If you think it’s only today that we have been making strides for women in the workplace, featuring workforces of more than 50% women, flexible hours, and allowing women to work from home — you would be mistaken. Steve Shirley built a high tech software company of all women, who worked from home, in the […]
[su_spotlightheader who=”Neha Sampat” what=”CEO of Built.io” where=”San Francisco, CA”]Meet Neha Sampat, the CEO of Built.io, a digital platform that helps businesses harness tomorrow’s emerging technologies – today. A champion for women in tech and female entrepreneurs, Sampat is a frequent guest speaker on panels about diversity and women in tech. No stranger to leading the […]
[su_spotlightheader who=”Bella Acton” what=”Founder & CEO of Never Liked It Anyway” where=”Los Angeles, CA”] August and September have always had the scent of back-to-school in the air. But rather than the new school clothes and folders with heart throbs plastered on them that I looked forward to as a kid, as an adult I always […]
“I’m too old to start a new career.” “I’ve never done something like that before.” “I don’t have enough education to work in a professional field.” he barriers we place on ourselves are often in our own mind. We are usually our own worst enemy. For the New Year, stop listening to the negative voices in […]
hen I was younger, I never wanted to be labeled as a “girl.” I didn’t like pink; I didn’t like ponies or dolls. I liked to build things, play with bugs, and explore. Because of that, I had guy friends, not girl friends. I didn’t identify with hating boys. I liked them. A lot. In […]
“Fake it till you make it.” This long-espoused adage now has science to back it up. The physical posture with which we hold ourselves can be tantamount to winning or losing, depending on the stance you take. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows us how to “power pose” and how it might make all the difference […]
There are so many labels these days: organic, gluten free, single origin. At a certain point they all stop mattering, but I want to draw attention to a particular distinction, yet another moniker that should be important to us, especially those of us interested in equal pay for the double X chromosome.
[su_spotlightheader who=”Paola Mendoza” what=”Writer, Filmmaker, Actress” where=”New York, NY”]When you meet Paola Mendoza, the first thing you’ll notice is the palpable fire and determination in her eyes. This accomplished filmmaker and writer has made it her mission to deal with social ills through art. A true auteur, Paola’s voice is raw and unconcealed in her […]
What if you were told at the age of 8 that you would be a wife at 12 years old? Would you be able to break that cycle? Kakenya Ntaiya shares her true story of changing her life to change her community. “Be bold. Be the first, so people will follow you,” she says.