A Survival Guide for the Young Female Professional

Work Life

How to ground yourself in the A.M.

How to ground yourself in the A.M.

Mornings are crucial to how we feel through out the day. I teach this to my high school students (I’m not a teacher, but my company works with high school and college students), whose mornings are often composed of running out the door with shoe […]

Time Management Tips from Not-Super Woman

Time Management Tips from Not-Super Woman

I’m nowhere near perfect at most things – my career, my business, staying healthy, staying in touch with family. I’m not Super Woman; there are times I have to pick up takeout for dinner because I’m working late, there are weeks when I can’t make […]

On “Playing the Game”

On “Playing the Game”

As a woman in a corporate work environment, I often feel the pressure of “playing the game”. Trust no one, undercut your peers, make sure they see you shine, and most of all, remember that everyone is in it for themselves. It’s sad, but sometimes […]

Your Survival Guide to Being the Female Minority in the Corporate Workplace

Your Survival Guide to Being the Female Minority in the Corporate Workplace

I know I’m not alone in experiencing the effects of the lack of women in some corporate workplaces. It can be grinding, especially if your male colleagues don’t see you as “one of them” or are committing micro-aggressions left and right (always asking you to […]

How I Got a Job In Private Equity with No Finance Experience

How I Got a Job In Private Equity with No Finance Experience

People often scratch their heads when I tell them I work in finance now, mostly because I majored in Social Welfare in college. If you were to have asked me 5 years ago what I wanted to do, the last thing on my list would […]