Business + Finance

An Interview With Megan Martin of Hilton & Hyland Real Estate

An Interview With Megan Martin of Hilton & Hyland Real Estate

Getting into real estate can be tough—it’s one of the most competitive industries in the world. What’s even harder? Staying on top. For Megan Martin, real estate was almost part of her genetic makeup, having grown up amongst realtors and developers. But Megan also...
The Woman Who Started Her Own Company, Wrote a Book, and…Never Went to College

The Woman Who Started Her Own Company, Wrote a Book, and…Never Went to College

We first encountered today’s Contessa, Nicole Smartt when she reached out about writing for our site. One of the first topics she covered was a deeply personal one: she told our audience about how she’d grown her career going from an entry-level gig to...
This Rad V.P. at GE Has Helped Women Advance for 37+ Years

This Rad V.P. at GE Has Helped Women Advance for 37+ Years

Susan Peters knows a thing or two about how women can build their careers in the workplace. For the past 37 years, she’s spent her days helping countless numbers of them advance at GE in every industry and role. Today she serves as GE’s Senior Vice...
Lindsey Andrews & Lara Crystal, Minibar Delivery

Lindsey Andrews & Lara Crystal, Minibar Delivery

We don’t typically connect late night drinks with career success, but fortunately for us, two women did. While at the Wharton School getting their MBAs, Lara Crystal and Lindsay Andrews became both friends and future business partners—they knew immediately that...
Women Who Lead: Alexandra Dickinson, Founder and CEO of Ask For It

Women Who Lead: Alexandra Dickinson, Founder and CEO of Ask For It

Welcome to our special interview series, Women Who Lead. In partnership with White House Black Market, we’re celebrating five women teaching us to think differently, speak louder, and live better. No career is the same, and that’s just how we like it. These women are...
Rising Tide Society’s Founder on Why Not Everyone’s Cut Out for Entrepreneurship

Rising Tide Society’s Founder on Why Not Everyone’s Cut Out for Entrepreneurship

Natalie Franke is no stranger to entrepreneurship. As an undergrad, she built a successful photography business on the side, turning her passions into her career at an early age. Now, as cofounder of Rising Tide Society, she works every day to empower creatives and...