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Don’t Let Your Age Bother You

Don’t Let Your Age Bother You

There’s a notion in the professional world — especially in Silicon Valley — that once you’re in your 40s or older, age becomes something to hide. For women, unfortunately, this is business as usual. As a woman, and a business leader in Silicon Valley, I’d like to challenge the concept that growing older means somehow […]

The Power Of Saying ”I Am Not Okay”

The Power Of Saying ”I Am Not Okay”

We live in an age of image projection. Instagram gets over 95 million posts per day. You can find hundreds of thousands of pictures of engagement rings, new puppies, exotic dinners or washboard abs at any given moment. Even LinkedIn is probably sending you dozens of notifications each month reminding you to congratulate your high school acquaintances on their job-iversaries. It’s […]

Surviving Through Unequal Pay As Women

Surviving Through Unequal Pay As Women

In a perfect world, women make as much as their male peers, instead of the 82 cents on a dollar that they do today. In a fair world, companies set wage amounts based on work done, and don’t stray from it based on the negotiation skills of the applicant. Unfortunately, the business world of 2018 is neither […]

Women Blame Idle Men for Increase In Malnutrition

Women Blame Idle Men for Increase In Malnutrition

The cultural practice where men while away the time sitting under trees, leaving the burden of providing for the family to women, has led to increased malnutrition in West Pokot. The practice leaves women burdened with domestic and other chores, so they have little time to look for food. The county has the highest malnutrition […]

Dear Woman, Learn To Know Who Matches Your Career Path

Dear Woman, Learn To Know Who Matches Your Career Path

When it comes to being a powerful woman in tech, or any professional field for that matter, there are certainly a number of steps to climb to get to the top. Though those moments of deciding to take a business risk, forming partnerships, taking on a new project, or aiming for promotion might all seem […]

Career Transition For Women – Understanding The Do’s And Don’ts

Career Transition For Women – Understanding The Do’s And Don’ts

“I leave at 7 a.m. and get home at 7 p.m. to see my children for 30 minutes a day.” “My partner is taking a job across the country and I am terrified about starting over.” “I don’t see a current ladder to success that I am excited to climb.”  “I want to work and […]

From Being The Only Woman In The Room She Started Her Company And Changed The Game

From Being The Only Woman In The Room She Started Her Company And Changed The Game

People look at me today and ask me how I got here. To be honest, I ask myself the same question. And it occurs to me that, in answering, there might be something that young entrepreneurs — especially young women — can learn from. I began my career as a commercial banker with a stint on Wall […]

The BlockChain Women – Do You Know Them?

The BlockChain Women – Do You Know Them?

When entrepreneur Katrina Donaghy attended a Women in Blockchain meetup in New York City, there were a lot of things that surprised her. “Well, first of all it was funny hearing my voice, being Australian. I found my voice very different to everybody else’s,” Donaghy told HuffPost Australia.  Accents aside, sitting in a room with over 50 female […]

Staying In A Field Dominated By Men? – This Is How To Set The Pace

Staying In A Field Dominated By Men? – This Is How To Set The Pace

When you work in a male-dominated industry, it doesn’t surprise you — as much as frustrate you or make you go numb — when someone stares you up and down and says: “Oh, really? How did you get into that?” They’re suspicious. Confused. Intrigued. Being a woman in a male-dominated industry is like being the […]

INTELS Empowerment Scheme Attracts 700 Women

INTELS Empowerment Scheme Attracts 700 Women

The Women Empowerment Programme Synergy Scheme (WEPSS) of INTELS Nigeria Limited, has attracted no fewer than 700 women from the target communities. A corporate social responsibility initiative of INTELS, WEPSS was established in 2013, with the vision of empowering 5,000 community women over a 20-year period through training in fashion design and tailoring. To date, […]

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