GenHERation Founder Katlyn Grasso

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In the Huddle with Joanne Pasternack of the San Francisco 49ers

What is your official title and what does your day to day job entail? I am the Vice President and Executive Director for Community Relations and the 49ers Foundation for the San Francisco 49ers. I oversee outreach programs, grant giving, and fundraising efforts to support the San Francisco 49ers’ mission, which is to keep kids
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MIT Launch: From Students to CEOs in 4 Weeks

High school required courses range between STEM and the humanities to art and physical education; yet textbook classes do not provide adequate support and preparedness for the real world. Through the current education system, skills like running or starting a business are rarely ever taught. Seeing that students have “enormous untapped potential,” Laurie Stach founded
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Tyler Jonas Is Creating a Tight-Knit Community Through Bronx Built

Tyler Jonas is not your average sophomore in high school. She is the literacy coordinator for her school’s community service team in the Bronx, the junior editor of her school’s business publication, a junior leader of the business club, a peer mentor, an avid photographer, and not to mention the co-founder of the nonprofit organization
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Hatchpad: Heather Holst-Knudsen’s Incubator for Young Entrepreneurs

Are you a young entrepreneur looking to launch, build, or improve your company? Heather Holst-Knudsen mayhave the answer for you with her very own company, Hatchpad. See what this entrepreneur had to say about entrepreneurship. E: Could you briefly describe your background pre-Hatchpad? H: My background includes 25+ years in B2B (brand to brand) media. I was
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10 Tips for Pursuing A Career in Technology with Megan McCann

Megan McCann is the CEO and Founder of McCann Partners, a Chicago-based technology recruitment firm which finds and places the industry’s best mid-to executive-level technology professionals on a contract, contract-to-hire, and direct-hire basis. Her firm excels at mixing talented people and innovative workplaces together to achieve success for all. She is also one of the
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Getting to Work with Ashley Goldsmith

Ashley Goldsmith is the Chief People Officer at the software company Workday in Silicon Valley. What does your current job at Workday entail? As Chief People Officer at Workday, I have global responsibility for all core HR functions, internal communications, and global impact areas such as belonging and diversity, environmental sustainability, and giving and doing.
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Ring in the New Year with Christina d’Avignon

Christina d’Avignon is the founder and CEO of Ringly. What is “the story” behind Ringly? Where did the idea behind Ringly’s smart wear come from? I often found myself checking my phone at inopportune moments – such as dinner with my family and friends, meetings at work, or on vacation. At the time, I was working at
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<> at The GRAMMY Museum on February 22, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.

School of Rock: An Interview with GRAMMY Museum Executive Michelle Klein

Michelle Klein’s brings history to life as the Membership Manager of the GRAMMY Museum at L.A. LIVE in downtown Los Angeles. She is responsible for maintaining and growing the museum’s membership base by working with current and potential donors across the country. There are about 2,500 annual members of the GRAMMY Museum and their gifts, in
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Corinne Warnshius Teaches Women How to Build the Future at Girl Develop It

Corinne Warnshuis is the first Executive Director of Girl Develop It. Ricky: Tell us about yourself. Corinne: In the 7th grade, I made my first website on Ancient Egypt for a contest at school and that won me a trip to Disneyland. This was my first time building something with technology and winning something. In
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Jinhee Lee is a Fairy Godmother to Teenage Girls

Finding the perfect prom dress is no small task, but it is even harder for those who can not afford one. Jinhee Lee, founder of Our Fairy Godmother, saw this issue and created an organization to help young girls in such situations. What is Our Fairy Godmother (OFGM)? Our Fairy Godmother is an organization I
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