The Biggest News This Week?

The biggest news this week? Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer’s plans for maternity leave…in December. Seriously? (First – congrats to Mayer. She and her husband are expecting twins later this year.) But the news that she once again plans to take a short maternity leave and work during that leave has […]

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Event Manager Best Practices

Wow! We can’t believe how many event managers we have looking for great speakers on our site. Innovation Women was designed to help event managers locate awesome female speakers for their events and conferences, producing gender-balanced speaker panels. We offer event managers free access to our database of speakers and […]

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Featured Speaker: Dr. Janice Presser

In 1979, Dr. Janice Presser set out to find an answer to the question “What really happens when people team together?” Twenty-five years of research and field testing, including nine years of software development – and a stellar team – produced a completely new technology, Teamability.

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Featured Profile: Jules Pieri

Jules Pieri is a graduate of the University of Michigan and Harvard Business School, where she is currently an Entrepreneur in Residence. She has served in high level positions at three startups, and is co-founder and CEO of the Grommet. Before her time in the startup world, she worked as […]

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Featured Profile: Brianna Wu

Brianna Wu is the head of development at Giant Spacekat, a company specializing in cinematic experiences using the Unreal engine. She is part of two tech podcasts, The Isometric Show and Rocket, and is a professional speaker at universities and conferences, specializing in issues around women-in-tech. She has dreams of creating […]

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Featured Profile: Dr. Kristen Lee Costa

Dr. Kristen Lee Costa is a first generation college graduate and an award-winning professor of Behavioral Sciences at Northeastern University, where she researches organizational wellbeing and resilience. Her signature ability to engage with a diverse range of audiences has led her to be invited to speak nationally and internationally to […]

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Featured Profile: Brigitta Rubin

Brigitta Rubin is a scientist, artist, and inventor with a passion for eclectic ideas and interesting stories. Rubin currently works as a Multidisciplinary Engineer at MITRE, where she leads several groups in the development of an enterprise-wide anticipatory intelligence capability. Rubin’s main focus is assisting in the technology transitions, acting as a […]

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Featured Profile: Karen Rubin

Karen Rubin is currently on the product team at Quantopian, where they are building the world’s first crowd sourced hedge fund, having spent the past 10 years building products and managing product development teams. Rubin’s work on focuses on their cloud based algorithmic trading platform, on which their users and community members research investment […]

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Featured Profile: Diane Hessan

Diane Hessan describes herself as a “serial entrepreneur,” having worked at three startups and serving as CEO of two. A graduate of Tufts University and Harvard Business School, her ties to the Boston area are strong, and she has made a name for herself, especially in the startup and innovation community. Since […]

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