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Some things only happen when you’re on the road. We are still amazed every day at all the trouble, good and bad, we find ourselves in when we’re in transit. These are the experiences that bind us as a connected and powerful demographic – the FBT (female business traveler). Share your (mis)adventures here at stories@gojanegoapp.com

How Working With All Men Saved Me From Embarrassment

Do you know the children’s book “Everybody Poops” by Taro Gome?  It’s really popular and kids crack up when they hear the title.  Well, here’s my contribution to the fun — I have poo issues when I travel. Go ahead, laugh.  But if you’re a female business traveler like me, I know you’ve been there. […]

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5 Reasons Why Women Aren’t Applying to Speak at Your Conference

I’ve lately seen some men tweeting about the lack of women applying to speak at their conferences. Questions along the lines of “Where are they? Why are they not applying?” Perhaps one reason is the relatively few number of women out there in the tech world. But I think there are others. Austin*? In August? […]

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Bed Bugs on Business Travel, Gross.

It took me far too long to realize I had bed bugs. I grew up camping and playing in what Laura Ingalls Wilder called the Big Northwoods of Wisconsin and Minnesota.  I spent months covered in red, swollen mosquito bites.  So when I woke up itching in a hotel bed while attending a conference a […]

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Dear NYT Travel Show – Meet Jane, the Lucrative Female Business Traveler

Go Jane Go attended the NY Times Travel show this weekend with the goal of meeting some fellow companies and press that focus on the female business traveler (FBT). The show itself was beautiful and well-organized into unique sections: Asia, Africa, Australia, Europe, Caribbean, USA, Canada, Latin America, Mexico, LGBT, Adventure, Cruising, Family, and Travel […]

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