Monthly Archive: March, 2015

Be a hero for kids and join The Ginormous Climb!

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What? #TheGinormousClimb for #bravekids is a 60-flight stair climb and event to raise money for the Children’s Advocacy Center of Suffolk County. The purpose of this event is to create awareness for child abuse survivors… Continue reading

WiLab Loves: AdCouncil’s “Love Has No Labels” Campaign

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Most Americans would probably agree that discriminating against someone on the basis of race, gender, sexuality, age, religion, or disability is wrong. But implicit bias, the subconscious snap judgments we make about other… Continue reading

Uber Promises to Create 1,000,000 New Jobs For Women

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Women’s issues were promoted on all avenues of media every day this week, bringing awareness to gender equality. In the spirit of International Women’s Day on March 8, Uber announced that they are… Continue reading

The Pocket Guide: The Argentine Oscar Pick to See Right Now

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The Oscars are over. They’ve come and gone and so has the hype and buzz surrounding the major nominees. Birdman was fantastic, Boyhood may have been robbed, and The Grand Budapest Hotel made… Continue reading

Some Things I Wish I Knew Before Becoming a Volunteer

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These days many of us feel so busy with work, school, kids, or whatever commitments we have on our plates that we barely have time to sleep. It is in this sort of… Continue reading

The Exciting Thing that Happened for Women this Week

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Given that Sunday March 8th was International Women’s Day, this week everyone was talking about the challenges facing women today and the hurdles that still lie ahead of us. In celebration on Sunday,… Continue reading

WiLab Loves: ‘Not There’ Campaign Removes Women From Ads for International Women’s Day

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Women across New York had vanished. Rosie the Riveter disappeared from her iconic poster in a bus shelter. Serena Williams faded from a giant Beats billboard in Times Square. Gone was Scarlett Johansson… Continue reading

Learn to Take Time For Yourself Because You Deserve It

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Most of us live crazy, busy lives because we have to juggle our careers, relationships and responsibilities.  We have so much going on that it is often hard to take a time-out and… Continue reading

Thoughts on the Boston Marathon Bombing Trial

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On April 15, 2013 our spirit was shaken and tested because of the hateful and violent tragedy of the Boston Marathon Bombing. Even now, almost two years later, we are all still reeling… Continue reading

WiLab Loves: Six Savvy Women VCs Explain Why Diversity Matters

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Over the past month, six successful venture investors who also happen to be women talked to me about the importance of diversity. Those women include Rebecca Lynn of Canvas Venture Fund, Maha Ibrahim… Continue reading