Throughout my tech career, my female colleagues and I have quietly questioned: What does a career in tech look like after kids? After 40? Lisa Shissler Smith, 51-year-old Engineering Manager at Netflix, sums it up this way: There are places where you don’t have to prove your existence every day. Find those.
In 2021, opening your own record store sounds like a romantic daydream for most of us. These female record store owners show that, while it may not be romantic, creating a thriving and viable vinyl business can be done.
Want to carve out your own niche as an entrepreneur or successful creative? Artist Lisa Congdon’s “You Will Leave a Trail of Stars” book is for you.
Retired professional figure skater, boy mom, wife, globe trotter, multi-passionate Oaklander, Carrie Maultsby-Lute talks about how she’s handling all of life’s big challenges.
For most of my life I worked on a neutral face that didn’t look mean or unappealing in order to appease the smile bullies. After 50, I’ve moved into a protected class: females who no longer owe anyone a sweet expression.
If you’re a New York Times reader, you might know “Scratch,” the column about money and the people who deal with it, by Shaina Feinberg and illustrator Julia Rothman. The column is equal parts fanzine, “investigative” journalism, and raw, real, and often hilarious glimpses of topics that you probably can’t find anywhere else. “Scratch” topics […]
Hi, my name is Dixie and I’m addicted to TV mysteries. (Hi Dixie.) I’ve been engaged and comforted by television whodunits since I was a little girl, and I have no intention of stopping, or even trying to stop watching now. From Perry Mason to Columbo, you get something from these TV series you don’t, and […]
I’m here to say it’s about time my mons veneris was venerable, that our labia majora were considered major… you get the idea.
Sylvia Del Valle shares what it’s been like to hit 1 million Instagram followers and launch Dieta 911 during a pandemic that’s disproportionately impacted her Hispanic audience.
How did I plan to become a teacher-turned-weight lifter-turned-TV producer to writer? That’s the thing, I didn’t. Nothing was planned, but it all worked because I worked at it.