Both women were working in finance on opposite ends of the country—one in San Francisco, the other in New York– and met on Skype in 2012 through a friend’s introduction. Since then, Catherine Berman and Yuliya Tarasava, co-founders of CNote, an online impact investing platform t
Selfies won’t do. Professional headshots are not just for actresses and models, of course. Every person in business whether you are a lawyer, author, journalist, chiropractor, entrepreneur, doctor, dentist, academic, business leader or startup founder needs a photograph that is crisp,
The numbers add up. At 23, Simona Vaitkune, CEO of Fast Invest, has expanded her company to 36 countries with 9,000 daily active investors, across three offices in Europe. In just three years, she has taken her investment platform with more than 50 employees to fulfill her vision of e
As CEO of Fuse.It, Liat Sade-Sternberg deals professionally each day with augmented and virtual reality. But she needed to make a move in real time to be in one place with her husband and three children. That move was to Los Angeles. “I used to fly a lot, was half the time in the U.S.
Politics in the workplace is an unfortunate yet inevitable aspect in office life. Throw national political views into this mix and you’ve got a high-tension workplace that can tip over into something much more dangerous. According to a survey done by Clutch, about 31 percent of employ
Yes, she knows it sounds odd coming from someone with an undergraduate degree from Northwestern University and a masters degree from Harvard Business School. But, Peggy Yu, COO of Startup Institute, says sometimes the best employees are non-traditional ones. “There is no way to get t
She’s on a rampage. She’s emotional, hormonal, intense, angry. Whether a woman at work is young, pregnant or older, she is at times labelled angry all the same. Chances are if you are a woman in business, you have been accused of being too emotional with anger assigned to you that is
In the end, it doesn’t matter if your food is prepared by a male or female chef, as long as it is the best meal you have ever had. But it does matter if women in the culinary business are not let out of what Rohini Dey calls the “pink cage” of pastry chefs and line cooks in order to b
Brainstorming ideas in order to find creative solutions and approaches to your work can be far more than getting everyone in a room to start throwing spitballs at a wall to see what sticks. As a leader, you need to put as much time into refreshing your creative side as you do to respo
Forty one years ago, Fran Bagenal was a graduate student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, “and the only woman in our group” working on the plasma instrument for NASA’s Voyager mission to Jupiter. Now a professor of astrophysical and planetary sciences at the Univers
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