Best Santa tracking apps for kids

Christmas eve is approaching and Santa will be filling his sleigh to deliver all the toys to the little boys and girls around the globe! This year NORAD is celebrating its 60th year anniversary of tracking Santa’s flight, and their app has some cool new features for the kids. We have more apps that will bring … Read more

Women social network app Monarq launches in Phoenix

In a spread out, transient city like Phoenix, connecting with others in the community can be difficult. The founders behind Monarq are looking to help this gap by creating a platform where women can meet and develop friendships. “We found a deep need for connection,” Monarq co-founder Irene Ryabaya said. “There’s not an easy way … Read more

ASU Fulton Engineer School launches Startup Center, holds Demo Day competition

Co-written with Chloe Nordquist Arizona State University’s Fulton Schools officially launched their Startup Center Thursday as a way to empower undergraduate and graduate students within the schools to explore entrepreneurial ideas. The Center will offer innovation courses, workshops, mentoring and other events. “We’ve positioned this competition to be at the top of the funnel in … Read more

CODE, a quest for an inclusive society – interview director Robin Hauser Reynolds & CEO GoDaddy Blake Irving

One could feel the pulsating energy and sense of empowerment fill the room during the prescreening of the documentary CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap at the GoDaddy campus. CEO GoDaddy and executive producer of CODE, Blake Irving, hosted the film for his employees followed by a panel discussion with director Robin Hauser Reynolds. Inspired by … Read more

AZ teens celebrated at White House Science Fair

Today, Arizona student science winners will be recognized at the 2015 White House Science Fair. President Obama will be the emcee and celebrate the range of winners from science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) competitions from across the country. Anvita Gupta, 17, from Scottsdale Arizona, is a strong advocate for getting girls into science. Since she … Read more

Join the Revolution at the Women INVESTING in Women Summit 2/20-21

Individuals from across a variety of disciplines will gather for the Third Annual Phoenix Women INVESTING in Women Summit to network and learn from a power-packed lineup of business and media experts. This annual conference brings together a community of men and women that want to become a part of a global economic revolution geared … Read more

Cookies went digital in an entirely new way and it’s deliciously exciting

Thin Mints, Trefolds, Tag-A-Longs or Do-Si-Dos? What’s your favorite? Each year the entrepreneurial green army comes out in drones and floods your office and neighborhood with sign up sheets to sell their delicious delights to raise money for their troop. While the door-to-door sales will still be in full force, the Girl Scouts are going … Read more

GoDaddy's brutal honesty wins the hearts of small biz owners

Moving away from its girls in tight t-shirts and its sex-sells attitude, GoDaddy is continuing to shift its strategy to campaigns that feature strong women in small businesses who are typically outshone by the market’s top dogs. In an effort to help small businesses across the world grow and become successful, GoDaddy rebranded itself in 2013 under … Read more

Ok ladies, "It's Go Time!" GoDaddy's image makeover puts women entrepreneurs at center stage

GoDaddy, the world’s largest domain name provider, has been steadily rebranding its image over the past year, and today they announced another big step in their creative overhaul: GoDaddy has hired advertising agency Barton F Graf 9000 to continue its image makeover in a new campaign set to premiere in September. The ad agency has … Read more

GoDaddy helps woman engineer quit her job during Super Bowl

At this years Super Bowl, GoDaddy went towards a more transformative advertising campaign by featuring women who are smart and successful small business owners and by focusing the commercials on their new products that help small businesses succeed online. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gf0vzLgF-OI[/youtube] One such commercial showcased a woman named Gwen Dean. The focus of the commercial was … Read more

Snap. App. Composite., Startup Yo! Moments creates memories through your phone

Remember walking the halls of your college or university and seeing rows and rows of photo composites capturing the faces of fraternities/sororities, faculty, board members or other groups? One early-stage startup found a way to make digital composites through your phone. Introducing Yo! Moments, these founders developed an app that allows you to create an interactive … Read more

Women Making Strides in Software Engineering

Traditionally, the technology sector has been a male-dominated area. However, more women are entering the field as well as STEM educational programs, and making significant strides in the tech space. I reached out to some women in the field and asked them to share their triumphs and challenges during their career in software development. JoAnn … Read more

HB @Twitter – Life in 140 characters

Seven years ago today the first tweet hit the Earth forever changing how we communicate, read the news, follow live events, share a few laughs, and explain life in 140 characters. Twitter has become one of the most popular social media outlet in the US with over 140M users worldwide with an average of 340 … Read more