to do in life? Were you a child writing on the chalkboard explaining a math problem to your peers when you realized you were destined for a life in academia? Maybe you...

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She's Out There! Her Name is Ray Rubin

(0) Comments | Posted June 12, 2009 | 11:23 AM

I'm Out There!

When I explain to people that I'm part of an anthology of young women who aspire to be president, I always add that my essay is tongue-in-cheek, not like those of all the other essayists, I chide, who really plan to run one day. Eye rolls ensue....

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SHE'S OUT THERE! The Next Generation of Presidential Candidates Essays by 35 Young Women Who Aspire to Lead the Nation

(1) Comments | Posted May 19, 2009 | 6:58 PM

"Where are all the women?" asked 9-year-old Alexandra Desaulniers when visiting the White House portrait gallery. Her mother explained, "There are no portraits of women here because there haven't been any female presidents yet." That's the moment Alexandra decided she wanted the job. After hearing this story, I realized there...

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