Setting Goals and achieving them

Set and Achieve Your Career Goals in 2018

Posted: 01.08.2018

We’ve all been there: it’s the beginning of a new year, yet you’re still at the same job. You know, the one you don’t like? And the coffee in your mug isn’t getting any hotter...and your enthusiasm for your current career path isn’t getting any hotter, either. If you’re not...

podcasts for women

New Year Motivation: 5 Podcasts for Women in STEM

Posted: 01.02.2018

It’s a new year, and that means it’s time to shake things up and get motivated. A great way to do this is to listen to podcasts – they’re informative and interesting…and probably a better use of your commute time than a yawn-inducing top-40 station. Not sure where to start?...

Resilient entrepreneurs

How to Keep Going: Advice on Resiliency for Entrepreneurs

Posted: 12.07.2017

If there’s one trait that ties together all great entrepreneurs, it’s resiliency. The ability to keep marching forward, even in dire straits; the ability to fight through rejection and keep your chin up; the ability to work with grit and persistence. It’s admirable. It’s also exhausting, which is a big...

Holiday Books for the Rock Star Women in Your Life

Posted: 12.04.2017

If you’re wondering what to get the amazing girlfriends, mentors and leaders in your circle for the holidays, consider a book. Thought-provoking, timeless and affordable, you can’t go wrong. Check out some of the newest titles to hit bookshelves and online stores. Power Up: How Smart Women Win in the...

female tech job

How to Land a Job in Tech (Even if You Didn’t Study STEM)

Posted: 11.28.2017

So, you want a career in tech, but you don’t know where to start? Look no further—we’ve got you covered. Remember, just because you didn’t major in computer science, that doesn’t mean you can’t work for Apple. If you’re itching to transition into tech, you shouldn’t hold yourself back....

Bad bosses

3 Types of Bad Bosses and How to Deal

Posted: 11.21.2017

Unfortunately, it’s likely that you’ll experience bad bosses throughout your career far more often than you’ll work alongside the incredible ones. In startup environments, people problems abound. Like so many company factors—culture, values, work ethic—poor management starts at the top. So many startup leaders are inexperienced, ego-driven or just...

How to Start Acting Like a Leader (Even If You’re Not a Natural)

Posted: 11.16.2017

As you move into the working world, you may find that your leadership skills are put to the test often. But how can you become a leader if you’ve never had to before? Take our word for it: leadership is not as scary as you think! It may seem as...

Q&A with Julia Hartz, CEO and Co-Founder, Eventbrite

Posted: 11.13.2017

Let’s just say it: Julia Hartz amazes us. She’s an entrepreneur, investor, co-founder and CEO of Eventbrite, the event platform that powers more than three million events around the world annually. She’s built a reputation for being a rock star leader and a relentless advocate for women in tech,...

scollar pet collar

Meet Scollar, Winner of Girls in Tech AMPLIFY

Posted: 11.09.2017

Imagine an animal collar that does it all: tells you where your pooch is located at any time, nudges you about daily feedings and even gives you a heads up if your cat’s about to go batshit on your sofa. Well, put your imagination at rest, because Scollar has...

gender diversity at work

Redefining Diversity: Workplaces That Are Doing It Right

Posted: 11.06.2017

Diversity: we all have something to say about it, but are companies actually doing anything about it? Whether you’re searching for a new place to work or you’re just wondering if any large corporation truly cares about its employees (good news: they do!), we’ve put together some info just...