Lauren N. Williams

Project Runway's Dark Horse
Dmitry Sholokhov's Project Runway triumph came as no surprise to the designer. After giving up on everything to compete for fashion's c…
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Project Runway: Making It Work
Tasked with creating an inspired look for the modern working woman, season 10 Project Runway designer Melissa Fleis stepped out of her …
Running in Heels
Attention, political junkies: 2012 is a record year for female candidates. Meet the women to watch (and vote for) this campaign season.
Project Runway's New York
Project Runway wouldn't be the same without the backdrop of Manhattan woven throughout each episode. Here, a must-see, must-do guide to…
Fashion Gives Back: Kate Spade Exclusive
Snag this exclusive Kate Spade New York phone case, change a woman's life.
What's Your Slavery Footprint?
You might be surprised by how some of your things are actually made.
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White House Urges More Student Loan Transparency
Can uniform financial aid letters solve our student debt problem?
The Path to Justice on Indian Reservations
New response teams are in place to fight rape on Native American reservations.
I Started at the Bottom… Now I'm the Boss!
Meet four power players who started on the lowest rungs of their companies and made it to the very top. Here, they reveal their secrets…
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The Student Loan Diaries: Stephanie Alicia
In the first of a weekly series, one Marie Claire reader shares her story of student debt, and what she's doing to get out of the hole.
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Current Facebook Status: Organ Donor
Thanks to the social network's partnership with Donate Life America, changing someone's life just got easier.
The Smart Girl's Travel Guide
Nail your next business trip by passing for an in-the-know local. Tuck this handy cheat sheet in your bag and thank us later.
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America's War on Girls
Author Caitlin Flanagan wants to protect teen girls from the Internet and shield them from racy song lyrics. Is she right or crazy old…
Serve with a Veteran on 11/11/11!
Veteran's Day is 11/11/11. Here's how you can serve stateside. 
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New TV Special Lauds Women in War and Peace
A hard-hitting PBS mini-series goes global to bring us heroic stories of women war activists.
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My High School Boyfriend Was Gay
A new site celebrates ill-fated romance.
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Send a Girl to College with Global Give Back Circle
Help support an amazing cause for young women in Kenya.
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Kids on the Sex-Offender Registry: A Marie Claire Survey
As American teenagers increasingly get labeled as sex-offenders for offenses such as sleeping with an underage high-school sweetheart …
Free Birth Control!
Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius unveils important news for women
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Sara Bareilles Uses "All Hands" to Help Japan
The "Uncharted" singer rolls up her sleeves during an eye-opening visit to the tsunami-devastated nation.
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5 Things You Didn't Know about the Royal Wedding
From the couture lace to the bike-riding photogs, learn the last-remaining secrets of the big day.