Upfront: It’s Good To Have Friends

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Friendship has always been part of human communities but in our busy lives and mobile society it’s not easy to keep friendships alive. Yet both social and neuro-medical scientists increasingly confirm the benefits of social engagement for our health, wellbeing and even longevity. Here are three stories of women who have made the effort to […]

Profile: Making a Difference


Kay Scroggins’ Company Tests Medical Therapies for Safety and Effectiveness In 2015, Kay Scroggins was one of only five CEOs to receive the inaugural C-Suite Award from the San Antonio Business Journal in the category of small/midsize businesses. No one was surprised. Since 2001, Scroggins has been successfully running Clinical Trials of Texas, one of […]

Women on the Move


Julie Dahlberg Julie Dahlberg is a first-time executive director, leading Pay It Forward Ministries, a San Antonio charity that helps keep recovering alcoholics and addicts from becoming or returning to homelessness due to addiction. Her background is in program development and fundraising while serving great local charities which address the needs of military members and […]

Women In Business: In the Face of Aristotle, Five Women Find Their Passion in Law


Aristotle is credited with saying, “The law is reason free from passion.” The five San Antonio attorneys featured in this issue would perhaps disagree with the classic philosopher, since they believe passion for the law keeps them serving clients at their highest level. In fact, they do not see how they could continue without it. […]

See the Best of Big D


Do Dallas in Style the Summer Everything is bigger in Texas, and that’s certainly true of Dallas, a sprawling city of big business and buildings, big hats and big hair, flashy corporate suits and hand-tooled cowboy boots. Of its sibling cities—Houston, San Antonio and Austin—Dallas is the fun and flirty one, unapologetically ostentatious, flaunting its […]