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A co-working space — with sippy cups

Early last year, I toured three spiffy co-working spaces downtown, looking for a shared office space. I had spent most of my early career employed…

‘Happy Holidays’ vs. ‘Merry Christmas’ — a Hindu’s view

Growing up in Singapore, I always thought Christmas was a special time of year. Our humid, 90-degree “winters” meant Santa would be sweating into his…

This app tells you if your job listing is sexist

As many progressive pundits were predicting a presidential landslide for Hillary Clinton, Kieran Snyder, cofounder of Seattle-based startup Textio, was seeing a very different picture…

Seattle company is nation’s friendliest for new mothers

In a recent report tracking paid parental leave policies at the country’s largest employers, four Puget Sound companies were featured – and the national frontrunner is a…

Why corporate boards need more women

Seattle has a long way to go when it comes to gender diversity on corporate boards. With just 15 percent of local corporate board directors…

Donald Trump, and other reasons tech IPOs are currently nonexistent

The tech IPO market, which merely two years ago couldn’t stop churning out new offerings, has almost become nonexistent. In fact, there were zero U.S.…

Parents, rejoice: These apps will help you find a carpool and a sitter

Need a cab? Hail one on your phone in under 5 minutes. Forgot the chilled white wine and your dinner guests arrive in an hour?…

It’s time for Seattle to mandate paid parental leave

Women across the nation are cheering for San Francisco and New York State, both of which mandated paid parental leave for their residents last week.…

To ensure fair pay for women, get wages out in the open

We Washingtonians pride ourselves on being liberal, progressive and altogether ahead of our nation on most things -- from marriage equality to legalized marijuana. But…