This March, TrueBridge observes Women’s History Month by showcasing women of the business, media, and tech worlds and the various platforms they inhabit. Whether you enjoy books, newsletters, podcasts, or social media feeds, this roundup is an opportunity to celebrate, laugh, think, and learn.
Insights on and action items for DEI
If you thought of LinkedIn only as a place for professional connection or job searching, it’s time to take another look. It is also a place for discourse, education, and action. Lily Zheng is a leading voice in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, delivering no-nonsense insights and actionable advice on how to get beyond the checkbox to real workplace change. They have also co-authored two books – Gender Ambiguity in the Workplace (with Alison Ash Fogarty) and The Ethical Sellout (with Inge Hansen) – and were recently featured in Forbes’ “10 Diversity and Inclusion Trailblazers You Need to Get Familiar With.”
Resources for grown-ups seeking reinvention
TheVerse bills itself as a “playbook for your second half.” Created by Stephanie Carter, a former corporate titan, sports fan, public servant, and fashion maven, this bimonthly missive is equal parts book club, therapy session, hype squad, and think tank. The straight-talking, edgy media platform provides inspiration for life and business, covering literature, education, organization, entrepreneurship, and aging – all in the spirit of owning who you are and what you want. Browse the site or sign up for their newsletter.
Perspectives from downtown LA’s startup maven
Miki Reynolds is the CEO of Grid 110, an early-stage startup accelerator and community development nonprofit helping entrepreneurs learn and collaborate. Her her Twitter accounts reflect her background in tech and digital marketing and highlights her work to build community and connect people in the downtown Los Angeles ‘startup ecosystem. The Grid 110 feed features tweets about marketing, women in tech, cloud platforms, small business, startups, investing, and artificial intelligence. Reynolds shares similar content on her ella feed while giving us a peek into her ella love for all things UCLA, San Francisco 49ers, tequila, and – of course – tacos.
A deeper dive into topics from the influential book
The Radical Candor Podcast is based on the book of the same name by Kim Scott, former CEO coach at Dropbox, Qualtrics, and Twitter. Focused on “how to kick ass at work without losing your humanity,” the show is hosted by Amy Sandler and guides listeners through discussions with Radical Candor co-founders Jason Rosoff and Kim Scott, while discussing the hows and whys of “caring personally and challenging directly.” Whether you’re working remotely, back to the office, or in a hybrid situation, this podcast helps you level up your communication and confidence. If you are looking for more content from Radical Candor you can find a book club guide, blog posts, and even a limited series/e-course featuring Scott and comedian David Alan Grier on the website.
A plain-language guide to emerging technology
BFF is a brand-new community for women and non-binary people looking to learn, connect, and grow financially in crypto and web3. Founded by leaders from over 50 industries, it opens the conversation on topics from NFTs to blockchain, answering questions about this new era and looking to level the playing field for women and non-binary participants. Watch their first virtual launch, BFF Minted, and sign up for their emails to learn when new content drops.
News and views from a leading Black female investor
An investor in and advocate for “underestimated founders,” Arlan Hamilton shares her point of view as a Black woman in venture capital. Founder and managing director of Backstage Capital, she is also the author of It’s About Damn Time: How to Turn Being Underestimated into Your Greatest Advantage. She tweets and shares a range of content on both of these featured feeds to empower and educate, including video clips, articles, and musings of daily life.
Fortune’s The Broadsheet
Business-focused profiles and news by women, for everyone
The Broadsheet is a must-read daily newsletter from Fortune Magazine that highlights trailblazing women business leaders, women in the news, and hot topics of interest. Subjects include politics, pop culture, sports, technology innovations, healthcare, law reform, economics, and more. Co-authored and curated by three women, this daily snapshot reflects their unique perspectives and viewpoints.