I started to tear up at lunch today while talking to Lizie, a young woman who works with me. She’s from Mexico, and about a year ago she didn’t know a CPM from a CPA. But I hired her because she was bright, driven and eager to learn. She’s so driven that this past holiday season, while home in Guadalajara, she took time out of her personal schedule to visit some local advertising agencies. She came back with stories of how she’d ended up teaching an impromptu class on online advertising to a hungry audience. The pride I felt when she told me this took me back to my motivations for starting Consorte in the first place. …read more at Career Path: How I Became an Ethnocentric Digital Marketer | Hispanic Marketing | Fast Company.
Women in nonprofit technology who rock: adding to Fast Company’s most influential women in technology list
In December, Fast Company published an article called “The Most Influential Women in Web 2.0” featuring about a dozen amazing women who work in the Web 2.0 world. The list included BlogHer founders Elisa Camahort Page, Jory Des Jardins, and Lisa Stone. Kaliya Hamlin, who is the founder of She’s Geeky, a women and technology conference taking place in Mountain View, CA on January 30-31st was also on the list.
The post sparked heated debate. Fast Company responded with “The Most Influential Women in Technology.”
I’m humbled to be listed in the “Activists” category!
But as with any “best of” or “most this or that” list, it’s bound to be incomplete. So, when Lynne Johnson from Fast Company asked me to blog a list, I thought I’d create a nonprofit technology category and acknowledge the work of these awesome women …more from Beth’s Blog. Photo credit: Fast Company
The tens of thousands of votes from our readers have been counted, and here’s our impressive group of Europe’s best young entrepreneurs
Winning an entrepreneurship contest is a feather in the cap, but it takes a lot more than that to make a business grow. As the nominees in this year’s BusinessWeek Best Young European Entrepreneurs competition can attest, building a successful startup requires passion, focus, constant work, and sometimes a bit of luck. ..more from BusinessWeek. Photo credit: theresealbrechtson.se