SisterSMATR 'FAB LAB' Closing Celebration @ Manducatis Rustica 6.14.17

SisterSMATR ‘FAB LAB’ Closing Celebration @ Manducatis Rustica 6.14.17 The time zipped by and 8 weeks and a few days later, we celebrated Tenzing, Kalsang, Christina, Valeria, Atika, Trinity, Noa, Sarahi, as they presented their Super Hero, Super Power films and animation projects.  Shape shifting, mind reading, flying humans, time travel.  A film showing African and Latin dance and music’s influence on the world and stories of healing powers moved some of us to tears. Read more…

Thanks to Cynthia Sley, JoAnn K. Chase, Asa Lovechild, China Blue, Our ‘sisters’ in the Silicon Harlem house, connecting, representing, being ambassadors and bridging the gap for girls and young women of color. Our first public event and we missed having, Ágnes Mócsy, Makani Themba and Diane McGrath with us but, Thank you, sisters, you are Sisters who matr’d!  The Limitless Learning panel focused around Broadband and how it effects learning, education, business, entrepreneurship and community was stimulating Read more…

Stepping Stones

OMG!  What a beginning! And the Sistersmatr ‘Stepping Stones’ created at our first visioning event are evidence of the kind of women who participated.  There we were, literally rock stars and rocket scientists, investment bankers and innovators; women ‘All In’ for creating, growing and supporting our organization’s movement. Makani Themba, our facilitator, asked each woman to hold in mind Sistersmatr and the young women we hope to touch, and write her wish for what we Read more…

Hedge Fund Targets Companies’ Weakness: The Gender Gap-VIA NYTimes

By LESLIE PICKER The chief executive at a plastics company was playing golf. A lot of golf. The activist hedge fund the Barington Capital Group, through a website that tracked golfers’ handicaps, found that the chief executive was routinely playing 18 holes or more on weekdays, even as the company’s stock price was lagging. It was that finding a decade ago that helped shape the career of Dianne McKeever, then a partner at Barington. Lack Read more…