Most of ModCloth’s customers are women, so the company knew it wanted a diverse engineering team. Here’s how they accomplished it.
Observe the voice in your head that says, “You’re lucky to get your first job offer, you should accept it before they realize you’re a fraud,” detach from that self-doubt and instead tell yourself, “Only 3% of women negotiate for a better first offer, I’m going to be part of the 3.1%”.
By Fiona O’Donnell-McCarthy (Strategy & Business Development Lead, ModCloth)
Did any of the stories from Lean In resonate with you? While I view myself as a go-getter, a girl that can, “play by boys rules,” the psychological patterns and social biases that hold women back have certainly appeared in my career.
Sheryl Sandberg gave voice to the struggles I’ve faced as a young professional:
Under Ann Miura-Ko’s management, FLOODGATE has invested in many women-led startups.
From ModCloth to Moda Operandi, these tech startups in the fashion space are founded by women to watch.
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)
Democratizing fashion has never been so venture-fundable.
Earlier this year, Xconomy proclaimed that “early successes coming out of Harvard, embodied by flash sale company Gilt Groupe, cofounded by Alexandra Wilkis Wilson and Alexis Maybank (both HBS ’04), seemed to have created an energy
From tech giants Cisco and VMware to startups ModCloth and Lynda, married co-founders are everywhere.
Research doesn’t have to be expensive or time-consuming. Here are ways to do it cheaply and efficiently.
By Beth Lingard (User Experience Research Manager, ModCloth)
About 7 years ago, the CEO of a small startup I was working for dropped Steve Krug’s book “Don’t Make Me Think” on my desk and said, “Beth, you’re going to start doing usability testing for us.”
“Sure… What’s usability testing?” I cautiously responded.
“Read the book,” he said. And thus, started my career in user experience research.
In the 5+ years at this startup, I held many positions
By Jack D. Hidary (Co-Founder, Dice)
A recent article in San Francisco Magazine highlights a new crop of women-led startups in the Bay Area.
By Leah Busque (Founder, TaskRabbit)
We’ve all been compared to someone at some point. It’s often a physical comparison — “you look just like so and so!” — but sometimes it’s a reflection of similar personality traits, mannerisms, or behavior. However, it’s not often that someone is compared to one of the most famous people in the world. But, that’s the situation I found myself in a few weeks ago.