Favorite 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
Favorite 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
Favorite 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
Favorite 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
Favorite 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 old.
Favorite 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:
Favorite 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
Favorite “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.
Favorite The financial world is still a male-driven industry. Let’s meet Mckenzie Frankel, who is the co-owner of Entrust Financial, an advisory firm that engages in holistic wealth management. Keep reading to learn more about it! What does your day-to-day job entail? My title is principal,
Favorite Jessica Straus, Vice President of Development for the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), talked with us about the path that led her to this position and her experience as a woman in the venture capital (VC) world. What led you to where you are now? What interests and previous