5 Things I’d Like to Tell My 7th-Grade Self

  I recently was invited to keynote at a Microsoft Digigirlz Camp in Albuquerque, New Mexico. And while I was very honored to keynote the event, I struggled a bit with what to say. I kept thinking back to what I was like in 7th or 8th grade and wondered what that girl would have wanted toContinue reading “5 Things I’d Like to Tell My 7th-Grade Self”

How Urban Tech is Disruptive Government Procurement

(originally published on What’s APPening) I spent the past few days with our COO at the Smart City Startups Festival in Miami, Florida, interacting with some of today’s most visionary, innovative urban tech startup founders who are disrupting almost every facet of the urban landscape. All of the startups showcased¬†at the summit have the potentialContinue reading “How Urban Tech is Disruptive Government Procurement”

Why a Childhood Scolding Turned Out to be Such Good Advice

If you sit there feeling sorry for yourself, you just decided to give up on yourself. And then you’re the loser, not because of anyone else, but because of yourself.