Putting aside the gender disparity in STEM fields at the beginning of the pipeline, we need to look at the rate that women persist through the pipeline.
I wonder if when women are perceived as being aggressive, it's really just because we're trying to get credit where credit is due. When we're supposedly aggressive while dating, it's because we want to go after what we think we deserve. Is it so bad to try to level the playing field?
Second Chance was founded with an analogous goal. Beyond helping them to survive and recover from physical and psychological wounds, the organization exists to enable survivors to live in total freedom from violent relationships as they pursue their own independent aspirations and dreams.
Drumright has asked herself if she could have moved further along faster if she had learned to promote herself more -- something she believes men are much better at than women. But her answer is always the same.
Sharon Lechter is an author, CPA, the founder/CEO of Pay Your Family First and a publishing powerhouse. In 1997, Lechter coauthored the international ...
Elke Govertsen is an entrepreneur and mom. She was raised between Alaska and Montana, with her first business at the age of 16 as a welder. She now publishes mamalode, does creative work, custom publishing, small business coaching, speaking, photography and writing.
Confidence is what allows you to start acting and risking and failing, to stop mumbling and apologizing and hesitating.
It was an auspicious start for women in technology, but unfortunately, more than 170 years later, women remain woefully under-represented in technology and little funding is steered toward them.
Sarah Merrion Isaacs is CEO of Conventus, a national information security consulting firm that protects companies from security attacks and data breac...
As one of the founders of DDB's San Francisco office, Stacey Grier serves as Chief Strategic Officer of DDB California and guides the strategic produc...
Seventy percent of American businesswomen are struggling to have well-being, with 40 percent confessing they're "hanging on by a thread" according to a new study. What's going wrong for so many women in our workplaces? Could improving your confidence help you flourish at work?
We applaud those companies who are recognizing this imperative and adding women to their boards, and we encourage those companies who have not yet responded to look at the success of these companies and follow their lead.
If tooting your own horn is hard for you (a common thing among women), PRACTICE. Or ask a colleague or sponsor to "toot" on your behalf (and do that for others).
The business case is clear. Research has confirmed that companies with women in leadership roles -- on management teams and on corporate boards - on average, outperform other companies.
Barbara Apple Sullivan founded Sullivan in 1990 after spending more than a dozen years on the client side in the financial services industry. Recogniz...
Do you have tasks in your business that you don't necessarily need to be the one to do? As a mom who raises her kids during the day and works on her business during naps and after bedtime, my time is precious to me.