News items for the National Organization of Italian American Women
- Hon. Laura Boldrini, President of Italy’s Chamber of Deputies, Meets with NOIAW (August 2, 2016)
- 35th Anniversary Luncheon A Tremendous Success (April 16, 2016)
- NOIAW Co-Sponsors Reception to Welcome President of the Italian Republic to New York City (March 4, 2016)
- Maria T. Vullo, NOIAW Board Member, named top financial regulator in New York State (February 1, 2016)
- Rita Morgan Richardson, Founder of Friends of San Filippino (March 4, 2016)
- Eleanor M. Imperato, Writer, Poet & Photographer: Member Spotlight (October 5, 2015)
- Cassandra Santoro, Founder of Travel Italian Style (July 27, 2015)
Blog posts for Hausman LLC
Inspiring Women in Communications (March 2014): I conceptualized, planned, and wrote a series of interviews with prominent women in the design and communications field in celebration of Women’s History Month:
Blog posts for Compliance Search Group
Dr. Sidney Gilman: A Professor Led Astray, But By What? (December 17, 2012 — CompliancEX)
In this article I examined the potential psychological motivations that drove esteemed researcher and professor Dr. Sidney Gilman to illegally share insider information with SAC Capital trader Matthew Martoma.
As Hostess Brands announced its likely bankruptcy, social media erupted with lamentations over the probable demise of one of America’s most iconic foods. I took a look at what Hostess could have done differently– and what career lessons individuals might glean from the situation.
Risk Management Is Freedom: An Interview With Author David Koenig (September 21, 2012 — CompliancEX)
In this interview, author and CEO of the Governance Fund Advisors, David Koenig explained the principal concepts presented in his book, Governance Reimagined: Organizational Design, Risk, and Value Creation. Koenig’s research suggests that a realistic understanding of risk is the key to freedom in decision making, and that most businesses drastically underestimate the power of fear over customer choices.
I spoke with author, former trader, career consultant, and neuroscience student Denise Shull about her book, Market Mind Games: A Radical Psychology of Investing, Trading, and Risk, published by McGraw-Hill in January 2012. We discussed her groundbreaking research in managing risk, the true motivator of Wall Street’s worst decisions (it isn’t greed), and how the market is your parents for many investors.
If you’ve ever been fired or let go, you know that an emotional tempest usually follows the news. Rushing into the job search immediately is not the best strategy, according to career coach Roy Cohen, with whom I spoke in order to mine his expertise for this career advice article.
Make These Three Mistakes, And You Can Lose Your Job Before Your First Day (April 24, 2012 — Monster Working)
In this commentary, co-published on the Wall Street Job Report and Monster.com’s Career Advice blog, I weigh in with my opinion on the case of Kristopher J. Brooks, a recent journalism school graduate whose job offer was rescinded because of his online conduct.
If you’ve ever watched Burn Notice on the USA Network, you know that the show’s protagonist–burned spy Michael Weston–never takes no for an answer. Whenever his character encounters any difficulties in enacting his master plan (and he always does), actor Jeffrey Donovan calmly and coolly describes the next step in his trademark witty voiceover. Do you ever wish that his voiceover would pop on in the midst of a difficult situation in your life? If so, take a look at these job search tips taken from the character and adventures of Michael Weston (complete with comment from the show’s creator, Matt Nix).
After riding in the 20-mile Tour de Queens sponsored by bike-forward nonprofit Transportation Alternatives, I shared my insights on the ride, along with photos and videos.
In Palisades Park, New Jersey, leaves crunch underfoot, and hawks circle overhead. At the overlook, a sheer cliff face drops down to the Hudson. This welcome respite from urbanity is closer to NYC than you might imagine.
After attending New York City’s New Taste of the Upper West Side, a food and restaurant festival celebrating the culinary diversity of that neighborhood, I shared tidbits from the event as well as my conversation with Gael Greene, legendary West Side restaurant critic, who may or may not have coined the term “foodie.”
I attended the massive New York Wine Expo at Javits Center and reported on the wines I tasted and the characters I encountered.
In this creative piece, I recount a moving experience I had on the N train.