HERide rideshare app focuses on the safety and empowerment of women

Jillian Anderson and DeVynne Starks created a ride-sharing service in Atlanta that focuses on the safety of women. Developed with the needs of women in mind, the ride-share app aims to improve the lives of women everywhere through safer transportation, job creation, and financial security. All of the drivers are fully vetted and undergo comprehensive […]

Serena Williams teams up with Bumble, announces new venture in the tech space

Serena Williams has announced her entry into the tech space. The tennis champion recently teamed up with Bumble and Alice founders Elizabeth Gore and Carolyn Rodz to help shape the future of small business. Bumble and Williams’ company, Serena Ventures, will join SVB Financial Group, Silicon Valley Bank’s holding company, as lead, as well as Cathie Reid, Jean Case, Phyllis […]

AT&T SVP Marachel Knight on leadership, women in STEM, Essence Fest and more

Marachel Knight has worked her way up through the ranks at AT&T over the past two decades from a “fresh-out-of-school dreamer”, to her current role as senior vice president for wireless and access engineering, construction, and operations. When it comes to the race for 5G, she’s at the front of the pack as she spearheads […]

Students explore STEM careers by building solar-enhanced race cars

Each year, ComEd invites 30 young women to participate in the 2018 Icebox Derby, the fifth annual competition involving teens from across Chicagoland to transform recycled refrigerators into electric and solar-enhanced race cars. Each young lady will receive a $1,500 scholarship for completing the program. Participants will work alongside ComEd mentors to build a fridge car […]

Female tech execs from Continental share experiences with Pontiac schoolgirls

On Thursday, April 12, the international technology company Continental hosted a “Women in Unique Roles” lunch experience at its North American headquarters location in Auburn Hills, Michigan, for 12 female students from the Pontiac school district. The experience was moderated by Vickie Thomas, city beat reporter for WWJ Newsradio 950, and consisted of lunch, a […]

Rebekah Marie Andrews-Rushing is a change agent whose superpower is resilience

Rebekah Marie Andrews-Rushing is hard working, energetic, a chocoholic and possesses a positive spirit. As an avid traveler, she loves to embrace new experiences. Her professional background involves five-plus years of account management, sales, and digital advertising experience. As an account executive at AdRoll, she helped provide strategic marketing guidance to B2B clients. As a […]

‘Rolling out’ and Amplify 4 Good host RIDECon17 hackathon

Rolling out and Amplify 4 Good teamed up for the inaugural RIDE Conference hack, a fun and intensive 48-hour-hackathon where teams built applications with the goal of enabling more people to become citizen entertainment journalists by leveraging rolling out‘s assets. Held at the Loudermilk Conference Center in downtown Atlanta, designers and developers formed teams of […]