Introducing Guest Mastermind on Innovation, Dima Elissa


Some of you may know Dima Elissa as a WiSTEM mentor; maybe you know her as an investor; or as a fellow entrepreneur; as one of Chicago’s undeniable serial techpreneurs?  Perhaps you’ve seen an instagram or snapchat of a 3D Printed Selfie?  Yes, that’s Dima on the far right and Ms. Katy … Read More



General Assembly Chicago has turned one! To celebrate they partnered with Time Out Chicago to host “Made in Chicago,” a week honoring the local innovators and trends that make The Windy City second to none—from food and comedy to sports and media to tech and entrepreneurship. Kicking things off — a birthday … Read More

November Mastermind: Apps We #cantlivewithout


With over 1.5 million apps available in the App Store and that same amount in Google Play, it’s not humanly possible to single-handedly weed out the best from all the rest.  For the November Ms. Tech Mastermind session, fellow Ms. Tech Life Hackers met to use their collective wisdom to … Read More

You’re Stuck. Is It Time To Pivot?

You’re Stuck. Is It Time To Pivot?

At times it happens in your personal life, other times it happens in your professional life. It’s almost never an instant realization. Instead, it creeps up on you like the flu until one day you find yourself in a cold sweat saying “Shit. This is not good.” It’s the feeling … Read More

CODE2040 is a Ms.Tech Masterminds Experience Partner!

  We’re excited to announce that CODE2040 is a Ms.Tech Masterminds Experience Partner! CODE2040 is a nonprofit organization that creates pathways to educational, professional, and entrepreneurial success in the innovation economy for underrepresented minorities with a specific focus on Blacks and Latino/as. CODE2040’s flagship program is the summer Fellows Program, … Read More

How To Avoid “My Client Didn’t Pay Me”


You run your own business.  You work hard for your clients, and the work you do for them is just killer.  You are the very essence of a Boss.  There’s just one problem: the client into whose project you just poured all your blood, sweat, and tears went AWOL the … Read More