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‘Hidden Figures’ Curriculum Brings Film’s Lessons To The Classroom

‘Hidden Figures’ Curriculum Brings Film’s Lessons To The Classroom

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment announced Monday that it’s partnering with nonprofit Journeys in Film and the USC Rossier School of Education to offer a curriculum guide with lesson plans based on the film. “Hidden Figures” is based on the true ― yet previously little-known ― story of three of the first black “human computers” […]

Malawi Airlines Urges Women To Venture Into Aviation

Malawi Airlines Urges Women To Venture Into Aviation

Malawi Airlines has urged women in the country not to look down on themselves but venture into challenging careers such as aviation which are male dominated. Public Relations Officer (PRO) for Malawi Airlines, Joseph Josiah said the Airline is in the process of inspiring young girls to consider taking up challenging careers such as aviation. […]

Addressing and Ensuring Gender Equality In Tech Company Culture

Addressing and Ensuring Gender Equality In Tech Company Culture

Kristine Steuart, Co-founder and CEO at Allocadia, shares her success in establishing nearly 50% gender parity at her venture-backed tech company, and actionable advice for founders to follow her lead. In a world where only 2.7% of all venture funding is allocated to a female CEO, bucking the trends around diversity in tech have always […]

“The Only Woman In The Room”​ & How To change That By 2186

“The Only Woman In The Room”​ & How To change That By 2186

An All Too Familiar Story Two weeks ago, I joined for dinner alongside forty CEO’s, angel investors and venture capitalists in Los Angeles. It was quite a senior group of the who’s who of media and technology, with frequent flyers in from SF, NY and Chicago. Even though I could physically feel that I was […]

How To Empower Women In The Workplace

How To Empower Women In The Workplace

  I was shopping for a gift for my almost four-year-old niece and was bombarded with princesses, pink and glitter. Very few options captured the spirit and lessons I want to impart on her – in essence that she can be anything she wants to be. But as we all know well, the mixed messages […]

Before any Career Decision, Ask Yourself 5 Questions

Before any Career Decision, Ask Yourself 5 Questions

Career decisions are matters of the heart. Think about it. You spend practically every waking hour either working or with your spouse. Shouldn’t you love them both? Besides, the only thing worse than slaving away at work you can’t stand is being married to someone you don’t love. But it’s easy to forget that career […]

6 Essential Habits for Getting the Career You Want

6 Essential Habits for Getting the Career You Want

Spring is the season for rebirth, a time for new beginnings and renewal. Did you know work takes up almost one-third of our lives? So a true fresh start can’t overlook your career, as it makes up such an important and substantial part of your life. Careers are more a colorful art than an exact […]

6 Essential Skills to Power Your Career

6 Essential Skills to Power Your Career

Each of us has the capacity to spot opportunities, invent products, and build businesses even $100 million businesses. What does it take to turn a small notion into a big success? Crisscrossing the country, I’ve interviewed 200 of today’s creative business leaders including the founders of LinkedIn, Chipotle, Under Armour, Tesla Motors, SpaceX, Spanx, Airbnb, […]

Turn Your Job Into a Values-Driven Career

Turn Your Job Into a Values-Driven Career

You want a career that reflects your good impulses, one that will impart a legacy of caring and values-driven work. Maybe you’re a restaurant manager who wants to organize food drives, or a senior executive who hopes to spearhead a mentoring program for junior employees. Or maybe you simply want to ensure that your company […]

Giving up is not an option

Giving up is not an option when all options have not been tried.  In the face of obvious challenges, continue to pursue your goals. I was twenty-five years old when I started to work as a journalist at the Nigerian Television Authority, Channel 7, Tejuosho, Lagos State.  A few months after, I was faced with […]