Writer and editor who crafts stories about travel, food, feminism, and communication. Formerly at a hedge fund in NYC, currently a content-creator-at-large roaming around Latin America. Big fan of carrot cake and honesty.
I've been thinking about women's ingenuity a lot recently; after all, crises like the one we're facing now fuel innovation. They especially fuel innovation from those who are on the frontlines, in desperate need of solutions.
A Conversation with Freddie Mac's Stephanie Johnson
When Stephanie Johnson, currently an Information Security Manager at Freddie Mac, was just starting her career as an IT professional, she found herself sitting in her car one night after work asking herself, "Why am I not being heard? Should I adjust my tone? Posture? What I'm saying?"
When Senator Kamala Harris dropped out of the Democratic presidential primary race in December, voters lost the hope of seeing a black woman—the second-ever to serve in the Senate, no less—win the White House in 2020. Then Senator Amy Klobuchar ended her campaign the day before Super Tuesday and Senator Elizabeth Warren, who inspired many with her detailed plans and progressive vision for America, dropped out days afterward, leaving Representative Tulsi Gabbard as the last remaining woman in the race. With only two delegates and abysmal polling numbers, she doesn't have a practical path to the nomination.