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The End Game Changer 365
Share this Post The End…or Just the Beginning? Game-Changer 365 By Amy Hyatt Fonseca & Susan Fonseca Lanham It sounds like a fairy tale… A
Game Changer 365
Leonardo da Vinci. Albert Einstein. Steve Jobs. If we asked you to name the three most exceptional thinkers and problem solvers, who would it be? We believe the answer should include women. Diverse pioneers and trailblazers in areas like robotics,
VR for Social Good
Virtual reality is one of the most exciting, exponentially-growing industries. Find out how women are using storytelling and VR to transform the way we interact with our world.
Women + Social Good: Trailblazers Who Want to Help You!
As we transition to a new month, Women@TheFrontier has chosen to start a discussion about social good and the incredible women bettering the world. These trailblazers are scaling up social good big time. They’re crushing stereotypes, inventing, innovating, and impacting millions of people. Now, they want to help you!
How to Embrace Diversity and Innovate
A diverse team is inclusive and welcoming of all, despite one’s background and ethnicity. It’s a team where members have varying sets of experiences, ideas, and passions. Find out how you can embrace diversity and innovate the future.
Women Warriors on Veterans Day
Our plan this Veterans Day was probably a lot like yours. While we wanted to create a couple of social media posts to thank veterans for their services, we also wanted to highlight the fierce women veterans changing our world. Lucky for us, our plans changed when we reached out to former aviators, Stacy Ross and Teri Poulton. Here’s how.
Hispanic Heritage Month
To wrap up the end of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Women@TheFrontier studied the numbers. We looked at the stats behind Hispanic-owned businesses and entrepreneurs in the U.S. to celebrate the rise of women Pioneers and Game-Changers.
How to Become a Citizen-Scientist Like Shawna Pandya
Adventurer Shawna Pandya always wanted to be a superhero. Today, she’s a physician, a motivational speaker, a black belt in Taekwondo, and training to become a citizen-scientist astronaut. Find out how this Role Model says YOU can follow your dreams and become a citizen-scientist too.
Survey Snapshot: Who are the Women in Space?
We asked and you answered. Now, meet the 62 Game-Changing women in the space industry who inspire you.
All Hail the Queen (Of Carbon Science): 5 Inspiring Quotes From Mildred Dresselhaus
A pioneer, Mildred Dresselhaus dedicated more than 50 years to her work as a professor of physics and engineering at MIT. Find out how this Role Model continues to inspire others through her work in carbon science.
Women@TheFrontier Survey: Women in Space!
Dear W@F Tribe, We know your time is important! But as part of our mission to identify the world’s female pioneers and game-changers, we’re asking your help to nominate trailblazers in the field of Space Exploration, Space Science, and Space Entrepreneurship.
7 Exceptional Hispanic Women
Each year, the United States celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15 to recognize the contributions made by Hispanic and Latino Americans to the U.S. In honor of the tremendous contributions made by Hispanic women, Women@TheFrontier has chosen to highlight 7 Exceptional Women who have been pioneers and groundbreakers in their fields. They set …
‘Who Run the World?’ Women Leaders Changing the Ratio
In the United States, President’s Day is celebrated every February to honor George Washington, the nation’s first President. Originally established in 1885, it recognizes all U.S. presidents, past and present.
What Can We Learn From the United #StateofWomen?
It takes a village to open minds, shift a community and build a gathering that is powerful, inspiring and authentic. While I believe an individual can use their talents to change the world, success is best experienced with others—a village.
4 Must-Know Lessons From Women Who Changed Our World
Yes, times are changing. Yes, the women’s movement has made headway. But, there is still a long way to go. Here are four lessons from pioneers in the trenches who carried the torch and changed the world. (This post originally appeared on Ignite The Next International.)
Atlanta 5×5: Judith Martinez
Women@TheFrontier and Invest Atlanta have joined forces with The City of Atlanta to create a unique blog series called the Atlanta 5X5. Together, we’re compiling our list of the top 5 women Role Models, influencers, and visionaries in the Atlanta area. Today’s post celebrates Judith Martinez, an Emmy Award-winning journalist and entrepreneur, proving the power of heritage, networking, and community.
