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First Hive Women's Retreat Connects Purpose-Driven Female Leaders

Jessica Biber | Posted 09.29.2015 | Impact
Jessica Biber

I attended the pilot retreat, along with eight other women in Boonville, Calif. One could describe the retreat with words like connection, reflection, sun-brushed hillsides and fireside conversations... But I would just use the word magic.

What Three Fictional Heroines Can Teach Future Female Leaders

Anne Loehr | Posted 08.21.2015 | Business
Anne Loehr

We need girls and boys to see women leaders and heroes as the norm. Although they are few, the three heroines I have in mind are powerful examples of female leadership. So who are these three fictional heroines and what what can they teach current and future female leaders?

Empowering Women One Brand at a Time

Techonomy | Posted 06.05.2015 | Technology

Why so much activity stirring around the boundaries of gender? And why now? As cultural insight mavens, we see something fundamental taking place. Some people are calling it the Fourth Wave of feminism. Fed up with everyday sexism and forged by other forms of activism, women are empowered by social media and other communications technologies.

City Official Who Planned Sexist Training Resigns

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 05.27.2015 | Politics

A city official in Austin, Texas, responsible for organizing a training for city employees to learn how to work with women has resigned. Assistant ...

A City Manager Thought His Staff Needed Training To Deal With Women

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 05.13.2015 | Politics

The city manager of Austin, Texas, apparently believes having more women in leadership poses unique challenges -- enough to require holding a training...

Here's When The Rest Of The World Elected Their First Female Leaders

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 04.20.2015 | World

Every week, we bring you one overlooked aspect of the stories that made news in recent days. You noticed the media forgot all about another story's ba...

What Women Teach Us About Leadership

Saudia Davis | Posted 05.20.2015 | Women
Saudia Davis

As entrepreneurs, we need to embrace all the qualities of good leaders -- helping us to not only build companies, but to build companies that will last and make a difference in our world.

5 Questions to Ask When Hiring an Ad Agency

Beth Bronfman | Posted 12.01.2014 | Business
Beth Bronfman

Selecting an advertising agency can -- and should be -- a positive experience for any business. With the right partner, you can grow and develop your brand and in turn, your bottom line. But like hiring the right employee, selecting an agency partner can be a challenge.

Because #YesAllWomen Will Not Be Enough

Bernadette Lim | Posted 09.15.2014 | Women
Bernadette Lim

As a millennial, I worry that the hashtag is becoming not only the preferred form of social protest, but the only form of social activism and social justice of our generation.

#Sorrynotsorry: The New Girl Power?

Rachel Simmons | Posted 09.13.2014 | Women
Rachel Simmons

An increasing drumbeat of data is suggesting that women summon the courage to lean in, only to be knocked back. Meanwhile, a generation of girls is still getting the message that confident self-expression is the answer.

The Three Basic Steps to Thriving Most Women Overlook

Michelle McQuaid | Posted 09.01.2014 | Women
Michelle McQuaid

The good news is small decisions -- about how you eat, move and sleep each day -- count more than you think when it comes to your ability to thrive at work. Here are some recommended changes you can start with.

Memo To Hillary

Vicki Donlan | Posted 07.15.2014 | Women
Vicki Donlan

I believe you will make a difference in the world and this country for every living being. Given the opportunity, women can make a tremendous difference in the world and with a woman president of the United States the message will be received loud and clear -- women are leaders.

Secrets Of Successful Women Leaders

Posted 05.05.2014 | Women

By: Nicole Fallon Published: 05/02/2014 08:43 AM EDT on BusinessNewsDaily From corporate CEOs to "mompreneurs," women in high-stress, demandin...

Are Women Leaders Considered More Effective Than Men?

BusinessNewsDaily | Chad Brooks | Posted 05.01.2014 | Women

By: Chad Brooks, BusinessNewsDaily Contributor Published: 05/01/2014 06:28 AM EDT on BusinessNewsDaily Female leaders are no longer viewed as infe...

Handprint of a Leader: Red Robin's Remarkable Denny Post

Elise Lelon | Posted 04.17.2014 | Business
Elise Lelon

For installment #2 of AWE's Inspirational Female Leaders Showcase Series, we have chosen Denny Post, SVP, Chief Marketing Officer, at Red Robin.

Redefining Success for Women: The Third Metric of Leadership

Megan Dalla-Camina | Posted 05.26.2014 | Women
Megan Dalla-Camina

It's time women embrace their inherently unique and authentic qualities, rather than trying to dumb them down, stamp them out or repress them in order to fit the required leadership mold.

What Women Leaders Bring to the Table

Michele Nealon-Woods | Posted 05.13.2014 | Women
Michele Nealon-Woods

We seem universally inclined to talk about our differences. Gender differences, in particular, can dominate central stage. With March being Women's History Month, here we are again asking how men and women leaders are the same or different!

Entrepreneurial Advice From Stay-at-Home Mom Turned Millionaire

Ximena N. Beltran | Posted 04.13.2014 | Business
Ximena N. Beltran

Not even Alli Webb, creator of Drybar, the blowout-only hair salon, imagined her hobby would grow from a mobile business to more than 30 locations across the U.S.

If You Build It, She Will Come

Dr. Sasha Galbraith | Posted 03.23.2014 | Business
Dr. Sasha Galbraith

'Lean up to the table. And you can't whisper.' The advice comes straight out of Sheryl Sandberg's playbook, but it wasn't the COO of Facebook who was uttering the phrase. It was Annette Wilkus, and she was telling me a story about one of her employees.

Advancing the State of Your Empire

Beth Bronfman | Posted 02.03.2014 | Business
Beth Bronfman

If you want power, I say go for it. But what happens once you get to that mountaintop that once seemed so unattainable?

Women Can Be the Leaders of the Future

Vicki Donlan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Vicki Donlan

The question is, do we really want the next generation to follow and not lead? As a woman in business, I believe women in AMERICA are ready to lead! But, we have to be willing to risk changing the status quo.

The Reason You Succeeded In School May Be Hurting You At Work

Posted 10.02.2013 | Women

School is supposed to prepare students for life after graduation -- but are the skills applied in the classroom hurting women more than helping when i...

Do Women Make Better Leaders?

Forbes | Posted 09.21.2013 | Women

I was recently a panelist at the Forte MBA Women's Leadership Conference, sponsored by the Forte Foundation. Forte Foundation is an outstanding organ...

Why You Should Know Who This Woman Is

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 07.15.2013 | Women

On July 11th, Microsoft announced that they will promote previous Windows Chief and 20-year Microsoft veteran Julie Larson-Green to oversee the entire...

Barbara Ross Miller: Finding My Inspiration

Barbara Ross Miller | Posted 09.09.2013 | Women
Barbara Ross Miller

I've found my inspiration in other women. Some of them have passed through and others have become a part of my life, either professionally or personally.