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Gail Becker

Better Red Than Dead

Gail Becker | Posted 07.02.2014 | Women
Gail Becker

Yes, I know the title is a bit jarring... but then, again, that's the point. One in every three American women will die of heart disease; that means one woman every minute. That means someone you know... or maybe even you.

10 Quotes That Will Make You a 'Hopeaholic'

Gail Becker | Posted 04.21.2014 | Women
Gail Becker

"I'm not a dreamer, I'm a 'hopeaholic.'" And with those words, the inimitable Gloria Steinem set the tone not just for the inaugural 2014 Makers Conference, but also for a moment in time filled with great progress... and promise.

5 Things You Can Do to Boost Female Talent... Even If You're Not the CEO

Gail Becker | Posted 04.07.2014 | Women
Gail Becker

The good news is that you don't have to be a CEO to make a significant impact. Here are five things any of us can do at your workplace to help ensure women attain better representation in leadership roles.

Rest in Peace Loehmann's

Gail Becker | Posted 03.19.2014 | Women
Gail Becker

Loehmann's was more than a place to get designer dresses; it was a place that was filled with my own personal history and memories of my mother, who died from cancer nearly 10 years ago.

5 Things Katy Perry Can Teach Women About Communication

Gail Becker | Posted 12.14.2013 | Women
Gail Becker

In other words, no matter the tune, men and women sing it differently and Katy Perry, as it turns out, can remind us of five ways to stay on key.

Leaning In... Without Toppling Over

Gail Becker | Posted 07.23.2013 | Women
Gail Becker

'Leaning in' is not a constant state of being, but one that ebbs and flows with the other elements of our lives.