Tiny Tech, Gigantic Advances: Top 6 Women of Nanotechnology
From quantum computing to cures for cancer, meet the women shaping nanotechnology today and in the future.
Jacqueline Jones Royster’s 3 Steps To Rising
Here’s the thing about water: like Samuel Taylor Coleridge said in The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, it’s everywhere. Water makes up 71% of the Earth’s surface and approximately 60% of the human body. It’s so abundant that at times, we forget we owe our existence to those tiny droplets of molecules.
6 Questions You Might Ask Carol Tomé if You Could
Recently, Women@TheFrontier interviewed The Home Depot’s CFO, Carol Tomé. In the post, we uncovered how Tomé became one of the most admired power players in retail today. We’re not stopping there, though!
Atlanta 5×5 Profile: Jacqueline Jones Royster
Women@TheFrontier and Invest Atlanta have joined forces with The City of Atlanta to create a unique blog series called the Atlanta 5X5. Together, we’re compiling our list of the top 5 women Role Models, influencers, and visionaries in the Atlanta area. Today’s post celebrates Jacqueline Jones Royster, a leader at one of the top universities in the world who is connecting …
Atlanta 5X5 Profile: Carol Tomé
Women@TheFrontier and Invest Atlanta have joined forces with The City of Atlanta to create a unique blog series called the Atlanta 5X5. Together, we’re compiling our list of the top 5 women Role Models, influencers, and visionaries in the Atlanta area. From Deal Queen to Queen of Heart–find out how The Home Depot’s CFO has become one of the most …
Atlanta 5×5 Profile: Grace Fricks
Women@TheFrontier and Invest Atlanta have joined forces with The City of Atlanta to create a unique blog series called the Atlanta 5X5. Together, we’re compiling our list of the top 5 women Role Models, influencers, and visionaries in the Atlanta area. Today’s post celebrates Grace Fricks, a southern-born visionary challenging the status quo and leading small business owners toward financial …
Past, Present, and Future: 3 More Things to Know About Grace Fricks
In a previous post, we uncovered how Grace Frick, CEO of ACE, leveraged forward momentum to carry her through two successful careers (first in social work and second in finance!). In the spirit of her focus on the future, we decided to embrace the ‘time’ theme and share with you a little more …
6 Things You Didn’t Know About Atlanta’s Claire Yum Arnold
Atlanta business icon, Claire ‘Yum’ Arnold serves as CEO of Atlanta’s Leapfrog Services Inc., a company that leverages Fortune 500 technology to a broad array of businesses and nonprofits. In a previous post, we shared with you how Arnold embraces her inner compass to achieve success. But there is so much more to this influencer.
Atlanta 5×5: Top Women Entrepreneurs
We know what you’re wondering. What is the Atlanta 5X5? Women@TheFrontier set out to identify and feature the 5 Top Female Role Models with 5 different Metro-Atlanta connections. Each of these women boasts an excellent track record in business and innovation as well as involvement serving as mentors for a new generation of women leaders.
Atlanta 5X5 Profile: Claire Yum Arnold
Women@TheFrontier and Invest Atlanta have joined forces with The City of Atlanta to create a unique blog series called the Atlanta 5X5. Together, we’re compiling our list of the top 5 women Role Models, influencers, and visionaries in the Atlanta area. In today’s post meet Claire ‘Yum’ Arnold, the Atlanta CEO proving you don’t have to ‘fake it until you …
FGC Interview: Carina Namih
Find out how catalyst Carina Namih is pushing boundaries in stealth mode.
The Women of 3D Printing
Disrupt the Future! The Women of 3D Printing Who are the women inspiring a new generation to change the world through 3D printing? Women@TheFrontier asked, searched and found them.
2015 W@F Board of Advisors
Word to the Wise All organizations need advice sometimes, a team of mentors who guide an organization to evolve and transform. W@F is proud to present to you our 2015 Board of Advisors.
Favorite Things Things Created by Women in 2014
W@F’s Favorite Things Created By Women We’re at it again for 2014. Who made the list? We’ve found our 5 favorite things- created by women.
2015 W@F Board of Directors
Get ready! We’re unleashing a force, the global team who governs and oversees W@F behind the scenes. W@F is proud to present to you our 2015 Board of Directors.
