Category Archive: Innovation Spotlight

Why entrepreneurship is important

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Entrepreneurship is a buzzy topic thanks the success of a few small and humble companies like Facebook, Snapchat, and Uber. Yes, the world of entrepreneurship and innovation is a trendy one, yet its trendiness… Continue reading

Meet Harvard entrepreneur: Elsa Sze, CEO and founder of Agora

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Women’s iLab celebrates Harvard University, Harvard Business School and Harvard Kennedy School for being leaders in education for developing female founders and gender-equal companies through our Harvard Entrepreneur column.  Elsa Sze is CEO… Continue reading

The Spotlight is on: TheUncommonGreen

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These days, we all seek ways to “go green” and reduce our carbon footprint. TheUncommonGreen, a contemporary product & design house based in Boston, helps keep green in style with their barware and home… Continue reading

The Spotlight is On: Women’s iLab Interview with Lauren Lockwood, Boston’s First-Ever Chief Digital Officer

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Women’s iLab is excited to introduce Lauren Lockwood, the City of Boston’s first-ever Chief Digital Officer. After graduating from Harvard’s School of Business, Lockwood knew she wanted to make a difference in the… Continue reading

Meet Harvard Entrepreneur: Cristina Ros Blankfein , Co-Founder of Be Mixed

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Women’s iLab celebrates Harvard University and Harvard Business School for being leaders in education for developing female founders and gender-equal companies through our Harvard Entrepreneur column. Cristina Ros Blankfein is currently finishing her MBA… Continue reading

THE WOMEN LEADERS DRIVING LYFT’S IMPRESSIVE GROWTH

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FOURTEEN OF LYFT’S TOP 30 EXECUTIVES ARE FEMALE, INCLUDING TWO BIG NEW HIRES. HERE’S WHY THAT MATTERS TO THE FAST-GROWING COMPANY’S FUTURE. While new Lyft CMO Kira Wampler was an intern at Intuit… Continue reading

Kate Hudson Wins ‘People Magazine’ Awards “Celebrity Role Model,” And Her Acceptance Speech Was Amazing!

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It’s no secret that Kate Hudson is incredible. You’re probably thinking, “OK, tell me something I don’t know.” On Thursday, at the People Magazine Awards, Kate Hudson was awarded the “Celebrity Role Model” award,… Continue reading

Laura Bronner: Co-Founder, COO, & CMO At Gloss48

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Laura Bronner is the co-founder at Gloss48 and a beauty industry entrepreneur. Prior to Gloss48, Bronner helped develop upscale nail and waxing concepts MiniLuxe (Boston), Nail Bar (Chicago), and Trim (Chicago). Before earning… Continue reading

How The First Ever Female Platoon Commander Won Over Her Skeptical Combat-Arms Marines

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CAMP PENDLETON, CALIF. — Lance Cpl. Eamonn Garber wasn’t sure things would work out, and that was bad mostly because his unit was at war. The Marines with the Operations Platoon Engineer Support… Continue reading

Droga5 CEO Sarah Thompson: ‘Believe in your own bullshit’

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This is “View from the Top,” the latest in a Digiday series featuring creative leaders talking about their career paths and leadership perspectives. Read previous interviews here. Sarah Thompson is CEO at arguably… Continue reading