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Elizabeth and Lindsay Burton: “Can I Brag About My Sister for a Minute?”

December 03, 2016

Elizabeth and Lindsay Burton: “Can I Brag About My Sister for a Minute?”

Power siblings on work ruts, motherhood, and learning calculus in elementary school.

Artist Manika Nagare on Discipline and Creativity

November 26, 2016

Artist Manika Nagare on Discipline and Creativity

The painter discusses her latest work.

Business, Interpreted: The Tricky Art of Translating Cultures

November 04, 2016

Business, Interpreted: The Tricky Art of Translating Cultures

Meet Tracy Miller, a translator-turned-businesswoman who helps companies avoid cross-cultural snafus.

Psychologist Danielle Sheypuk on Sexuality & Stigma

October 29, 2016

Psychologist Danielle Sheypuk on Sexuality & Stigma

Dr. Sheypuk talks style, stereotypes, and Tinder weirdos.

Maven CEO Katherine Ryder Is Revolutionizing Medical Care for Woman

October 21, 2016

Maven CEO Katherine Ryder Is Revolutionizing Medical Care for Woman

Katherine Ryder, the founder of Maven, brings the doctor to your desk.

Citigroup’s Elinor Hoover on Diversity, Goal-setting, and Preparing for Success

October 21, 2016

Citigroup’s Elinor Hoover on Diversity, Goal-setting, and Preparing for Success

How to survive—and thrive—in the financial services industry.

Business Reporter Linette Lopez on Money, Power, and Making It on Wall Street

October 07, 2016

Business Reporter Linette Lopez on Money, Power, and Making It on Wall Street

“The worst thing a journalist can do is be deferential. I’m not afraid of anybody.”

Cindy Gallop on Ambition, Sex, and Doing Exactly What She Pleases

October 01, 2016

Cindy Gallop on Ambition, Sex, and Doing Exactly What She Pleases

The ad industry giant talks about quitting her killer job, finding her “filter,” and becoming a global phenomenon.

NYCLU Lawyer Mariko Hirose Talks Civil Rights, Foster Dogs, and Gender Discrimination

September 24, 2016

NYCLU Lawyer Mariko Hirose Talks Civil Rights, Foster Dogs, and Gender Discrimination

Meet Mariko Hirose, a dragon-slaying civil rights lawyer at the NYCLU.

Columbia Business School Professor Malia Mason on the Psychology of Power and Negotiation

September 09, 2016

Columbia Business School Professor Malia Mason on the Psychology of Power and Negotiation

Columbia Business School professor Malia Mason on interactive teaching, original thoughts, and being an outsider in her field.

Dr. Talia Kaden on Intra-ocular Medicine and Soda Bottle Surgery Practice

August 17, 2016

Dr. Talia Kaden on Intra-ocular Medicine and Soda Bottle Surgery Practice

A look into the fascinating life (and closet) of one of our favorite customers, ophthalmology resident Dr. Talia Kaden.

Work/Life, Womansplained: weeSpring CEO Allyson Downey on Career and Motherhood

August 13, 2016

Work/Life, Womansplained: weeSpring CEO Allyson Downey on Career and Motherhood

Entrepreneur and author Allyson Downey discusses the maternity leave trap, judge-y moms, and how to split up “thinking work” between parents.

Erin Zaikis Is Saving the World With Soap

July 30, 2016

Erin Zaikis Is Saving the World With Soap

Erin Zaikis, the founder of soap-recycling nonprofit Sundara, talks auspicious coconuts, the pains of fundraising, and life as a nomad.

One Pizza at a Time: Nancy Easton Brought Healthy Food to Schools Way Before It Was Cool

July 15, 2016

One Pizza at a Time: Nancy Easton Brought Healthy Food to Schools Way Before It Was Cool

As a teacher, marathoner, mother of three, and founder of Wellness in the Schools—a rapidly-expanding nonprofit that brings nutritional food and fitness programs to public schools nationwide—Nancy Easton tackles impossibility with a firm hug (and a salad bar).

Meet Kathryn Minshew: The Career Matchmaker & CEO of The Muse

July 09, 2016

Meet Kathryn Minshew: The Career Matchmaker & CEO of The Muse

After struggling with her own career path, Kathryn Minshew co-founded The Muse, which provides job counseling and matches users to open positions at great companies.

Werk.Co.: Meet the Ambitious Women and Co-Founders

July 01, 2016

Werk.Co.: Meet the Ambitious Women and Co-Founders

Meet the co-founders of Werk, a new company that matches ambitious women with high-level flex- and part-time jobs.

Talking Tampons and Transparency with the Founders of LOLA

June 19, 2016

Talking Tampons and Transparency with the Founders of LOLA

LOLA has quickly become the cool girl’s tampon of choice. Here’s why.

Author Sloane Crosley on Balancing Two Careers—Then Finally Quitting Her Day Job

June 09, 2016

Author Sloane Crosley on Balancing Two Careers—Then Finally Quitting Her Day Job

Bestselling author Sloane Crosley on conflicts of interest, working from home, and why it took her so long to quit her day job.

Dressing for DC: #inmyMM with Investment Strategist Erin Harkless

May 17, 2016

Dressing for DC: #inmyMM with Investment Strategist Erin Harkless

Washington-based investment strategist Erin Harkless talks career, workwear, and dressing for life in the capital city.

Business and the Beach: #inmyMM with Lawyer Cayce Greiner

May 01, 2016

Business and the Beach: #inmyMM with Lawyer Cayce Greiner

San Diego-based lawyer Cayce Greiner might start her day with an open-water swim at the beach—followed by a client presentation five states away. Here, the Colorado native (and former child pageant champion) talks us through her career path.

Maureen Sherry’s “Opening Belle” Examines Wall Street from a Woman’s Perspective

April 30, 2016

Maureen Sherry’s “Opening Belle” Examines Wall Street from a Woman’s Perspective

From astronomical year-end bonuses to butt-grabbing co-workers, a woman on Wall Street tells her story.

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