I'm a serial entrepreneur and veteran launch team executive in high tech, e-commerce, and biotech. Based out of Austin, TX, I support women’s entrepreneurial initiatives and teach university courses on business/technical writing.

 

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Squirl Crowned Champion of Get in the Ring: US Competition

Squirl wins Get in the Ring for U.S.

Squirl, a Houston, TX-based startup that has developed a location-based app for helping people discover books, took top prize in the final round of the Get in the Ring: United States competition hosted by the Houston Intercontinental Chamber of Commerce (ICC). Jef Van der…

It’s All About the Gray Hair Trendsetters at SXSW

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Style watchers such as Glamour and Atlantic Monthly have touted gray hair as the trend to follow. Even Instagram and Pinterest have dedicated pages celebrating the spectrum of gray shades.  I happen to sport gray tresses myself and, while attending SXSW, thought I’d check…

4 Female Founders in Texas Agree: “Screw The Valley”

Austin startups

Four Female Biotech Founders Share Their Austin Startup Stories “Screw the Valley” is, of course, a reference to Tim Sprinkle’s new book that pans Silicon Valley as the epicenter of all things entrepreneurial. The author chronicles a coast-to-coast tour of promising US …

What Startups Can Learn from The Wizard of Oz

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the premiere of “The Wizard of Oz,” a movie that captured my youthful imagination (along with millions of others’) whenever it was shown during the holidays on network TV. In addition to being a huge fan, I also…