This website, and the associated book, are dedicated to every woman who’s ever broken through a barrier, violated a taboo, or overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles to achieve what seemed impossible, but was merely difficult . . . without even breaking a nail, or whining about it if she did.
Written by: Lise Stampfli Torme
Margaret “Ketch” Root
An inspiration, a generous friend and a beloved family member
Margaret was born and grew up in the tight knit community of Maple Falls Washington. A precocious and independent child she loved swimming at the local Y, and fishing for Continue reading
Written by: Abby Dryer, PMP
Everyone has their own personal bias, snap judgments and assumptions. The fact that when I enter someone’s office I may look like a young, naive girl in a suit means that I have two choices. I can meet that person’s expectations, acting unsure and potentially afraid or lost; or I can surprise them with what I really am: a dedicated, strong leader that has moved mountains to achieve my goals.Continue reading