The Amazing Women Building Tech Networks in the Middle East

By Claire Gillepsie All across the Middle East, women are revolutionizing their local societies, becoming prominent leaders in a variety of fields, including tech. Not only are women entering tech in larger numbers, but they are also using their presence to help other women start a career in the industry. Here are some Middle Eastern…

Top Female Athletes to Watch Out for in the OLYMPICS!

By Niraja Surendran With less than a month left until the Olympics begin, I am as excited as can be! Rio 2016 is predicted to be the most watched Olympics games on television, which is no surprise considering fan favorites like Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt are returning to compete. In addition to these talented…

Insider Resume and Interview Tips You Need to Know!

By Tina Lu A few weeks ago, I attended the ANNPower Vital Voices Leadership Forum in New York City. I learned a lot, and luckily, I took notes, so you can learn a lot too. Here are some of the most crucial resume and interview tips, brought to you by ANN Inc. Human Resources executives:…

We Women Are All In This Together, So Let’s #LeanInTogether

By Niraja Surendran By now, you’ve probably heard of LeanIn.Org, a nonprofit organization founded by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg to empower women and encourage them to achieve their goals. Though the organization is mainly for women by women, men are also encouraged to join the movement to help empower women as supportive fathers, husbands, brothers,…

#BookReview: Why “The Secret Garden” is a MUST READ Classic

By Anne Jorgenson In my opinion, The Secret Garden is perhaps one of the best coming-of-age stories of all time. The story follows Mary Lennox, a sullen child born to parents who treat her like an old plaything rather than a daughter. When a plague strikes Mary’s home compound in India, everyone dies – except Mary….

Rest in Peace Jo Cox, British Female Rights Activist

By Niraja Surendran I, unfortunately, did not the know British politician Jo Cox until after her death. She was a Labour MP – Member of Parliament – who was becoming better known in her country when she was brutally murdered on June 16, 2016. Her unexpected death has prompted her family, friends, and fellow colleagues…

#BookReview: Timebound (The Chronos Files)

By Anne Jorgenson Kate Pierce-Keller, the main character of Timebound, is a sixteen-year-old girl living with her mom in Washington D.C. When her estranged grandmother arrives, asking to spend more time with her, Kate is put into a precarious position. She wants to get to know her grandmother, but Kate’s mom isn’t exactly ecstatic about…

Girls in Tech? Hell yes!

By Claire Gillepsie Because Project GirlSpire wants YOU to go into tech, here’s a few incredible role models for you to follow: Sarah Drinkwater, Head of Campus London Campus London is a physical and virtual “space” operated by Google that provides resources and communication opportunities for anyone looking to transform their ideas (business or academic) into…

Equal Pay For Equal Play

By Chloe Tai In an interview with New York Times, Carli Lloyd, 2015 FIFA women’s player of the year, explained, “It had everything to do with what’s right and what’s fair, and with upholding a fundamental American concept: equal pay for equal play.  Even if you are female.”  On March 31, 2016, five women from…