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Women Leadership

Will Female Leaders Make a Better World?

Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells) | Posted 11.19.2014 | Business
Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells)

Building emotionally intelligent teams and organizations will be imperative in order to engage people and ensure that we both do the right thing, and do it in the right way. If people are not engaged at work, how are we then going to build the necessary momentum and energy to move forward?

Tapping the Potential of Boardroom Diversity

Debra Walton | Posted 11.04.2014 | Women
Debra Walton

Diversity of gender brings a diversity of thought. Getting more women involved reduces groupthink, unlocks fresh perspectives and fosters innovation and organizational creativity -- ultimately emulating a diverse customer base.

Where Are the Women in the Corridors of Power?

Silvana Koch-Mehrin | Posted 10.31.2014 | World
Silvana Koch-Mehrin

Michelle Bachelet, President of Chile, rightly stated: "When one woman is a leader, it changes her. When more women are leaders, it changes politics and policies."

Is Your Imagination Undermining Your Success?

Gregory Stebbins | Posted 10.28.2014 | Business
Gregory Stebbins

As leaders, imagination is a vital tool. Often the organizational visions we paint originate right from of our imagination. As Albert Einstein said, "Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Mothers Don't Tell Your Daughters You Can't Factor

Ellevate | Posted 10.22.2014 | Parents
Ellevate

So fathers and mothers need to make a concerted effort to shed their biases. But what is a mother who doesn't feel prepared to help her children with math to do?

Love Women? Prove It!

Ellevate | Posted 10.13.2014 | Women
Ellevate

Women are one of the biggest ongoing business news stories of the year. And they continue being a story because, for all the confetti and marching bands, women still comprise a sliver of top leaders in nearly every industry.

CEOs for Women's Empowerment: Why It's Time for Action

Rick Goings | Posted 11.18.2014 | Impact
Rick Goings

In today's global business climate, women continue to strive to breakthrough barriers that keep them from achieving their professional potential -- their male counterparts need to step up to the plate to help them get there.

Here's How African Nations Are Making Progress With Democracy, Human Rights, More

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 08.07.2014 | Impact

In an unprecedented move this week, President Obama played host to nearly 50 leaders from Africa -- a continent which is home to six of the 10 fastes...

How to Stop Fearing Leadership and Own Your Greatness

Joselyn DiPetta | Posted 09.24.2014 | Women
Joselyn DiPetta

What I see time and time again is that no matter how women leaders demonstrate their value, whether it be in the workplace, with our families or in our communities, we tend to diminish and undervalue our contributions.

The Art of Leadership, South Korean Style

Sung-Joo Kim | Posted 09.21.2014 | Business
Sung-Joo Kim

I truly believe there are three criteria that are common to all successful entrepreneurs: having the confidence to challenge the status quo; being very proactive; and being at the cutting-edge of a chosen discipline.

Obstacles for Women Reaching the Top: Unconscious Images

Caroline Turner | Posted 08.13.2014 | Business
Caroline Turner

If tooting your own horn is hard for you (a common thing among women), PRACTICE. Or ask a colleague or sponsor to "toot" on your behalf (and do that for others).

9 Roadside Assistance Tips to Surviving an Unpredictable or Bumpy Career Road Trip!

Dina Vardouniotis | Posted 07.29.2014 | Business
Dina Vardouniotis

You may be resilient enough to absorb the shocks, but here are some roadside assistance to ensure you not only survive the trip but enjoy the ride:

Female Leaders Are More Effective Than 'Macho' Ones

The Huffington Post | Amanda Duberman | Posted 05.23.2014 | Women

Satisfaction with political leaders worldwide stands at 30 percent. Eighty percent of world's political leaders are men. Coincidence? A new survey...

More Women Leaders and Entrepreneurs? What a Wonderful World It Would Be!

Penina Rybak | Posted 07.21.2014 | Business
Penina Rybak

"Women in business supporting other women, who support men, who support their fellow women... what a wonderful world it will be!" -- Betsy Myers, Spea...

Taking The Lead On Women's Public Health

Saundra Pelletier | Posted 07.15.2014 | Impact
Saundra Pelletier

At WomanCare Global, we empower women to choose whether and when they'll have children. We want to ensure that every aspect of the supply chain has been audited and addressed.

Role Models: The Missing Link for Women

Zenaida Lorenzo | Posted 06.28.2014 | Women
Zenaida Lorenzo

A role model can have a powerful effect on you. It is a person whom you look up to, who inspires you, someone you admire and want to be like.

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.

Raise Your Hand, Daughter

Jennifer Handford | Posted 05.25.2014 | Parents
Jennifer Handford

I'm the entire Ban Bossy campaign and controversy rolled into a mom.

Unconscious Lessons Call for Mindful Education

Suna Senman | Posted 05.11.2014 | Impact
Suna Senman

We need to evoke mindfulness in what we think, see and do; or else pass the craziness of our current world onto our children.

Women's Leadership Can Transform the Way We Do Business in a Climate-Constrained World

Mary Robinson | Posted 05.07.2014 | Impact
Mary Robinson

For the women who are in leading roles in business, I have a proposition to make. I want you to be champions of climate justice.

International Women's Day: Give Yourself the Chance to Be Extraordinary

Saundra Pelletier | Posted 05.05.2014 | Women
Saundra Pelletier

My mother's reluctance to raise another Betty Crocker became blatantly obvious when I started kindergarten and she sent me to school with a briefcase instead of a lunchbox. According to her, school was not about what your lunch looked like, it was about progress.

Furnishings of Female Leadership: Ali Pincus, One Kings Lane

Elise Lelon | Posted 05.05.2014 | Women
Elise Lelon

Long before thought leaders John Gerzema and Michael D'Antonio wrote The Athena Doctrine, Ali was demonstrating why and how women can make extraordinary leaders by using their strength as women rather than by trying to be men.

One Truth About Women That Every Woman Needs to Know

Alexia Parks | Posted 04.13.2014 | Women
Alexia Parks

What would happen if women looked at leadership as a natural born skill that they already have? What if leadership training for women was a career choice that came with curriculum to take them, for example, from the classroom to Congress?

From Prophet to Profit: A Woman's Business Weapon

Caryn Chow | Posted 02.07.2014 | Small Business
Caryn Chow

My grandmother raised four kids, and became a single parent when my grandfather passed on and my younger uncle was a tender 14. Learning to become profitable was not something she even thought about. She was "savvy" before savvy was a "business" household name.

Invest in Women. Improve the World

Alyse Nelson | Posted 02.03.2014 | Impact
Alyse Nelson

The truth is deep investments take time, but we've seen this strategy yield significant returns. Women leaders in our network are transforming communities, countries, even cultures.