I don’t know about you, but sometimes you need help you with your career. You need someone to help you with a career decision or to even to call you out on your BS and tell you I know you can do better, followed by a huge kick in the right direction! Last Monday night I had… More How a Mentor Can Help Your Career
Last Saturday I had the pleasure of volunteering at “Girls Do Hack” at Chicago’s Alder Planeterium. This was the first time the planetarium held the all day event, which was created to help expose high school age girls to fields in STEM and empower those involved to share their STEM expertise. The girls began their day… More How We Can Help Girls Get Into Stem
I’m sure I’m like everyone else that woke up confused because Facebook was messing up! If you can’t post to Facebook this morning, you’re not alone and judging by social media it’s down in several other countries. When trying to post a status or even like a post an error message pops up. This isn’t just on… More Facebook Has A Case of the Mondays
via If you live in Chicago you’ve probably heard the screams lately about women in tech, if not check out this article. From that article a fury of responses rumbled about what women should be doing and why we aren’t viewed as a large contributor to tech. (Even I had to respond to that… More Chicago Women in Tech Are Still Buzzing….
via Hulu Two weeks ago Amos Winbush III, CEO and founder of CyberSynchs, was on a show on ABC called “Secret Millionaire” (see above if you missed it). Secret Millionaire follows a successful business person for one week as they leave their lavish lifestyles, conceal their true identities, and go to live and volunteer in a poverty… More Do YOU Give Back?
via If you live in Chicago and are part of the tech scene then you probably read Katherine Raz’s op ed piece for Crain’s last week. I’ve read and re-read (probably about 20 times) to really dig deep into what Raz was saying. A lot of people jumped down her throat immediately saying she was… More Women in Tech ARE Here: My Response to Katherine Raz’s Op-Ed
I just finished reading a great book by Kelly Cutrone (might’ve seen her on The Hills or know her PR firm, People’s Revolution) called “Normal Gets You Nowhere”. Her book is a painfully honest revolution of why normal really gets you nowhere. After reading this book I felt so inspired to embrace my quirkiness to… More Does Normal Really Get You Nowhere?
If you haven’t noticed there is currently a small amount of minorities in the tech sphere. However, do you think that will continue to be? Last Saturday, I attended an event called Blerds Night Out by Blerdology (if you have a chance and they come to your city you should definitely check it out). And… More Blerds & Tech: Will We Ever Be Undivided?
via Summer is here (for most of us)!! And what better way to celebrate than hitting the beach and relaxing. Of course when you go to the beach you either want to take your friends, gadgets, or both. So here are five tech gadgets that you should take to the beach to enjoy your time.… More 5 Tech Gadgets to Take to the Beach
There are many options for storing information digitally but the two popular apps out right now are Evernote and OneNote. These apps aren’t only for taking notes, you can also make lists, manage projects, store and organize information, and share it with others. I shared these two apps with people in a chat recently and they had no… More Note Taking App War: Evernote vs OneNote