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Lawyer Maria Woltjen: “My Work Does Make Me Angry, but That Fuels Me”

Lawyer Maria Woltjen: “My Work Does Make Me Angry, but That Fuels Me”

Maria Woltjen, the director of the Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights, talks motherhood, knitting, and letting work get to her sometimes.

A Formerly Anti-Trouser Woman on Learning to Love Pants

A Formerly Anti-Trouser Woman on Learning to Love Pants

Spoiler: Our Foster pant played a big role.

Introducing MM.LaPurr, a Business Cat-sual Line for Professional Felines

Introducing MM.LaPurr, a Business Cat-sual Line for Professional Felines

For our next trick, we’re making cat-friendly versions of our bestselling pieces.

Nathalie Rayes, VP of Public Affairs for Grupo Salinas: “I Don’t Like Leaving Things to Chance”

Nathalie Rayes, VP of Public Affairs for Grupo Salinas: “I Don’t Like Leaving Things to Chance”

The public affairs executive on list-making, mind games, and what it was like to turn down a job offer from President Obama.

The Power of Going It Alone: On Buying an Apartment By Myself

The Power of Going It Alone: On Buying an Apartment By Myself

Buying an apartment is no easy feat, especially on your own. Here’s how one woman did it.

5 Tricks to Keep You Looking Put Together at Work

5 Tricks to Keep You Looking Put Together at Work

MM stylist Makenna shares her five go-to secrets for tackling wardrobe malfunctions at work.

Filmmaker Mathilde Dratwa on Internal Validation and Realizing No One Ever “Makes It”

Filmmaker Mathilde Dratwa on Internal Validation and Realizing No One Ever “Makes It”

The founder of Moms in Film talks accountability, creative field trips, and finding internal validation.

7 Women on How They Tackle Email

7 Women on How They Tackle Email

How these busy and accomplished women have conquered their inboxes.

Anna Quindlen: “Who Doesn’t Take Criticism Personally?”

Anna Quindlen: “Who Doesn’t Take Criticism Personally?”

The novelist and Pulitzer Prizewinner talks ambition, her “greatest surge of confidence,” and her latest book.

A Wool New World: Our New Machine-Washable Fabric Comes from the Italian Alps

A Wool New World: Our New Machine-Washable Fabric Comes from the Italian Alps

We’ve always loved wool for its warmth and comfort—and now we love it even more for its machine washability.

A Peek into Our Chicago Showroom

A Peek into Our Chicago Showroom

Tales from the Windy City MM team.

5 Power Dresses and When to Wear Them

5 Power Dresses and When to Wear Them

Power doesn’t only exist in one form—and, in our newest collection, neither do power dresses. Meet the newest Power Play collection pieces.

Ellen and Julia Lupton on “Precrastinating” and Designing Productive Lives

Ellen and Julia Lupton on “Precrastinating” and Designing Productive Lives

On paper, these twin sisters have vastly different resumes. In reality, their careers are totally intertwined.

On Email, Powerlessness, and Maintaining Sanity in a Pathologically Plugged-In World

On Email, Powerlessness, and Maintaining Sanity in a Pathologically Plugged-In World

Overwhelmed by email? You’re not alone.

Sunday Outfit Planning: A Wardrobe Experiment

Sunday Outfit Planning: A Wardrobe Experiment

How one woman saved on time and mental energy by planning her outfits for the week on Sunday night.

WaterAid America CEO Sarina Prabasi on the Fundraising Power of Poop Jokes

WaterAid America CEO Sarina Prabasi on the Fundraising Power of Poop Jokes

The CEO of WaterAid America talks humor and humanitarian work.

9 Team Members on Their Unique Work Superpowers

9 Team Members on Their Unique Work Superpowers

Beyond Excel skills and project management chops.

Lawyer and Activist Aditi Juneja: Why She Loves the Word ‘Unsolicited’

Lawyer and Activist Aditi Juneja: Why She Loves the Word ‘Unsolicited’

“I feel lost in my career all the time. I think anyone who doesn’t say that is lying, and I think more of us should admit it,” says Juneja, the co-founder of The Resistance Manual.

Noble Knits: Why Everyone Needs a Wholegarment Dress

Noble Knits: Why Everyone Needs a Wholegarment Dress

Call us bold, but we’ve invented the most luxurious dresses of all time, thanks to a collaboration with Shima Seiki.

Julissa Reynoso, Former U.S. Ambassador, on Confidence and Cowboy Boots

Julissa Reynoso, Former U.S. Ambassador, on Confidence and Cowboy Boots

The lawyer and former U.S. Ambassador discusses morning routines, signature sombreros, and working for Hillary Clinton.

CNN’S Laurie Segall on Misfits, Underdogs, and Getting in the Door

CNN’S Laurie Segall on Misfits, Underdogs, and Getting in the Door

Talking to CNN’s tech correspondent about power, inappropriate texts, and phone addiction.

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