In the United States, women fill fewer than 17 percent of leadership positions and corporate board seats -- even though we represent about 50 percent of the workforce. So, is it possible for today's woman to break through these barriers?
Compared with the European and Chinese dreams, the American Dream is alive, evolving, and shining. However, we must honor all its four components: reducing it to only economic prosperity and thus presenting US-Americans as primitive fame-and-fortune hunters is unfair.
You have to ask yourself if you're in an organization where your preferred style of politics is suited to the prevailing one and whether you're willing and able to adapt. Are you where what you have to offer adds value, where what you have to say is heard, and where your management/leadership skills have been duly noted?
Michele Fine is the first female financial representative at Guardian Life Insurance Co. to snag the title of top earner. Ms. Fine also established he...
Who is responsible for helping women break down barriers? The answer is simple: We all are. As individuals, we can each take action in the workplace -- for example, by sponsoring other talented women, advocating on behalf of a worthy candidate and recommending her for a career opportunity.
I was in a place in my business that I had to prove to myself that I could actually make money. Quite frankly I had to convince my husband as well. I decided it was time for a challenge - a benchmark. It was time to get serious.
Amy Neb is the franchise owner of the Flip Flop Shops locations in Orlando, Fla. and Lone Tree and Boulder, Colo. How has your life experience made ...
This is a story of how a one-woman run fashion startup helps one female tech entrepreneur on a global mission to bridge the digital divide for rural women in America.
If you want power, I say go for it. But what happens once you get to that mountaintop that once seemed so unattainable?
Flourishing in a sector that's well-known for being fast-paced and competitive is a feat in itself. But once you factor in the overarching dominance of one gender, there are even more hurdles to overcome to ensure your long-term success.
Let's just recognize that our society is in the midst of a massive change when it comes to marriage, the composition of our workforce and our roles in the household. Thankfully, our generation has taken to question, bend and reform many of the traditional norms; the Breadwinning Woman is a result of this reshaping.
The truth is deep investments take time, but we've seen this strategy yield significant returns. Women leaders in our network are transforming communities, countries, even cultures.
This is a great week to be in San Francisco and Silicon Valley to celebrate the impressive impact women are having on technology, the economy and the ...
Catherine Monson is the CEO of FASTSIGNS International, the worldwide franchisor for more than 540 FASTSIGNS sign, graphic and visual communications c...
This past October, one hundred disruptive entrepreneurs met at the United Nations Headquarters in New York to present their businesses, share niche knowledge, network, and celebrate impactful entrepreneurship.
You deserve to be paid for your time and duties during your internship. It's time to fight the outdated idea that "pulling yourself up by your bootstraps" and working for free will get you ahead in your career.