Links from our Group Chat: Lady Gaga's Moving Speech, Voting and More!

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Unfortunately, some of Fortune’s best companies to work for haven’t proven to be the best IRL. Goldman Sachs, which is on Fortune’s list, is currently in the midst of an enormous class-action lawsuit on the basis of gender discrimination that denied female employees equal pay and opportunities. Be on the lookout for companies to work at on our classifieds section.

Victoria’s secret isn’t a secret anymore ladies. ThirdLove is  an online-only bra powerhouse with $160 million in expected sales this year alone with plans to disrupt the industry by revealing the problem with Victoria’s Secret bras. Not only do they offer an extended size range, they are offering better fitting bras and designs that are catered to those ready to graduate to the next level.

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THIRDLOVE

We’re sure everyone has Shallow from A Star is Born blasting in their cars right now, but aside from playing Ally, Lady Gaga recently accepted an award for Elle’s Women in Hollywood. In her speech, she touched upon her experiences with sexual assault and mental illness as well as the role of Women in Hollywood. “As a sexual assault survivor by someone in the entertainment industry, as a woman who is still not brave enough to say his name, as a woman who lives with chronic pain, as a woman who was conditioned at a very young age to listen to what men told me to do, I decided today I wanted to take the power back. Today I wear the pants,” she said while rocking a Marc Jacobs suit.

To compensate for your astronomical surge pricing during Halloween, Uber is offering free rides during Election Day to get you to a polling center. On Election Day, there will be a "Get to the Polls" button built into the Uber app, according to the ride-sharing service. This will allow Uber users in the United States to locate their polling place right there in the app and book a ride to vote. It's not clear exactly how the promo code will arrive in your Uber app, but Uber is trying "to help the millions of Americans who cite transportation barriers as the reason they don’t vote" by teaming up with these organizations.

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Uber

By: Ashley Banayan


Ashley Banayan is a senior at the University of Southern California pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations from the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism with a minor in Web Technologies and Applications from the Viterbi School of Engineering. Currently, she works as an editorial intern for Create and Cultivate. She has experience in traditional public relations, social media marketing, influencer relations, content creation, and web development. Furthermore, she is the founder of Geocasion, a company designing Snapchat Geofilters for both businesses and personal clients, garnering 4.5 million views. In turn, these experiences led her to focus on the convergence and disruption in media, communication and web technologies.

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