Prior to Women Who Code, Alaina worked at PUMA's headquarters in Germany, as well as Riviera Partners and Snip.it, acquired by Yahoo. Alaina is also a CodePath Advisor. She loves chocolate and has visited more than 60 countries.
By protecting the right to sexual and reproductive health, we will better ensure accountability to affected populations, address the special needs of women and adolescent girls, and contribute to their empowerment and participation in decision-making.
I've thought all week about what I wanted to share with you. In fact, I thought about it for, four extra days.
Overtime protections are a fundamental part of being a worker in America. If an employer asks you to put in extra hours at work, your employer should pay you extra, too, regardless of whether you receive an hourly wage or a salary.
Written by Angela Mujukian When her world comes crashing down how does a woman stay calm? Well, patience is a virtue. Whether you're going through...
In looking toward the future of health of societies around the globe, so much is needed if we are to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. Securing the health and rights of girls and women is a necessary condition if we are to succeed.
While I am not an advocate for violence, I am an advocate for embracing emotions and feelings as a part of healing by acknowledging that it exists. Suppressing negative feelings sometimes brings more harm than help to the situation.
We need the good vibes, and the people who perpetuate that positivity in our lives. Who see who we are and don't push us to be something else. Who think we're incredible as ourselves, even on those days when just brushing our hair feels impossible, and wants to support us in becoming even better versions.
The GG podcast tackles everything from self sabotage, overcoming failures, self doubt to financial fitness. And yes these two happily married women even discuss the path to Mr. Right -- the real path -- not the fairy tale you never let go from age 6.
To this I say - when you find someone who makes you feel empowered, honor the fact that your intuition is telling you to act on that empowerment. And when something as simple as a quote resonates deeply enough with your soul to make you feel urge to change - thank your lucky stars.
I'm not what you would call a fashionista. Design isn't really my thing. I can appreciate a great outfit, but I can barely tell you why or how it lo...
Amidst the clutter of the internet and the constant stream of content meant to entertain and mass marketed toward women; think "best dressed" lists, w...
Years ago Joni Mitchell sang about looking "at life from both sides now." With apologies to Mitchell, that's exactly how I felt recently in a 24-hour period...I saw two sides of the efforts to improve the lives of women and girls - efforts that are literally worlds apart.
While some people argue that grinding is simply "all in good fun," even the definition of the word grind, "to oppress," leaves me wondering if other women are having a hard time having fun in this culture of no consent.
The more I've listened to 25, the more I've uncovered gems. Hidden in these 11 new songs are crucial, no BS life lessons, or pieces of tough love, I believe everyone needs to hear and have reinforced from time to time.
I've decided to interview my mentor, Mylea Charvat, for The Huffington Post #TalkToMe video series in order to raise awareness on the value of mentorship and the impact that it can have on people's lives (people of all ages).