PowerToFly is excited to host our second virtual Parents' Panel on December 10th! In this panel, we're discussing work-life balance, and how to bring your full self to work each and every day while balancing a growing family at home. Join us for this live Q&A to learn new tips, strategies, and share personal anecdotes that have helped shape these women into the founders and mothers they are today!
Ask these experts ANYTHING during this free, virtual conversation on PowerToFly!
Eloise Drane is the founder of Family Inceptions, an agency that works together with prospective parents, egg donors, and surrogates to help build families of choice. Her passion and unparalleled empathy blossomed from her own experience as an egg donor six times and a surrogate three times. Eloise understands the importance of empowerment and encouragement within the family creation process. When she isn't guiding others in making family legacies, Eloise can be found fostering the relationships in her own family. Reading, learning, and spending quality time with her husband and five children.
FemCity has been seen in Gilt, Vogue, Forbes, AP, Mashable and Fast Company and has over 100 locations in the US, Canada and the Islands.
Violette and Stephen and have three kids that span mid 20's to tween age. Their gracefully aging rescue dog, Cosmo is a frequent pseudo star on her instagram.
Mari Leong is the founder of Petite Crown, an eco-friendly baby product company. She started the business with the mission to end diaper need by donating a diaper for every product sold after learning about families not being able to afford diapers. She is a mother of two, business owner, full-time worker, and graduate school student and immigrant from Japan.
I have a friend whose discerning toddler refuses to eat her preschool lunch unless it's in a bento box. I get it; baby carrots are much more appealing when stacked in their little compartment than not. That made me think: when did adult lunchtime stop being fun? When did a soggy sandwich brought from home or a $12 bowl of greens, scarfed down in 10 minutes while scrolling through emails, come to define midday sustenance? Enter adult lunchables.
A Q&A with Netskope's Senior Engineering Manager May Yan
May Yan has spent most of her impressive decades-long engineering career in California, but I asked her to take me back to the beginning — to when she first moved to the Golden State from China to get her Master's Degree in Computer Engineering at Santa Clara University. Were there any challenges, I wondered, as she adjusted to life and corporate culture in the U.S.?
It's pretty common in your 20s and 30s to feel like you're treading water financially – dealing with the immediate bills and expenses and not thinking too far beyond the next year or two. But this is the ideal time to think about the financial objectives you want to achieve. The best rewards don't come without risks, and there's no better time to start setting goals and taking chances.
In an interview, it's hard to anticipate what questions an interviewer will ask, but there is one that they are guaranteed to ask every single time (and it may be the most important question of the interview): "Do you have any questions for me?"