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

Promises Kept

Emilie: Jamie, what brought you to Bossed Up to begin with? Jamie: I had just come off working three consecutive campaign cycles and was in between jobs, figuring out what I really wanted next. I’m always looking for opportunities for professional growth and was interested in switching paths. E: N

Corinn’s a Growth Junkie

Starting this month we’re handing the #FierceFriday mic over to these boss ladies themselves in a new Q&A format.  Hear straight from today’s #FierceFriday boss, Corinn, below and leave your comments on the blog below. Emilie: Corinn! I like to call you my SUPERboss, since you’ve been inv

How Deanna Got Fearlessly Fit

As a young professional, it was all too easy for Deanna to get stuck on the happy hour train. You know the one I’m talking about. It’s Friday. It’s 5 o’clock. You’ve been stuck behind your desk all week. Everyone’s heading either home or to happy hour. Aren’t you? For years Deanna was

When life hands you lemons…make money.

Dallas had just moved to DC for a big new job in the city. She’d been working in political fundraising in her home state of North Carolina for years and following Bossed Up Bootcamp, she made the leap to pursue work on the national scale here in the District. But less than a year in, […]