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Womenomics

Driving Growth Through Women's Economic Participation

Melanne Verveer | Posted 01.18.2015 | Women
Melanne Verveer

Access to finance, access to technology, sourcing from women-owned businesses, and changes to corporate culture all have the potential to increase women's participation and transform business as we know it.

Hillary Clinton: The Idealistic Realist

Jarryd Willis | Posted 10.14.2014 | Women
Jarryd Willis

Hillary Clinton ended Hard Choices with a subtle hint of her intent to run for office in 2016, while sharing the inspiring story of her late mother, Dorothy Howell Rodham.

'Womenomics' Will Be Key to Japan's Revival

Shinzō Abe | Posted 07.05.2014 | World
Shinzō Abe

I will create a society where women shine. Under my administration, women's active participation constitutes the core of the growth strategy, rather than social policy. In this respect, we have decided that at least 30 percent of all national government officials employed next year will be women. I have also been urging listed companies to add at least one woman as a board member. By encouraging the advancement of women in society, we will raise our growth rate and promote "womenomics."

Meet the Hillary Clinton of Japan

Nancy Snow | Posted 01.27.2014 | World
Nancy Snow

Japan is teeming with exceptionally hard-working, bright and articulate women who could be Japan's leading indicators of success.

How to Write Your Own Job Description at Work

Marcia Reynolds | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marcia Reynolds

Make yourself indispensable with a strategic perspective and you have leverage for writing your own job description.

Can Womenomics Ease the Stress of Work/Life Balance?

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 06.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Marcia G. Yerman

A whopping 87 percent of women would like more equilibrium between the competing areas of their lives. Two professionals have entered the conversation with a new book.

Women in Politics Need Womenomics -- And Much, Much More

Sarah Granger | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sarah Granger

I recently read the book Womenomics, which focuses on how women can take charge in the workplace and negotiate for intangibles that we need to balance our busy lives.

Jumping Back on the Ladder: Talking With Harvard's Christine Heenan

Morra Aarons-Mele | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Morra Aarons-Mele

Christine Heenan, who spent her twenties in the Clinton White House, notes that even after jumping off the corporate ladder, "You can absolutely come out on top."

Did Anyone Else Think The Newsweek Photo of Oprah Was Misogynistic? And Just Plain Dumb?

Claire Shipman and Katty Kay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Claire Shipman and Katty Kay

Whatever case the reporters were trying to make about Oprah, it would have helped them tremendously to have done it in a dignified manner.

Does Bad Economic News Equal Good News For Women?

Claire Shipman and Katty Kay | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Claire Shipman and Katty Kay

It does. And we call this shift Womenomics: the emergence of a new workforce dynamic that is giving women the power to tailor their work lives to better suit their needs.

"Womenomics": The Way Of The Future

Daily Mail | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Once women simply spent the housekeeping money doled out to them. These days they are more likely to hold the purse strings. This was one of the find...