FORBES: Using Intention to Overcome Intimidation in the Board Room

Using Intention to Overcome Intimidation in the Board Room Forbes, Amy Blankson December 6, 2017 Robin Chase is a self-proclaimed transportation entrepreneur and activist. She co-founded both Zipcar, which became the largest car-sharing company in the world, and Veniam, a network company that mobilizes vehicle data. Although Robin’s experience in tech is vast, admittedly, her transition…

FORBES: What We Can Learn From Dubai About Overcoming Gender Discrimination In The Field Of Technology

What We Can Learn From Dubai About Overcoming Gender Discrimination In The Field Of Technology Forbes, Amy Blankson November 26, 2017 Dr. Aisha Bin Bishr grew up curious. She couldn’t help but wonder what went on behind the closed doors of the men’s majlis, where women were not permitted. Her father, a prominent figure in Sharjah,…

FORBES: Understanding the Deeper Stories of Women Execs in Tech

Understanding the Deeper Stories of Women Execs in Tech Forbes, Amy Blankson November 21, 2017 Three months ago, ex-Google employee James Damore published his highly criticized manifesto about why women are not biologically fit for tech roles.  In doing so, he unintentionally did women a favor.  He created a lightning rod that has brought unprecedented attention to…

THRIVE GLOBAL: The 5 Step Digital Declutter

The 5 Step Digital Declutter: How to Regain Control of Your Life by Dealing with Your Tech Graveyard Thrive Global, Amy Blankson June 12, 2017 You are having a great day — productive yet carefree, until you open your desk drawer to put something away and glimpse what appears to be a nest of black snakes interwoven…

Spotlight: The Spire Stone

Spotlight: The Spire Stone Science is now connecting our external and internal worlds in ways we couldn’t do or even understand 100 years ago. We have evolved from using kitschy mood rings and carnival mood meters to having real tech to understand what’s going on inside our bodies on an intellectual, emotional, and even molecular…

Back to the Future…of Happiness

Back to the Future…of Happiness   Recently, my husband and I decided to show our three daughters (ages 9, 6, and 3) the classic movie Back to the Future. Of course, my kids were immediately enthralled, but my youngest had a few key questions like, Mommy, what is the future? And what is the present?…