By Amy Hyatt Fonseca & Susan Fonseca Lanham It sounds like a fairy tale… A website where anyone can learn about diverse, innovative women transforming our world — past, present, and future. The Pioneers and Trailblazers in STEM who deserve a place in our history books, textbooks, and conferences, but sometimes get omitted. Women who, despite various circumstances, lead boardrooms, c-suites, and …
By Amy Hyatt Fonseca & Susan Fonseca Lanham Leonardo da Vinci. Albert Einstein. Steve Jobs. If we asked you to name the three most exceptional thinkers and problem solvers, who would it be? We believe the answer should include women. Diverse pioneers and trailblazers in areas like robotics,
Virtual reality is one of the most exciting, exponentially-growing industries. Find out how women are using storytelling and VR to transform the way we interact with our world. by Raya Bidshahri & Ambika Gogna
Our plan this Veterans Day was probably a lot like yours. While we wanted to create a couple of social media posts to thank veterans for their services, we also wanted to highlight the fierce women veterans changing our world. Lucky for us, our plans changed when we reached out to former aviators, Stacy Ross and Teri Poulton. Here’s how. By Amy Hyatt Fonseca & Susan …
A diverse team is inclusive and welcoming of all, despite one’s background and ethnicity. It’s a team where members have varying sets of experiences, ideas, and passions. Find out how you can embrace diversity and innovate the future. by Raya Bidshahri
As we transition to a new month, Women@TheFrontier has chosen to start a discussion about social good and the incredible women bettering the world. These trailblazers are scaling up social good big time. They’re crushing stereotypes, inventing, innovating, and impacting millions of people. Now, they want to help you! by Ambika Gogna
Adventurer Shawna Pandya always wanted to be a superhero. Today, she’s a physician, a motivational speaker, a black belt in Taekwondo, and training to become a citizen-scientist astronaut. Find out how this Role Model says YOU can follow your dreams and become a citizen-scientist too. By Susan Fonseca Lanham & Amy Hyatt Fonseca
We asked and you answered. Now, meet the 62 Game-Changing women in the space industry who inspire you. by Women@TheFrontier
By Women@TheFrontier To wrap up the end of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Women@TheFrontier studied the numbers. We looked at the stats behind Hispanic-owned businesses and entrepreneurs in the U.S. to celebrate the rise of women Pioneers and Game-Changers.
by Ambika Gogna Each year, the United States celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15 to recognize the contributions made by Hispanic and Latino Americans to the U.S. In honor of the tremendous contributions made by Hispanic women, Women@TheFrontier has chosen to highlight 7 Exceptional Women who have been pioneers and groundbreakers in their fields. They set …
Dear W@F Tribe, We know your time is important! But as part of our mission to identify the world’s female pioneers and game-changers, we’re asking your help to nominate trailblazers in the field of Space Exploration, Space Science, and Space Entrepreneurship.
A pioneer, Mildred Dresselhaus dedicated more than 50 years to her work as a professor of physics and engineering at MIT. Find out how this Role Model continues to inspire others through her work in carbon science. By Amy Hyatt Fonseca
It takes a village to open minds, shift a community and build a gathering that is powerful, inspiring and authentic. While I believe an individual can use their talents to change the world, success is best experienced with others—a village. By Susan Fonseca Lanham
Yes, times are changing. Yes, the women’s movement has made headway. But, there is still a long way to go. Here are four lessons from pioneers in the trenches who carried the torch and changed the world. (This post originally appeared on Ignite The Next International.) By Robbin Jorgensen
By Susan Fonseca Lanham “A culture is not an abstract thing. It is a living, evolving process.” – Mary Robinson, first female President of Ireland
From quantum computing to cures for cancer, meet the women shaping nanotechnology today and in the future By Amy Hyatt Fonseca
Women@TheFrontier and Invest Atlanta have joined forces with The City of Atlanta to create a unique blog series called the Atlanta 5X5. Together, we’re compiling our list of the top 5 women Role Models, influencers, and visionaries in the Atlanta area. Today’s post celebrates Judith Martinez, an Emmy Award-winning journalist and entrepreneur, proving the power of heritage, networking, and community. By Amy Hyatt …
By Amy Hyatt Fonseca & Susan Fonseca Here’s the thing about water: like Samuel Taylor Coleridge said in The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, it’s everywhere. Water makes up 71% of the Earth’s surface and approximately 60% of the human body. It’s so abundant that at times, we forget we owe our existence to those tiny droplets of molecules.
Women@TheFrontier and Invest Atlanta have joined forces with The City of Atlanta to create a unique blog series called the Atlanta 5X5. Together, we’re compiling our list of the top 5 women Role Models, influencers, and visionaries in the Atlanta area. Today’s post celebrates Jacqueline Jones Royster, a leader at one of the top universities in the world who is connecting …
By Amy Hyatt Fonseca & Susan Fonseca Recently, Women@TheFrontier interviewed The Home Depot’s CFO, Carol Tomé. In the post, we uncovered how Tomé became one of the most admired power players in retail today. We’re not stopping there, though!
