Living With My Molar Preganacy

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I have tried many times to write about my experience over the past 9 months.  Paragraphs have been written, read, re-read and rewritten.  Nothing that I can say is ever going to express… Continue reading

Why Your Company Should Hire More Mothers

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Katharine Zaleski is doing big things for working mothers in the tech field. As the President and Co-Founder of PowerToFly, a global platform that connects top female talent, primarily in tech, with remote and… Continue reading

The Afghan Women’s Writing Project: ‘To Tell One’s Story is a Human Right’

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In May 2009, Masha Hamilton founded The Afghan Women’s Writing Project, also known as AWWP. Their mission statement is simple, straight to the point, and pierces the heart with its truth: “To tell… Continue reading

The “I did” List

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You all know the feeling: Your alarm goes off like a stock market bell clanging in your head. Instantly, like Wall Street floor traders, various items of your “to do” list swarm into your… Continue reading

How to Tell a Story that will Deeply Impact Your Career

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One of my earliest memories as a child was looking out through the window of my family’s second story apartment and watching birds take-off from the window ledge. I was fascinated by how… Continue reading

10 Steps to Leading a Brainstorming Session that Works

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Brainstorming sessions are breeding ground for idea generation. Invented in the 1930s by advertising executive Alex Osborn, brainstorming was initially coined “thinking up.” In encouraging unhampered, spur-of-the-moment thoughts, Osborn hoped to break the conventional meeting mold that… Continue reading

Meet Crimson Hexagon’s CEO Stephanie Newby

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Stephanie Newby is the CEO of Crimson Hexagon, a big data social media analytics firm at which the author is currently working. She is also the founder of Golden Seeds, an angel investor… Continue reading

It’s Time to Change the Face of Mental Health Awareness on College Campuses

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In February of this year, the Los Angeles Times published an op-ed piece entitled “College students facing depression need more than a list of doctors to call.” The stark reality the article presents… Continue reading

Target swimsuit campaign shows women what it’s like to love your body

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Bathing suit shopping shouldn’t be so difficult, at least according to Target. The company has launched a new body-positive campaign, “Target Loves Every Body,” to encourage women to embrace their bodies and bring… Continue reading

Curing the Holiday Hangover

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Did you drink too much wine or have one too many vodka sodas at your holiday party last night? It happens to the best of us, and not just around the holidays. There… Continue reading