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No Experience? Think Again! Confessions of a Female Entrepreneur: Street Cred

Michele Colucci | Posted 06.05.2012 | Women
Michele Colucci

We women spend a lot of time working for our family, for our friends and for our passions. We need to take ownership of our successes, experiences, and accomplishments in our "other" jobs.

WATCH: The 10 Most Powerful Women In The World

Posted 02.27.2012 | World

From the German Chancellor Angela Merkel to the FLOTUS, we've chosen some heavy-hitters to make our list of the top 10 most-powerful women in the worl...

The "F-word": Closing the Gap Between Female-Dominated Startups in a Male-Dominated Industry

Erin Flynn | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Erin Flynn

You don't have to wear pink designer clothes, resemble Reese Witherspoon in Legally Blonde, or say "like" between every sentence to build a fashion startup. It's clear that the world of fashion is a multi-billion dollar industry with just as many tech opportunities as any other business.

Has a Woman Ever Created a Billion-Dollar Company?

Amy Schrier | Posted 04.23.2012 | Business
Amy Schrier

We all know women have had billion-dollar ideas. But it is challenging to go from billion-dollar idea up the long and arduous path of venture capitalist acceptance than ends in billion-dollar company. And not one woman has made it yet.

For Female CEOs - Is Work/Life Balance a Myth or Reality?

Dr. Sasha Galbraith | Posted 04.23.2012 | Business
Dr. Sasha Galbraith

It's still a sad commentary that today, in 2012, women are faced (much more so than men) with the issue of organizing their work life in the context of their home life.

Is It Okay For A Female Boss To Bake At Work?

She Takes On The World | Posted 02.16.2012 | Women

This is an odd question, but one I think needs to be addressed. Cookies, cupcakes, muffins, fudge - nearly everyone loves baked goods, so it is unders...

Women Entrepreneurs and Female Stereotypes

Karin Kamp | Posted 04.17.2012 | Business
Karin Kamp

How could an organization devoted to inspiring the next generation of women entrepreneurs get caught up in allegedly reinforcing stereotypes?

The Seat Next to Me Is Open

Women 2.0 | Posted 04.09.2012 | Technology
Women 2.0

Women have to overcome the insecurities that appear when there is a perception of somehow falling behind others. We have to realize that there's room for everyone at the table and that we all won't take the same path to get there.

Women CEOs -- Are You Walking the Tightrope?

Dr. Sasha Galbraith | Posted 03.31.2012 | Business
Dr. Sasha Galbraith

Several studies suggest that women walk a tightrope, or face a "double bind," in that they must be perceived as both strong and sensitive in order to get ahead.

Leadership Lessons: Don't Try to be The Smartest Person in the Room

Dr. Sasha Galbraith | Posted 03.10.2012 | Business
Dr. Sasha Galbraith

Like many successful women I've met, Sandra Peterson, CEO of Bayer CropScience, describes herself as a leader who tries to "inspire an organization to achieve a higher purpose than just making sales and profitability targets."

Does Brain Science Prove That Companies Need Female Leaders?

Rebecca Shambaugh | Posted 02.13.2012 | Women
Rebecca Shambaugh

The bottom line is this: Better balanced leadership leads to better business results. But after all these years, women still only account for a mere 14 percent of senior leadership.

Bayer CropScience's Sandra Peterson: Successful Woman CEO Navigates in a Man's World

Dr. Sasha Galbraith | Posted 02.12.2012 | Business
Dr. Sasha Galbraith

Sandra Peterson, 52 and a New York City native, has an impressive resume showcasing her wealth of experience running product lines, businesses and entire divisions for the likes of Whirlpool, Nabisco, Merck-Medco and, finally, Bayer.

Female CEO Shows: When You Can't Beat 'Em, Fool Them!

Dr. Sasha Galbraith | Posted 01.28.2012 | Business
Dr. Sasha Galbraith

Rather than fighting the system, Mary decided to play their game. She went to a large acting agency and combed through hundreds of headshots of men. She was looking for the seasoned "corporate" type who might be able to play the role of president of her company.

The Voicemail That Rang Around the World

Tereza Nemessanyi | Posted 12.28.2011 | Women
Tereza Nemessanyi

There's some serious ratio-changing happening in the leadership of blue-chip tech America, and it's based on merit. For a moment, let's pause to be thankful. And then let's go kick some ass.

A Better Way To Represent Women

Chauncey Zalkin | Posted 12.18.2011 | Women
Chauncey Zalkin

It's really time to update the look and feel of media for women to fit reality. We can define ourselves thank you very much.

Top Women Leaders' Higher Ambition Creates Equal -- If Not More -- Value Than Men

Dr. Sasha Galbraith | Posted 12.04.2011 | Business
Dr. Sasha Galbraith

I applaud all higher-ambition leaders. And maybe now that the concept has made it into the Harvard Business Review, women's natural style of understated and values-based leadership will gain more respect.

Women Are Wired to Be Better Entrepreneurs, Says Bonnie Baskin

Robert Jordan | Posted 11.22.2011 | Women
Robert Jordan

Bonnie emphasizes that in fact women can have it all -- they can be good mothers, good wives and good business people.

Richard A. Moran: How To Fire A CEO

Red Room | Posted 01.23.2012 | Business
Red Room

They say there are two kinds of CEOs: those who have been fired and those who will be fired. A primer on how to fire a CEO doesn't exist, but here's where one might begin.

Venture Capital Firm Targets Women-Led Businesses

Angie Chang | Posted 10.10.2011 | Technology
Angie Chang

Golden Seeds makes investments in early stage high growth companies led by women. We want women to have more power and influence within companies -- and ownership in them -- with opportunities to make companies great places to work for women.

Fortune Global 500 Now Richer, More International, But With Same Number Of Female CEOs

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 09.06.2011 | Business

On Thursday, Fortune released its annual Global 500 list of the world's largest corporations by revenue. The U.S. tops the list with 133 corporatio...

Creating a Company Culture Takes More Than Free Lunches

Angela Haines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Angela Haines

Company culture is one of those buzz phrases that gets some managers boasting about Nacho Wednesdays and Bingo parties, but many start ups find competitive value by going beyond bells and whistles.

21 Companies That Have Excluded Women From Leadership

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

By 24/7 Wall Street: More than half of the American workforce is comprised of women. It is well-known that they are paid less than their male counterp...

The Language of Venture Capital

Michele Colucci | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Michele Colucci

I've started to familiarize myself with the terminology necessary to operate in this world of building a business. I realized that women in particular are very disadvantaged by not knowing this language.

How Various Corporate CEOs Aim for Celebrity Status

Douglas M. Branson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Douglas M. Branson

Many CEOs stay completely in the background. The truly driven will shove all others out of the way, speaking for the corporation in any instance, good or bad.

Best Countries For Women Workers (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

According to a new study published by the World Economic Forum this week, women in nearly every country have not yet reached employment parity with me...