Jessica Downey


Lessons from a Friendship Guru

Kristi Birrell spends a lot of time and energy into maintaining most of the friendships she’s made throughout her life—even the long distance ones. These are her secrets to making and keeping friends for a lifetime.

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Woman Soldering a circuit board in her tech office.

How Can Women Gain Ground in STEM?

The headlines and research about women in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields have been distressing lately, showing diminishing numbers and poor treatment at major companies. So Real Woman reached out to women on the frontlines of STEM fields nationwide to find out what’s really happening—and why—and where we go from here.

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