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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>>

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Woman digs deep to go from homeless to attorney


No one can predict the future so when a local woman fell on hard times, she had no idea how far she'd climb later on. More>>

Woman makes fashionable medical ID bracelets


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

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>>

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.

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.

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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