Archive for September, 2015

Next Steps Right Now

This week I had a good meeting and was able to quickly follow up with an email detailing the steps we would both be taking as we furthered our relationship.  No squinting at a set of cryptic notes a week later. No wracking my brain for elusive details.  I did […]

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Featured Profile: Aimee Sprung

Aimee Sprung is the Civic Engagement Program Manager on the Technology & Civic Engagement (TCE) Team at Microsoft’s New England Research & Development Center (NERD). The Technology & Civic Engagement team brings Microsoft’s best assets to bear to help civic leaders — and the communities they serve – use technology […]

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Featured Profile: Cynthia Gilbert

Attorney Cynthia Gilbert is a passionate technologist and software patent attorney who strategically develops patent portfolios for a range of high tech companies in all stages of the invention life cycle. She designed Hyperion Law’s services to scale with businesses, allowing the firm to economically serve both individual inventors, as […]

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It Was Never A Dress

Iconic symbols abound in our lives. The recycling symbol tells us to reuse, recycle, reduce.  Some logos have seemingly worldwide instantaneous recognition: Apple’s fruit, McDonalds’ golden arch and the Starbucks mermaid… and the simple male and female symbols that adorn the rest room doors. The #itwasneveradress campaign takes the female icon and […]

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Featured Profile: Rachel Happe

Rachel co-founded The Community Roundtable to support business leaders developing their community and social business strategies.  The Community Roundtable is dedicated to advancing the business of community and provides education, training, research and advisory services to community and social business leaders.

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Business Innovation Factory Summit

We were thrilled to be able to attend the Business Innovation Factory Summit in Providence, RI.  The BIF Summit always has a full (and well-gender-balanced) slate of fabulous speakers.  We were particularly inspired by young Sophie Houser, the co-creator of the video game Tampon Run, a game that uses humor and satire to […]

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Featured Profile: Lisa Sasso

As an Executive Coach, Lisa Sasso, CPCC, ACC, empowers aspiring leaders and executives in the medical device and life sciences fields on setting/achieving personal and professional goals, maintaining work/life balance, following their passion and ultimately reaching their greatest potential. As an entrepreneur, Lisa experienced the challenges of working on novel […]

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Featured Profile: Barbara Clarke

Entrepreneur turned angel investor, Barbara Clarke is also a valued mentor and one of the founding members of Astia Angels. With more than 10 years of management consulting experience and 10 years nonprofit experience, she has the insight and first-hand knowledge necessary to spot the right investment. She’s also one of […]

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