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This blog abides by word of mouth marketing standards. 8 Women Dream and its contributors believe in honesty of relationship, opinion and identity. If at any time now or in the future, any compensation received which may influence the advertising content, topics or posts made in this blog will be clearly identified as paid or sponsored content.

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Last updated on January 18, 2015

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Catherine Hughes, Be an Online Success

Director of the 8 Women Dream Project at 8 Women Dream
Catherine’s dream is to make 8 Women Dream the premier online publication for women looking to pursue their dreams. She is a published author, a freelance writer, and a guide for those who want their dreams to come true online. Catherine would someday like to be invited to speak at TED about her observations about her 8WD project inviting women to take a chance on their dreams. Wine was required... Catherine posts on Sunday evenings and fills in dream stories as needed.
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