Creative Woman: Meet Ari Krzyzek


Meet Ari Krzyzek Our very FIRST FCM Member Spotlight! Ari is the Co-founder & Creative Director of Chykalophia (read: see-ka-lo-fia), where she implements powerful branding strategies to provide distinctive designs for maximum impact through the web, mobile and/or print. Additionally, she founded and hosts Creative Women’s Co., serving as a … Read More

InclusionNYC: A Discussion on Diversity and Inclusion Tech


Nearly a dozen different local NYC community groups gathered to host “Inclusion NYC.” An event for students and tech professionals of all ages, ethnicities, genders and races for small group discussions, centered on diversity and inclusion in the tech industry.  Inclusion NYC is a unique event intentionally designed not to … Read More

Ms.Tech Day of Action: Letter Writing Party

Ms.Tech Day of Action - Letter writing party

We are all about action and moving the needle on important issues. Our mission is “To remove unjust obstacles for technology innovators.” and that means speaking up, elevating your voices and standing strong together. In the spirit of love, liberty and valentines day (and perhaps timely for nominations to the … Read More

Introducing Guest Mastermind on Digital Marketing: Aimee Schuster & Mana Ionescu

Aimee Schuster is the Vice President of Marketing and Demand Generation with Yello. With nearly 15 years marketing experience, Schuster has established a reputation for developing and executing unique marketing programs that support high growth companies, particularly in the realm of technology. Prior to joining Yello, Schuster was vice president … Read More

March Mastermind: Professional Development

My first Ms.Tech Mastermind I walked into my first Ms. Tech Mastermind lunch feeling slightly uncertain – where should I sit?  How would the topic of professional development relate to my own experience as a recent career-changer?  Finally, was it too soon to start eating the cookies? After chatting with … 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

Talk Nerdy To Us: Ms.Tech Tech Trivia Night


Technologists, Entrepreneurs, & Trivia As it turns out, not only are we great technologists and entrepreneurs, but we also happen to be great at trivia!  So many of you showed up to our second annual tech trivia event with Raise–a Chicago-based online marketplace for buying and selling gift cards–that the initial registration … Read More

Is Being an Entrepreneur an Occupation or Mindset?

Being new to the tech industry, I was really looking forward to my first Ms.Tech event — and I was not disappointed! “Itch to Start: Entrepreneurship and Intrapreneurship” offered insightful commentary from a diverse panel of professionals that got to the heart of what it means to be an entrepreneur. … Read More