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She Broke the Glass

Ceiling in Silicon Valley

Now, she's ready to share her secrets.

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eet Karl

Karla Trippe is a marketing and branding strategist, communications exec, published writer and public servant. She has launched more than 50 products worldwide during her career.


She began working in Dallas in 1983 for an advertising & public relations agency. She moved up the corporate ladder to the executive suite in Silicon Valley and eventually started her own agency in 1998. Karla defied the glass ceiling and achieved every career goal she set for herself.

Photography | Andrea Flanagan

Hair & Makeup | Danyel Crindlebaugh

“Sizing a market, crafting a compelling company story and positioning for success — Karla makes it all look easy. She’s truly a gifted marketer and an asset to those looking to cut through the clutter and get their message heard.”

- Jennifer Dulles, President, DStreet Communications

Scenes from the Valle

Scenes from the Valley pulls the cover off Silicon Valley and tells the real story of why more women haven’t made it to the upper echelon of management. All the true stories within, reveal the normalcy and acceptance of physical and sexual misbehavior in the workplace during the 1990s. And they show what choices these women had to make to reach C-level management, and just how precarious that space was.


Unlike other books that place the blame for upward mobility on women’s behavior, Scenes from the Valley lays out the difficulties women face in climbing up to the C-suite. The book also provides a pathway for anyone who is looking for career guidance in today’s competitive marketplace.

Now Available!

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