Love Her, Love Her Not: The Hillary Paradox

Love Her, Love Her Not: The Hillary Paradox
Hillary Clinton. No matter what your specific political views are, for most people there are two words that come to mind when you hear her name: strength and resilience. Most Americans have a baseline level of respect for Hillary because she endured so much as FLOTUS, yet still exudes determination. Through an anthology of essays... Read more »

Millennials are finding apartments and paying rent with RadPad

Millennials are finding apartments and paying rent with RadPad
One reason to be thankful this season is for the new wave of technology that makes life more convenient. Everyone should have at least one millennial on their team; a person who knows the fastest and most innovative ways to get things done. As a renter and a serial re-locator, I am often perplexed by... Read more »

Wine and Massages: Interviews with Two Amazing Companies at Techweek LA

From its humble beginnings at the inaugural Techweek Chicago conference in late July of 2011, Techweek has grown to prominence as the premier national collection of technology conference & festivals in America. Their celebration has received national recognition as we welcome names like Travis Kalanick, Calvin Harris, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Alexis Ohanian, Microsoft, Motorola and more.... Read more »
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Interview with Katy Lynch: CEO of Techweek

Interview with Katy Lynch: CEO of Techweek
The coolest thing about having a Chicago connection while in Los Angeles is learning more about how relevant Chicago is to the field of tech. Below is my recent interview with the CEO of Techweek Katy Lynch: Where do you see Chicago’s tech industry going? What are its strengths? I love Chicago. It’s a fantastic... Read more »

What Chicago can learn from the Special Needs Network in Los Angeles

What Chicago can learn from the Special Needs Network in Los Angeles
Special Needs Network in Los Angeles is doing amazing things to assist parents of children with special needs in the south Los Angeles area. As a parent of a child with special needs, I have lived in various states and received services all over the country. Very few states cater to all three of the... Read more »

Mommy Wars: My Interview With Leslie Morgan Steiner

Mommy Wars: My Interview With Leslie Morgan Steiner
During my weekly trip to the library with my daughters, I came across the most amazing book. It was a life changing text called Mommy Wars. It describes the war between stay at home mothers and working mothers. It helped me come to terms with some of my own issues regarding my choice to work... Read more »
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An Interview with Kia Jenkins: Event Planner

An Interview with Kia Jenkins: Event Planner
One of the most amazing aspects of living in a great city like Chicago is attending a beautifully planned event. The opportunities to plan an event that give your clients a taste of Chicago’s historic venues are endless. I recently had the honor of interviewing Kia Jenkins about her event planning business Kia Marie Events.... Read more »

The Jasmine Rhose Foundation: Bringing Hope to Orphans in the Philippines

The Jasmine Rhose Foundation: Bringing Hope to Orphans in the Philippines
Many of us have so much to be thankful for during this holiday season; including a warm bed and a supportive family. Even if our lives are lacking in certain areas, living in a developed country with resources and services gives us access to many of the things that many smaller countries do not have.... Read more »

Great Music to Buy for a Gift: Christopher LeMark

Great Music to Buy for a Gift: Christopher LeMark
There is a level of brokenness present in our society that can only be translated through music. I was personally touched by the rawness of Christopher LeMark’s lyrics from his album Chasing Forward. His potent and honest story of neglect and pain will resonate with many young people that we encounter daily. Purchase his album... Read more »
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Five Reasons Why Everyone Needs at Least One Racist Friend

Five Reasons Why Everyone Needs at Least One Racist Friend
All of us hold some sort of racial, gender, or class bias against certain groups of people. However, there are certain people that are unknowingly or knowingly unashamed of their bias. Nonetheless, though it is tempting to break off the friendship, below are reasons why we need them and they need us. 1)      They serve... Read more »