Women in Technology: Overcoming Gender Disparity

A great passion of mine is women in technology, and overcoming the gender disparity we see throughout the technology industry. The gender gap is a BIG problem both from a diversity perspective and from the lens of pure bottom-line results. To all my technology friends working hard to close the gap... these are two great … Continue reading Women in Technology: Overcoming Gender Disparity

The Captain of Your Life

Lately the Universe has given me lots of opportunities to rewrite my life's direction. It feels like daily I'm being given a fork in the road. Do I go left? Do I go right? Do I stand still and do nothing? Knowing that "doing nothing" is still a decision and response to what's in-front of … Continue reading The Captain of Your Life

Take Me Beyond My Current Limitations

Many years ago, I found myself standing on the edge of a crane at a county fair in Iowa. Somehow, I thought it was a good idea to put on a harness, be taken up into the air a few hundred feet, and jump head first toward a giant blow up mat with the outline … Continue reading Take Me Beyond My Current Limitations

You were meant to fly. So fly.

“Sweetheart, don’t let anyone put you in a cage and clip your wings. You were meant to fly. So fly.” This sage advice was gifted to me by my Dad during one of the darkest times of my life. Years ago I found myself in the midst of an abusive relationship. Emotional. Physical. Psychological. And … Continue reading You were meant to fly. So fly.

Unexpected Miracles in 2018

It’s amazing to me how many miracles go unnoticed. We pray for good things to happen. We ask for signs, proof that we’re going in the right direction and even make 'trade promises' with the Divine if we can be given exactly what we asked for, “just this one time”. Then we wait, and we … Continue reading Unexpected Miracles in 2018

In the Streets of Sofia, Bulgaria

I'm sitting in the streets of Sofia, Bulgaria. A European city filled with hidden gems and almost a feel of Barcelona, Spain...but not quite. This morning I'm finding refuge and laughter in one place where everyone speaks a universal language and shares the same love for a modern vice...Starbucks! I adore immersing myself in foreign … Continue reading In the Streets of Sofia, Bulgaria