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Women Leaders Talk Personal: How to Be a True Philanthropist

Cristina M. Regalado | Posted 01.18.2015 | Impact
Cristina M. Regalado

Becoming a true philanthropist is a journey of self-discovery. It is also an invitation to take part in social transformation - when individuals and communities are changed for the better. The act of giving touches both the giver and the recipient; each one is changed as a consequence.

C-suite Doors Still Locked to Women: Time to Press in From the Outside While You Lean in From the Inside

Rebecca Sive | Posted 02.09.2014 | Business
Rebecca Sive

Understand that your corporate leadership will derive from your having power and influence in ways and places that matter to your company's decision makers, not (so much) from your camaraderie or diligence. (Otherwise, you'd be in that C-suite already.)

Parity and People: More Than the Numbers

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 09.25.2013 | Women
Dr. Peggy Drexler

Should there be more women in the senior ranks of organizations? Should men support that quest by fitting easily into -- and feeling respect in -- the role of caregiver? Should the numbers of opportunity reflect the gender makeup of the group. Yes.

How To Brag Like a Lady

Joan Williams | Posted 12.24.2011 | Women
Joan Williams

The problem with so much of the career advice out there is that it advises women to act more like men in the workplace. Here are four tips women can actually use.

Women Ask, But Men Don't Have To

Ilene H. Lang | Posted 12.13.2011 | Business
Ilene H. Lang

Women do ask -- but get little in return. Equally skilled men advance farther and more quickly than their female peers. The $4600 pay gap that starts from day one grew to more than $31,000 several years down the track -- even when women asked.

Women in Corporate America

Christine Bork | Posted 08.17.2011 | Chicago
Christine Bork

Although women are making inroads in management positions, they have been unable to reach the heights of men with similar education and experience. Why aren't women advancing to senior leadership positions?

Climbing the Ropes to Get Ahead

Ilene H. Lang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ilene H. Lang

Mentors can show you the ropes, but sponsors help you climb them.

Do Kids Kill Careers?

Ilene H. Lang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ilene H. Lang

Gender, not kids, charts career success. Women and men jump off traditional career paths at equal rates -- but only women are penalized for it when they try to get back on track.

Pipeline in Peril: Women MBAs Lag Behind

Dr. Sasha Galbraith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dr. Sasha Galbraith

It was always just a matter of time. As more women graduated with advanced degrees, entered the workforce and gained relevant experience, we would see...

Workplace Inequity Still Starts from Day One

Ilene H. Lang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ilene H. Lang

Women were outpaced by men in salary throughout their careers.

Women Senior Execs Take A Wallop in the Downturn

Fawn Germer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Fawn Germer

A recent Catalyst study of fast-track MBA graduates found that "A startling 19 percent of senior women lost their jobs versus just six percent of men." That's three to one.