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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.&n...

What I Didn't Know About Becoming a CEO

Karen Firestone | Posted 11.09.2015 | 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, ...

The Status Quo Isn't Working for Women in America

Carly Fiorina | Posted 08.13.2015 | 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...

Confronting Subtle Sexism When Fundraising While Female

Lauren Kay | Posted 07.14.2015 | 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 | 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 05.16.2015 | 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.

Embracing the Female Executive Title As a CEO and Advocate

Marla Kaplowitz | Posted 12.01.2014 | Media
Marla Kaplowitz

To my male and female colleagues, I hope you start to lead your teams and businesses with a philosophy I've adopted from someone earlier in my career: "Get comfortable with the uncomfortable."

Why You Should Stop Feeling Guilty About 'Me Time'

Lorna Borenstein | Posted 10.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Lorna Borenstein

You won't always have time for a 90-minute yoga session so remember that wellness comes in different shapes and sizes. You can do something as simple as reading an entertaining blog for 10 minutes or finding a healthy recipe to try this weekend.

Jillian Berman

Even Companies That Sell Tampons Are Run By Men | Jillian Berman | Posted 07.22.2014 | Business

A shot from a recent ad mocking ridiculous tampon commercials. Most women would rather not discuss the intricacies of their period with a man. Mo...

Proof Having A Woman CEO Is Great For Business

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 09.26.2014 | Women

According to the numbers, companies with women at the top make more money. An analysis from Fortune showed that Fortune 1000 companies with female...

Love Is Dangerous... Still

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

The other weekend the Sunday New York Times Book Review had its annual summer reading issue. Now, it's not like I need any more books to read, since...

Gender Equity Can Make America Competitive

Eve Ellis | Posted 08.20.2014 | Business
Eve Ellis

In his recent address at West Point, President Obama said the U.S. must always be a leader. And yet, leaders of U.S. corporations, so far, have seemed complacent with a lagging status quo.

Learning to Believe in Herself, in High Tops or Heels

Dr. Sasha Galbraith | Posted 08.17.2014 | Business
Dr. Sasha Galbraith

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.

Despite Regional Differences, Women Across the Globe Face Same Career Advancement Challenges

Dr. Bernice Ledbetter | Posted 07.27.2014 | Women
Dr. Bernice Ledbetter

Women make up half the workforce in nearly every developed country around the world; however, when you look at the levels of senior female leaders the...