Jess is the founder of Headbands of Hope and author of The Freshman Fabulous: The Girl’s Guide to College. With Headbands of Hope, for every headband that’s sold, one is given to a child with cancer. Since 2012, Headbands of Hope has donated headbands to every children’s hospital in the United States.
Brad is a Managing Director at Foundry Group, a venture capital firm focused on investing in early stage information technology startups like Makerbot, Fitbit, and Zynga. He’s the author of multiple books including Startup Communities and you can read his writing at Feld Thoughts.
If that’s not impressive enough, Brad is a also long-distance runner and has completed 24 marathons.
Rachel Ryle has set Instagram on fire.
With over 500,000 followers, this extraordinarily talented illustrator, animator and storyteller is winning and in demand.
The Boulder-based artist is so much in demand that she was number one on Buzzfeed’s most creative Instagram accounts, MTV says she’s changing the way we see the world and she’s working with top brands like Starbucks to help them connect deeper with their customers.
Communication, it’s a powerful tool. It’s the difference between being remembered or forgotten. We want you to be memorable.
If you’re looking to improve your communication skills, build a strong network or become a better leader, we’d like to invite you to #aboutmeLIVE on Wednesday, September 16th at 6PM ET/3PM PT.
Best-selling author, internationally recognized speaker and comedian James Robilotta will share how to improve your communication skills (whether you’re an introvert or extrovert) and the value of leading imperfectly.
It’s back to school time.
Across the country, students are returning to their college campus, connecting with new roommates, gearing up for classes and maybe partying just a little.
We created campus to help students excel on and off campus. To that end, this month we debut volume 1 of campus Magazine.
Are you an aspiring entrepreneur? Do you want to work for a startup in Silicon Valley? Or, would you like to learn more about venture capital?
If yes, we’d like to invite you to #aboutmeLIVE.
Join about.me CEO and venture capitalist Tony Conrad on Thursday, September 10th at 6PM ET/3PM PT. During this live Q&A, Tony will answer questions about the startup scene, venture capital and share insights on how to best position yourself for a career with a startup.
My first week of college at North Carolina State University was one of the most nervous and exciting times in my life.
It included everything from meeting tons of new people, decorating my dorm, finding my classes on campus, and not to mention the millions of free t-shirts I seemed to receive.
But during a time of change and unfamiliarity, things can get blurry. You’ve heard people tell you to be yourself and do your best, but let’s take that a step further.
At about.me, we believe in the potential of college students and the university experience.
For students, it’s not just about the quest for the diploma. It’s not just about getting a job. No, it’s about the journey to creating a life with meaning. A life that matters. A celebration of the relationships made, the lessons learned and those pivotal moments students will never forget.
We know that to define college students solely based on their resume, their latest status update or trending newspaper headlines is to ignore their potential and who they truly are.
Make no mistake about it, from day one on campus, college students have a powerful story to tell.