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Shanthi Blanchard

About Shanthi Blanchard

Shanthi is a writer and consultant based in New York City. As a digital and brand strategist, Shanthi works for women entrepreneurs and rural businesses on a mission to improve the world. She is also a passionate political writer, sports enthusiast, and runner. Follow her in twitter and Instagram @Oms4Shanthi. Pitch Shanthi: shanthi@heragenda.com

This Former Uber Engineer’s Blog Post About Sexual Harassment Is The Most Important Thing You’ll Read Today

Natalia Oberti Noguera is an energetic, mission-focused, and passionate speaker who pushes ideas and boundaries while simultaneously inviting you into spaces you otherwise might not know, in order to help you more deeply appreciate how valuing each other’s differences can … Read More

WNBA President and former Vice Mayor of the Atlanta City Council, Lisa Borders knows that humans make up a business and that business has a long way to go in supporting humans. Because of that, she’s spent her life moving … Read More

Dawoon Kang, co-founder of the online dating app Coffee Meets Bagel (CMB), believes that while dating has changed a great deal over the last 20 years — she also believes that the core of dating has remained the same; true … Read More

She thought she was in the driver’s seat of her life. She had everything she wanted. A successful career in New York City, an MBA, and an education from an Ivy League university. But it all came to a crashing … Read More

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The amount of wisdom Kate White, author and former editor-in-chief of Cosmo, has when it comes to making power moves in the workplace, writing and how to be a little more gutsy will truly leave you speechless. But, rightfully so. … Read More

Screenwriter, and director Gina Prince-Bythewood loves love. And, if you’re familiar with her body of work then this is something you may already know. Her portfolio of work includes Love and Basketball, which is about two childhood friends who eat, … Read More

Every day for Tina Tchen is different, and yet that is exactly what keeps her energetic, grounded, and alert. As the former Assistant to President Barack Obama, former Executive Director of the White House Council on Women and Girls, and … Read More

Data is now being called the new oil, so you can say Vivian Zhang is a young Rockefeller of our time. Zhang took an interest in technology when she just a teenager, and has always dreamed of making an impact … Read More

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Did You Know There Are Two Women’s Strikes? Here’s What You Need To Know

Natalia Oberti Noguera is an energetic, mission-focused, and passionate speaker who pushes ideas and boundaries while simultaneously inviting you into spaces you otherwise might not know, in order to help you more deeply appreciate how valuing each other’s differences can … Read More

WNBA President and former Vice Mayor of the Atlanta City Council, Lisa Borders knows that humans make up a business and that business has a long way to go in supporting humans. Because of that, she’s spent her life moving … Read More

Dawoon Kang, co-founder of the online dating app Coffee Meets Bagel (CMB), believes that while dating has changed a great deal over the last 20 years — she also believes that the core of dating has remained the same; true … Read More

She thought she was in the driver’s seat of her life. She had everything she wanted. A successful career in New York City, an MBA, and an education from an Ivy League university. But it all came to a crashing … Read More

As refreshing as it is to see a strong woman character as the lead on screen, it’s just as pivotal to have a woman of the same caliber part of the team that created the story. Screenwriter Margaret LeFauve, also … Read More

The amount of wisdom Kate White, author and former editor-in-chief of Cosmo, has when it comes to making power moves in the workplace, writing and how to be a little more gutsy will truly leave you speechless. But, rightfully so. … Read More

Screenwriter, and director Gina Prince-Bythewood loves love. And, if you’re familiar with her body of work then this is something you may already know. Her portfolio of work includes Love and Basketball, which is about two childhood friends who eat, … Read More

Every day for Tina Tchen is different, and yet that is exactly what keeps her energetic, grounded, and alert. As the former Assistant to President Barack Obama, former Executive Director of the White House Council on Women and Girls, and … Read More

Data is now being called the new oil, so you can say Vivian Zhang is a young Rockefeller of our time. Zhang took an interest in technology when she just a teenager, and has always dreamed of making an impact … Read More

At the age of 25, Katelyn Coghlan’s work includes the creation of an AR ad on the cover of Adweek for M&M. She is the General Manager of In-It VR, a subsidiary of The Glimpse Group that uses Virtual and … Read More

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Yale Renames Residential College After Renowned Female Mathematician

Natalia Oberti Noguera is an energetic, mission-focused, and passionate speaker who pushes ideas and boundaries while simultaneously inviting you into spaces you otherwise might not know, in order to help you more deeply appreciate how valuing each other’s differences can … Read More

WNBA President and former Vice Mayor of the Atlanta City Council, Lisa Borders knows that humans make up a business and that business has a long way to go in supporting humans. Because of that, she’s spent her life moving … Read More

