Uber’s New Exec Bozoma Saint John on Sexism, Embracing Fear, and Bringing Her ‘Whole Self’ to Work

The enormous crystal chandelier that hangs in the foyer of Bozoma Saint John’s Los Angeles home gives a dramatic first impression, but it’s no less dramatic than the homeowner herself. Almost six feet tall in bare feet and wearing her signature bright prints with matching fuchsia lip gloss, Saint John (Boz to her friends) is every bit as striking giving a tour of her new home as she was onstage being honored as Executive of the Year at Billboard’s 2016 Women in Music awards last winter. Continue reading Uber’s New Exec Bozoma Saint John on Sexism, Embracing Fear, and Bringing Her ‘Whole Self’ to Work

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Building the Next Generation of Military Spouse and Veteran Entrepreneurs

STEPHANIE BROWN, CEO and Founder, The Rosie Network

Building the next generation of military spouse and veteran entrepreneurs is what drives Stephanie Brown, spouse of retired Navy SEAL Admiral, Tom Brown.  A successful entrepreneur in her own right, Stephanie grew up in a military family living below the poverty level.  She watched her mother sacrifice her nursing career in support of her father’s service to our country during two tours in Vietnam. Continue reading Building the Next Generation of Military Spouse and Veteran Entrepreneurs

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Military Spouse Finds Future in Healthy, Affordable Food Prep.

Founder and CEO of Healthy Momma, Flossie Hall is an active duty Navy spouse of 15 years and a mother of four, ranging in age from 6 to 17.   Like many military spouses today, despite having a college degree, Flossie faced employment challenges due to her husband’s frequent deployments and multiple moves.  In fact, Flossie was headed to medical school when orders were received for her husband to deploy overseas – again.  Unemployed in San Diego with four children and a husband in harm’s way, many might have considered it easier to pack up and move ‘back home’ to be closer to family for support.  Not Flossie. Continue reading Military Spouse Finds Future in Healthy, Affordable Food Prep.

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CMD-IT Announces 2017 Richard A. Tapia Award Winner Manuel Perez Quinones

Today, CMD-IT announced the recipient of the 2017 Richard A. Tapia Achievement Award for Scientific Scholarship, Civic Science and Diversifying Computing is Manuel Perez Quinones, Associate Dean, College of Computing and Informatics and Professor, Department of Software and Information Systems, University of North Carolina, Charlotte. The Richard A. Tapia Award is awarded annually to an individual who demonstrates significant leadership, commitment and contributions to diversifying computing. Continue reading CMD-IT Announces 2017 Richard A. Tapia Award Winner Manuel Perez Quinones

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