Articles | April 2017

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Diving into Tech

Tausha Robertson, a health-care expert working in private equity, shares her journey to becoming a first-time app developer. Read on »

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The Best Man’s Speech

Driving a racecar is surprisingly similar to mastering a marriage. Read on »

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From Grains to Gains

Enjoy all your favorite rice dishes guilt-free. Read on »

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Easy on the Eyes

Is laser eye surgery capable of correcting farsightedness? Read on »

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Cooking Up Language Chops

Learn how to prepare a new dish and speak a new language, all from the comfort of your kitchen counter. Read on »

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Can’t Be Beet

Spring weather is cause for creating a menu that’s equal parts savory and sweet. Read on »

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In Disguise

An Austin interior designer offers up her tips for styling a dual-purpose media room. Read on »

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TECHNO-GORGEOUS

Step up your glam game with products at the forefront of the digital beauty market. Read on »

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Heat Wave

Transition from spring to summer with a flawless new hairstyle. Read on »

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How to Start a Podcast

Michelle Pimm, one of the voices behind Austin-based podcast I Was Just Saying That, offers her insight on how to direct a dialogue. Read on »

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PINING AWAY

Find a change of scenery and pace—without having to travel far and wide—in the Lost Pines region of Texas. Read on »

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Cracking the Code

As co-director of Women Who Code Austin, Sara Inés Calderón is programming the way to equal opportunity in the tech community. Read on »

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The Making of a Mastermind

As CEO of Austin Technology Council, Barbary Brunner reveals how to keep climbing the ladder in tech. Read on »

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Daring to Diversify

Co-founders of tech accelerator DivInc, Ashley Jennings and Dana Callender, are taking the charge to tackle diversity in the tech world. Read on »

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A Platform for Philanthropy

From frustrated PTA mom to CEO of signup.com, Karen Bantuveris made the decision to create a schedule-coordination website that has helped more than 11 million people plan volunteer events in their communities. Read on »

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From Big Idea to Business

The co-founder of Austin’s Small Business Festival, Mikaela Berman, confides how to turn your next ingenious idea into a full-time job. Read on »

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From the Desk of Whitney O’Banner

The Austin campus director of Dev Bootcamp pinpoints the inner dialogue that’s imperative to building a solid starting block in tech. Read on »

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2017 Women of Distinction

Girl Scouts of Central Texas celebrates the contributions of five of Austin’s most accomplished women. Read on »

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Women in Numbers: April 2017

Facts and figures on females from throughout the world. Read on »

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Save the Date: April 2017

Check out the April agenda from our favorite local insiders. Read on »

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From the Editor: April 2017

I hear most people hate change. They say they dread things like moving, complain that it sucks to be searching—for deals on a new car, a new career opportunity or discounts on concert tickets—and they despise the idea of trying something outside of their comfort zone. Read on »

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Bridging the Digital Divide

We take an inside look at the innovative and ingenious ways in which two social entrepreneurs are continuing to bring the tech world to underserved women in Austin. Read on »

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At the Top of Her Game

High above downtown Austin’s bustling streets, on WP Engine CEO Heather Brunner’s office windowsill sits her very first cellphone. At first glance, the square, bulky device with protruding buttons and a long antenna could easily be mistaken for a walkie-talkie, a relic of the past that passively reminds her not only where the technology industry has been, but also its immense potential for growth and innovation. Read on »

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RSVP to a Par-tea

Because tea parties aren’t just for groups of giggling girls. Read on »

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A Running Tradition

It’s not easy keeping pace with Capitol 10K queen Gerre Boardman. Read on »

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Letter to My Younger Self: Amy Simmons

The powerhouse behind Amy’s Ice Creams, Amy Simmons, turned her sweet tooth into one of the largest ice-cream-parlor chains in Texas. If given the chance, here’s what she would tell her younger self. Read on »

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Game Changer: Ashton Kennedy

This year, South By Southwest highlighted some of the major innovations in the tech industry, with augmented and virtual reality taking the lead. Production manager and technical producer Ashton Kennedy of Groove Jones discusses the major differences between both realities, as well as their significant impact in the professional and personal realms. Read on »

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From Physics to Fashion

Van Anh “Annie” Le and Hailey Sellars are two of UT’s most promising textiles-and-apparel students. This month, their five-piece collection will be on display, along with more than 100 other student-produced pieces at the annual fashion show, Synthesis. Read on »

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Save the Date May 2017

Check out the May agenda from our favorite local insiders. Read on »

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