5 Things We Love This Week - May 23, 2017
We're always finding cool and interesting content on the web by other women, why not share it with you all?
Totally geeking OUT over her YouTube channel. She's a frontend developer and her channel is filled with tons of advice and resources for women in tech. She really goes there, too. From the anxiety about unfinished projects to making mistakes on the job to landing her first tech job, Kalina is taking you with her on her journey, and it's just as inspiring as she is.
The Broad Experience is all about women at work. Try starting with the "Your Work, Your Private Life" episode where host Ashley Milne-Tyte, along with a gaggle of guests, discusses the increasingly blurred lines between your work and private life. Or try the "Communicating While Female" episode, where Milne-Tyte talks about whether the problem with how women speak is society's or women's fault. Whether you have an explicit issue or just want to see if you similar experiences with other women at work , this podcast is for you.
After a gossip blog ran a erroneous story about Beyoncé pregnancy lips, Yvette Noel-Schure, her longtime publicist, came to the rescue with a very educational and necessary statement about what pregnancy can do to someone's body. Not only will you probably learn something, but you'll also realize that everyone needs an Yvette in their corner.
This self described #FLYMOM mentor's Instagram is all the inspiration we need. With one mission: "helping Moms Juggle Self-care, Family, Life & Business" Christine is showing us that yes, you can have it all. Check out her feed and get inspired!
This is a blog dedicated to the working woman. Whether you're looking for fashion or career advice you're bound to find something helpful here. Warning it's super easy to lose track of time and while browsing all of the tips and tricks, so keep that in mind.
Have any resources or blogs that you love? Send them our way either in the comments or on Twitter: @powertofly
A Conversation with Bounteous' Jen Spofford
Jen Spofford would tell you that she never had her sights set on becoming a partner at The Archer Group, an advertising agency acquired earlier this year by digital transformation agency Bounteous.
Her former boss would beg to differ.
A five-step framework for addressing systematic racism at work
The world has changed in the past few weeks.
We're watching corporations and organizations across the world come out in support of Black lives in droves. Many of those organizations are doing so for the first time in their history.
Farnaz Azmoodeh used to dislike running. She was really, truly, actively not interested.
But after suffering through it for a few months, it's now one of her favorite things to do. "I get so much joy out of it," says Farnaz. The same thing happened when she started making pottery: she says the first month was "terrible" as she struggled to shape the clay with no success but shares that she came to love the process of building after getting through an initial period of learning and adjusting.
What does BIPOC mean?
For our first entry in our now-monthly glossary of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) terms, we're going to cover BIPOC, a (relatively) new term in the space. We'll answer questions like "What does BIPOC stand for?", "Are Asians and Latinos BIPOC?", and "BIPOC vs POC — which should I use?"