After almost 30 years in the design world, Kim Holden switched careers and founded “Doula x Design” to support women as a birth and postpartum doula.
‘Radical Vulnerability’ Could Be the Key to a Successful Career
Starting your own company requires confidence, but radical vulnerability can help you develop an authentic brand.
This Program Helps New York’s Immigrant Women Relaunch Their Careers
New Women New Yorkers focuses on helping immigrant women gain both skills and confidence.
“Minor Characters” Author Joyce Johnson Remembers Life Among, and Apart From, the Beat Generation
Joyce Johnson talks about coming of age as a writer in the 1950s and her long career supporting women in publishing.
Behind the Rise of Women-Only Spaces
Why women’s communities are moving off Facebook and into real spaces.
Anne Sexton, Poet of the Psych Ward
The poet Anne Sexton’s career was a direct result of her struggles with madness.
This Artist Turned Her Drawings Into A Career
Aura Lewis loved drawing, so she decided to turn her illustrations into a meaningful career.
Mary Rozell, Head of the UBS Art Collection, on Pursuing a Career in Art
What does a career in art look like? We asked Mary Rozell, who manages the largest corporate art collection in the world.
How Trying to Assimilate Helped Me Find My Latina Identity
I had struggled with my Latina identity before I even understood why. But all my attempts at assimilation led me back to it more strongly.
The Almost-Lost Art of the Film Projectionist
The days of film projectionists sitting in darkened booths switching reels are in the past—almost. Meet Carolyn Funk, in 3-2-1…
How to Stop Tech’s Toxic Bro Culture
By the time the Team page on your website is 10 white guys with beards and a dog, you’ve created a company culture that underrepresented groups are going to be wary of joining.
Ride, Race, and Wrench: Meet Marcy, Bicycle Mechanic
Wo/men’s Work, Bicycle Mechanic aka “Wrench”: For Marcy Cruthirds, a bike shop manager, every day starts with a ride.
How a Free Education Shaped My Life
Ever wondered what it would be like to study whatever you want? A free education makes that possible.
How Do You Refuel a Plane in Antarctica? This Woman Knows
Wo/men’s Work, Fuels Operator: Hannah Jane Valian has spent three seasons working as a fuels operator at the largest of the Antarctic research facilities.