Dawn Fotopulos is the associate professor of business at The King's College, the founder of BestSmallBizHelp.com and author of Accounting for the Numberphobic: A Survival Guide for Small Business Owners (AMACOM, Sept. 3, 2014).
Jan Jones Blackhurst is Executive Vice President of Communications, Government Relations and Corporate Responsibility for Caesars Entertainment. In this capacity, she oversees all worldwide government affairs, corporate communications, community relations and corporate-social responsibility programs for the entire company.
Stacy Doren joined the company in 1999 and currently serves as the Vice President of Marketing for Levi's Brand, Americas. Over the years she has gained a breadth of experiences working in all aspects of Marketing from Direct-to-Consumer to Wholesale to Brand, both Globally and Regionally.
La Mer was established in 2001 when Martine rummaged through her jewelry drawer and could not find a simple, stylish and feminine watch to wear. Combining her passion for design, love of quality materials and simple beauty, La Mer Collections was born.
"I don't have celebrities in my phone or on my speed dial. When I finish The Wendy Williams Show I head back home to New Jersey. I like to be home with my family."
I was at a workshop this weekend, attended by high level women in business and the military. Honestly, I get very easily awed at people's titles and t...
Elle France founded SingldOut, Inc. alongside Jana Bayad in 2014. Elle is the CMO Chief Marketing Officer of SingldOut". Elle is a high profile matchmaker in Rancho Santa Fe, CA and an expert Judge on a dating Reality show called The Romance.
For me, its true power lies in reading between the lines about how the partnership framework can be applied both formally and informally across the corporate infrastructure. Women, and companies who want to hire and retain them, should take note, this book is a welcome game changer.
Fortunately for me, I was going to get credit for my own presentation. Unfortunately for the attendees, they were not going to meet Scarlett Johannsen.
I was to be successful as a female tech founder, I would have to be more resilient, more persistent -- and willing to create an independent voice for our company, because I couldn't count on coverage by the press if I was in such a minority.
Though some see it as antiquated, ageism is a real factor for many women I see, especially those who fall into the "middle-age" bracket and find themselves subject to stereotypes.
Part of it was college. We were older, less afraid. But part of it, I am sure, was being in the majority for once. We were in a specific space set aside for us. Guys were allowed in, but this was our turf, and they knew it.
Now more than ever, the world really is our oyster, and women are leaping on these opportunities. It's a leveling of the playing field that has been a long time coming, and a trend that shows no signs of dying out.
My word for 2015 is "surrender." To the little person who has taken over my life and given it a whole new meaning. So far, this is what I've learnt on my journey from the corporate world to motherhood.
Dina LaPolt, Esq. is an attorney at LaPolt Law, P.C., and an expert at strategizing and solving complex and sophisticated legal and business issues relating to contracts, copyrights, trademarks, rights of publicity, and litigation.
Born in Siberia, she lives in Moscow and has been working in media and digital for the last 10 years. She began her career as a freelance journalist and interpreter for lifestyle press while studying international economics.