GenHERation Founder Katlyn Grasso

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Chatting with a Podcast Expert: Lessons from Paula Okonneh

All it takes to laugh at funny jokes or learn from successful entrepreneurs is an audio-downloading device. Just download a podcast, an audio file, and listen to anyone and everyone from comedians to CEOs speak. A simple click opens a world of conversations. From anywhere and at any time, stories can be shared and lessons can be
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Hit the Road with Janelle McGlothlin of HopSkipDrive

Janelle McGlothlin is the co-founder of HopSkipDrive, a company that provides a caregiver-driven ride service for driving kids to and from their daily activities, easing the stress on busy parents. We sat down with her to discuss the whirlwind ride that is HopSkipDrive and the lessons she’s learned on the journey. How did your education at Penn
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Crack the Code with Tech Talent South

In this day in age, technology is all around us. Everything from our smartphones to our Fitbits involves computer code and, according to Betsy Hauser Idilbi, that is a perfect reason why people should learn code. Ms. Hauser Idilbi is the CEO and co-founder of Tech Talent South, a company that runs coding bootcamps throughout
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Paying for College is Just a Text Away with NextGenVest

Startups are booming like never before. New apps help with both grocery delivery and online gaming. Amid the startup insanity, Kelly Peeler wanted to create a company that made a real social difference. Her target audience: you – the tech-savvy, younger generation. This is also the generation that leaves college with an average debt of
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Meet This Executive at the Corner of Hollywood & Hawthorne

Jessica Hawthorne-Castro is the CEO of Hawthorne Direct in Los Angeles. Your website mentions that what makes you, as a company, different “is not only [a] rich heritage, but [a] unique vision for the future.” Can you elaborate a bit more on this statement? Hawthorne just celebrated our 30th anniversary as a full-service advertising agency
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Dollar Bills

Take This Advice to the Bank: Lessons from a Treasury Senior Advisor

Kristin Thompson is a Senior Advisor to the U.S. Treasurer. As Senior Advisor to the Treasurer of the United States, what does your job entail?  What I love about my job is that it’s different every day. My office oversees all coin and currency production at the U.S. Mint and the Bureau of Engraving and
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Stacy Brown-Philpot

Hop Into the Role of a Tech CEO with Stacy-Brown Philpot

Hop into the conversation with Stacy Brown-Philpot, the CEO of TaskRabbit. R: Tell us about yourself (Where did you go to school? What was your first job? Why did you decide to work in tech?) S: My first job was a paper route that I shared with my brother when I was about 9 years
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Need Advice? Google It with Ashley Mohan

Ashley Mohan is currently the Catalyst Head of Industry at Google. Ricky: ​What is a fun fact about yourself? Ashley: ​I used to have permed hair that looked like a giant curly football helmet, typical for someone who grew up in Texas in the 80s and 90s. R: ​Tell us about yourself. A: ​I grew up
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The Honey Bunch Kids

Start Your Day Off Right with Honey Bunches of Books

Do you remember some of your goals and aspirations when you were younger? Chental Song-Bembry began accomplishing her dream of becoming as an inspirational writer at the ripe age of 10. This is when she started developing the idea for her now successful book series, The Honey Bunch Kids. This series is about a group
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Kenyon College

Words of Wisdom from a College Advisor

“You can go through all the motions, but at the end of the day if you don’t want to do it, you shouldn’t do it,” says Hoi Ning Ngai. Ngai is the Dean for Academic Advising and Support at Kenyon College. She has taken an interesting path to reach this point, including earning her B.A.
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