I was almost a casualty of the "leaky pipeline" for girls in STEM. My concepts of femininity and being accepted by my peers temporarily interfered with my self-esteem and my grades. Thirty years later, these threats still exist for young women, and they need our help to stay on track.
From the spring 2013 runways to the red carpet, blue eyeshadow is having a major moment. We're 100 percent with you -- it can seem scary putting blue on your peepers. The good news? This hot hue is totally wearable, whether you're a blonde, redhead, or brunette.
Now I don't know about your neighborhoods, but in my town, I see perfectly good furniture discarded at the curb every day -- furniture that I know a struggling family would be so grateful to receive. I created Furniture Sharehouse to bring them together.
Drop-in child care at a hospital means fewer missed appointments, greater compliance with treatment plans, more hands-free nurses and more on-time patients which in turn translates to more on-time doctors.
If you are in an organization that believes that sustainability is anti-business, consider that those who support the free market believe in shareholder wealth maximization and in growing their business.
Beauty is only skin deep. This time-honored idiom -- and title of a former hit song by The Temptations -- recognizes an inexorable truth of human aging. Now this expression has found more contemporary implications in an era of digital photo editing.
L'Oréal's partnership with the United Nations claims to support women who move science forward and grants fellowships to promising female researchers boosting their careers. Did L'Oréal change its strategy? Not exactly.
Dayle Haddon, a top model in the 70s and 80s, was 38 when her husband died unexpectedly. Left without an economic base or source of income, she tried to go back to the world of fashion and beauty, and was succinctly told that she was "over the hill."
One of the most crucial elements of any high-tech start-up's survival -- much less evolution -- is the money backing the enterprise. Is it 'smart money?' Is it 'patient money?' Is it 'connected money?'