Tag: women

Episode 65 – Kalimah Priforce

Headmaster CEO of Qeyno Labs http://www.priforce.com/   “Kalimah Priforce is just a kid from Brooklyn committed to eliminating barriers to a child’s greatest potential as the Headmaster CEO of Qeyno Labs. Qeyno became industry leader for the inclusive innovation ecosystem...

/ October 26, 2016

The Privilege of a Runway

picture courtesy of #WOCinTechChat written by Devin Dixon If you had one year of living free of bills, what would you build, what company would you start, or what problem would you solve? The issue is critical because of some today’s...

/ October 6, 2016

Episode 64 – Karla Mickens Cole

Product Designer at Facebook Tell us a bit about yourself and what you do? My name is Karla Mickens, and I’m a product designer at Facebook. Originally born and raised in North Carolina, and went to college at Virginia Commonwealth University....

/ September 30, 2016

BLNDED Founders Series | Roxana Castro

After working four years in the private industry, I learned a lot of process indicators and how to be an effective employee. However, the frustration and limitations of not having the liberty to make the final decisions, and being involved in...

/ May 27, 2016

BLNDED Founders Series | Alejandra Rodriguez Boughton

During my career in investment banking, I felt as if something was missing in my life. I decided to go back to school and earn an MBA to help me transition into a new career. But when faced with the...

/ May 18, 2016

BLNDED Founders Series | Lan Chu

Growing up, I never thought “I’m gonna be an entrepreneur,” but I knew that I wanted to make a difference. Raised in Vietnam, I was brought up in an entrepreneur environment. Now when I visit my birth place, I realize...

/ May 12, 2016

BLNDED Founders Series | Vi Nguyen

I went to The University of Texas (UT) and double-majored in sociology and documentary film. I was accepted into the UT School of Public Health in Houston, and had planned to attend, but my mom told me to try business...

/ March 29, 2016

BLNDED Founders Series | Sheena Moore

I was tired of not feeling creatively challenged. I enjoyed the job I was doing, but I wasn’t passionate about it. I spent a lot of time grinding out my day-to-day duties, but I never felt completely satisfied or really...

/ March 22, 2016

BLNDED Founders Series | Kathryn Gonzales

My first job after college was at a startup, and I was immediately hooked. I love the buzzing energy that can only happen when a group of people roll up their sleeves and put their heads together in an effort...

/ March 18, 2016