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The Men Behind Tide Risers

As much as the single-gender nature of the Tide Risers program is essential for the type of self-reflective learning and growing we do, one look at the men behind Tide Risers illustrates the critical nature of allies. The dedication of these men to our work is testament to their faith that when we support and uplift one another — men and women alike — we all rise.

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Washington, D.C., Here We Come!

The one constant throughout the transition of making a life as a newlywed woman in a new place and launching a new company was Tide Risers. I don’t know of any other year long experience designed for women and committed to providing each woman the space to get “unstuck” personally and professionally.

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Announcing the 2018 Raleigh Cohort!

I’m excited to see how each woman in this cohort invites us into deeper learning around new paradigms for life and leadership. I’m grateful that we all know one another now, that we have a shared identity as Tide Risers, and that this cohort and community is officially launched. 

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The Power of #MeToo

One of the driving concepts behind Tide Risers was the power of being a member of a group designed to bring people together who share life experiences. But how do we ensure that by choosing to spend time with people like ourselves we don’t end up in a cloistered bubble of self-reflection, through which other voices and experiences can’t penetrate?

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Women Uplifting Women: The Accelerators' Initiative

Thanks to the generosity of a small group of women I refer to as the Accelerators’ Initiative, over 20 percent of our 2017 cohort received financial support to enable them to be a Tide Riser. These women have made this commitment with the generosity, humility, and grace that are becoming of the finest amongst us.

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Tide Risers and My Something Big

When I joined Tide Risers, I didn't know exactly what my "something big" would be, but I knew there was an entrepreneur inside of me clambering to get out. Tide Risers helped give me the number one tool I most needed to launch a new business: confidence. 

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