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/ March 7, 2017 Building an Operating System for Work/Life Balance
Building an Operating System for Work/Life Balance

By Alison Elworthy

Elworthy.pngI’ll never forget the day HubSpot became a public company. Not only had we made it from a small office in Cambridge to the New York Stock Exchange, but I was six-months pregnant at the time of our IPO. Through a professional and personal lens, the day was surreal to say the least, especially since my journey from interning to bell-ringing was full of zigs and zags.

I joined HubSpot as an intern seven years ago. I was unsure what I wanted to do after business school, unsure what a career could like for women in tech. So, if you had told me I would one day ... Read More

/ October 25, 2016 Debugging Perceptions: Why I Want My Daughter to Be a Superhero, Not a "Girl" Superhero
Debugging Perceptions: Why I Want My Daughter to Be a Superhero, Not a "Girl" Superhero

By Barbara McCarthy

My daughter is six-years-old and determined to become a “fairy girl superhero mermaid” when she grows up. While I can’t offer much advice on a suitable career path for this particular profession, I think it’s interesting she always uses the word girl in front of superhero. “You’re a girl, so of course you’ll be a girl superhero”, I tell her. But she insists that “all the good superheroes are boys”.

Sadly, she’s right.

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