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Friday Spotlight: Kate Spade

  When I was in college, I visited New York City for what felt the millionth time. I loved New York for its energy and access to just about everything - including knock off designer bags. A broke college student, I couldn't afford some of the finer things in life. So, I went down to… Continue reading Friday Spotlight: Kate Spade

Career, Diversity, Feminism, Girl Power, Inspiration, Motivation, Women, Work

Friday Spotlight: Kim Rivera

You've probably never heard of Kim Rivera. She's not exactly a household name. But, the work she's doing to advance diversity in the legal field and beyond is worthy of recognition. Kim is the Chief Legal Officer and and General Counsel at HP, Inc. She is one of the few women to head the legal… Continue reading Friday Spotlight: Kim Rivera

Advice, Business, Career, Feminism, Girl Power, Inspiration, Lifestyle, Motivation, Women, Work

Are You Sponsorship Ready?

I've talked a lot about the importance of having a mentor, as well as a sponsor, and why they're different. To recap, a mentor is someone who will talk to  you, while a sponsor is someone who will talk about you. A sponsor will offer more than just general advice and guidance. They will connect you with… Continue reading Are You Sponsorship Ready?

Career, Diversity, Feminism, Girl Power, Inspiration, Motivation, Women, Work

You Can’t Be What You Can’t See

There is an expression that says, "You cannot be what you cannot see." I've been thinking about this a lot lately. Images are powerful, and every day, we are bombarded with hundreds of them on television, the internet, books, magazines, and billboards. The images we see can have a huge effect on us. They can… Continue reading You Can’t Be What You Can’t See

Feminism, Girl Power, Gratitude, Holidays, Motivation, Women

Celebrating International Women’s Day

Today we celebrate International Women's Day. It's a day to honor the achievements of women around the world and reaffirm our commitment to fighting for gender equality. If you are looking for ways to commemorate this day, below are some ways you can make a difference: If you see a lack of female participation at… Continue reading Celebrating International Women’s Day

Feminism, Inspiration, Lifestyle, Mental Health, Motivation, Politics, Women, Work

We Must Do Better for Our Boys

When I started this blog, I was most interested in speaking to women and helping them find the motivation and inspiration to push forward in a world that is sometimes unfriendly, and other times outright hostile, to them. Of course, I hoped that men would read this too, but I understood that in naming this… Continue reading We Must Do Better for Our Boys

Celebrities, Feminism, Girl Power, Inspiration, Mental Health, Politics, Women, Work

Friday Spotlight: The Silence Breakers

Every year, TIME Magazine names their "Person of the Year." Typically, the honor is awarded to someone who has made a real impact over the course of the year. Past honorees have included FDR, Martin Luther King Jr., and Queen Elizabeth II. This year, TIME chose to honor the individuals, almost exclusively women, who have… Continue reading Friday Spotlight: The Silence Breakers

Advice, Career, Feminism, Parenting, Uncategorized

Equality Begins at Home

Yesterday, my friend sent an article that resonated with her and with me as well. The article is called "Where do kids learn to undervalue women? From their parents." Sounds harsh, right? Particularly for those of us who consider ourselves progressive and egalitarian at home. But, when I read the below paragraph, I thought, "Yes! This!"… Continue reading Equality Begins at Home

Business, Career, Feminism, Women, Work

Women in the Workplace: We Have a Long Way to Go

Yesterday, McKinsey & Co and Lean In released their yearly Women in the Workplace report. Over 200 companies employing more than 12 million people participated in this year's study. The takeaway? We have a long way to go, especially if you are a woman of color. I highly encourage everyone to read the full report,… Continue reading Women in the Workplace: We Have a Long Way to Go

Advice, Feminism, Inspiration, Lifestyle, Mental Health, Women, Work

How to Boost Your Self-Confidence

Before our son was born, my husband and I talked about what traits we hoped he would have. We wanted him to be honest and kind, to have integrity, to be smart, to be curious, and to be confident. As someone who has struggled with confidence, I felt this was one of the greatest gifts… Continue reading How to Boost Your Self-Confidence

Books, Feminism, Girl Power, Lifestyle, Reading, Women

The 5 Books Your Daughter Needs to Read

"A book is a dream you hold in your hand." As an avid reader, this quote speaks to my soul. I recently shared with Fairygodboss my recommendations for 5 empowering books that your daughter should be reading right now. These books are a reminder to women and girls of all ages to DREAM BIG. Check it… Continue reading The 5 Books Your Daughter Needs to Read