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Women in Corporate America

Diversity As A Business Imperative? I Think Not.

Trudy Bourgeois | Posted 07.23.2016 | Business
Trudy Bourgeois

There is a major fallacy in corporate America today. A dangerous one. One I've heard...sadly, I can't even count the number of times I've heard it.

Speak Up, Stand Up, Live Up: Beyond Ray Rice and the NFL

Trudy Bourgeois | Posted 11.15.2014 | Business
Trudy Bourgeois

Let's learn from this. Let's stand for what's right even if we're standing alone (together). Let's make it better. Make our country better. Make corporate America better - equal. Once and for all.

How We Did It, How We Do It: When the Wife Makes More Money Than the Husband

Trudy Bourgeois | Posted 11.04.2014 | Women
Trudy Bourgeois

I make more money than my husband, Mike. It's been that way for the majority of our 30+-year marriage. And it's been hard. One of those "silent struggles" many couples in corporate America deal with alone.

Lean In Is Only Halfway There

Trudy Bourgeois | Posted 05.19.2013 | Business
Trudy Bourgeois

How disappointing that one of the most powerful women in the world is only willing to touch half of the story -- half of the truth. Nowhere does Sandberg take into consideration the unique challenges that women of color face in corporate America today.

Why College Women Need To Lean In

Posted 03.19.2013 | College

If there are less structural barriers on college campuses, why is there still a gendered leadership deficit? How can we encourage undergrad women to l...

The World Will Be Saved By the Western Woman

Emily Bennington | Posted 02.10.2013 | Women
Emily Bennington

The pathetic representation of women at the highest levels of corporate life isn't the result of some sinister plot by men, it's because we don't know how to harness our own power correctly


Trudy Bourgeois | Posted 08.29.2012 | Business
Trudy Bourgeois

It is time for the women's empowerment initiative to get center stage. No more standing on the principle, yet not walking it out. Let's take a look at the way we do business.

What's Your Conversation?

Trudy Bourgeois | Posted 06.24.2012 | Women
Trudy Bourgeois

Whether we're discussing women's bodies or women in the business world or communities at-large, it always saddens me to say that we -- WOMEN -- are often our own worst enemies.

At Many Companies That Glass Ceiling Is Far From Being Shattered

Reuters | Posted 05.20.2012 | Business

* Women paid more than men in some industries * 4.5 pct of execs at mid-cap companies are women * Media best, autos wors...

The New Power Girls: How Women Today are Working in Male-Dominated Industries

The New Power Girls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
The New Power Girls

It's no longer a novelty to see a woman in a corporate office. Yet as I cross the poolside deck of a chic oceanside hotel for an industry event, I'm one of just three women total in attendance.

The Shriver Report Shows the Importance of Being a Real Cougar Woman

Linda Franklin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Linda Franklin

For the first time in history, one-half of all U.S. workers are women, and mothers are the primary breadwinners or co-breadwinners in two-thirds of American families.