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Tired of Traditional Networking? 4 Networking-Disruptor Communities for Millennial Women

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Networking can be a love-hate relationship. Sometimes my level of motivation to attend a networking event is similar to laundry day, part of my weekly checklist of obligatory household chores. Whether your job… Continue reading

How to Master the Art of Unconference-ing

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You’ve probably heard the word “unconference” bouncing around among colleagues and friends, or you’ve seen it to describe daylong events. For those of you wondering what on earth they’re about and how to… Continue reading

The Spotlight is on: TheUncommonGreen

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These days, we all seek ways to “go green” and reduce our carbon footprint. TheUncommonGreen, a contemporary product & design house based in Boston, helps keep green in style with their barware and home… Continue reading

Your Guide to this year’s Northside Festival in Williamsburg

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Northside Festival is back for its seventh year at McCarren Park in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The festival has a SxSW-esque format, hosting more than 450 bands in music, 150 speakers in innovation, and 50… Continue reading

Here are the 11 Startups Women’s iLab Discovered Through The MassChallenge Partnership

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Here’s an impressive fun-fact: David Chang, Co-Founder of Start Tank, has said that over 60% of startups that pitched in the second round of judging in the high-tech lane on the show had at… Continue reading

The New Age of Farming

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“Grow Food Anywhere” is Freight Farms’ motto, and it turns out that they may be on to something. I attended Collision Conference last week, where I was able to speak with a number… Continue reading

8 Ways to Prepare for a Tech Conference

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In less than one week I am headed to Collision, a tech conference in Las Vegas from May 5th-6th. Sometimes attending a large tech conference can be intimidating, especially if you’ve never been… Continue reading

Spring in NYC: Six Events You Don’t Want to Miss

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Spring is finally here in New York City, and with the change of seasons comes loads of festivals and events to check out. Here’s a list of fun events coming up from now… Continue reading

The Tribeca Film Festival Makes History for Female Directors in 2015

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This year, 30 female directors out of 119 are showing feature-length films, the highest percentage ever at the Tribeca Film Festival (TFF). Nine of these directors, as well as two screenwriters, are eligible… Continue reading

Meet the Sisters who are Changing the Conversation about Race

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The story of Lucy and Maria Almyer shows us that the discussion of race is relevant even in one’s immediate family. Lucy has fair skin, blue eyes and red hair. Maria has darker… Continue reading