She’s a multi-talented woman with ambition.

“Lyndsey Scott is an incredibly accomplished coder. She’s ranked as a top iOS responder on Stack Overlow, has recorded coding tutorials for, and is a member of the “prestigious iOS tutorial team at” She also happens to be a Victoria’s Secret model.”Read this article: Victoria’s Secret Model Gets Trolled For Saying She Can […]

Sick of male-dominated coworking spaces but unable to grow her company only working with women, Amy Nelson created The Riveter, a feminist alternative built for everyone.

“I was going to these classes, walking into these coworking spaces, and I was like, wait a second, like if coworking is the future, then why does it still look like a frat house? Because it really did, to me,” she said.Read this article: If co-working is the future, then it shouldn’t look like a […]

Intensive mothering is redefining what it means to be a good parent and putting more pressure on parents to provide lavish experiences for their kids and causing even more stress for already overworked parents.

“While spending time with my girls, I’ve checked emails more times than I care to admit. I distinctly remember looking down at my phone and tapping away when my daughter grabbed my face and turned it towards her so she could tell me something. She had been trying to get my attention for a few […]

Labor Day isn’t just the unofficial-official end of summer: the reason it’s a holiday is to celebrate American workers, from freelancers to factory workers, and to remember how far we’ve come in the search for a safe and equitable working…

“My unsolicited advice to women in the workplace is this: When faced with sexism, or ageism, or lookism, or even really aggressive Buddhism, ask yourself the following question: ‘Is this person in between me and what I want to do?’ If the answer is no, ignore it and move on. Your energy is better used […]

The author of ‘Nevertheless, She Persisted’ says there’s a troubling double standard

“Throughout my career, I have been labeled as aggressive. At first, I thought this was a positive description of my performance. I took it to mean that I was a go-getter and that my colleagues and managers appreciated that I had a mind of my own. Born and raised in India, I grew up surrounded […]

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“The beauty industry, despite pushes towards inclusion of the full gender spectrum, truly encapsulates the complications that come with being a woman today. We are constantly being pushed towards empowerment, while also being pressured into buying.”Read this article: Beautystack is a glimpse into the future of female-centric tech

Yes, it is possible to juggle a successful freelance life with motherhood.

“Books like Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In inspired me and motivated me, but I found that most of the advice was targeted toward women working in the corporate world. I struggled to find answers specific to the obstacles freelancers face.”Read this article: How to Survive (and Thrive) as a Freelancer with Kids

Because…you can’t be good at everything.

“Kids are like little energy suckers and they are endless in their demands to play. But at the end of an 8-to-5 day, I’m freakin’ tired. Exhausted, really. Here’s a simple solution that checks the “awesome mom” box: give each kid 10 minutes of undivided attention every night and let the rest of the time […]

More workplaces are adopting flexible schedules, but many working moms are still excluded.

When Sophia Petrov*, 39, was pregnant and showing with her second child, she noticed one day that she was constantly doing prep work for meetings with new and existing clients but was never actually asked to attend. Eventually, her boss pulled her aside and told her, “We don’t want the clients to see your stomach […]