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Be The Lady In Red – Don’t Be Afraid To Stand Out

Be The Lady In Red – Don’t Be Afraid To Stand Out

1. Don’t be afraid to stand out. Be “the lady in red.” Regardless of the industry, women bring qualities to a project that men may not possess. For example, I inherited my grandmother’s keen attention to detail. For her, “detail” had her designing rooms with built-in vacuum cleaners, walls covered in velvet wallpaper and meticulous […]

The Power Of A Disruptor, The Will To Innovate and Recreate

The Power Of A Disruptor, The Will To Innovate and Recreate

Have entrepreneurs lost the will to innovate? Sir Richard Branson doesn’t think so. He’s “never known a more exciting time for innovation,” and I agree 100%. We’ve got self-driving cars, miniaturized medical equipment and private space exploration. What will innovation bring us next? For evidence that disruptive innovators can be spotted in every direction you […]

To The Men In Our Lives

To The Men In Our Lives

Oftentimes at a professional women’s conference, the question will be posed to a panelist: What can men do to help women get ahead at work? The answer is often “the laundry,” typically followed by a hearty laugh from the audience. Yes, and…here’s something else the men we love can do: Speak up for women at […]

The Strategy Of Less For More – Balancing Productivity

The Strategy Of Less For More – Balancing Productivity

Do you feel like you’re constantly striving to do more yet feeling frustrated with your results? I’d like to share a counterintuitive solution that actually works. It’s the art of aiming lower – but that doesn’t mean expecting less of yourself. Instead, there are some specific techniques that change the way you approach things and […]

Internet Literacy And Gender Equality

Internet Literacy And Gender Equality

In our digital age, internet literacy has become essential for, if not synonymous with, being employable in many fields. Information and communications technologies (ICTs) fuel business growth and countries’ economic development. They open new channels to communicate across great distances, as well as to organise people, raise awareness and spur activism. But such promise can […]

Changing The Gender Game Begins With You

Changing The Gender Game Begins With You

STEM employers have a major gender diversity problem on their hands. This isn’t news, but the numbers bear repeating: According to the National Center for Women & Information Technology’s 2015 By the Numbers report, women hold just 26% of all U.S. technology jobs, 19% of all U.S. software developer positions, and just 6% of U.S. technology leadership […]

These Habits Might Just Be Getting In Your Way – Check Them

These Habits Might Just Be Getting In Your Way – Check Them

Imagine the energy when you put 10,000 women in one room … The Pennsylvania Conference for Women hosted 10,000 guests and 100 speakers for one day! One panel discussion was about habits that may get in your way of moving to your next level. The higher you get in organizations, the more likely you need […]

The Invisible Sacrifices Of A Working Mum

The Invisible Sacrifices Of A Working Mum

Claire was one of the thirteen working moms we interviewed. Despite having a supportive partner, she felt as if she wasn’t doing as much as she could at home. And despite making weekly business trips away from her family, she felt as if she wasn’t doing enough at work. She brings in the highest sales […]

Read A Little, Live A Little

Read A Little, Live A Little

Whatsapp, Instagram, Events, Conferences, Parties, Gossips, Series, Movies etc.. We all do that almost on a regular basis yeah? But how well do we read books? Did you just sigh? I know some people would sigh, laugh or smile but whatever the expression is? Do you read? How long have you read in a while?  You […]

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 […]

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