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See The Same Advice 18 Mothers From 5 Continents Gave Their Daughters

(2) Comments | Posted May 7, 2015 | 2:20 PM

In August of 2014, Milena Berry and I launched a company called PowerToFly that employs over thirty women across the globe. With this group, we're building a technology platform for hundreds of millions of women to work from anywhere.

We say that everyday is Mother's Day at...

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Introducing PowerToFly Connect: An App For The World's Fastest-Growing Women's Placement Platform

(0) Comments | Posted March 31, 2015 | 2:35 PM


Today we're introducing PowerToFly Connect, a free app on iOS and Android devices. It's clear that as we continue to match women with work that values productivity and not time spent at a desk, we need a space to...

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Here's An Uplifting Story About A Woman In Tech. Meet Paola Who Now Works At BuzzFeed

(0) Comments | Posted February 17, 2015 | 7:37 PM

At PowerToFly we recently interviewed Paola Maldonada, a mobile developer at BuzzFeed, about her incredible career reinvention, Latinas in tech and how she recently landed her dream job. Here's what she told us:

PowerToFly helped place you at your current position at BuzzFeed. Tell us a...

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The Artist Behind The 'Sexist' Newsweek Cover Speaks: 'I Wanted to Depict the Harassment That Women Suffer'

(50) Comments | Posted January 31, 2015 | 6:02 PM


On Friday I interviewed Edel Rodriguez, the artist behind the Newsweek cover that has people tweeting in shock and exclaiming their outrage on the nation's morning shows. As the cofounder of PowerToFly, the first platform that places women in...

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The Many Partnerships That Make Up HuffPost's Denver Section

(17) Comments | Posted September 15, 2009 | 10:24 AM

One month ago today, Ethan Axelrod -- The Editor of HuffPost Denver -- and I began a journey through the state that had us crossing the Rocky Mountains four times in four days. Before I make it sound as if we are the second coming of Lewis and Clark,...

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Inside The Mob Outside The Grand Junction Health Care Town Hall (VIDEO)

(1330) Comments | Posted August 16, 2009 | 10:50 AM

The Huffington Post went to President Obama's town hall in Grand Junction, Colorado on Saturday to learn what makes health-reform protesters really tick.

In an effort to get beyond the virulent sound bites heard on TV, we asked those against reform pointed questions based on what HuffPost readers told...

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Health Care Protesters: Ask Them Questions At Obama's Grand Junction Town Hall

(775) Comments | Posted August 13, 2009 | 5:23 PM

We've all seen how contentious the demonstrations outside and inside the health care town halls have become. Amidst all the screaming it's getting harder to understand what these protesters really want.

This Saturday we're going to head out to President Obama's town hall in Grand Junction, Colorado to see...

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International Health Care: HuffPost Commenters Share Their Stories

(1343) Comments | Posted July 13, 2009 | 4:42 PM

Last Friday I wrote about my experiences with a foreign health care system. I praised the quick, effective and very inexpensive treatment I received in England for a blinding migraine that kept me in a nauseated, bed-ridden state. My post brought out numerous stories from the HuffPost community about...

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I Was Treated to a Foreign First World Public Health Care System

(508) Comments | Posted July 10, 2009 | 10:55 AM

Last Friday I learned what it was like to be part of a civilized, first world health system.

I was in England, staying at my godmother's house, when I got slammed by one of my chronic migraines. When I get migraines I usually resign myself to a dark room,...

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HuffPost New York: A Plan For Showcasing The City's Local News Sources

(10) Comments | Posted June 22, 2009 | 10:33 AM

Welcome to HuffPost NY... it's about time we started covering the city we live and work in! HuffPosters commute to Prince Street every morning, debate over who will bring back lunch from the taco cart, what's the best route to JFK and whether the Brooklyn food co-op is really...

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Charles Payne, Barack Obama's Great-Uncle, Attends D-Day Celebrations (PHOTOS)

(210) Comments | Posted June 7, 2009 | 10:27 PM

Charles Payne is Barack Obama's great-uncle. He's the brother of Obama's grandmother "Toot," the woman who raised Obama and died one day before he was elected. During the campaign Obama misspoke while talking about Payne's war record. He claimed Payne had helped liberate Auschwitz when in fact he had...

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Week In Photos: Vote On Your Favorite (POLL, PHOTOS)

(3) Comments | Posted May 31, 2009 | 12:43 PM

We're launching a new photo feature at HuffPost were you can vote on some of the more memorable images from the past week. Please vote on the photos below to let us know which ones you like AND which ones you don't like.

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Michelle Larcher de Brito: The Shrieking Tennis Player At The French Open (VIDEO)

(169) Comments | Posted May 29, 2009 | 4:31 PM

You may not have heard her name yet, but she's certainly drumming up conversation at the French Open even though she just lost in the third round. However, Portugal's Michelle Larcher de Brito isn't gaining fame for her tennis skills. Rather, it's her incessant shrieking on the court that's getting...

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(14) Comments | Posted May 28, 2009 | 9:12 AM

Yes, it's summer tennis season! The time of the year when tennis fans get to watch their favorite players sweat and grimace on the court while sitting in the comfort of air-conditioned rooms or in the stands - if they're lucky - with a nice cold drink.

Below is...

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The National Spelling Bee's Best Moments (VIDEO, POLL)

(9) Comments | Posted May 27, 2009 | 3:07 PM

It's the time of year again when adults find themselves laughing at adolescents who are much smarter than they are. Yes, it's the week of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. If you're not getting enough of the action by watching the event live then check out some of the...

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Notre Dame Protester's Shouts Included In Official White House Speech Transcript

(770) Comments | Posted May 17, 2009 | 7:24 PM

President Obama told Americans that he would be pushing for more transparency in government. Today his administration really took on that call by including a protester's shout in the official transcript of the President's Notre Dame speech. The transcript was emailed to the press after the speech.

In the...

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Ten Best Commencement Speeches: See A List, Take The Poll

(97) Comments | Posted May 17, 2009 | 6:09 PM

It's graduation season: a time when I'm reminded of a day sitting under the New Hampshire sun -- yes there is summer sun in New Hampshire -- praying that the ceremony would end so I could nurse a very hungover body. Of course, it didn't help that my mother was...

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Notre Dame Valedictorian: Obama Practices Catholic Values

(855) Comments | Posted May 16, 2009 | 1:00 PM

Note: This interview was conducted Friday, two days before President Obama's speech. Read the piece below in its original form.

The media focus on the controversy surrounding President Obama's upcoming Notre Dame speech might give the impression that Obama is not welcome at the university. Class valedictorian Brennan...

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Sarah Palin Twitter Account: Governor Starts Her Own Feed

(396) Comments | Posted May 2, 2009 | 10:30 AM

Sarah Palin has joined the Twitterati. Famous members include Ashton Kutcher, Shaquille O'Neal and Oprah Winfrey. And, of course, there's the political corps, which Palin will probably dominate. Her former running mate, John McCain, is an active tweeter. He has posted numerous updates on what he considers "pork-barrel spending". McCain's...

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Party Switches Made By Famous Political Figures (SLIDESHOW)

(115) Comments | Posted April 28, 2009 | 3:31 PM

Senator Arlen Specter's announcement Tuesday that he would switch from the Republican to the Democratic party came as a surprise to many.

But party changes are nothing new in our democracy. Even Arlen Specter began his career as a registered Democrat while running on the Republican ticket for Pennsylvania...

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