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Local businesswoman leaves job, devotes her life to animals


Teresa Johnson left corporate America five years ago to pursue her real passion - saving animals. Since then, she's saved thousands. More>>

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Woman makes fashionable medical ID bracelets


It started out as a favor for friend and it's turned into a booming business. More>>

PR woman's job takes her to celebrity heights


She's met hundreds of famous people, from sports to entertainment, in her work. Meet a woman who's going beyond the glass ceiling, one celebrity at a time. More>>

Female architect a major player in the sports architecture world


Sports architecture is typically a man's game, but meet a woman who's not only in the industry – she's a major player in it. More>>

Working hard comes naturally for Kansas City business leader


For many, their parents play a pivotal role in what they end up doing in life. For Rachel Sexton, the seeds for success were planted at an early age. Now, she is going beyond the glass ceiling seven days a week. More>>

All heart: Kansas City cardiologist breaks glass ceiling


A friend's tragic situation put Dr. Tracy Stevens onto the road of entering a field dominated by men. More>>

Young woman taking engineering field by storm


A young woman is taking the field of engineering by storm. More>>

Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts leader soars high


Since 2006, Jane Chu has served as president and chief executive for the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Her mission is to find great artists and performances to showcase at the one-of-a-kind building.

Woman's young age doesn't stop her real estate success


A local real estate agent has turned her living room into a blooming property business. More>>

Woman breaks through boy's club of athletics


Athletics have long been considered a boy's club, but one woman is breaking through that barrier in Kansas City. More>>

Charity started by 2 nuns 4 decades ago growing


Operation Breakthrough was started by two nuns more than four decades ago. Today it has grown and is helping even more women and families. More>>

Woman bundles, CEO, consulting management, motherhood all into one


Denise Kruse's success didn't come overnight, but she said the bumps along the way only make it that much sweeter. More>>

Urban League's Gwen Grant blazes new civic trail


Gwen Grant blazed new trails when she took over management of the Urban League of Greater Kansas City. She has broken glass ceilings for both women and minorities.

Leawood mayor takes unusual path to City Hall


As dedicated as she is to her job, Leawood Mayor Peggy Dunn has always put family first. More>>

Top Chef Celina Tio cracks the glass ceiling for culinary excellence


Celina Tio has come a long way from her days at a Quaker boarding school. The Kansas City chef has taken the culinary world by storm. More>>

Tonganoxie woman's inspiration becomes multi-million dollar company


A 19-year-old college student from Tonganoxie had an idea while working on an archeological dig in Peru that forever changed her life. She turned that inspiration into a multi-million dollar high-end clothing company. More>>

Baker University's Pat Long cracks the glass ceiling for women


Pat Long, who heads up Baker University, is one of the few woman college presidents in Kansas. More>>

Social media helps Kansas City pediatrician connect to patients


Kansas City pediatrician Natasha Burgert is making a name for herself in the world of social media. More>>

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