Empowered Women Don’t Need A Power Suit

In the 1980’s, the power suit was an essential item in a professional woman’s wardrobe. The power suit, equipped with shoulder pads to increase stature, paired with high heels for the extra power lift, was a symbol of women’s new prominence in the workplace. Remember Melanie Griffith’s very ’80s shoulder pads in “Working Girl”? Women… Read More.

The Lack of Diversity is a Cultural Issue

On August 4th, the first ever White House Demo day was organized to showcase women and minority founders in technology. The event, along with President Obama’s call for action, sparked some major tech companies to announce new diversity initiatives. Facebook, Google, IBM, Microsoft, and Amazon all jumped on the bandwagon to demonstrate that they are… Read More.

Female Roles Models Are Important For Ambitious Women

I had no female role models at the first company where I worked. The executives were all male, and I didn’t have a great relationship with my male boss who was neither supportive nor invested in my professional development. I left after four years. Looking back now, I wonder how I even lasted that long!… Read More.

Ambitious Women Deserve Our Praise, Not Our Disdain

No one with ambition has come under fire more than Hillary Clinton. As early as 2006, a survey by The New York Observer found a “virtual cottage industry” of anti-Clinton literature. Her political career, especially her bid for the 2016 presidency, has only increased the verbal assaults. One such diatribe is a recent statement from… Read More.