Dawoon Kang, co-founder of the online dating app Coffee Meets Bagel (CMB), believes that while dating has changed a great deal over the last 20 years — she also believes that the core of dating has remained the same; true … Read More

She thought she was in the driver’s seat of her life. She had everything she wanted. A successful career in New York City, an MBA, and an education from an Ivy League university. But it all came to a crashing … Read More

As refreshing as it is to see a strong woman character as the lead on screen, it’s just as pivotal to have a woman of the same caliber part of the team that created the story. Screenwriter Margaret LeFauve, also … Read More

The amount of wisdom Kate White, author and former editor-in-chief of Cosmo, has when it comes to making power moves in the workplace, writing and how to be a little more gutsy will truly leave you speechless. But, rightfully so. … Read More

Screenwriter, and director Gina Prince-Bythewood loves love. And, if you’re familiar with her body of work then this is something you may already know. Her portfolio of work includes Love and Basketball, which is about two childhood friends who eat, … Read More

Every day for Tina Tchen is different, and yet that is exactly what keeps her energetic, grounded, and alert. As the former Assistant to President Barack Obama, former Executive Director of the White House Council on Women and Girls, and … Read More

Data is now being called the new oil, so you can say Vivian Zhang is a young Rockefeller of our time. Zhang took an interest in technology when she just a teenager, and has always dreamed of making an impact … Read More

At the age of 25, Katelyn Coghlan’s work includes the creation of an AR ad on the cover of Adweek for M&M. She is the General Manager of In-It VR, a subsidiary of The Glimpse Group that uses Virtual and … Read More

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Grammys 2017: From Girl Power To Womanhood To Resistance, Six Moments From Last Night That Inspired Us

Natalia Oberti Noguera is an energetic, mission-focused, and passionate speaker who pushes ideas and boundaries while simultaneously inviting you into spaces you otherwise might not know, in order to help you more deeply appreciate how valuing each other’s differences can … Read More

WNBA President and former Vice Mayor of the Atlanta City Council, Lisa Borders knows that humans make up a business and that business has a long way to go in supporting humans. Because of that, she’s spent her life moving … Read More

Dawoon Kang, co-founder of the online dating app Coffee Meets Bagel (CMB), believes that while dating has changed a great deal over the last 20 years — she also believes that the core of dating has remained the same; true … Read More

She thought she was in the driver’s seat of her life. She had everything she wanted. A successful career in New York City, an MBA, and an education from an Ivy League university. But it all came to a crashing … Read More

As refreshing as it is to see a strong woman character as the lead on screen, it’s just as pivotal to have a woman of the same caliber part of the team that created the story. Screenwriter Margaret LeFauve, also … Read More

The amount of wisdom Kate White, author and former editor-in-chief of Cosmo, has when it comes to making power moves in the workplace, writing and how to be a little more gutsy will truly leave you speechless. But, rightfully so. … Read More

Screenwriter, and director Gina Prince-Bythewood loves love. And, if you’re familiar with her body of work then this is something you may already know. Her portfolio of work includes Love and Basketball, which is about two childhood friends who eat, … Read More

Every day for Tina Tchen is different, and yet that is exactly what keeps her energetic, grounded, and alert. As the former Assistant to President Barack Obama, former Executive Director of the White House Council on Women and Girls, and … Read More

Data is now being called the new oil, so you can say Vivian Zhang is a young Rockefeller of our time. Zhang took an interest in technology when she just a teenager, and has always dreamed of making an impact … Read More

At the age of 25, Katelyn Coghlan’s work includes the creation of an AR ad on the cover of Adweek for M&M. She is the General Manager of In-It VR, a subsidiary of The Glimpse Group that uses Virtual and … Read More

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Fashion Week Is Here And It’s All About White Bandanas and Humanity

Natalia Oberti Noguera is an energetic, mission-focused, and passionate speaker who pushes ideas and boundaries while simultaneously inviting you into spaces you otherwise might not know, in order to help you more deeply appreciate how valuing each other’s differences can … Read More

WNBA President and former Vice Mayor of the Atlanta City Council, Lisa Borders knows that humans make up a business and that business has a long way to go in supporting humans. Because of that, she’s spent her life moving … Read More

Dawoon Kang, co-founder of the online dating app Coffee Meets Bagel (CMB), believes that while dating has changed a great deal over the last 20 years — she also believes that the core of dating has remained the same; true … Read More

She thought she was in the driver’s seat of her life. She had everything she wanted. A successful career in New York City, an MBA, and an education from an Ivy League university. But it all came to a crashing … Read More

As refreshing as it is to see a strong woman character as the lead on screen, it’s just as pivotal to have a woman of the same caliber part of the team that created the story. Screenwriter Margaret LeFauve, also … Read More

