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What Meeting the Second Lady Made Me Feel About Being a Military Spouse

I had the honor of meeting the Second Lady Karen Pence. It was a surreal day because the gathering took place in Hangar 3, the same hangar where just a few months earlier, I greeted my husband home from a deployment in Iraq. I boarded the same type of white school bus at the PX […]

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Women in Tech

Creating the Future of Women in STEM Today

“A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.” Mahatma Gandhi Today I want to share an organization that I’ve helped out a tiny bit with. It’s called innoVationGirls. I met the founders, Rita David and Richard Zreik at Cincinnati Startup Week when I […]

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Women in Tech

A Brief History of Computer Icons

I was never one for Apple products. I remember using them in middle school. I bought an iPad in 2011 to FaceTime with my now husband. Occasionally my husband lets me borrow his iPhone so I experiment with apps that use it’s AR Kit like Adobe Aero. Despite my preference for PC and Android over […]

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Women in History Women in Tech

This Is Not A Computer

When you think of a computer, what do you envision? I see a clunky 90’s desktop with a big, CRT monitor. One of the most interesting things I learned watching Hidden Figures and reading Code Girls, was that the first computers were people. Many were women. A “computer” was someone who did mathematical calculations with […]

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Women in Tech

National Women’s History Month Challenge

Welcome to March, the best month of the year! Why is March the best month of the year you ask? Well, my birthday is this month! Ok, that’s pretty cool but March is also National Women’s History Month. I thought what better way to celebrate this month-long recognition than a daily post about women in […]

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1st Quarter Refresh

The Power of Calendars for Achieving Year-Long Goals

Calendars. I live by them. If it’s not in my calendar I probably won’t remember. “Mom brain” is not joke. I have a shared digital calendar with my husband (it’s the only way we can keep our schedules straight) and I have a traditional wall calendar posted up at home. Traditionally, I used my calendar […]