I often think about how my mother raised me to become the person I am today. Not only was she a single parent, she was also an immigrant new to the country. Through her drive and dedication, my mother had the biggest impact on how I chose to spend my time. From a young age, […]
Techs and the City
Cultural shifts and norms are leading people to start families later in life when compared to previous generations, and Extend Fertility wants to provide women with the best family planning options through its cryopreservation (egg-freezing) services. This leading fertility service company allows women to freeze their eggs during the prime of their reproductive health, so […]
Getting women into leadership positions is important but succeeding in those roles is paramount to systemic change.
Technology is completely changing the way people approach education. The increase in mobile connectivity is creating access to education for countless students that would otherwise be underserved or ignored by traditional education means. Mobile learning is a $37B industry and UVII is a mobile-first education platform that sits at the intersection of education, technology, learners, and […]
A look at the funding environment for NYC women in tech, analyzing discrepancies in funding for female-founded and gender-mixed founded startup teams.
Today, we take a look at the 11 largest startup funding rounds in New York City for 2018 where there was at least one female on the founding team. In addition to the dollar amount, we have included a brief description. industry, round type, funding round details, links to full interviews with the CEOs and […]
Throughout my career, I’ve attended dozens of women’s networking events, including lunches, happy hour meet-and-greets and more. In a professional culture where women are routinely left out of March Madness pools and are also denied the same choice of employment as men or a seat at the Vice President’s table, women-only networking groups have often […]
68% of the adult population is not getting a restorative night’s sleep. Enter weighted bedding, which is said to relive stress, reduce anxiety, and improve sleep. The weighted blanket craze can be traced back to a wildly successful Kickstarter campaign for the Gravity Blanket back in 2017 that raised $4.7M with a goal of only […]
Since most brands are obsessed with targeting millennials, baby boomers have been largely left out of this digital revolution, especially when it comes to personal finance. Kindur, a financial service company, is focused on helping baby boomers embrace modern retirement. For many retirees, its the first time in their lives that they are not receiving a […]
Learn how to set the tone for how sales team should interact with one another to prevent the typical bro culture all too often found.
In a male-dominated industry, playing the part isn’t always enough. When clients make embarrassing assumptions about your age or position in the company, here’s how to deal.