100 Years Of Building Courage, Confidence and Character

March 12, 2012 by

Today, March 12th, marks the Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) Centennial Anniversary. We are all familiar with the Girl Scout cookies and merit badges, but this organization is much more than just that. One hundred years ago today, with the goal of bringing girls out of their isolated home surroundings, Juliette "Daisy" Gordon Low assembled 18 girls from Savannah, Georgia for a local Girl Scout meeting. She ... [Read More]

Signed Stephanie Izard Girl In The Kitchen Cookbook

Giveaway: Signed “Girl In The Kitchen” Cookbook By Author & Top Chef Stephanie Izard

March 9, 2012 by

A few of us had a really fun, epicurean adventure earlier this week at the De Gustibus Cooking School, which is tucked away on the 8th floor of the world famous Macy's Herald Square in NYC. This is not the home of a typical cooking class... this place is serving up culinary theater of the highest and finest caliber. De Gustibus scores some of the country's best chefs (legends and up-and-comers) to teach and ... [Read More]

Women LEAD Founders

Teaching A Nation Of Young Women To LEAD

March 8, 2012 by

Today, March 8th, is International Women's Day, a global event observed since the early 1900's to connect women, to inspire women and to celebrate women's achievements. It's the perfect day to share the story of two incredible, young women - both recent college grads - who are on a mission to empower other young women to pursue their own vision for change... clear across the globe.  In 2007, when ... [Read More]

WET Productions: A Dramatic Effort For Change

March 7, 2012 by

It's a fact that women are grossly underrepresented in theater, film and television. So, it was a great pleasure to recently come to know Sasha Eden, co-founder with Victoria Pettibone, of the critically acclaimed 501c3 non-profit WET Productions, an organization that has been working tirelessly for the last thirteen years to change those statistics. As a developer, producer and champion of premiere work by ... [Read More]


The Brains Behind the Beauty of Birchbox

March 5, 2012 by

You excitedly prepare to walk the aisles of your local beauty boutique or hit the beauty floor of your favorite department store, ready to shop. But, you are suddenly assaulted by a dizzying array of brands and colors, powders and creams, lotions and potions, spritzes and sprays. You find yourself overwhelmed by a sea of endless choices. You panic, grab the first lipstick you see (fingers crossed it won't ... [Read More]

Halle Becker

Women Talk: 10 Questions With Halle Becker, Your “Spiritual Gangster”

March 2, 2012 by

Meet Halle Becker: Kick ass yoga instructor, Lululemon Ambassador and single mom. Halle came to New York about 15 years ago, via Cleveland, Boston and DC and is the owner of Homegirl Yoga, a semi-private yoga studio in New York City. At almost 50 years young, Halle's energy outpaces almost everyone she meets. She infuses this boundless energy into her sought after yoga classes, which mix rocking music, with ... [Read More]

Gloria Feldt

Inspiring Women To Embrace Power… Women’s History Month Starts Today

March 1, 2012 by

Today, March 1st, marks the start of Women's History Month, the annual, national tribute to generations of women whose contributions have proved invaluable to society. We have deep admiration and immense gratitude for the women of the past, who fought for so many of the rights we have today. As a modern archive of sorts, it is our mission at WYSK to honor women who are making history in the here and now, ... [Read More]

Ellen Lubin-Sherman

When Your Boss Is The Same Age As Your Former Teenage Babysitter

February 29, 2012 by

By Ellen Lubin-Sherman Personal Branding Expert, Executive Coach, Author & WYSK Special Guest Contributor After a hiatus of more than one year, you have decided to return to work. At the time you took the hiatus, you were a senior level executive. You were on the "fast track" given your stellar credentials and your reputation for producing high-quality work under pressure. Nevertheless, you ... [Read More]