Carrie Lee Ferguson

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I used to be a real lover of rules.  But my life offered me experiences to grow out of being a rule follower, and I think that’s because the world is changing, and I’m growing with it. Success used to depend on this model of following and applying rules.  This is no longer the case.  Technology gives us access to resources, information and connectivity.  Things are changing at a breakneck pace, and… Read More

This article first appeared in Go Girl, a magazine with a fresh new take on the global perspective of adventurous, independent women. Walking into the 92Y in Manhattan on day one of the Social Good Summit, I feel a new kind of buzz.  Admittedly, it’s partially induced by the newness of donning heels and blazer and blogger status, credentials swaying as I step into a whole new endeavor.  But truly, this buzz is about… Read More

Fate. Providence. The Universe Conspiring.  The Impulse of Evolution. The Journey of the Soul.   It doesn’t matter to me what you call it.  All I know is that a couple years ago, my journey toward some unknown destiny began.  It looked, back then, as if I were coming apart.  And I guess you could say I was- I was in pieces, my head reasoning I must be crazy- how could I possibly… Read More

One hundred brave women on a bridge in Kabul.  13,778 women checking in virtually or in person on the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City.  Rwandan women meeting their sisters from Democratic Republic of Congo on the border of their two countries.  Annie Lenox leading the London March over the Millennium Bridge.  Women in Jacksonville, Florida walking to the top of the Acosta Bridge. Hundreds of bridges.  Thousands of women. What is… Read More