Women@TheFrontier and Invest Atlanta have joined forces with The City of Atlanta to create a unique blog series called the Atlanta 5X5. Together, we’re compiling our list of the top 5 women Role Models, influencers, and visionaries in the Atlanta area. From Deal Queen to Queen of Heart–find out how The Home Depot’s CFO has become one of the most …
By Amy Hyatt Fonseca & Susan Fonseca In a previous post, we uncovered how Grace Frick, CEO of ACE, leveraged forward momentum to carry her through two successful careers (first in social work and second in finance!). In the spirit of her focus on the future, we decided to embrace the ‘time’ theme and share with you a little more …
Women@TheFrontier and Invest Atlanta have joined forces with The City of Atlanta to create a unique blog series called the Atlanta 5X5. Together, we’re compiling our list of the top 5 women Role Models, influencers, and visionaries in the Atlanta area. Today’s post celebrates Grace Fricks, a southern-born visionary challenging the status quo and leading small business owners toward financial …
By Amy Hyatt Fonseca & Susan Fonseca Atlanta business icon, Claire ‘Yum’ Arnold serves as CEO of Atlanta’s Leapfrog Services Inc., a company that leverages Fortune 500 technology to a broad array of businesses and nonprofits. In a previous post, we shared with you how Arnold embraces her inner compass to achieve success. But there is so much more to this influencer.
Women@TheFrontier and Invest Atlanta have joined forces with The City of Atlanta to create a unique blog series called the Atlanta 5X5. Together, we’re compiling our list of the top 5 women Role Models, influencers, and visionaries in the Atlanta area. In today’s post meet Claire ‘Yum’ Arnold, the Atlanta CEO proving you don’t have to ‘fake it until you …
By Amy Hyatt Fonseca & Susan Fonseca
Find out how catalyst Carina Namih is pushing boundaries in stealth mode. By Kat Wendelstadt
Disrupt the Future! The Women of 3D Printing Who are the women inspiring a new generation to change the world through 3D printing? Women@TheFrontier asked, searched and found them. By Amy H. Fonseca
Word to the Wise All organizations need advice sometimes, a team of mentors who guide an organization to evolve and transform. W@F is proud to present to you our 2015 Board of Advisors.
W@F’s Favorite Things Created By Women We’re at it again for 2014. Who made the list? We’ve found our 5 favorite things- created by women. By Amy H. Fonseca
Get ready! We’re unleashing a force, the global team who governs and oversees W@F behind the scenes. W@F is proud to present to you our 2015 Board of Directors. By Amy H. Fonseca
Find out how Rio de Janeiro native, Luisa Ribeiro is transforming the Brazilian tech startup scene. By Kat Wendelstadt
Crystal Dilworth shares one of the most powerful lessons from her own life experience: anyone can be a scientist. Here’s how. By Amy H. Fonseca, CSO & Lead Blogger
Name: Rebeca Hwang Power Word: Global Connector Descriptive Words: Entrepreneur | Engineer
Find out more about the women rocking entrepreneurship yesterday and today. By Amy H. Fonseca, CSO & Lead Blogger
Name: Pilar Manchón Power Word: World-Shaker Descriptive Words: Entrepreneur | Computer Linguist
Wonder how you’re going to survive your new startup? Here are 3 hacks to help. By Amy H. Fonseca, CSO & Lead Blogger
The Next is a series highlighting females who are the FUTURE groundbreakers, trendsetters and idea-makers in STEM and Startups.
“Like all technology, social media is neutral but is best put to work in the service of building a better world.”- Simon Mainwaring By: Amy H. Fonseca, CSO/Lead Blogger
Name: Kay Koplovitz Power Word: Visionary Descriptive Words: Entrepreneur | Investor | Author
Name: Keren Elazari Power Word: Hacker Descriptive Words: Cyber Security Expert | Digital Visionary
Around the globe, women are the Invisible Faces of Agriculture. Their roles in the economy often underestimated and work in agriculture overlooked. But there maybe a solution. Find out how education and technology can become a powerful antidote to poverty. By Amy H. Fonseca Is this who you think of when I say farming and agriculture? Or this? The …
Name: Stefania Druga Power Word: Maker Descriptive Words: Learning Architect | Hacker
“Woman is the companion of man, gifted with equal mental capacities. She has the right to participate in the minutest details in the activities of man, and she has an equal right of freedom and liberty with him.” -Mahatma Gandhi By Amy H. Fonseca, W@F CSO & Lead Blogger
Name: Farah Samli Power Word: Catalyst Descriptive Words: Immunobiologist | “Third-Culture Kid”
Name: Sara Blakely Power Word: Risk-Taker Descriptive words: Entrepreneur | Inventor | Philanthropist
“Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.”-Rumi By Amy H. Fonseca
“Sometimes people have already decided who you are without your story shining through.” -Dr. Mae Jemison By Amy H. Fonseca & Susan Fonseca
Name: Amy Purdy Power Word: Activator Descriptive words: Fembot | Top-Ranked Snowboarder | Actress
“A woman is human. She is not better, wiser, stronger, more intelligent, more creative, or more responsible than a man. Likewise, she is never less. Equality is a given.” ―Vera Nazarian By Amy H. Fonseca, W@F CSO & Lead Blogger
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