The amount of wisdom Kate White, author and former editor-in-chief of Cosmo, has when it comes to making power moves in the workplace, writing and how to be a little more gutsy will truly leave you speechless. But, rightfully so. … Read More

Screenwriter, and director Gina Prince-Bythewood loves love. And, if you’re familiar with her body of work then this is something you may already know. Her portfolio of work includes Love and Basketball, which is about two childhood friends who eat, … Read More

Every day for Tina Tchen is different, and yet that is exactly what keeps her energetic, grounded, and alert. As the former Assistant to President Barack Obama, former Executive Director of the White House Council on Women and Girls, and … Read More

Data is now being called the new oil, so you can say Vivian Zhang is a young Rockefeller of our time. Zhang took an interest in technology when she just a teenager, and has always dreamed of making an impact … Read More

At the age of 25, Katelyn Coghlan’s work includes the creation of an AR ad on the cover of Adweek for M&M. She is the General Manager of In-It VR, a subsidiary of The Glimpse Group that uses Virtual and … Read More

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Black History Month Got Even Better Thanks To This Newly Discovered Harriet Tubman Photo

Natalia Oberti Noguera is an energetic, mission-focused, and passionate speaker who pushes ideas and boundaries while simultaneously inviting you into spaces you otherwise might not know, in order to help you more deeply appreciate how valuing each other’s differences can … Read More

WNBA President and former Vice Mayor of the Atlanta City Council, Lisa Borders knows that humans make up a business and that business has a long way to go in supporting humans. Because of that, she’s spent her life moving … Read More

Dawoon Kang, co-founder of the online dating app Coffee Meets Bagel (CMB), believes that while dating has changed a great deal over the last 20 years — she also believes that the core of dating has remained the same; true … Read More

She thought she was in the driver’s seat of her life. She had everything she wanted. A successful career in New York City, an MBA, and an education from an Ivy League university. But it all came to a crashing … Read More

As refreshing as it is to see a strong woman character as the lead on screen, it’s just as pivotal to have a woman of the same caliber part of the team that created the story. Screenwriter Margaret LeFauve, also … Read More

The amount of wisdom Kate White, author and former editor-in-chief of Cosmo, has when it comes to making power moves in the workplace, writing and how to be a little more gutsy will truly leave you speechless. But, rightfully so. … Read More

Screenwriter, and director Gina Prince-Bythewood loves love. And, if you’re familiar with her body of work then this is something you may already know. Her portfolio of work includes Love and Basketball, which is about two childhood friends who eat, … Read More

Every day for Tina Tchen is different, and yet that is exactly what keeps her energetic, grounded, and alert. As the former Assistant to President Barack Obama, former Executive Director of the White House Council on Women and Girls, and … Read More

Data is now being called the new oil, so you can say Vivian Zhang is a young Rockefeller of our time. Zhang took an interest in technology when she just a teenager, and has always dreamed of making an impact … Read More

At the age of 25, Katelyn Coghlan’s work includes the creation of an AR ad on the cover of Adweek for M&M. She is the General Manager of In-It VR, a subsidiary of The Glimpse Group that uses Virtual and … Read More

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#LetLizSpeak: Why Elizabeth Warren Was Silenced By Republican Colleagues

Natalia Oberti Noguera is an energetic, mission-focused, and passionate speaker who pushes ideas and boundaries while simultaneously inviting you into spaces you otherwise might not know, in order to help you more deeply appreciate how valuing each other’s differences can … Read More

WNBA President and former Vice Mayor of the Atlanta City Council, Lisa Borders knows that humans make up a business and that business has a long way to go in supporting humans. Because of that, she’s spent her life moving … Read More

Dawoon Kang, co-founder of the online dating app Coffee Meets Bagel (CMB), believes that while dating has changed a great deal over the last 20 years — she also believes that the core of dating has remained the same; true … Read More

She thought she was in the driver’s seat of her life. She had everything she wanted. A successful career in New York City, an MBA, and an education from an Ivy League university. But it all came to a crashing … Read More

As refreshing as it is to see a strong woman character as the lead on screen, it’s just as pivotal to have a woman of the same caliber part of the team that created the story. Screenwriter Margaret LeFauve, also … Read More

The amount of wisdom Kate White, author and former editor-in-chief of Cosmo, has when it comes to making power moves in the workplace, writing and how to be a little more gutsy will truly leave you speechless. But, rightfully so. … Read More

Screenwriter, and director Gina Prince-Bythewood loves love. And, if you’re familiar with her body of work then this is something you may already know. Her portfolio of work includes Love and Basketball, which is about two childhood friends who eat, … Read More

Every day for Tina Tchen is different, and yet that is exactly what keeps her energetic, grounded, and alert. As the former Assistant to President Barack Obama, former Executive Director of the White House Council on Women and Girls, and … Read More

