From Paralegal to Programmer: How Nina Made the Leap

Sometimes we all can get too comfortable. Know what I mean? Last year, Nina was living a comfortable life. She couldn’t complain. She had a decent job and a great apartment in a hip neighborhood. But something was missing. Nina craved growth. She missed the challenge of new and interesting experie

How I Learned to Trust Myself

Accepting a new position and taking on new responsibilities is rewarding, but can also be scary. Gabbi knows this all too well, as she recently accepted a promotion that presented some unique opportunities and challenges. I had the chance to catch up with Gabbi to find out how she’s navigating her

Mastering my Masters #LikeABoss

It’s that time of year: graduation caps flying through the air, congratulations banners flapping in the breeze, books closing and new beginnings beginning. After Lindsey chose to leave the education job she loved to transition into another field altogether, she spent the last two years getting he

Daring to Reframe my Disability

It’s my pleasure to sit down again with Tiffany Yu, a Bootcamp alum I just can’t get enough of! Last year, Tiffany was featured as one of our incredible Boss of the Year nominees and most recently was front and center in the Wall Street Journal as part of her incredible achievements. Read on to

Becoming a mother gives me courage

In honor of Mother’s Day this month, we’ve been exploring the incredible intersection of ambition and motherhood – first with this week’s webinar featuring author Liz O’Donnell and next week, our conversation with Fem2.0 Founder, Suzanne Turner on Workshop Wednesday. Today I’m thrilled t

I Finally Feel “Whole” At Work

Emilie: I’m so excited to share your journey with our community, Cari! Tell our bosses who you are and what you’re up to these days: Cari: I am a connector. I view the world through the people in it. Most of all, I love bringing people together to make big things happen.  I work with […]

Taking Charge of My Trajectory

Emilie: Kendra, you were lucky to have a boss who really invested in your career growth. You worked for our advisory board member, Allyn, at Georgetown’s Cawley Career Education Center, is that right? Kendra: Yes! She told me about Bossed Up Bootcamp, and I had the pleasure of attending just as I