women and men are leaning in.

Read Their Stories

beth
Leadership

A woman shares how she leaned in to a fast-paced career in Washington DC—and found balance.

Beth Van Schaack Consultant
adamtobias
Career Transitions

A man walks away from a comfortable career and sets out on his own.

Adam Tobias Co-Founder, Wells Tobias Recruitment Ltd
ty-licia
Overcoming Adversity

A young woman finds her voice and uses it to inspire a new generation of leaders.

Ty-Licia Hooker Co-Founder of the Summer Success and Leadership Academy, University of the Pacific
rachelsales
Overcoming Adversity

A woman leans in to her love of travel.

Rachel Sales Co-Founder, Pink Pangea
jingqu
Speaking Out

A college freshman learns to speak up and stand out.

Jing Qu Student
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Women in Leadership

A U.S. Marine Corps officer shares her lean in story from Afghanistan.

Susannah Stokes Mazzoni 1st Lieutenant, United States Marine Corps
Sonyarhodes
Negotiation

A wife negotiates for the changes she wants within her marriage.

Sonya Rhodes Author and Educator
JessicaSteele
Partnership

The President of UrbanSitter writes an open letter to the person who has helped her to lean in: her husband.

Jessica Steel President, UrbanSitter
NicoleNg
Story - Stage of Life

While working on her school newspaper, a young woman learns there is more to leadership than being nice.

Nicole Ng Student
OsiPhoto
Inspiration

A woman learns to navigate an old family nickname: "Bossy Osi."

Osi Imeokparia Product Management Director
stephaniewear
Taking Risks

A marine biologist faces her fear of diving—with an unexpected outcome.

Stephanie Wear Lead Scientist for Coral Reef Conservation, The Nature Conservancy
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Career Transitions

A writer overcomes criticism and takes control of her own story.

Kate Klise Writer