The Virgin Brand
When you think of user experience and good design, few brands come to mind: Apple, Square, and The Virgin Group are sure to be included in the list. This holiday weekend, long hours of travel inspired an homage to good design impacting positive user experience. On Thursday, after a long hiatus, I flew Virgin Atlantic – the brainchild of famous entrepreneur Richard Branson and the inspiration for...
The "New" Woman in the Valley
As a young woman in the technology space, Brit Morin’s launch of a new lifestyle brand is just what the Valley needed. When we think of female role models, few women come to mind. Sheryl Sandberg is of course the paramount force - leading the Valley’s most successful company with effortless ease. Thousands of young women across the world have heard her famous TED talk and Barnard...
Something About Fridays
I’ve always been enamored by Fridays. I’ve never been of the “TGIF - let’s get the hell out of here” variety. Don’t get me wrong - weekends are great - we all need a break after 5 days of fire drills, successes and frustrations. But for some reason, I always end up staying late at work on Fridays. There are always some loose ends to tie up, some e-mails to send...
Of Names and Beginnings
Biverbal Bytes. That’s quite a mouthful. But it does convey what I hope to get out of this blog. It’s going to be a lot of stream of consciousness writing, bits and pieces of what it’s like to work at a startup, run a nonprofit and live life after college as a female entrepreneur. There will be “giga”bytes of fun, tech-inspired stories - pictures of other...