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Meet a Real Woman in Tech: Rashmi Rao

Rashmi Rao has over 15 years of experience in tech. As Sr. Director, Advanced Engineering, CoC User Experience at HARMAN, she drives breakthrough technologies. Get to know Rashmi’s story and share your own with our #NewFaceofTech Challenge! Why do you love working in tech? I have always been interested in solving problems for things and

From Intern to Influencer: Ella Dawson on Giving Her Own TED Talk at 23

In the fall of 2014, Ella Dawson started as an intern at TED. In just two years, she’s taken over the role of Social Media Manager and she’s given her own TEDx talk. The 24-year-old is gaining fame as an outspoken advocate and social media maven. Want to flip that internship into influence? Here’s Ella’s

Desiree Williams Turned High School Self-Esteem Issues Into A National Beauty Title

Desiree Williams is not your average beauty queen. This year, the gorgeous doctor graced the national stage as a Top 10 finalist in the Miss USA pageant. But Desiree wasn’t always so confident, accomplished and self-assured. Like many of us, she struggled in high school with self-esteem; she was an acne-prone, introverted girl. But, after

Michelle Bogowith on Chasing The Weather — And Her Dreams

Rain, sleet or hail, meteorologist Michelle Bogowith helps people plan their every day. A recognizable face on Fox4 in Kansas City, Michelle was obsessed with weather as a young girl. While at the University of Missouri, she landed her first internship, which led her to her dream job. As a result, Michelle knows firsthand the

Lindsay Scholz Wants You To Be ‘That Working Girl’

As Long as I Believe in Myself, I’ll Be Able to Adapt to Any Situation Lindsay Scholz has dedicated her life to making your career dreams a reality. She’s the founder and editor-in-chief of That Working Girl, a platform where young women can share their stories, learn from each other, and feel empowered to pursue

Athlete-Turned-Activist Kristin Duquette on Being a Champion: “Trust Yourself and Trust Your Journey”

Kristin Duquette is a leader — both in and out of the pool. The swimmer is a five-time American Paralympic Record Holder and the former US Team Captain for the 2010 Greek Open. She was diagnosed with Muscular Dystrophy at the age of the nine, but what could have derailed her dreams has only propelled

PR Star Sydney Cooper Is Taking On The NYC Fashion World (While Wearing Amazing Shoes!)

We all want to land that dream internship — and, even more importantly, turn it into a job. While in college, Sydney Cooper made that dream a reality. While at Florida University, she interned for luxury “red bottoms” designer Christian Louboutin. She now works full-time in fashion PR as a Junior Account Executive at Cindy

How Entrepreneur Alexis Wolfer Is Changing the Face of Beauty Blogging

Alexis Wolfer is changing the face of beauty blogs. As a recent college grad, she noticed a worrying trend: there are plenty of sites dedicated to looking good but there aren’t many that make us feel good, inside and out. She wanted to change that with TheBeautyBean.com. She has a strict no-Photoshop policy on her