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Desiree Michael
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Desiree Michael is a recent implant back to US soil, returning from five years in Athens, Greece, where she was the chief editor of the Athens WING (Women’s International Networking Group) WING Women digital magazine designed to promote women who inspire the forward movement of Greece. She is an advocate for global equity and responsible entrepreneurship. Her blogging style intertwines a segment of American pop-culture (past and present) with her own social statements and observations. She attended Lehigh University for her bachelor’s degree in International Relations and John F. Kennedy University for her administrative certification and master’s degree in Teaching Techniques.

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It's All Greek to Me: Including Maya Angelou

(3) Comments | Posted June 6, 2014 | 2:47 PM

Like the Frozen Yogurt café frenzy on every corner in Greece, our country is on a "Greek" kick: Greek yogurt, Greek pizza, Greek everything, but what about Greek men and Greek names!

One evening last spring, while my, then, 20-year old daughter swam about doing her exercise laps along...

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Real Housewives: Stay the Course or Create a New One?

(0) Comments | Posted April 1, 2014 | 3:35 PM

HuffPost blogger Rachel M. Martin recently asked, "when did making fun of each other become OK?" Unfortunately, it seems that it became OK when Hollywood came to dinner and Andy Warhol's 15 minutes of fame prediction became our daily reality. Drama sells and selective group design is often...

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Gone With the Wind: Another Missed Economic Opportunity To Re-position History

(0) Comments | Posted March 4, 2014 | 10:00 AM

As black fades to green, Black History Month once again came to a close and the annual celebration of Ireland's initiation into the world of Christianity begins. Ironically, marketers have lucked-up on a way to capitalize on this Christian holiday, seemingly without being offensive to anyone, by focusing solely on...

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South Park, Spike Lee and David Bowie Got it Right

(0) Comments | Posted February 19, 2014 | 8:48 AM

Several months ago I returned to the US from a five year life experience in Greece. Though I have no visible submissions to the Huffington Post during my re-acclimation time to the American experience, my personal blog file has a four-part review canvasing the media orchestrated dissension that is successfully...

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Victims Syndrome: The Silencing of Lambs

(0) Comments | Posted August 21, 2013 | 2:48 PM

Nearly 22 years ago, I placed my cherubic newborn baby daughter in the arms of a mother who had lost her own child to a brutal murderer years before.

I offered my child's life to this mother not as a replacement for her lost child, but as my daily...

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Two Tips for Suburban Motherhood: Miranda and Mary Poppins

(2) Comments | Posted May 28, 2013 | 1:32 PM

While closing out the month of May for my team's digital magazine, where we've featured multitasking career mothers, I began mulling over what might be my top two 'best practices' tips that I could share with other mothers. The tips that came to mind, however, seemed so insignificant...

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Sitting Atop the Next Harry Potter

(0) Comments | Posted May 3, 2013 | 11:49 AM

Living in Greece and watching the birth of a long-awaited technological revolution is fascinating in and of itself. Who would have thought that five years forward from the time I moved here from the Silicon Valley and all its money-chasing, fund-this, fund-that obsessions that I would find myself...

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