Want What You Want – No Apologies

Robin is a self-proclaimed introvert. At 5 feet 2 inches, her voice often emerges softly from behind her dark framed glasses amidst a blaze of fire-engine red hair. You would never have guessed that a year before coming to Bootcamp, Robin bought herself a motorcycle. And not just any old ‘hog.’

How growing her community landed Jessica’s best job yet.

Jessica was laid off from a job she hated in June. While it was hard to be upset about the loss, she recognized that if she didn’t take an active and assertive role in making her next move, she was going to wind up in another dead end. That’s why Jessica devoted her summer to […]

My Boss Congratulated Me for Negotiating

This post is part of a series recognizing the achievements of Bossed Up’s Boss of the Year nominees, in celebration of Bossed Up’s official #LaunchLikeABoss Launch Party July 24. On average, only 7% of women attempt to negotiate their salary. Gray, a 27-year-old woman in Cambridge, MA, recalled

How This Veteran Owns Her Voice to Expand Her Impact

This post is part of a series recognizing the achievements of Bossed Up’s Boss of the Year nominees, in celebration of Bossed Up’s official #LaunchLikeABoss Launch Party July 24. Ebony Johnson is a force to be reckoned with. A 14-year Veteran of the United States Air Force, Senior Intelligence

Emotional Agility: How to Be a Boss When Life’s A Bitch

This post is part of a series recognizing the achievements of Bossed Up’s Boss of the Year nominees, in celebration of Bossed Up’s official #LaunchLikeABoss Launch Party July 24. Jessica did not have the year she imagined she would. A native of New Orleans, Jessica moved to Washington, DC with

Progress on Nobody’s Timeline but Yours

This post is part of a series recognizing the achievements of Bossed Up’s Boss of the Year nominees, in celebration of Bossed Up’s official#LaunchLikeABoss Launch Party July 24. Corinn is a California native and advocate for survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence. Ultimately, it’s h

The Value of Leaving an Old Goal Behind

This post is part of a series recognizing the achievements of Bossed Up’s Boss of the Year nominees, in celebration of Bossed Up’s official #LaunchLikeABoss Launch Party July 24. Tiffany had a lifelong dream to be the next Katie Couric. After a few years working in finance, she landed a prized

How One Epicurean Entrepreneur Creates Change from her Kitchen

This post is part of a series recognizing the achievements of Bossed Up’s Boss of the Year nominees, in celebration of Bossed Up’s official #LaunchLikeABoss Launch Party July 24. Last March, Melissa Sanchez flew from Texas to Boston on a wing and a prayer. A friend from law school had told her

Defining Success for Yourself

Defining success for herself, Emma finds her home in Richmond Public Schools. Emma studied international affairs and came to Bossed Up Bootcamp shortly after graduating. She was working full-time as a nanny while exploring longer-term professional options.  Always seeking to help others, Emma was d