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Women Of Influence: Interview with Genevieve Thiers, founder of Sittercity.com

We had the pleasure of sitting down and chatting with Genevieve Thiers, found of Sittercity.com, a platform that connects parents and qualified sitters/nannies. We talked everything from starting her career to her favorite apps. Check out the interview below! Feel free to add additional questions in the comments field, Genevieve will respond directly! Have you always wanted to the end up where you are now? What inspired you to …

Women of Influence: Interview with CEO Helen Zhu

Helen Zhu CEO of Creator Deck, a company that runs Chictopia community, is a Berkeley Graduate with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. She’s the first in what will be an AKIRA blog exclusive series entitled Women of Influence. The series will be comprised of hear-it-first interviews with female CEOs from some of the top apps, websites, and companies we love. Girl powah! Life of a CEO.. What time do you wake up in the morning and what’s your …

Meet Team AKIRA

Working at AKIRA is no joke.   This entire company is composed of hard-working, multi-taskers that go above and beyond to “get the job done” as they say. There are a few key people on the ShopAKIRA.com team that play a huge role, not only in this blog, but also in making sure AKIRA stays up and running with new sh*t all day, every day. From getting …