RealSelf Stories

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Building Confidence Worldwide

  Earlier this year as part of our Beyond Scars partnership RealSelf joined ReSurge International in India. We went to learn more about how providing access to transformative care for…

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RealTalk: Equal Pay Day

This Equal Pay Day, I wanted to start some real talk about gender equity in the workplace, and share what we have been learning at RealSelf as we’ve begun to…

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A look back at a year of ‘Not today, motherf@#!er’ with survivor Kelly Herron

Last year, RealSelf employee Kelly Herron made headlines for bravely fighting off an attacker while she was on a run in her Seattle neighborhood. The attack happened just weeks after…

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RealSelf named a ‘Best Company for Women’ by Comparably

RealSelf has been recognized as a top rated company for women in a new survey by Comparably, a culture and career monitoring website. The list of top-ranked workplaces is based…

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RealSelf Fellow Teaches Through Surgery in Vietnam

When Dr. Joseph Gruss set out on a recent humanitarian medical trip to Vietnam, he did so not expecting to spend much, if any, time in the operating room. The…

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RealSelf’s Volunteering Day at the Treehouse Warehouse

RealSelf employees recently put their sorting, folding, packing, and tagging skills to the test during an afternoon volunteering in the Treehouse warehouse. Treehouse’s mission is to bring equity for youth…

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RealSelf Fellowship Assists Project Medishare’s Haiti Efforts

For 15 years, Dr. Seth Thaller and his team with Project Medishare have taken humanitarian medical trips to Port Au Prince, Haiti, every quarter. Some trips have been postponed due…

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RealSelf Joins Food Lifeline During National Volunteer Week

Every year, millions of pounds of food goes to waste in Seattle. We’re not talking about the avocado you forgot in the back of your fridge. We’re talking about good food from…

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#RealSelfLife: 21 Questions With Amber From Sales

If you met Amber for the first time, it might be hard to see her as anything other than a star member of the RealSelf sales team. One of our most successful…

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RealSelf Fellow Raises the Level of Care in Nicaragua

The scene inside the hospital in Managua, Nicaragua, is a familiar one for Dr. Patrick Byrne. Dozens of young children need care for cleft lips, cleft palates, severe burns, and other…

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