Women in Tech

5-Minute Lightning Talk on Career Failure

ARA Co-Founder and McCann Partners’ CEO Megan McCann presented a five-minute lightning talk to a crowd of 200+ during a recent Women in Tech breakfast hosted by General Assembly. Each of five speakers were asked…

In Her Own Words: Brooke Steger, Uber

Brooke Steger, General Manager, Uber Inc It’s been said that if you find a path with no obstacles, it’s probably not worth walking down. Brooke Steger, a passionate thought leader in the Seattle tech community…

In Her Own Words: Kate Purmal + Lisa Goldman

When two creative, powerful thought leaders at the top of their respective careers come together, you can wager that the outcome will be something incredible. That’s definitely true for Lisa Goldman and Kate Purmal, two Silicon Valley-based executives who have…

The Confidence Game

Whitney Wolfe. Sophia Amoruso. Jessica Alba.  All of these women have one thing in common: confidence.  These women are tenacious powerhouses and thought leaders who each started with a small idea that, with dedication, hard work…

Lightning Strikes & Five Lessons Learned from NYC Tech Leaders: Takeaways from our Examination of C-Suite Collaboration

July may be the month for fireworks, but this year it was one of lightning strikes and lessons learned for the ARA New York community. On July 14, members and guests came together to hear…

You’re Competent, So Be Confident! Messages of Empowerment & Inspiration from Women in Mobile Tech

How important is confidence to women looking to work, advance and lead within the technology sector? It may well be the leadership trait that matters most for female technologists determined to advance to the top…

ARA Silicon Valley Event Recap: Women in Tech and Business – Celebrating Breakthroughs

We were thrilled to welcome a powerhouse group of women to participate in a series of fireside chats with leaders in the business and tech communities who have found career success by charting their own paths forward at…

Celebrating Three Years!

Today marks the three-year anniversary of the official launch of ARA. While these years have flown by more quickly than any of us could have imagined, it’s important that we take a moment to reflect…

#4TechDiversity Spotlight: Shradha Agarwal, President & Co-Founder, ContextMedia

I can’t think of a better person to carry our #4TechDiversity blog series into 2016 than the brilliant and groundbreaking tech entrepreneur Shradha Agarwal. Named a Champion of Change by the White House and the…

Disruption in the Digital Age: An ARA Houston Recap

Our final ARA event for 2015 has come and gone, making this one of our most successful years to date! While none of our success would be possible without the support, enthusiasm and passion from…