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Reblog: How to Adjust Your Approach (Without Losing Yourself)

April 28, 2017

Earlier this year, I wrote a guest post for ProSky, a platform that allows companies to evaluate candidates and develop employees through succession pathways, so you can recruit, hire, and retain the best diverse talent & culture fit. Find the original post (and many other highly engaging talent posts) at How to Adjust Your Approach (Without Losing […]

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Ladies that UX Richmond: #WCW August

August 10, 2016

Ladies that UX (LTUX) wants to empower women in technology, and what better way to do that than share the stories of some badass women in Richmond? We want to shine the spotlight on ladies who are passionate, powerful, and making their mark in the community. LTUX Richmond is excited to announce a new monthly blog series: Woman Crush Wednesday […]

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Smashing the Glass Ceiling in Politics

July 29, 2016

No matter how you feel about Hillary Clinton, you have to step back and observe this historical moment. The women’s rights movement wasn’t just about having the right to vote, shedding the demands of home, or being more like men. It was about having the same choices. Today, we have to acknowledge there is an […]

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Revisit: What Would Michelle Obama Do?

July 26, 2016
Michelle Obama DNC 2016

After last night’s DNC speech, Michelle Obama’s message, “Live your best life”, takes on a new perspective of hope and community. In 2012, Michelle spoke at the Virginia Tech graduation ceremony. I had tried to compartmentalize my frustration with how campaigning seems to permit public servants put their jobs on pause so that I could […]

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Breadwinner Social Norms Could Affect Dating for Women

January 8, 2013

As a single professional woman, the social norm that a husband should be the primary breadwinner for a family presents some real concerns. A recent research paper by Marianne Bertrand, Emir Kamenica, and Jessica Pan demonstrate that this social norm might be impacting a woman’s earning potential. Younger couples don’t appear to have too much […]

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The Whisky Sisters Stay True to Their Brand

October 11, 2012

Having a great business means knowing your brand identity. For the women leading The Scotch Malt Whisky Society of America, sticking to what’s right for your company has made their brand competitive in a very established market. Lauren Mayer and Gabby Shayne have grown up working in the family whisky business and recently are taking […]

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Women@Work Infographic

April 24, 2012

I wanted to take a moment to share a neat infographic with you. The Online MBA program at the University of North Carolina created an infographic in partnership with Women 2.0, displaying the progress (and the work that needs to be done) of Women in the Workplace. This is incredibly interesting to me because I […]

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Finding Your Fire

April 18, 2012

This post was written after my MBA program hosted its Women in Business event. I helped plan the function, and the keynote speaker was my mentor, Jeanne DaDamio, a woman who had an amazing 33-year career with IBM.  Finding inspiration for a speaking event may not always be the easiest when you don’t have a […]

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Why I Love Texts from Hillary

April 6, 2012

If you haven’t seen them, you need to check out the Texts from Hillary memes that are going around the web. I started seeing the little text conversations pop up on Pinterest, and I started seeing which ones I could find. Visit the tumblr site for all of them, and I’m sure you’ll also start […]

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