Quick bios: Kathryn: Worked as a management consultant for McKinsey & Company, and worked on improving access to vaccines in Africa with the Clinton Health Initiative. Featured on Forbes list, '30 Under 30' in Media for two years in a row.
Alex: Also worked as a management consultant for McKinsey & Company. Named one of INC's '15 Women to Watch in Tech'. Whilst at Yale University, she was the Executive Director of Global21 where she reached over 250,000 readers on 6 continents with print magazines.
Melissa: Also worked as a management consultant for McKinsey & Company. Named one of INC's '15 Women to Watch in Tech'. Was executive editor of Harvard Crimson, where she graduated magna cum laude with a degree in Physics.
What is The Muse: Offers career advice and exciting job opportunities. Believes that you can enjoy and love your job. Know what it's like to work at a company without having to do it for months... or years.
Interesting facts: Went from zero to 70,000 monthly job-seekers in three months. None of the founders have technical backgrounds making them an extremely rare fit for the Y Combinator startup program they graduated from in California last year.
Kathryn on her early techie experience (quoted from an Xconomy article): 'I was introduced to programming in C++ in the tenth grade, and we remade the game Battleship. Those were things that were practical, they were fun, they were hands-on, and they helped me realize that programming could be for someone like me.”