Luisa Ribeiro: Changing the Face of the Brazilian Startup Scene
Find out how Rio de Janeiro native, Luisa Ribeiro is transforming the Brazilian tech startup scene.
FGC Interview: Crystal Dilworth
Crystal Dilworth shares one of the most powerful lessons from her own life experience: anyone can be a scientist. Here’s how.
W@F Spotlight: Rebeca Hwang
Name: Rebeca Hwang Power Word: Global Connector Descriptive Words: Entrepreneur | Engineer
3 Women Who Rock Entrepreneurship
Find out more about the women rocking entrepreneurship yesterday and today.
W@F Spotlight: Pilar Manchón
Name: Pilar Manchón Power Word: World-Shaker Descriptive Words: Entrepreneur | Computer Linguist
3 Hacks to Thrive In a New Startup
Wonder how you’re going to survive your new startup? Here are 3 hacks to help.
The Next Groundbreaker: Brienne Ghafourifar
The Next is a series highlighting females who are the FUTURE groundbreakers, trendsetters and idea-makers in STEM and Startups.
5 Fierce Women We Follow on Twitter- Entrepreneur Edition
“Like all technology, social media is neutral but is best put to work in the service of building a better world.”- Simon Mainwaring
W@F Spotlight: Keren Elazari
Name: Keren Elazari Power Word: Hacker Descriptive Words: Cyber Security Expert | Digital Visionary
W@F Spotlight: Kay Koplovitz
Name: Kay Koplovitz Power Word: Visionary Descriptive Words: Entrepreneur | Investor | Author
The Invisible Face of Agriculture: How Technology and Education Shape the Lives of Women
Around the globe, women are the Invisible Faces of Agriculture. Their roles in the economy often underestimated and work in agriculture overlooked. But there maybe a solution. Find out how education and technology can become a powerful antidote to poverty. By Amy H. Fonseca Is this who you think of when I say farming and agriculture? Or this? The …
Men@TheFrontier: The Branders
“Woman is the companion of man, gifted with equal mental capacities. She has the right to participate in the minutest details in the activities of man, and she has an equal right of freedom and liberty with him.” -Mahatma Gandhi
W@F Spotlight: Stefania Druga
Name: Stefania Druga Power Word: Maker Descriptive Words: Learning Architect | Hacker
W@F Spotlight: E. Farah Samli
Name: Farah Samli Power Word: Catalyst Descriptive Words: Immunobiologist | “Third-Culture Kid”
Who is W@F?
“Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.” – Rumi
W@F Spotlight: Sara Blakely
Name: Sara Blakely Power Word: Risk-Taker Descriptive words: Entrepreneur | Inventor | Philanthropist
Who are the Men Building W@F?
“A woman is human. She is not better, wiser, stronger, more intelligent, more creative, or more responsible than a man. Likewise, she is never less. Equality is a given.” ― Vera Nazarian
W@F Spotlight: Amy Purdy
Name: Amy Purdy Power Word: Activator Descriptive words: Fembot | Top-Ranked Snowboarder | Actress
Three Lessons to “Jemison” your Life!
“Sometimes people have already decided who you are without your story shining through.” -Dr. Mae Jemison
W@F TV- Susan in Barcelona!
“Lets make the systemic shift! Men join us! Women come to us if you’re creating…” – Susan Fonseca
Declare your Story for 2014!
“Although no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.” ― Carl Bard
W@F’s Favorite Things 2013: 5 Gifts Created by 5 Women
Are you shopping for someone who already has everything? Inspired by Oprah, we’ve found some of our “favorite things”- all created by women.
Lessons from TEDx
“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” –Maya Angelou By Taylor Tokarz, W@F Intern What is it like to be part of a TEDx event? W@F Intern, Taylor Tokarz gives us a behind the scenes peek at TEDxUGA and the powerful lessons …
Insights from an Intern
“Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” – William Butler Yeats
Spotlight: Hannah Chung
Hannah Chung: FGC Spotlight Power Word: Innovator Descriptive Words: Founder | Engineer | Designer
Creating Ripples with Susan Fonseca Lanham
“A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination” – Nelson Mandela