Back & Alive Again

Roanoke Research blogger has been on sick leave -- caring for my only sibling for almost 12 months. Multiple in and out of hospitals, rehabs and nursing homes, this has been a cycle I would wish on none. Each trip to the hospital seems like she is on the brink, but true to our family … Continue reading Back & Alive Again

Intel questions the business case for homegeneity

  In late October, a short article, published in Fast Company addresses multiple steps to diversity. It is a quick -- a one-minute read on Intel's integrated approach to hiring, progression, and retention.  Support for all employes comes through Warmline,  a confidential hotline to help employees work through personal and professional roadblocks.       … Continue reading Intel questions the business case for homegeneity

in 2019, to pee is a verb, but is still a gender (and class) issue

With an elbow length of tertiary degrees, one could assume that the type of discrimination highlighted in today's post would be obvious to me. But somehow, I only grasped the inconvenience and missed this critical fact: access to toilets lives in the intersection of  public health and sanitation--and privilege. "If struggling to find suitable toilet … Continue reading in 2019, to pee is a verb, but is still a gender (and class) issue

Need Financial Backing For Your Idea, Your Product, Your Startup?

  Our post today looks at success stories for women-led startups and funding provided by female venture capitalists who consider access to capital for women entrepreneurs with smart ideas and products.  Able Partners fund was started three years ago by Lisa Blau and Amanda Eilian and has been an early-stage investor in a number of female-founded … Continue reading Need Financial Backing For Your Idea, Your Product, Your Startup?