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Female Ceos

When A Company Is Failing, Female CEOs Get Blamed More Frequently Than Men

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 10.26.2016 | Business

It’s not your imagination or a just a hunch: Female chief executives are treated differently by the media than their male counterparts, a new analys...

How Motherhood Has Made Me a Better CEO

Saudia Davis | Posted 10.07.2016 | Business
Saudia Davis

As I mentioned in a previous Huffington Post piece, I recently had my first child. As the CEO of a startup, I felt that everything I had learned along the entrepreneurial way would make for an easier transition into parenthood. What I wasn't expecting was just how much being a parent would positively impact my business. Here are five things I have learned as a parent that have helped me better my business:

At America's Largest Companies, Just 7 Percent Of CEOs Are Women

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 09.08.2016 | Business

The visibility of CEOs like IBM’s Ginni Rometty, General Motors’ Mary Barra and Hewlett Packard’s Meg Whitman may give the impression that Ameri...

Women: Sugar And Spice And Everything Else Business Needs To Succeed

Merry Carole Powers | Posted 07.29.2016 | Business
Merry Carole Powers

There have been a lot of reminders. There was the paltry 6-month sentence Brock Turner received for raping a young woman and the accompanying letter...

Marissa Mayer Calls Out Media For Sexist Coverage

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 07.26.2016 | Business

Sure, Marissa Mayer made it through the glass ceiling, landing the top spot at Yahoo in 2012, but waiting for her on the other side was a never-ending...

Leadership at Deloitte Consulting: A Culture of Collaborative Advantage

Laura Berger | Posted 05.11.2016 | Business
Laura Berger

"Asking for help ended up being exactly the right thing." This takeaway from a challenging situation early in her career embodies the spirit with whic...

Men As Allies: How Does Shared Responsibility for Leadership Lead to Gender Equality?

Subha V. Barry | Posted 03.22.2016 | Women
Subha V. Barry

Does gender partnership hold the key to gender equity and gender equality in the U.S. workplace? How does shared responsibility for leadership catalyze change in organizations and share the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead as we try to operationalize this idea?

The Classic 'Masculine' Business Model Works Better When You Add Women

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 01.22.2016 | Business

Here's one more reason to be concerned about the scarcity of female leadership in the business world: Qualities that are often associated with women m...

Companies May Like Hiring One Female Executive -- But Not Two

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 11.17.2015 | Women

Academic studies can be fascinating... and totally confusing. So we decided to strip away all of the scientific jargon and break them down for you. T...

What I Didn't Know About Becoming a CEO

Karen Firestone | Posted 11.09.2016 | Business
Karen Firestone

The company I co-founded is now ten years old. While we're an investment firm, many of the things I've learned as CEO transcend any particular industr...

At This Rate, It'll Take 100 Years To Get Gender Equality At Work

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 09.30.2015 | Business

Things are improving so slowly for women in corporate America that we aren’t going to achieve gender equality at the top for another 100 years, acco...

The Status Quo Isn't Working for Women in America

Carly Fiorina | Posted 08.13.2016 | Politics
Carly Fiorina

For a lot of women in this country, the status quo means trying to earn enough for your family while spending less and less time with them. It means living paycheck to paycheck while praying you don't get sick. The political classes of both parties have failed women and working families in this country.

4 Secrets To Success From The First Black Woman To Own A Billion-Dollar Business

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 07.21.2015 | Black Voices

Janice Bryant Howroyd left her North Carolina hometown in 1976 with $900 in her pocket to start a business that would help others find employment. Two...

Confronting Subtle Sexism When Fundraising While Female

Lauren Kay | Posted 07.14.2016 | Business
Lauren Kay

Fundraising decisions are often made off of little more than "gut instinct," and research shows that these gut instincts favor men and disfavor women. Subtle sexism is something that needs to be addressed and fixed, so that male and female founders can get the funding they need.

Emily Peck

Corporate Executives Have No Idea How Few Female CEOs There Are

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Peck | Posted 07.14.2015 | Business

In one sense, female CEOs are kind of like shark attacks -- extremely rare, but so well-covered by the media we think they’re pretty common. Exec...

Five Secrets I'd Never Tell Kevin O'Leary... Until Now

Sara Margulis | Posted 05.13.2016 | Business
Sara Margulis

The recent news that 100% of Kevin O'Leary's portfolio returns are coming from women-led businesses is really, really surprising, isn't it? As CEO of ...

How These Female Entrepreneurs Are Inspiring The Next Generation Of Women

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 05.12.2015 | Women

A group of female businesswomen spoke with HuffPost Live on Monday about their success and what they're doing to inspire the next generation of women ...

'Shark Tank's' 'Mr. Wonderful' Says He Makes More Money With Female CEOs

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 04.23.2015 | Business

"I'm making money with women, so I'm going to put more money into more women,"

Google Image Search Has A Gender Bias Problem

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 04.10.2015 | Business

Not all doctors or CEOs are men. Not all nurses are women. But you might think otherwise if you searched for these professions in Google images. I...

7 Things Women Can Do Now to Achieve 50/50 Gender Equality at Work

Dayna Steele | Posted 05.06.2015 | Business
Dayna Steele

There is an old saying, "Women hold up half the sky." We should be holding up half of the corporate world as well.

3 Tips For Women Wanting To Become CEOs From Buffalo Wild Wings' CEO

Alicia Jessop | Posted 05.04.2015 | Women
Alicia Jessop

As a female taking over the helm of a company focused on wings, football and sports that had only 35 restaurant locations, Smith had her work cut out for her.

Will This Be the Year of the Female CEO?

Nellie Akalp | Posted 05.03.2015 | Business
Nellie Akalp

My hope is that by the time my two daughters and two sons reach adulthood, we can stop talking about the number of female CEOs and the pay gap will be closed once and for all.

A Dating App for Quality, Not Quantity

Ellen Goodlett | Posted 04.14.2015 | Technology
Ellen Goodlett

The most refreshing part about The Catch's approach to the dating app world is its focus not on the quantity of matches, but the quality of the ones you're ultimately paired with. When it comes to dating, wouldn't you rather go on one promising date than a dozen meh meet-ups?

Writing Capitalism's New Chapter

John Friedman | Posted 01.19.2015 | Business
John Friedman

For those who question whether capitalism itself is fundamentally at odds with a vision for corporate responsibility and a sustainable future, it is well to remember that capitalism has brought more benefits to more people than any other economic system conceived or tried.

We Are The Ones We Were Waiting For

Eleni Antoniadou | Posted 12.17.2014 | Impact
Eleni Antoniadou

As a woman CEO of Transplants Without Donors, I always strive to examine the responsibilities of being a member of a team and confront the powerful ramifications of indifference and inaction.