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Women in Leadership

Take a break to see career success

Janice Omadeke | Posted 02.15.2017 | Business
Janice Omadeke

I can't begin to tell you the number of blog posts I read about "the grind". That notion that if we're sleeping for more than 3 hours per night, takin...

Engaging PepsiCo's Top Leadership and a "New Deal" on Lifelong Learning

Jason Wingard | Posted 02.14.2017 | Business
Jason Wingard

PepsiCo is a multi-billion dollar leader in consumer packaged goods sales, in part, due to its history of investing in employee and leadership develop...

The Fever Will Break

Mohammed Fairouz | Posted 01.11.2017 | Women
Mohammed Fairouz

My latest opera, The New Prince (libretto by David Ignatius), charts Niccolo Machiavelli's quest to impart his lessons on the politics of hard truth t...

How to Fix the Most Common Communication Habits that Hold You Back at Work

Skirting the Rules | Posted 12.07.2016 | Women
Skirting the Rules

Most of us could use some advice when it comes to navigating the unspoken rules of work because we don't learn them in school. Skirting the Rules caug...

What does the Presidential election mean for gender equality?

Helen Drinan | Posted 11.22.2016 | Politics
Helen Drinan

The election of Donald Trump is being viewed by many as a setback for gender equality in America. The prevailing wisdom says, if only we had broken th...

Finding the 'Right' Coach

Amy Smalarz | Posted 11.03.2016 | Business
Amy Smalarz

Last week I wrote about the topic of coaching and how everyone, regardless of your age, industry or background needs a coach. But how do you find th...

3 Ways to Step Up Your Public Speaking Skills

Janice Omadeke | Posted 10.27.2016 | Business
Janice Omadeke

Whether it's during a meeting, event, or preparing for a promotion, improving your public speaking skills will have a big impact on your career. We ca...

My top 10 takeaways from Fortune's Most Powerful Women Summit

Ellyn Shook | Posted 10.26.2016 | Business
Ellyn Shook

The 2016 Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit is in the books. This year's theme was Building a Better Future. And, once again, I was so inspired by the...

How Colleges and Universities Make Investments That Count

Helen Drinan | Posted 08.31.2016 | Impact
Helen Drinan

Now more than ever it seems budgets of colleges and universities in America are stretched thin. As is true in many states, cuts to budgets in Oklahoma...

How Sports Will Help Your Daughter Crack The Glass Ceiling

Eleanor Beaton | Posted 08.23.2016 | Parents
Eleanor Beaton

The Rio Olympics were a watershed moment for women in sport, with many countries sending a record number of female athletes to the games. And despite ...

The Journey To Gender Equity: Where ARE We?

Caroline Turner | Posted 08.16.2016 | Business
Caroline Turner

It is clear we have made lots of progress over the past decades in having more women at senior levels of business.

The Status of Women in Leadership Positions, According to an AAUW Study

Women’s iLab | Posted 07.07.2016 | Women
Women’s iLab

A recent study by the American Association of University Women (AAUW), Barriers and Bias: The Status of Women in Leadership, tackles the gender leadership gap: why it's important, why the gap exists, what strategies have successfully narrowed it, and what can be done moving forward.

5 Things Working Mothers Can Do To Close The Pay Gap

Romy Newman | Posted 05.24.2016 | Women
Romy Newman

I spend a lot of time thinking about how employers can make better workplaces for women, but I also realize that it's only half of the story. Individuals can also maximize our chances for success and help improve gender equality at work by changing our own behavior.

The Business Case for Advancing Women on Boards

Dr. Bernice Ledbetter | Posted 05.11.2016 | Women
Dr. Bernice Ledbetter

The benefits to a company of having female representation on its board are significant. However, there is a gap -- more like a massive chasm -- between the presence of women in the workforce and the number of women on corporate boards.

Silicon Valley's Challenge: How to Retain Young Women and Help Them Grow into Leaders

Jenny Dearborn | Posted 05.05.2016 | Business
Jenny Dearborn

Why is it that more young women than ever before are choosing technology careers, yet many quickly experience burnout and flee? U.S. women working ...

We Need to Found a Culture of Inclusion in Silicon Valley

Kira Makagon | Posted 04.15.2016 | Technology
Kira Makagon

Newsweek recently published a special edition featuring "The Founding Fathers of Silicon Valley" on its cover. Its fallacies are glaring: everything f...

Education Doesn't End with Graduation

Linda McMahon | Posted 04.08.2016 | Education
Linda McMahon

My advice to this year's graduating seniors is the same as I'd give to a certain 17-year-old who received her diploma 50 years ago. Never lose your curiosity.

What's A Girl to Do? Rise Above Bias

Jody Miller | Posted 03.28.2016 | Business
Jody Miller

In a world where experts insist that unconscious gender bias is pervasive, of course we should strive to make ourselves and our colleagues aware of these tendencies and take steps to correct them where we can.

ConvHERsations: Kate Goodall

GenHERation | Posted 03.24.2017 | HuffPost Home

This week's ConvHERsations webisode features a discussion with Kate Goodall, the COO of the S&R Foundation....

Aren't We All Wonder Women?

Linda McMahon | Posted 03.15.2017 | Women
Linda McMahon

Beneath our business suits, yoga hoodies and work uniforms, don't all women secretly wish we had on a red bustier emblazoned with a golden eagle? If only her outfit were the source of Wonder Woman's power.

Changing Corporate Culture: From "Entrenched Male" to "Gender Neutral"

Caroline Turner | Posted 03.10.2017 | Business
Caroline Turner

A former colleague from my executive days is now very senior at ManpowerGroup. Mara Swan, EVP Global Strategy and Talent, sent me a research report is...

You Can Be Feminine and Fabulous AND a Great Leader! Overcoming Gender Bias Against Women Leaders

20 Beautiful Women | Posted 03.06.2017 | Women
20 Beautiful Women

Written By: Stephanie Barnes Taylor It is 2016, and women still face gender bias when it comes to being taken seriously as a leader. Not only do gend...

Bringing Gender Parity to Hollywood One Step a Time

Dr. Bernice Ledbetter | Posted 03.04.2017 | Women
Dr. Bernice Ledbetter

Change starts from within. Women need the confidence to lead and the opportunity to be considered for positions of power.

Dear Men: I Am A Woman, Not A Thing

Demetra Gregorakis | Posted 03.02.2017 | Women
Demetra Gregorakis

I am skin. I am a heart with nerves and feelings. Every woman has different instructions, written in her eyes, in her tears. Waiting for someone who will read in-between the lines.

Meet the U.S. Company that Beat France to the Email Ban Idea

The Modern Femme Movement | Posted 02.25.2017 | Business
The Modern Femme Movement

By Katy Blevins, Co-Founder of The Modern Femme™ Movement Shani Godwin learned it from her Dad. "You are not your job." What defines her? Well, she...