Author: Hillary Strobel

Hillary Strobel is a single mother, fierce learner and teacher, ardent lover of life, and the ass-kickin’ President and CEO of The Flyways, Inc. We publish story projects that are interactive and highly creative, and 25% of profits are donated to support social justice causes: from business incubators serving vulnerable women, to agencies working to reduce recidivism rates.Hillary also runs a consultancy for businesses and organizations seeking to meaningfully build social impact programs from the ground up. The three pillars that support this mission are: designing outcomes and developing goals, measuring impact and creating a universal metric, and quantifying results to the public.After a long and varied career in just about every kind of Liberal Arts field imaginable, and in every type of job — volunteer, employee, entrepreneur, non-profit worker, and freelancer — Hillary has decided to marry her two deepest passions: storytelling and social justice. The results have surpassed her wildest expectations.

Empowering Women In Science, Technology, and Innovation by @theflyways

by Hillary Strobel | Featured Contributor As a member of the UN Empower Women working group, I often get really fun blurbs in my inbox. This month, I got the following prompt for a global conversation about encouraging and inspiring women in Science, Technology, and Innovation: The Sustainable Development Goals represent the commitment of member […]

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Vuja De: The Art of Imagining the Unknown by @theflyways

by Hillary Strobel | Featured Contributor Let’s all take a moment to think about Vuja De. What is this magical new thing, you might ask? Let me tell you! Vuja De is defined by Simon T. Bailey as a moment when you say to yourself, “I’ve never seen this before,” but you intend to create […]

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Innovation + Feminism = Leadership by @theflyways

by Hillary Strobel | Featured Contributor Ladies, I’ve been talking a good game about innovation and bringing the feminism movement into the 21st century. Now I want to talk about the opportunities for leadership and how to find them. I know I do this too. We tend to think about leadership in terms of being […]

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Feminism needs to capture the language of innovation by @theflyways

by Hillary Strobel | Featured Contributor Here we are, in 2017, surrounded by innovation, and it’s high time we caught some of that momentum and used it to further the causes of feminism. We should begin by exploring our opportunities and then we can dive into how we can utilize them. Innovation is a term […]

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Women as Innovators: Using innovation labs to address feminism issues. by @theflyways

by Hillary Strobel | Featured Contributor Feminism is a wicked problem. There are so many aspects of today’s women’s rights movement that need to be addressed, and it can seem like a real mess to figure out where to even begin. This is where innovation labs come in. What is a wicked problem? It’s a […]

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Creating an Inclusive Economy by @theflyways

by Hillary Strobel  | Featured Contributor These are exciting times. We are sitting on the cusp of opportunity here, that of creating an entirely new economy which is inclusive and beneficial for everyone. Of course Social Businesses are leading the way in terms of creating innovative products and services. They are also looking at ways […]

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There never was a better time than now for our social justice work. by @theflyways

by Hillary Strobel  | Featured Contributor Whatever side of the aisle you sit on, where you live, what you do for a living, who you care about, what fuels your dreams, the time for social justice is now. We’ve seen so much anger and foment in the past week. Perhaps we shouldn’t have been surprised […]

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The transformative power of stories on our own lives by @theflyways

by Hillary Strobel  | Featured Contributor Stories can open windows into another world. While we sit comfortably in our slippers, drinking our morning tea, we can step into the lives and experiences of someone across the world, in circumstances far afield from our own. It’s reliably proven that stories develop empathy in the listener. It’s […]

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Women Warriors! Let’s prepare for battle! by @theflyways

by Hillary Strobel  | Featured Contributor When I was in college, I first became aware of the existence of a special little book. It’s not terribly long, although it’s got the power of many generations and centuries behind it. Over the years, I’ve found myself in some strange debates with people who do not fully […]

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Following Your Dreams: A Plan for Business by @theflyways

by Hillary Strobel  | Featured Contributor I’ve read The Alchemist multiple times. (The truth is that I’ve lost count. I re-read many of my books over and over again. My father thinks it’s some kind of tic.) This book is something I want to share with everyone I meet. There are nuggets of wisdom on […]

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