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Rebekah Bastian

Same Direction, New Milestones

Team OwnTrail has been hard at work making some meaningful updates towards solving this unmet and important need. Starting today, we are expanding our community to all genders and launching an accessible monthly membership.

Trailblazers: Andrea Campos, Artist And Storyteller

This Trailblazers series takes a look at the pivotal milestones that make up the life trails of inspiring women from a diverse array of backgrounds and experiences. Andrea Campos is a visual artist, author, and creative storyteller. She started DreasDoodles at the beginning of the pandemic, as a way to process the overwhelming events in the world around her.

Trailblazers: Jessica Eggert, CEO And Cofounder Of LegUp

This Trailblazers series takes a look at the pivotal milestones that make up the life trails of inspiring women from a diverse array of backgrounds and experiences. Jessica Eggert is the CEO and co-founder of LegUp, a company that is making child care more accessible for working parents. As a working mother of two herself, as well as a startup advisor and community builder, she has a passion for supporting women and people of color across their personal and professional lives.

Going from inspiration to action with Help Beacons

We all need help along our journeys, but we don’t always know how to get it. Maybe we’re always the one doing things for others, and don’t feel comfortable prioritizing ourselves. Maybe we feel stigmas around needing help (thanks, social media) or see it as being transactional (looking at you, LinkedIn!). What we need is …

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10 Trailblazers That Are Building Communities for Women

#HowSheDidIt is our series highlighting different paths of women with similar experience or passion as shining examples that there’s no one right path, just the one you’re blazing. The world of women building communities for women is collaborative, not competitive — the more focus there is on supporting the many identities and experiences that make …

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Authenticity as a Measure of Product-Market Fit

A circle of white-frosted cherry-topped cake slices with one missing and the word 'authenticity' in the empty space

There’s a lot of talk in the startup world about product-market fit. Broadly defined, this means that there is a meaningful market that a product is targeting, and that the product is able to satisfy the needs of that market. Entrepreneurs and investors often use metrics around retention, engagement and lifetime value to define this …

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Trailblazers: Janine Sickmeyer, Founding Partner Of Overlooked Ventures

Janine Sickmeyer and the trail she's blazed

Originally published on Forbes.com This Trailblazers series takes a look at the pivotal milestones that make up the life trails of inspiring women from a diverse array of backgrounds and experiences. We all know what social media profiles display about the end results women have achieved. This series is intended to take a deeper, more …

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Trailblazers: Bushra Amiwala, Youngest Muslim U.S. Elected Official

Bushra Amiwala is blazing her own trail

Originally published on Forbes.com This Trailblazers series takes a look at the pivotal milestones that make up the life trails of inspiring women from a diverse array of backgrounds and experiences. We all know what social media profiles display about the end results women have achieved. This series is intended to take a deeper, more …

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