Posts tagged "Leaders"

When It Comes to Your Career, Here’s How to Make Your Own Luck

There’s really nothing better than the chance to brag. Even when it comes to games based almost completely upon the odds — like choosing a March Madness bracket — we’re never convinced a good bet was just “dumb luck.” You had a gut feeling, you did the research, you wore the right thing that day, you sent those good vibes to the Retrievers. It wasn’t just luck — you had a part to play, and you want everyone to know it. And yet, when...

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Roadie Recap: Balancing the STEM Equation

Hopefully by now, you’ve heard all about our latest women in STEM-themed series, A Balanced Equation! But what you might not know is that behind the scenes, an awesome bunch of Roadtrip Nation roadies—Mimi, Jen, Kelsey, and Ellen—have been visiting schools, Boys and Girls Clubs, and STEM-focused organizations across the country, screening clips from the series for over 2,000 students and young adults. A Balanced Equation features tons of uplifting...

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From the Archives: Eight Women You Should Know!

From legendary political rights activists, to Pulitzer Prize-winning authors, to postdocs at MIT, our Interview Archive is packed full of some pretty amazing women. So this month—for International Women’s Month!—we wanted to take the time to highlight a few of the trailblazing, butt-kicking heroines whose inspirational stories are an integral part of our archive:   Mariette DiChristina: Editor in Chief, ‘Scientific American’   You wouldn’t be crazy to assume that...

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Meet the ‘Roadtrip Nation: Hawaii’ Road-trippers!

SURPRISE: we have one last road trip happening before the end of the year, and it's taking place in Hawaii! That’s right; this holiday season, our newest crew of road-trippers will spend a few weeks cruising around tropical islands, venturing into volcanoes, whale-watching, and most importantly, talking to their job crushes. The road trip will explore all of the amazing work taking place on the various islands of Hawaii, with a special...

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“Change the World Like a Woman”

Our “Women in STEM” road trip is wrapping up soon, so we figured it was about time for a fun update from the road! Last week, as the three road-trippers made their way through Texas in the big green RV, they were invited to make an exciting pit stop at AT&T’s headquarters in Dallas. The Women in STEM Roadtrip is part of a collaboration with AT&T through the AT&T Aspire...

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Five Failures (That Actually Led to Success)

“Everyone fails.” “Don’t be afraid to fail!” “Get to failing!!!” Okay, so let’s say that after hearing your mentors repeat this phrase until their faces turned blue, you finally listened—you took a chance, you went after one of your goals...and you failed. Now you’re at the bottom of the hole you’ve dug, looking back up at us like, YO, guys—I did it! That was fun! Now throw me a line! After...

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It’s Time For Throwback Thursday

As a way to celebrate how far Roadtrip has come, we thought it would be fun to start celebrating Throwback Thursday, Roadtrip style. Each week, we’ll be digging up pictures and videos from our past seasons of Roadtrip Nation--starting with the original Roadtrip!--to get you all excited about the application process for our upcoming Summer Roadtrip. OK, yes, this blog also doubles as a plug for our Summer Roadtrip applications,...

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Green RV 2014 Application is Now Open!

  Looking to break out of routine? Searching for the next steps? Or lost as @#$%, this is your chance to explore what’s out there.   Our Green RV Roadtrip sends people between the ages of 18-40 all over the country to speak with eclectic people who do what they love. Think of it as 6 weeks in an immersion tank of inspiration—an opportunity who to step outside your comfort zone and learn more about...

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Roadie Tour: Week 2 Recap!

Hello again from the road! Roadie Emmercelle here with your weekly fun update; because it's a new week and we are fun and this is our update. Yay!   Read More →

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Weekend Mix: What is Success?

“Success” is that big, vague goal we’re all trying to reach in our lives. Why not? We all like winning, and being successful means we’ve won at the game of life, right?! Score! But what does it mean to be successful? What does it take? And how the heck am I supposed to define success in the first place? The whole topic can seem so elusive sometimes.   Read More...

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