Jacoby, one of the highest-ranking women at Cisco, is charged with fostering an inclusive environment By Katrina Brown Hunt Rebecca Jacoby didn’t enter the tech world out of a long-time love for STEM. According to the Cisco executive, her early interests were far from technology. “My absolute...

By: Katherine Giscombe, PhD Have you ever thought about who influences societal change? Who is positioned to make lives better for Americans? Elected officials may come to mind. But when you think about the scope of responsibility and potential impact, one of the most powerful positions imaginable...

Eight tips to help you avoid the luggage carousel By: April Kilcrease Now that airlines are charging for checked bags and flights are often fully booked, the battle for bin space has reached Game of Thrones intensity. “Airlines have had to get stricter about carry-ons, especially since...

Her roots in Nova Scotia’s harsh Cape Breton Island have shaped Deborah Gillis into the ideal leader for one of the world’s chief nonprofits focused on equality for women in the workplace. by Jackie Krentzman ‘‘Sorry, do you hear the lawn mower in the background?” Deborah Gillis, the...

Coding bootcamps are one way to address the industry’s poor record By Ellen Lee Two years ago, in one of the worst downpours that season, Kim Merino was lifting a treadmill out of a UPS truck and delivering it to a customer. It wasn’t what she wanted to...

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