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Ways To Make Your Daughters ‘Techie’

Ways To Make Your Daughters ‘Techie’

This is a homemade Plinko machine…complete with hand-crafted prizes. To play, you simply fork over 50 cents to my 11-year-old son and he hands you a Dixie cup with three tokens. (If you ask nicely, he might throw in an extra token.) I’m not showing you this picture to show off his work, although I’m certainly proud […]

Career & Motherhood: Ways to Make It Work

Career & Motherhood: Ways to Make It Work

“I’m just afraid I’m not doing enough as a mother—and maybe I’m not even doing it right at all.” A young working mom, her eyes misty and tired from little sleep, quietly shared that with me. And I’ve had a version of this conversation with too many women recently. But I’ve been there, too. To […]

Consider These Tips When Transitioning From An Employee To An Entrepreneur

Consider These Tips When Transitioning From An Employee To An Entrepreneur

Your habits dictate your success, and if you’re still stuck in that 9-to-5 mindset, your endeavors will fail. You must adopt an entrepreneurial mindset and start thinking the way the world’s top leaders do. Being an entrepreneur is very different than being an employee, and the way you envision it may be completely off base. Here are […]

What You Can Learn From Millennial Employees About Work Life Balance

What You Can Learn From Millennial Employees About Work Life Balance

We have found that of all the generations mixed in the employment pool for 2017, the Millennials are the recipients of the most negative comments from their co-workers. Perceptions and comments I have heard are: “They are lazy. They only care about themselves. They want everything immediately and don’t want to pay their dues. They’re always on […]

Have You Paired Your Passion With Experience Yet?

Have You Paired Your Passion With Experience Yet?

It still makes my heart pound a little to say this, but I co-founded a company that combines my experience in pharmaceuticals with my passion for animals and I raised more than $120 million in funding to make it happen. My current reality has surpassed my wildest dreams, and I want you to do the […]

‘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 […]

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