Inside Julianne Hough and ‘Barbie’ Powerhouses Greta Gerwig and America Ferrera’s High-Stakes Event for Women

Originally posted on Winner, winner! Julianne Hough proved she’s got major moves, and not just on the dance floor. The actress, singer and dancer was one of several high-powered women who recently attended the Poker Power event on Sept. 21, at the home of NYU professor Suzy Welch. Actress America Ferrera, director Greta Gerwig, power producer and connector Desiree Gruber and designer Rebecca […]

To narrow the gender gap in boardrooms, Poker Power asks girls to ante up

Originally published on Listen to the podcast here. More women than men get bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees and Ph.D. degrees. Yet boardrooms and executive positions are still dominated by men. One idea on how to bridge that gap? Poker. Erin Lydon is president of Poker Power, an organization with the goal of teaching 1 million women and girls around the world how […]

Jenny Just Featured in TIME Magazine

From her start on the options trading floor to founding Poker Power, TIME takes a deep dive into Jenny’s mission to reshape boardrooms and women’s lives. In the article, Jenny offers an inside look at how she believes poker builds confidence, risk calculation, and leadership for women across the globe. One of Jenny’s most powerful […]

AJ Rudolph Wins Again!

Congratulations, AJ Rudolph! AJ won the Malta Poker Fest’s Ladies First! Poker Tournament hosted by defending champion, Christina Read.

Erin Lydon: Bringing Game-Changing Leadership Skills to Girls and Women

Originally posted and created for Ladderworks is a publishing platform of diverse picture books and online curriculum with the mission to empower over a million kids to become social entrepreneurs. This current series features interviews by our interplanetary journalist Spiffy with inspiring Social Entrepreneurs, Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Builders, and Changemakers who are advancing the UN […]