8000 Meter Challenge

What did I get myself into? A casual conversation with John Drollinger, my Marmot rep in SoCal, has now turned into me participating in the 8000 Meter Challenge in September. The challenge, sponsored by Jansport  is an exclusive hiking / trail running event for outdoor industry retail staff and brand representatives. Participants will climb the […]

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I Believe

Tonight will be the quarterly network nights for the Outdoor Industries Women’s Coalition (OIWC). Events will be held all throughout the country, including Seattle, Southern California, Boston, Portland, and in the Bay Area. Each event involves a discussion (often small group break-outs) on a specific professional development topic, time for networking, and a tour of the […]

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#iamladyhawk – Jessie Fallentine

The inspiration for #iamladyhawk is to feature woman that I have met over the years that are crushing the outdoor and active lifestyle industry. You may not know these up and coming leaders, but believe me you will! These women are putting their passion first, authentically, and without any apologies along the way. #iamladyhawk I […]

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Gear for your little buckaroo!

If I were to send a survey out to my  outdoor industry colleagues and ask why did you join? I’d probably hear many “ Wonder Years” stories of sleeping in a tent with all your siblings, fishing with grandpa in the river, roasting marshmallows, and hiking in the forests. The stories that defined our childhood […]

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Gratitude

The 16th annual North Bay Business Journal’s Women in Business Gala, was nothing short of inspiring and quite honestly one of the most memorable evenings of my career. With over 250 attendees, most of whom were women from the Sonoma, Napa, and Marin county all coming together for this prestigious event. The venue was absolutely […]

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Ladyhawk recognized by the North Bay Business Journal

Honored to have been nominated and selected by the North Bay Business Journal’s Women in Business Award. There were over 52 women were nominated and 25 winners were selected based on leadership roles, vision, and community involvement. The awards gala will be held on June 29th at the Hyatt Vineyard Creek in Santa Rosa. You can […]

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Three Thoughts Thursday

Dear Readers!! For this installment of #ThreeThoughtsThursday, the following is what has been on my mind and wanting to share for the past few weeks! Terry Tempest Williams – The Hour of Land: A Personal Topography of America’s National Parks “Our kinship with Earth must be maintained; otherwise, we will find ourselves trapped in the […]

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Three Thoughts Thursday

Howdy Folks, For this installment of #ThreeThoughtsThursday, the following is what has been on my mind and wanting to share for the past few weeks! The MUSE – The MUSE,   an online career resource that offers insights into job opportunities and in depth articles on tips on how to improve your career.  I love this […]

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What’s the best resources for industry insights?

This week, the OIWC is hosting a webinar to discuss cultivating your “it” factor. I am excited to hear insights from leaders in the outdoor and bike industry discuss “speaking the language”. Earlier this year I was asked by the OIWC to be on a panel to discuss, why trends and insights matter and how to […]

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Three Thoughts Thursday

Dear Readers, I pledge to you that I will be doing a bi-weekly blog on Thursdays and will be calling  it “Three Thought Thursdays”. I will post a new blog entry that calls out some of the coolest things that I have seen from that week. Topics will be everything from industry insights, books, new […]

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