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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Featured Profile: Melissa O'Mara

Melissa O’Mara is a native of upstate New York who has spent 28 years in corporate leadership. The first in her family to graduate college, she currently serves as the CEO of i3Activate. Previously, she was VP of Green Buildings for Schneider Electric. Melissa’s current focus is on creating organizational […]

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What’s a "Wogrammer"?

A year ago, Facebook engineers Erin Summers and Zainab Ghadiyali founded Wogrammer, an organization devoted to celebrating women’s technical accomplishments, not just their gender.  Now Facebook COO and author Sheryl Sandberg has weighed in, via Facebook post.”You can’t be what you can’t see,” says Sandberg. Wogrammer is all about breaking the Silicon […]

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Featured Profile: Deb De Sherbinin

Deb de Sherbinin is a creative product and marketing consultant who helps companies develop, brand, and launch products and apps targeted to kids and their families. With twenty-five years experience building world-class brands, she has developed and launched hundreds of products. Her expertise includes strategic planning, brand management, product innovation […]

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