Hacking the System to Make More Women Coders at...
Growing up in biz/tech journalism and sports media means that the topic of women in the workplace has never been far from my mind. How many of us are there? How many is “enough” — is there such a thing? Are there really not enough qualified candidates? Is it true that women are just less interested in these fields (or less capable)? When we leave these coveted jobs, is it for...
The final episode of this first run of #StartupStories went up last week. What I love about entrepreneurs, which really comes through in this episode (“The Life”), is the passion with which they attack everything they do. There’s no such thing as “balance” here, because that’s not the point. The point, for folks like these, is to change the world, one invention...
It doesn’t matter what industry you’re in — pitching is an art form, and the start of all great projects. As a journalist I pitch every single day: story subjects, to convince them to let me into their lives; editors, to convince them to publish a piece; business partners, to sell them on projects I think we should work on together. And the folks in this video, to pitch them on...