All girls have a right to be part of the innovation economy!


Everyone close to me knows I am a huge fan of TechGirlz.  TechGirlz is a nonprofit support and mentor-ship network meant to nurture girls in their development of a love for and proficiency with technology that is uniquely designed for their needs and the ways in which they learn best. TechGirlz ultimate goal is to […]

Emily Torchiana wins Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Award for Public Service


Today’s post is in honor of Emily Torchiana. Last night Emily Torchiana won the prestigious Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Award for Public Service at the Jefferson Awards Foundation’s National Gala.  You can watch her win the award here. Emily was nominated for her work in suicide prevention through her non-profit, The Invisible Illnesses.  It hosts workshops to educate […]

Relationship Building | Managing Up!

managing up

My friend Ted Rubin has a quote that I love – “Relationships are like muscle tissue, the more you engage them, the stronger and more valuable they become”.   Having a healthy, positive relationship with your boss, investors or board makes your work life much easier, it’s also good for your job satisfaction and your […]

Good Leadership Tips (a gift from my mentors)


Today March 30 is my birthday, I want to gift you a couple of tips I was given by my amazing mentors on how to be a great leader. Good leadership is essential to business.  Having a great idea or business goal and assembling a team to bring that concept/goal to life is the first step […]

Poor Communication Can Have Damaging Effects


Guess What – Today’s topic is COMMUNICATION! Whatever the size of your company, your team represents the most significant investment both in time and in money, and ultimately determines the success or failure of the organization. It seems obvious, yet over and over again I see issues with communication and oddly I see the most communication […]

Reflections from the United State of Women Summit

This is what a feminist looks like

My topic for June is dedicated to sharing a blog by Tracey Welson-Rossman following her trip to the “United State of Women Summit” that took place on June 14th 2016 in Washington DC. In this blog Tracey recommends that we continue to support each others work with words of encouragement, acts of kindness, and purposeful connections. […]