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Articles by Katherine Baeckeroot

About Katherine Baeckeroot (8 Articles)
Katherine is a developing yogi who spends most of her time writing, reading, singing off key or speaking Spanish. She helped to co-found UNDER_WIRE when it was Beyond the Glass Ceiling in the winter of 2013. After spending the summer in Madrid, her life plans involve owning cats, drinking coffee and traveling the world one country at a time.

Techni-gizmo-gear and fashion trendsetting

November 18, 2014 // 0 Comments

One of the most inspirational people that I have recently become aware of is a designer from the Netherlands. As a professional designer, lecturer, curator and engineer Anouk Wipprecht combined her passion and knowledge to create some of the most interesting and supremely unique work in the field of fashion; and she has used micro-controllers to ...

At the gym

November 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

I ran seven miles Saturday morning. Sure it was probably the slowest seven miles anyone has ever run in the history of seven-mile runs, but I did it, it felt great and I was proud. I did this at the gym, which in and of itself is kind of crazy, because seven slow miles holed up on a treadmill really isn’t tons of fun (especially if you’re on ...

Live naturally, be healthy, eat delicious

October 9, 2014 // 0 Comments

About three years ago, when my obsession with Pinterest officially began, I came across a food blogger who had quickly become my foodie goddess, source of hundreds of repinned pins, and natural food knowledge tree. Naturally Ella (Erin is her given name) is a blog that focuses on seasonal vegetarian food, and has grown to include baking, ...

A woman in Spain Part II.

October 8, 2014 // 0 Comments

One article, let alone fifty articles, could never sum up the experiences that I had traveling in Spain (as well as Germany–that place is the shit). As some of you readers may know by now, I developed an eating disorder as I was entering 11th grade. This morphed into a six-year-long journey of self-mutilation, depression, hope, healing and ...

A woman in Spain

October 7, 2014 // 1 Comment

This past summer I studied abroad in Madrid, Spain for two months. This was a spectacular experience that I could never take for granted. My life has changed significantly and I couldn’t be more grateful for the opportunities I have in my life. Many of which, I was completely unaware I had prior to traveling, or went unrealized until after I ...

U.S. moves one step closer to marriage equality

October 7, 2014 // 0 Comments

This past Monday we once again moved forward as a country in terms of marriage equality. The Supreme Court denied appeals made by five different states that ban marriage between same-sex couples. Because of this move by the Supreme Court, same-sex marriages can no longer be banned in the states of Wisconsin, Virginia, Utah, Indiana and Oklahoma. ...

All about that… NO.

October 5, 2014 // 0 Comments

An appearingly catchy pop song about loving your body has become popular lately on music charts. Meghan Trainor’s tune “All About That Bass” contains lines such as: “I see the magazine workin’ that Photoshop/ We know that shit ain’t real/ C’mon now, make it stop/ If you got beauty building, just raise ‘em up/ ‘Cause every inch ...

Top 5 Global Female Activists

November 6, 2013 // 0 Comments

The interconnectedness of the world today is astounding. Technology has allowed us the opportunity of learning about a vast array of cultures that live in conditions that may be far different from our own. As citizens of this new world we have a duty to be knowledgeable of the events occurring across the globe, as well as the adversity that ...