Category Archive: Innovation Spotlight

Meet Harvard Entrepreneur: Cristina Ros Blankfein , Co-Founder of Be Mixed

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Women’s iLab celebrates Harvard University and Harvard Business School for being leaders in education for developing female founders and gender-equal companies through our Harvard Entrepreneur column. Cristina Ros Blankfein is currently finishing her MBA… Continue reading

THE WOMEN LEADERS DRIVING LYFT’S IMPRESSIVE GROWTH

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FOURTEEN OF LYFT’S TOP 30 EXECUTIVES ARE FEMALE, INCLUDING TWO BIG NEW HIRES. HERE’S WHY THAT MATTERS TO THE FAST-GROWING COMPANY’S FUTURE. While new Lyft CMO Kira Wampler was an intern at Intuit… Continue reading

Kate Hudson Wins ‘People Magazine’ Awards “Celebrity Role Model,” And Her Acceptance Speech Was Amazing!

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It’s no secret that Kate Hudson is incredible. You’re probably thinking, “OK, tell me something I don’t know.” On Thursday, at the People Magazine Awards, Kate Hudson was awarded the “Celebrity Role Model” award,… Continue reading

How The First Ever Female Platoon Commander Won Over Her Skeptical Combat-Arms Marines

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CAMP PENDLETON, CALIF. — Lance Cpl. Eamonn Garber wasn’t sure things would work out, and that was bad mostly because his unit was at war. The Marines with the Operations Platoon Engineer Support… Continue reading

Droga5 CEO Sarah Thompson: ‘Believe in your own bullshit’

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This is “View from the Top,” the latest in a Digiday series featuring creative leaders talking about their career paths and leadership perspectives. Read previous interviews here. Sarah Thompson is CEO at arguably… Continue reading

An Exclusive With Plum Alley’s COO: How Crowdfunding Is Changing The Way Women Invest and Start Businesses

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These days we all know the power of crowdfunding in helping businesses and ideas get off the ground. Crowdfunding raised $2.7 billion and funded more than one million campaigns in 2012 alone. Lately,… Continue reading

Ready for a ‘Switch?’

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Meet Jonathan Lau, co-founder of new startup Switch!  Switch aims to help professionals young and old enter the tech industry by matching them with the right tech school for them.  We love what Jonathan… Continue reading

A Day In The Life Of A Young Woman In Digital

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One of the great things I’ve learned about the innovation community? There are so many of us that crave learning, love to understand the experiences of others, and have a desire to connect in… Continue reading

Meet Mal & Co: The Sisterpreneurs Behind Goldplaited

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One of the best parts of going out for a night on the town is getting ready. Everything is better with a little sparkle whether that be on your dress or on your cheeks.… Continue reading

Michelle Darby Brings Happiness To The Workplace With One Genius Solution

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Meet Michelle Darby. The twenty-something founder and CEO (yes, we said twenty-something CEO) of Roomzilla, a cloud-based dynamic solution for managing conference room reservations. “I don’t fit into the typical – oh you should… Continue reading