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Jillian Berman

Even Companies That Sell Tampons Are Run By Men

HuffingtonPost.com | Jillian Berman | Posted 07.22.2014 | Business

A shot from a recent ad mocking ridiculous tampon commercials. Most women would rather not discuss the intricacies of their period with a man. Mo...

Proof Having A Woman CEO Is Great For Business

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 07.15.2014 | Women

According to the numbers, companies with women at the top make more money. An analysis from Fortune showed that Fortune 1000 companies with female...

Love Is Dangerous... Still

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

The other weekend the Sunday New York Times Book Review had its annual summer reading issue. Now, it's not like I need any more books to read, since...

Gender Equity Can Make America Competitive

Eve Ellis | Posted 06.20.2014 | Business
Eve Ellis

In his recent address at West Point, President Obama said the U.S. must always be a leader. And yet, leaders of U.S. corporations, so far, have seemed complacent with a lagging status quo.

Learning to Believe in Herself, in High Tops or Heels

Dr. Sasha Galbraith | Posted 06.17.2014 | Business
Dr. Sasha Galbraith

Drumright has asked herself if she could have moved further along faster if she had learned to promote herself more -- something she believes men are much better at than women. But her answer is always the same.

Despite Regional Differences, Women Across the Globe Face Same Career Advancement Challenges

Dr. Bernice Ledbetter | Posted 07.27.2014 | Women
Dr. Bernice Ledbetter

Women make up half the workforce in nearly every developed country around the world; however, when you look at the levels of senior female leaders the...

I Want to MASTER Entrepreneurship!

Victoria Louise Rabin | Posted 07.19.2014 | HuffPost Home
Victoria Louise Rabin

"I want to master Entrepreneurship!!" The first word that came to my mind to describe this bizarre marriage of words was - "Oxymoron." Entrepren...

What I Learned in My First Year as a Female Startup CEO

Yunha Kim | Posted 06.16.2014 | Technology
Yunha Kim

If you are aggressive, you are a bitch. If you are emotional, you are PMSing. If you are soft, you are too feminine. Whatever way someone finds you, they can always justify it is because you are female.

Barb Moran-Goodrich Gets the Motors Running

Dr. Sasha Galbraith | Posted 05.25.2014 | Business
Dr. Sasha Galbraith

Even though she knew the business inside and out, she was told she wasn't fit for the top job -- just because she was a woman. The man who told her so? Dad himself.

What It Means to Be a Leader, 11 Tips

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.10.2014 | Business
Maria Rodale

Today I'm going to share 11 leadership tips I've come upon the hard way -- because there's only one way to leadership, and that's the hard way.

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.

If You Were President... 5 Questions to Ask Yourself

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Happy Presidents Day. We all love to worship an idealized version of our leaders--the guy in the top hat or the guy with the wig (and maybe one day ...

A Woman Mastering the Machine

Dr. Sasha Galbraith | Posted 04.13.2014 | Business
Dr. Sasha Galbraith

Men -- and, let's face it, a lot of women -- don't equate math, analytics and technology with women. They obviously haven't met Sheila Talton, the founder and CEO of Gray Matter Analytics, a Chicago-based company that builds data analytics capabilities.

GM's First Female CEO Will Make A Lot More Than Her Predecessor

Reuters | Posted 02.10.2014 | Business

DETROIT, Feb 10 (Reuters) - General Motors Co's Mary Barra, the auto industry's first female chief executive officer, will be paid $14.4 million in ca...

3 Lessons on Perspective for Entrepreneurs to Succeed

Kari Warberg Block | Posted 03.10.2014 | Business
Kari Warberg Block

Only a fraction of ideas become businesses, fewer reach an IPO, and even less achieve $1 billion in revenue. So how do you grow from an inventor to a successful entrepreneur?

Ode to Betty

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

I knew it was going to happen one day. But it was a day I was dreading. And that day has come. People often ask me how I do it all. After reeling i...

Jillian Berman

GM's Historic Female CEO Pick Still More Exception Than Rule

HuffingtonPost.com | Jillian Berman | Posted 12.10.2013 | Business

General Motors picking Mary Barra to be the first woman ever to run a major automaker is a milestone for female executives. But make no mistake: Women...

GM Names Its First Ever Female CEO

Reuters | Ben Klayman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business

DETROIT - General Motors Co Chief Executive Officer Dan Akerson will step down next month and be replaced by global product development chief Mary Bar...

DreamWorks CEO: 'You Can't Do Everything At The Same Time'

Posted 10.15.2013 | Women

"Get a hobby. Maintain your friendships. Hang out with other people." That's some of the advice DreamWorks CEO Stacey Snider would offer her younge...

9 Things Women Couldn't Do In 1913 -- And 3 Things They Still Can't

The Huffington Post | Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 08.27.2013 | Women

It's Women's Equality Day, which is a good moment to take stock of how far we've come -- and the areas of our lives where we are not feeling the equal...

Don't Judge a CEO -- or Magazine -- by Its Cover

Gail Becker | Posted 10.22.2013 | Women
Gail Becker

Both founders of Google did it, as well as Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Richard Branson even did it on the cover. Yes, each of these attractive, successful and stunningly smart men graced the pages of GQ magazine. So why shouldn't Marissa Mayer do the same in Vogue?

Marissa Mayer: 'I Didn't Set Out To Be At The Top'

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 08.16.2013 | Women

Between announcing a pregnancy soon after getting the job and banning Yahoo employees from working from home, Marissa Mayer's first months as CEO of Y...

The 'Women' Effect: Women Have More Influence on Men's Behavior Than Previously Thought, and It's Changing Corporate America

Kay Koplovitz | Posted 09.22.2013 | Business
Kay Koplovitz

I have not lost faith in the influence women have on men, and finally this influence is working its way into the corner office as to the value that women bring to performance.

How This Woman Makes It In A 'Man's World'

Posted 07.03.2013 | Women

Given the number of recent discussions about women's representation in gaming, we're pretty excited about one woman who is a major player in the indus...

Jillian Berman

Xerox CEO On Women Leaders: 'There's A Tidal Wave Coming'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jillian Berman | Posted 06.20.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- Xerox CEO Ursula Burns is one of the few women at the top of Corporate America, but she has some good news for others looking to get there...