Right. Tight. Bright. Light.

That’s how I write.

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Some of my latest:

Found on the Articles page, this June 6, 2017 feature for the Craft Industry Alliance that outlines how creative entrepreneurs can use crowdfunding to build a sustainable business. 

Found on the  Articles page, this piece published in the April 2017 issue of Chief Investment  Officer about the fundamental importance of due diligence when outsourcing asset management and investment administration.

Found on the Essays & Commentary page, this comment on the tempest-in-a-water-glass about Vice President Mike Pence’s policy of not lunching with individual women, published in the Chicago Tribune 

Found on the Articles page, this piece published in the April 2017 AARP Bulletin about preventing senior citizen fraud.

Found on the Articles page, this pragmatic feature for the Craft Industry Alliance on how artisans can sell to museum stores.

Found on the Essays & Commentary page, this essay for the Chicago Tribune about how the women’s march can truly effect change.

Found on the Essays & Commentary page, this essay for the Chicago Tribune about what I observed by virtually attending the January, 2017 women’s march.

Found on the Articles  page, a long-form analysis for SAGE Business Researcher about  why women get stuck on the path to senior corporate leadership, and a sidebar on the particular challenges that women in STEM fields must navigate.