GET EMAIL UPDATES FROM POWERTOFLY
GET EMAIL UPDATES FROM POWERTOFLY
Random

15 Female Virtual Mentors (Tony Robbins, Take Note)

I recently read a blog post where a man thanked his virtual mentors - people he follows online for advice but doesn't know personally. He mentioned Tony Robbins, Richard Branson, Tim Ferriss, Robert Greene and Seth Godin.


Not one woman was mentioned. At first I was annoyed, but then I realized the only virtual mentors I could name were business women like Sheryl Sandberg. Coming up with female motivational speakers who serve as virtual mentors was a big struggle for me.

So I went to the Facebook group I admin called “Ladies Promoting Ladies" and started a post to ask women members who they consider to be their virtual mentors. Who do they get advice and feel motivated by? Who do they regularly read, watch and bookmark? Some women mentioned motivational speakers and psychologists and others mentioned women they know personally. This list is a mix of women who may consider themselves virtual mentors and women who aren't doing it officially, but they're certainly inspiring others.

The answers came in fast. I want to keep adding to the list - so let me know who should be on here by posting in the comments section.

And thanks to Rachel Valdez (formerly PowerToFly's Head of Talent); Tamara Valdez; Christina Wallace (VP Growth, Bionic) , Susan McPherson (Founder + CEO of McPherson Strategies); Jenna Abdou (Host and Producer, 33Voices), Adda Birnir (Founder and CEO of Skillcrush) and Caroline Turner (formerly PowerToFly's CRO) for contributing and providing the following descriptions that I tweaked a bit.

Here's the list (so far):

Graphic By Brittany Williams

Have more women to add to this list? Let us know in the comments. We want to keep this going and give more visibility to amazing women dispensing advice out there.

In Person Events

Don't Get Discouraged, There's A Place For Everybody.

Do your part, build your network, and come to a PowerToFly event near you.

We love meeting new people at our in-person events.

READ MORE AND DISCUSS Show less
Career Advice

This Director of Engineering Thinks the Future is Remote - and Female

Meet Shweta Saraf, Director of Engineering at DigitalOcean

We've all heard the rallying cry, "We need more women in STEM!" And don't get us wrong, we agree!

But when it comes to women's representation in tech, Shweta Saraf, Director of Engineering at DigitalOcean, knows that actions speak louder than words.

READ MORE AND DISCUSS Show less
Career Advice

What Is a Good Salary for Your Experience and Location?

If you've ever asked yourself, "What is a good salary, really?" while analyzing an offer letter or doing end-of-year accounting to figure out if you should ask for a raise, you are not alone. In fact, a 2017 PayScale study suggests that over two-thirds of working adults don't know the market rate for their role.

READ MORE AND DISCUSS Show less
Career Advice

Top 5 Skills You Need for a Successful Career in Customer Support

As competition rises, software companies that want to succeed are investing in good, efficient customer support teams. Companies today know the importance of skilled customer support representatives on board, and the industry is growing rapidly.

READ MORE AND DISCUSS Show less
Loading...
© Rebelmouse 2019