Champion Awards: Nominations now open!

It might seem obvious now, but back when I first came up with the idea for the Champion Awards in mid-2017 — the “Oscars™ of women’s allyship” — the whole thing was honestly preposterous. FFA was tiny. We had $0. Nobody beyond a few founders in Seattle and my personal network had any idea who […] [...]




From our newsletter: Holiday time! Are you thriving or surviving?

I remember the days when holidays meant time off, reconnecting with friends and family, fabulous vacation travel and end of year bonuses. But now, I am a mom and an entrepreneur. For me, holidays are no longer blissful and restful. Holidays mean hustling to get some sell through (yes, I still have Venture Kits inventory), […] [...]




Questioned? Doubted? Dismissed? Try our female founder battle cry.

Two magic words: WATCH. ME. How many times have you been doubted and dismissed? I recently spoke with Fast Company about this frustrating reality that every female founder – and every professional woman – has experienced at some point in her career, at the hands of women and men alike. And what’s shocking is that […] [...]