Category: Women in the Workplace

OpEd: International Women’s Day – A Student’s Perspective

Dana Schwartz is a senior at Miami University, and a valued intern at Avionos. Let’s face it – the workforce, especially in the tech industry, is still dominated by men. With some of the most recent workplace conversations making major headlines, it is no surprise that there is some slight hesitation and angst for younger …

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OpEd: A Call for Accountability on International Women’s Day

From historic headlines dismantling people who have abused their positions of power to take advantage or unfairly influence their female counterparts, to various marches and public displays of solidarity (I’m looking at you, Hollywood), there is no doubt that this year has seen a lot of momentum behind the push for women’s equality. Taking a …

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How a Diverse Workforce Impacts Your Organization – Featuring Gibson Smith

This past week, I had the opportunity to sit down with our Talent Acquisition Director, Gibson Smith, to discuss the value of having a team of talented, smart people in the workplace and what that means to the #WomenInTech movement.

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Supermodel Turned…Developer?

You’ve seen her on the cover of Vogue and walking the runways of Paris fashion week, but have you seen her behind the computer screen writing HTML? Doubtful. Karlie Kloss, an American supermodel and now, entrepreneur, is a leader in the push for #WomenInTech and continues to prove that women are, and will continue to be, influential …

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Profiles of #WomenInTech – featuring Kelly Stickel

Kelly Stickel, founder and CEO of Remodista and Women Influence Chicago, is a fantastic example of #WomeninTech. Recently, I sat down with Kelly to chat about herself, her work, and her advice for young girls interested in a career in technology.    

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Meet the #WomenInTech Making a Difference in the Avionos Home

As we are kicking off #WomenInTech, we thought, “What better place to start than by talking to women right here in the office?” Introducing two of Avionos’s very own – Mary Koberstein and Ashley O’ Connell!

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Girls Just Wanna Have Fun… In Tech Careers

Woods, Elle. A name that most women, (and men – even though they don’t want to admit it), have grown to associate with the pink hurricane topped with blonde hair who defied all odds to attend Harvard Law School in an attempt to get her ex-boyfriend back, but really just showed us all how to …

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Rebecca Minkoff Wearable Technology – Women Influence Chicago

Purses, shoes, jackets, dresses, wallets… QR codes? To most, one of those seems not quite like the other. But, to Rebecca Minkoff, fashion and technology fits together like peanut butter and jelly. Rebecca Minkoff, the global lifestyle brand, embodies the millennial woman and her need for practicality, but desire for style. Last week, a few of …

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Looking for a Mind at Work

Showing up on International Women’s Day. Taking a line from what might be my most favorite show/experience/album/financial investment ever, Hamilton’s Schuyler sisters said it best, “Look around, look around at how lucky we are to be alive right now!” Yesterday, we saw powerful stands for women everywhere – solidarity through clothing choices, marches and most …

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