Who I am:
Rebecca D. Costa, Sociobiologist, Writer, & Radio Host
Put sociobiology work into practical service by writing books, a regular news column, articles, and hosting a weekly syndicated radio news program, The Costa Report.
How I overcame it:
Leaned into my fear by becoming
Who I am:
Sylvia Vaquer, Co-Founder & Creative Director at SocioFabrica
Global digital strategy and technology firm specializing in service design, email marketing, and product development.
Succeeding as a POC (person of color) female executive in an industry traditionally dominated by white males
How I overcame it:
The time has come to make educating young women globally a priority.
Access to education is hardly guaranteed in many areas of Africa, and for young women especially, menstruation is proving a formidable boundary.
Afripads reports on Uganda: “menstruation contributes to absences of up to 4-5
Women are leading the way to conservation minded education.
Grades of Green is bringing environmental education to children all over the country. Founded in 2008 at Grand View Elementary School by four mothers, Lisa Coppedge, Shaya Kirkpatrick, Suzanne Kretschmer, and Kim Lewand, this California nonprofit is
You bet your ROE it is.
The wave of capital support for female-founded startups is building and so is the variety of educational resources to help ensure their success. But who has the time? Fortunately there are a variety of formats to help women choose what best meets their
What's Happening. By 2018 medical or recreational marijuana will be legal in 29 U.S. states and the District of Columbia according to this article in governing.com. This burgeoning industry is one of the most female-friendly sectors today (after all, the active ingredients come from the female plant!). In 2015
From farm-to-table and table-to-farm.
What's happening? Hyper-local farming is in focus this year, according to the National Restaurant Association, and farming innovations erupting in urban spaces, are making room for greens to grow on-site or on limited land. Aeroponic farming (growing plants vertically) and hydroponic gardens (growing
In the medtech industry, funding is fertile.
What's happening? Women in the U.S. are waiting longer to give birth. (First-time mothers are an average of 26.3 years old.) A shortened egg expiration date means more women are turning to specialists in fertility for consultations and in-vitro
From screen to closet.
What's happening? In 2017, a third of consumers are ditching brick-and-mortar to buy from mobile devices, according to a PwC Survey. Shoppers will see more options to customize and personalize their shopping experience through social media outlets and they will expect platforms like video
You only have one face. Take care of it.
What's happening? Clean labels are everywhere --clean bath and body products, clean eating -- and cosmetics are no exception. People are willing to pay for better quality ingredients. Beauty trends point to customization and accessibility -- and consumers