Some post-#14NTCFemTech thoughts

Thank you to everyone who came to our session “Female Technologists: Leading Technology, Leading Ourselves” (#14NTCFemTech) at last week’s NTEN conference! It was a wonderful gathering of smart, dedicated women who are clearly motivated to improve the career environment and prospects for women in tech. If you missed the session, you can view our collaborative […]


Thanksgiving is tomorrow and it’s a perfect opportunity to offer gratitude for what has unquestionably been a very good year. Throughout our lives, we experience different flashpoints at which we get a much better picture of who we really are and what we were meant for. For me, one major flashpoint came at the dawn […]


The last 36 hours have been eventful to say the least here in the New York metropolitan area. Hurricane Sandy arrived yesterday with historic fury and we are only now beginning to assess the damage. Homes have been destroyed in Breezy Point and lives have even been lost. My friends, family and I are safe […]

En route

I’m flying south from Nairobi to Johannesburg, where I’ll catch a connecting flight back to New York. I’m equal parts sad to be leaving and happy to be heading home. The time spent in Nairobi was far too short, but I managed to pack a concentrated set of experiences into my limited visit. The DEMO […]