Each year we nominate 5 Bossed Up Bootcamp alums who’ve shown what it means to get Bossed Up and celebrate their courage and strength at our annual Boss of the Year Party!
Samantha is a Bossed Up Bootcamp alum serving as a researcher at a national organization that analyzes how government programs affect people in poverty.
Let’s be honest, 2016 was rough. As a much needed exception, however, we want to review the boss women in our community who have been absolutely killing it after spending the weekend with us at Bossed Up Bootcamp.
Deidra is a Bossed Up Bootcamp alum who recently launched a new company that delivers a bundle of diverse children’s books each month to parents and educators looking to bring characters of color to the pages they turn in the classroom. A lifelong educational professional, at one point Deidra foun
Allison came to Bossed Up Bootcamp this summer looking to boost her professional confidence so she could step up and bring her A-game to her organization. Serving as an associate at Devex, the media platform for the global development community, she was ready to take that next step beyond the “ent
Emma Bloksberg-Fireovid’s a hard-working Partnerships Manager here in Washington, DC and was just a few months into her new job at an education nonprofit when she joined us at Bossed Up Bootcamp this summer. Her goal? To gain clarity on her long-term direction and strengthen her leadership ski
When Kerriann came to Bossed Up Bootcamp, she was facing a fairly depressing future: her organization was in the process of being dissolved, and her position (and all the programs she’d been working on) would soon disappear. Until that fateful day, however, Kerriann had to keep plugging away, demo
Imagine this: you’ve interviewed for two jobs. Job #1 makes you an offer and you accept. Job #2 makes you an offer shortly after and sweetens the deal with a higher salary. A great problem to have, of course, but a problem nonetheless. What do you do? Rhonda says, you “be still.” Read on to f
Most of us know what the corporate grind feels like. Punching the clock. Working toward our next promotion. While it’s a great environment for some to thrive in, others just can’t find satisfaction working in service of a broader organization’s vision.
“I can’t live like this anymore.” That was the thought that brought Stephanie to Bossed Up. A hard-charging manager at a fast-paced tech startup in Manhattan, Stephanie was facing her moment of total burnout. I caught up with Steph to hear her full story and learn how she overcame burnout –