At the end of the day, winners joked about “thanking the Academy,” and the emcee said the day included more talk of vulnerability most tech conferences. Plus there were lots of hugs. Businesswomen hugs. By Amy-Willard Cross (Editor, Vitamin W) Singers may dream of performing on American Idol or dancers may hope to appear on [...]
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Finally, tech can help you get the perfect dress. By Amy-Willard Cross (Editor, Vitamin W) Sometimes you find a great piece of clothing, but the sleeves are too short, or the hem is too long, or you don’t love the collar. New e-commerce company Bow & Drape uses technology to customize off-the-rack clothing. The “photorealistic [...]
“The word ‘engineering’ sounds intimidating and nerdy and technical. There’s just so much more to it – I’m trying to make it more accessible.” – Goldieblox founder Debra Sterling. By Amy-Willard Cross (Editor, Vitamin W) Goldieblox is poised for a happy ending. With this new toy, girls may have a happy ending too: “She became [...]
Ergonomically designed for women, Bia sports watch has a safety alert and GPS tracking (safe solo runs). By Amy-Willard Cross (Editor, Vitamin W) Most tech gadgets are busting with features but Bia Sport GPS Watch has just one button. Designed by two women athletes for women who run, bike or swim – or do all [...]
“My number one initiative is to go back and look at the feminine dimensions of technology.” By Amy-Willard Cross (Editor, Vitamin W) Facebook may have gotten a $67 billion market cap. It may have 900 million users, and even a woman on the board and in the C-suite, but it’s not really built for women’s [...]
Her background as an artist and performer facilitated her entrepreneurship – against all odds. By Amy-Willard Cross (Editor, Vitamin W) You wouldn’t think dance would be useful training for an entrepreneur, but former dancer Sara Winter has just launched a tech business in a mostly untapped market. Winter launched Squag, a social space for children [...]
The app tracks your feelings over a two-week period, graphing a quantification of what you should do. By Amy-Willard Cross (Editor, Vitamin W) If you were wondering about keeping or tossing your boyfriend, Sarah Gray has just the app for you. Should I Break Up With My Boyfriend is a 99 cent solution to that [...]