Women in Stem: Critical to Innovation

Women in Stem: Critical to Innovation

This article first appeared in the Global Policy Journal. Our world faces multiple challenges: fragility of economic and political systems, cold and hot wars, cyberattacks and extremism, and disruptions caused by climate change. We need every tool to understand these...

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MEDIUM: Hitting the Road: Women and Entrepreneurship

MEDIUM: Hitting the Road: Women and Entrepreneurship

This blog originally appeared on Medium. 52 women (and one man) from 53 countries. 11 cities. 21 days. Is this a formula for a reality show? It’s not. It’s a snapshot of the itinerary for a recent U.S. State Department International Visitor Leadership Program...

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MEDIUM:  Voting is a Right, Not a Privilege

MEDIUM: Voting is a Right, Not a Privilege

Originally published on Medium. Voting is the cornerstone of our democracy. While voting is a right, for many Americans, exercising their right to vote is challenging and difficult. We need to reframe our approach to voting and structure our electoral systems to make...

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SMASH Blog:  Equality and Effectiveness: Lessons Learned

SMASH Blog: Equality and Effectiveness: Lessons Learned

About the Authors: Stephenie Foster is a Co-Founder and Partner at Smash Strategies, Yeva Avakyan is Associate Vice President, Gender Equality at Save the Children, and Kristin Kim Bart is Senior Director, Gender Equality, International Rescue Committee. All three are...

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MEDIUM BLOG: StartUps: Embedding a Focus on Gender From Day One

MEDIUM BLOG: StartUps: Embedding a Focus on Gender From Day One

Businesses ignore women — and a focus on gender — at their peril. Everyone from startup founders to CEOs of Fortune 500 companies needs to promote women’s leadership, create safe and fair workplaces, support and engage women in the community, and ensure that their...

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MEDIUM BLOG: More Women in AI = More Inclusive Tech

MEDIUM BLOG: More Women in AI = More Inclusive Tech

Every day and in every way, we depend on technology. It helps us access information and each other, and organize our business and personal lives. But, there are increasing concerns about technology: how it impacts privacy; how the designers of tech tools (spoiler...

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