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Female Leaders

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.

Redefining Success for Women: The Third Metric of Leadership

Megan Dalla-Camina | Posted 03.26.2014 | Women
Megan Dalla-Camina

It's time women embrace their inherently unique and authentic qualities, rather than trying to dumb them down, stamp them out or repress them in order to fit the required leadership mold.

What Women Leaders Bring to the Table

Michele Nealon-Woods | Posted 03.13.2014 | Women
Michele Nealon-Woods

We seem universally inclined to talk about our differences. Gender differences, in particular, can dominate central stage. With March being Women's History Month, here we are again asking how men and women leaders are the same or different!

Entrepreneurial Advice From Stay-at-Home Mom Turned Millionaire

Ximena N. Beltran | Posted 04.13.2014 | Business
Ximena N. Beltran

Not even Alli Webb, creator of Drybar, the blowout-only hair salon, imagined her hobby would grow from a mobile business to more than 30 locations across the U.S.

If You Build It, She Will Come

Dr. Sasha Galbraith | Posted 03.23.2014 | Business
Dr. Sasha Galbraith

'Lean up to the table. And you can't whisper.' The advice comes straight out of Sheryl Sandberg's playbook, but it wasn't the COO of Facebook who was uttering the phrase. It was Annette Wilkus, and she was telling me a story about one of her employees.

Advancing the State of Your Empire

Beth Bronfman | Posted 02.03.2014 | Business
Beth Bronfman

If you want power, I say go for it. But what happens once you get to that mountaintop that once seemed so unattainable?

Women Can Be the Leaders of the Future

Vicki Donlan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Vicki Donlan

The question is, do we really want the next generation to follow and not lead? As a woman in business, I believe women in AMERICA are ready to lead! But, we have to be willing to risk changing the status quo.

The Reason You Succeeded In School May Be Hurting You At Work

Posted 10.02.2013 | Women

School is supposed to prepare students for life after graduation -- but are the skills applied in the classroom hurting women more than helping when i...

Do Women Make Better Leaders?

Forbes | Posted 09.21.2013 | Women

I was recently a panelist at the Forte MBA Women's Leadership Conference, sponsored by the Forte Foundation. Forte Foundation is an outstanding organ...

Why You Should Know Who This Woman Is

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 07.15.2013 | Women

On July 11th, Microsoft announced that they will promote previous Windows Chief and 20-year Microsoft veteran Julie Larson-Green to oversee the entire...

Barbara Ross Miller: Finding My Inspiration

Barbara Ross Miller | Posted 09.09.2013 | Women
Barbara Ross Miller

I've found my inspiration in other women. Some of them have passed through and others have become a part of my life, either professionally or personally.

My Response to Peter Heck

Morgan Mohr | Posted 08.10.2013 | Women
Morgan Mohr

Perhaps Peter Heck is not simply an ultraconservative rural voice, but an indication of the veiled, and even subconscious, distress of men who are encountering a growing number of financially independent women.

Jan Diehm

LOOK: The Limits Of 'Leaning In'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jan Diehm | Posted 11.11.2013 | Women

As women across the country form "Lean In" circles and others poke holes in the messages of Sheryl Sandberg's book of the same name, the fact remains ...

How to Develop Women As Leaders

Ekaterina Walter | Posted 06.15.2013 | Women
Ekaterina Walter

The making of women leaders is a collaborative process, where future leaders need to embrace the lessons learned by those who forged a path before them.

Enough About 'Leaning In'

Tiziana Dearing | Posted 10.24.2013 | Women
Tiziana Dearing

It feels like the real point has been hovering a good thousand feet above the conversation. I believed the goal of the women's movement was to achieve true self-determination -- a society in which a woman can be whatever she wants to be.

Sheryl Sandberg With Marlo Thomas (WATCH)

Posted 08.14.2013 | MarloThomas

I was so excited to meet with Facebook COO and author Sheryl Sandberg this week on Mondays With Marlo. As you may know, Sheryl has just released a boo...

What Women Are Better at Than Men, According to Brain Science

Daniel G. Amen, M.D | Posted 05.04.2013 | Women
Daniel G. Amen, M.D

Females are neurologically well-equipped to lead, manage and help us resolve the major problems of the world. By understanding and honoring the female brain, we can empower girls and women to use their brains to change the world.

Values That Were Considered Too Female Are Suddenly Vital

Jean Oelwang | Posted 04.08.2013 | Women
Jean Oelwang

I believe that women haven't been assuming more leadership positions in the world today because the systems we've created often do not place the right value on the strengths that women can bring to the table. Fortunately, that's all set to change.

Helping Women Leaders Around the Globe Reach Their Full Potential

Julie Fasone Holder | Posted 02.09.2013 | Impact
Julie Fasone Holder

My time in India reaffirmed my understanding that all around the world there is a momentum among women that is undeniable. However, women have to remember that we can and should reach out to each other for guidance and support -- and, in turn, help others whenever we can.

Why Smart Girls Give Up

Phyllis Stuart | Posted 12.03.2012 | Impact
Phyllis Stuart

The WIN Awards show doesn't simply applaud actors, writers, directors, producers and media which advance dimensional female media images. The WIN Awards are a media advocacy instrument designed to level the playing field for all women.

Why Corporate Boards Should Be Looking for a Few Good Women

Stacie Nevadomski Berdan | Posted 10.09.2012 | Business
Stacie Nevadomski Berdan

More women on corporate boards? The question is not why but, why not? Women in the boardroom provide a competitive advantage for businesses' bottom lines by providing input from diverse backgrounds.

Lena Dunham Remembers Nora Ephron

The New Yorker | Posted 06.28.2012 | Women

I loved whoever was making these actresses comfortable enough to express the minutiae of being a human woman onscreen.

The Best Mailgirl Ever

The New York Times | Posted 06.28.2012 | Women

When Nora Ephron graduated from college in 1962, she applied for a job as a writer at Newsweek, was told women weren't allowed to be writers there, an...

Another Reason We Need Women On Corporate Boards

Forbes Woman | Posted 06.27.2012 | Women

On the same day that Sheryl Sandberg was named the first woman to Facebook's board, I found myself attending an extraordinarily relevant event coordin...

9 Silicon Valley Women To Watch

Forbes Woman | Posted 06.25.2012 | Women

There's Silicon Valley in the San Francisco Bay Area, Silicon Alley in New York – and now Silicon Beach in Los Angeles. We heard about Silicon Be...