Category Archives: Technology

[Interesting Article] What’s missing from conversation about women in tech? Men

From USA Today, written by Google VP Knowledge Alan Eustace and published yesterday, What’s missing from conversation about women in tech? Men Throughout the past decade, I’ve spoken to thousands of women about the need to make the technology industry more welcoming. … Continue reading

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How to Start a Startup – Lecture 3 Paul Graham

I’m enjoying the first week of the Y Combinator class How to Start a Startup. The most recent session was with guest lecturer Paul Graham about the Counterintuitive Parts of Startups, and How to Have Ideas. Paul writes regular essays on … Continue reading

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It’s About Time – MIT Breast Pump Hackathon

This is awesome – MIT is putting on a ‘make the breast pump not suck’ hackathon event through the Media Lab. I was just talking to someone last week about the lack of innovation in breast pumps, and that the … Continue reading

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Evolution of Education

During my morning workout I enjoyed another great Stanford University eCorner podcast featuring Sal Khan of the Khanacademy.org. I’ve been following what this organization is doing for some time, and I really enjoyed catching up on how it has grown and … Continue reading

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Support for Women Leading High-Growth Companies

As I’ve brought up in the past, I enjoy listening to podcasts and books while I’m exercising. The last two days, I was taking in the final Fall lecture from the Stanford Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Seminar, which featured Sharon Vosmek, the CEO of Astia. … Continue reading

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Taking the Time to Find Gifts in the Every Day

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I’ve had several reminders this week about the importance of taking time in life for things that are not work, whether it be hobbies, spending time with others, exploring the world around us, or just taking it easy. During a … Continue reading

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Whew! Busy August, Time for Some Catching Up on Women, Life and Work

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Starting the month of August, I had a goal of doubling my blog viewership over the month of July. I had written a post the last day of July that had some good traction, and then . . . I … Continue reading

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Connecting with the Past, Speaking to the Future

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I’m someone that puts everything on my Google calendar, and several times a week, I’ll take a look at the weeks ahead to see what is coming up. I like to look at the ‘one week’ view, and as I … Continue reading

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Well-Being, Space, and Getting to 50/50

Rather than having a specific focus this week, I thought I would share several interesting things I’ve come across this past week.  Last week, the Huffington Post held their first women’s conference in NY about the third metric in life: … Continue reading

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Big Brain Theory – Reality or Just Good Reality TV?

As the time since I’ve been in college continues to grow, I continue to be more and more impressed by the accomplishments and variety of things my classmates and friends have done and been part of. One of the latest … Continue reading

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Impressions and Thoughts from “Lean In”

Last weekend while on my flights to/from Texas I read Sheryl Sandberg’s “Lean In – Women, Work and the Will to Lead”. I had read a lot of the press leading up to the release of the book, had watched … Continue reading

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Interesting Articles from the Week of March 4, 2013

I’ve been busy these past couple of weeks (trip to Boston for MIT alumni association activities, trip to Vancouver for work, and then a trip to Phoenix for baseball spring training and visiting with Tim’s family), so I haven’t had … Continue reading

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Women Still Can’t Have It All?

I read an article last year that made the rounds and got a lot of attention – Why Women Still Can’t Have It All. I shared it with family and friends, as well as women in my sorority, to hopefully find … Continue reading

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The Local Startup World is Growing – Digital LA’s ‘Digital Women: VCs and Angels’

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On Wednesday night I was the guest of my friend, Summers, at the first all-women Venture Capital/Angel panel in Los Angeles, hosted by Digital LA. The event was at the former Google offices on Arizona and 8th in Santa Monica, which is now ROC (Real … Continue reading

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Interesting Articles from the Week of January 21, 2013

Reading other people’s blogs makes me see a wider perspective whether it’s about business, or the corporate world, or the work at home mom. And I’m loving it 🙂 Hope you enjoy reading these blogs and check out my comments … Continue reading

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Does the Work Environment Need to Change for Younger Workers?

My own contribution When I was working at Northrop Grumman, I was involved in several initiatives to improve the workforce and make it more attractive to ‘new’ hires. There had been a lull in hiring for ~10 years before I … Continue reading

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Getting the Ivy League to Come to You

Open Online Courses MIT, Stanford, Harvard, Berkeley and lots of other top notch universities are offering open online courses for anyone to use. You can be a student in their university or from another university, or an entrepreneur wanting to … Continue reading

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Startup Support in Los Angeles

I’ve written in the past about women starting up companies, which are often great and inspiring stories. There is a lot of activity right now in Los Angeles, especially West LA, in building and supporting a startup community. It’s been … Continue reading

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Interesting Articles from the Week of November 12, 2012

As following other blogs became something I was doing to help find material for my blog, eventually blog commenting followed. Here are the articles that I found interesting and shared my thoughts on the week before last (a bit late … Continue reading

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6 Women Entrepreneurs to Inspire Us

As a woman going down the path of entrepreneurship, I like to keep an eye open for fellow women to look up to, and which can help inspire me in doing the things that I love to do. Of course, … Continue reading

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