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Women's mentorship takes spotlight at the Watermark Conference

Charu Sharma | Posted 02.13.2017 | Women
Charu Sharma

One could hear a pin drop as Emmy-winning actress and keynote speaker Viola Davis talked about growing up in abject poverty in North Carolina and bein...

Photo Copyright: Oscar Wilde, Richard Prince, and Your Instagram Content

Kim Farbota | Posted 03.15.2017 | Arts
Kim Farbota

Foundations: Oscar Wilde and the Origins of Photo Copyright In 1882 a 27-year-old Oscar Wilde arrived in New York City. Wilde's best-known works, The...

Enya On Her First Album In Seven Years And The Secret To Her Success

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 12.19.2016 | Entertainment

In the past three decades, the seemingly private Enya has sold 80 million records (and counting), putting her in the ranks of artists like Cher and Be...

Water Footprint Network

Peter Neill | Posted 07.07.2016 | Green
Peter Neill

As we consider water as the new paradigm, we probably should begin not at the top of the user pyramid, but at the bottom, with a better calculation of our own water footprint, a measure of the amount used to produce each of the goods and services we use, directly and indirectly.

Next Time, Hillary, Issue a Call to Action

Andrea Dew Steele | Posted 05.06.2015 | Politics
Andrea Dew Steele

If I could sit down with Hillary, I would ask her to imagine 2016 as the election that catapulted women to positions of power all over this country. Imagine having women candidates up and down the ticket to seriously galvanize women voters.

Violence Against Women Affects All Women -- Even You

Marilyn Nagel | Posted 12.07.2014 | Women
Marilyn Nagel

We need to be true to our sisters, even when they don't stand up for themselves. We have to be the voice that says we demand dignity and refuse to support a sport that does not take women -- all women -- seriously.

Why We Need to Redefine 'Having It All'

Marilyn Nagel | Posted 09.07.2014 | Women
Marilyn Nagel

We need to reframe the conversation for women (and men) around success, but not focus on an antiquated notion of work-life balance or having to achieve a certain "level" of success, but by the fundamental way we live our lives and what we want to be remembered by.

Women on Boards: Are You Supporting Your Women Leaders?

Marilyn Nagel | Posted 08.13.2014 | Women
Marilyn Nagel

We applaud those companies who are recognizing this imperative and adding women to their boards, and we encourage those companies who have not yet responded to look at the success of these companies and follow their lead.

We're Requesting More Women at the WSJ Digital Live Conference

Marilyn Nagel | Posted 06.21.2014 | Women
Marilyn Nagel

The Wall Street Journal released the line-up of speakers at its Digital Live conference -- and it didn't include a single woman.

It's Time to Fix the Gender Wage Gap

Marilyn Nagel | Posted 06.09.2014 | Women
Marilyn Nagel

Our goal at Watermark is to help women make their mark in their companies, careers and communities through connection, development and advocacy. Today...

(R)evolution at the 64th Berlinale: Clooneymania to Nymphomania Climaxing in a Double Decker Zeitgeist

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 04.21.2014 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

Along with a full circle (r)evolution beyond the Uncertainty Principle, the underlying signature of this Berlinale is that European specialty: no holds barred sex exploding mainstream.

Women on Boards: Tokenism or Best Practice?

Marilyn Nagel | Posted 04.09.2014 | Women
Marilyn Nagel

If a company adds three eminently qualified women to their board, and it is characterized as a gender play or way to avoid a firestorm of criticism, is that progress?

Why Are There So Few Women Attending the World Economic Forum?

Marilyn Nagel | Posted 03.31.2014 | Women
Marilyn Nagel

The forum, in an effort to increase the representation of women, asked companies who send five delegates to include one woman, and the result was that companies only sent four delegates -- the ratio of women to men actually decreased after this request.

Twitter, Don't 'Check the Box' -- Hire Two Women for Your Board

Marilyn Nagel | Posted 12.17.2013 | Women
Marilyn Nagel

f companies like Twitter want our business, they can't pretend this is a supply issue or a diversity issue. Women make up the majority of Twitter's users. Structuring an all-white male board is not reflective of Twitter's talent pool or customer base.

How Are Your Employees Affecting Your Brand?

Marilyn Nagel | Posted 11.23.2013 | Business
Marilyn Nagel

While new customers were once thought of as the lifeblood of successful companies, current customers and customer loyalty has become more valuable than ever in our age of social media.

California Passes First Legislation to Encourage More Women on Boards

Marilyn Nagel | Posted 10.28.2013 | Women
Marilyn Nagel

We know greater board diversity leads to better governance and stronger economic growth. Now we need to put our economic power behind this legislation by supporting companies who comply with this recommendation, and taking our business away from those who don't.

Why We Should Still Care About Face-to-Face Interactions

Marilyn Nagel | Posted 10.09.2013 | Women
Marilyn Nagel

I am a staunch supporter of workplace flexibility, which offers employees the option to work from anywhere as much as possible. That being said, working virtually does come at a price, and we need to be clear about the trade-offs.

Dysfunction in the Boardroom

Marilyn Nagel | Posted 09.23.2013 | Business
Marilyn Nagel

For years -- decades, even -- women have been seeking stronger representation on corporate boards, yet minimal progress has been made in recent years.

Why We're Keeping an Eye on Gen Y

Marilyn Nagel | Posted 09.15.2013 | Women
Marilyn Nagel

What does Gen Y optimism mean in a world where women are paid 80 cents on a man's dollar, even while doing the same work?

Bath Trends at ICFF

Courtney Price | Posted 08.05.2013 | HuffPost Home
Courtney Price

The bath trends at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) reveal a blend luxury and high tech that is more remarkable than ever. Technical sophistication has risen to an aesthetic high making our bath options better than ever.

Justice Sonia Sotomayor's Beloved World and Advice for Women Today

Dr. Sasha Galbraith | Posted 04.14.2013 | Business
Dr. Sasha Galbraith

Sotomayor had two kernels of advice for us: "You have to be courageous in all that you do. You have to know when there's a time to fight." In other words, pick your moments and do it well.

Victory in the Hands of Women

Malaika Bobino | Posted 08.12.2012 | San Francisco
Malaika Bobino

For women the traditional paths to success are often different than those taken by men. But there is a constant path that both successful genders generally follow. That pathway is called networking.