Data is now being called the new oil, so you can say Vivian Zhang is a young Rockefeller of our time. Zhang took an interest in technology when she just a teenager, and has always dreamed of making an impact … Read More

At the age of 25, Katelyn Coghlan’s work includes the creation of an AR ad on the cover of Adweek for M&M. She is the General Manager of In-It VR, a subsidiary of The Glimpse Group that uses Virtual and … Read More

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Queen Elizabeth II Celebrates 65 Years Of Rule, A Look At Her Barrier Breaking Rise To Power

Natalia Oberti Noguera is an energetic, mission-focused, and passionate speaker who pushes ideas and boundaries while simultaneously inviting you into spaces you otherwise might not know, in order to help you more deeply appreciate how valuing each other’s differences can … Read More

WNBA President and former Vice Mayor of the Atlanta City Council, Lisa Borders knows that humans make up a business and that business has a long way to go in supporting humans. Because of that, she’s spent her life moving … Read More

Dawoon Kang, co-founder of the online dating app Coffee Meets Bagel (CMB), believes that while dating has changed a great deal over the last 20 years — she also believes that the core of dating has remained the same; true … Read More

She thought she was in the driver’s seat of her life. She had everything she wanted. A successful career in New York City, an MBA, and an education from an Ivy League university. But it all came to a crashing … Read More

As refreshing as it is to see a strong woman character as the lead on screen, it’s just as pivotal to have a woman of the same caliber part of the team that created the story. Screenwriter Margaret LeFauve, also … Read More

The amount of wisdom Kate White, author and former editor-in-chief of Cosmo, has when it comes to making power moves in the workplace, writing and how to be a little more gutsy will truly leave you speechless. But, rightfully so. … Read More

Screenwriter, and director Gina Prince-Bythewood loves love. And, if you’re familiar with her body of work then this is something you may already know. Her portfolio of work includes Love and Basketball, which is about two childhood friends who eat, … Read More

Every day for Tina Tchen is different, and yet that is exactly what keeps her energetic, grounded, and alert. As the former Assistant to President Barack Obama, former Executive Director of the White House Council on Women and Girls, and … Read More

Data is now being called the new oil, so you can say Vivian Zhang is a young Rockefeller of our time. Zhang took an interest in technology when she just a teenager, and has always dreamed of making an impact … Read More

At the age of 25, Katelyn Coghlan’s work includes the creation of an AR ad on the cover of Adweek for M&M. She is the General Manager of In-It VR, a subsidiary of The Glimpse Group that uses Virtual and … Read More

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Partisan And Vocal, Chelsea Clinton May Have Finally Found Her Voice

Natalia Oberti Noguera is an energetic, mission-focused, and passionate speaker who pushes ideas and boundaries while simultaneously inviting you into spaces you otherwise might not know, in order to help you more deeply appreciate how valuing each other’s differences can … Read More

WNBA President and former Vice Mayor of the Atlanta City Council, Lisa Borders knows that humans make up a business and that business has a long way to go in supporting humans. Because of that, she’s spent her life moving … Read More

Dawoon Kang, co-founder of the online dating app Coffee Meets Bagel (CMB), believes that while dating has changed a great deal over the last 20 years — she also believes that the core of dating has remained the same; true … Read More

She thought she was in the driver’s seat of her life. She had everything she wanted. A successful career in New York City, an MBA, and an education from an Ivy League university. But it all came to a crashing … Read More

As refreshing as it is to see a strong woman character as the lead on screen, it’s just as pivotal to have a woman of the same caliber part of the team that created the story. Screenwriter Margaret LeFauve, also … Read More

The amount of wisdom Kate White, author and former editor-in-chief of Cosmo, has when it comes to making power moves in the workplace, writing and how to be a little more gutsy will truly leave you speechless. But, rightfully so. … Read More

Screenwriter, and director Gina Prince-Bythewood loves love. And, if you’re familiar with her body of work then this is something you may already know. Her portfolio of work includes Love and Basketball, which is about two childhood friends who eat, … Read More

Every day for Tina Tchen is different, and yet that is exactly what keeps her energetic, grounded, and alert. As the former Assistant to President Barack Obama, former Executive Director of the White House Council on Women and Girls, and … Read More

Data is now being called the new oil, so you can say Vivian Zhang is a young Rockefeller of our time. Zhang took an interest in technology when she just a teenager, and has always dreamed of making an impact … Read More

At the age of 25, Katelyn Coghlan’s work includes the creation of an AR ad on the cover of Adweek for M&M. She is the General Manager of In-It VR, a subsidiary of The Glimpse Group that uses Virtual and … Read More

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