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Women in Business: Connie Nyholm, CEO of VIRginia International Raceway

Laura Dunn | Posted 10.21.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

A born entrepreneur, Nyholm invested in the track in 1998 with a partner and has been dedicated to growing VIR using the values of hard work and communication she learned from her dad ever since.

Women in Business: Caroline Eager, Owner of Liz and Roo

Laura Dunn | Posted 10.20.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Caroline Eager is the owner of Liz and Roo Fine Baby Bedding, which she founded in 2012 with Carol Ann Anderson. Their vision was to create high quali...

Women in Business: Jesse Draper, Creator and Host of The Valley Girl Show

Laura Dunn | Posted 10.20.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Jesse Draper is creator and host of The Valley Girl Show and CEO of Valley Girl, Inc. She has produced and distributed over 200 interviews with some o...

Women in Business: Heather Andrus, Senior Vice President of Product Development for Euro-Pro

Laura Dunn | Posted 10.18.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Heather Andrus is the Senior Vice President of Product Development for Euro-Pro, since her appointment in September of 2013. On a daily basis she strives to create compelling products for consumers by understanding the world that they live in, as well as their needs, motivations and desires.

Women in Business: Stacey Allaster, Chairman and CEO of the Women's Tennis Association

Laura Dunn | Posted 10.17.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Named by Forbes magazine as one of the "Most Powerful Women in Sports", Stacey Allaster is an entrepreneurial leader with a history of leading global ...

Women in Business: Mary Page Platerink CEO & Founder of First Aid Shot Therapy

Laura Dunn | Posted 10.17.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

To understand the First Aid Shot Therapy Company, look no further than it's founder - Mary Page Platerink. Mary Page has worked in multiple internatio...

Mentor 2.0 (Mentor + Sponsor)

Julie Kantor | Posted 10.16.2014 | Business
Julie Kantor

I was on cloud 91/2 last week at the Diversity Women's Leadership Conference conference put on Diversity Woman Magazine at the Grand Floridian (heav...

Women in Business: Jennifer Parke, Executive Creative Director, Tiny Rebellion

Laura Dunn | Posted 10.16.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

As the Executive Creative Director of Santa Monica based, positive change ad agency, Tiny Rebellion, Jennifer Parke helps purpose-led companies disrup...

Women in Business: Lori Malcolm, SVP Human Resources for Checkers Drive-In Restaurants

Laura Dunn | Posted 10.15.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Lori Malcolm is the SVP Human Resources for Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, with 800 locations operating under the Checkers and Rally's brands. Prior t...

Women in Business: Claire Davenport Managing Director,

Laura Dunn | Posted 10.14.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

As Managing Director of, the UK's largest voucher website, Claire is responsible for driving the strategy and growth of the online,...

12 Invisible Rules To Bend, Break Or Ignore To Have The Career You Want

Janet Kestin | Posted 10.13.2014 | Women
Janet Kestin

Are women afraid to take risks? Many people would say yes. Others would just say we go about it differently from men.

Women in Business: Laurie Ann Goldman, Leading Retailing Executive

Laura Dunn | Posted 10.13.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Laurie Ann Goldman is a leading retailing executive with over 25 years of experience in building global consumer product businesses and brands.

Women in Business: Carolyn Leonard, DyMynd

Laura Dunn | Posted 10.13.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

As the third female independent trader to ever own a seat at the CBOE, Carolyn's 21 years in the trading pits gave her a ringside view into the emotional ups and downs of volatile markets and the fear and greed that drive them.

Women in Business: Carol Snell, Board of Directors at Push Technology

Laura Dunn | Posted 10.11.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Carol Snell has a broad range of experience that includes venture financing, refining market direction for technology-focused businesses, building man...

Women in Business: Cynthia Kersey, CEO of The Unstoppable Foundation

Laura Dunn | Posted 10.11.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Cynthia is also an inspiring speaker, entrepreneur, national columnist and contributing editor to Success Magazine, and was a featured guest on the Oprah Winfrey Show when Oprah launched the Angel Network.

Sports Mentoring: Building Stronger Women and a Better World

Evan Ryan | Posted 10.10.2014 | Education
Evan Ryan

When you empower a woman, you elevate her entire community. This message exuded from the 17 international participants in this year's U.S. Department of State and espnW Global Sports Mentoring Program.

Women in Business: Janet Lehman, Co-Creator of The Total Transformation Program

Laura Dunn | Posted 10.09.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Janet Lehman, MSW, worked with her husband, James, as co-creator of The Total Transformation Program. Janet has worked with troubled children and teen...

The Corporate Case for Mentoring the Grads of Life

David B. Shapiro | Posted 10.08.2014 | Business
David B. Shapiro

Private-sector engagement in mentoring youth and young employees is a smart investment in boosting labor force participation rates and increasing our nation's ability to compete in the 21st century global economy.

Women in Business: Nancy Mahon, Senior Vice President, Global Philanthropy and Corporate Citizenship, for The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. and Global Director of the M·A·C AIDS Fund

Laura Dunn | Posted 10.07.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Nancy Mahon is the Senior Vice President, Global Philanthropy and Corporate Citizenship, for The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. and Global Director of t...

Women in Business: Patricia Dunion, COO of Transform

Laura Dunn | Posted 10.08.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Pattricia Dunion joined Transform in 2006 and was soon promoted to the position of chief operating officer and is currently in charge of a staff of approx 300 staff and overseeing 27 clinics and two hospitals across the country.

How to Raise a Woman Scientist

Meg Lowman | Posted 10.06.2014 | Science
Meg Lowman

Although things have changed considerably for women in the world of science since the brave and bold Marie Curie began paving the way, there are still far too few women pursuing science careers, including my own field of forest canopy biology. Simply put, we're missing out on a tremendous number of great minds.

Women in Business: Nichole Lecher, Director of Strategic Philanthropy and Community Relations at Northwestern Mutual

Laura Dunn | Posted 10.06.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Nichole Lecher is director of strategic philanthropy and community relations at Northwestern Mutual. She has held this position since January 2012. In...

Women in Business: Becky Taylor, Sylvan Learning Franchisee

Laura Dunn | Posted 10.04.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Becky Taylor has worked in the field of education more than 35 years. She began her career, as a Special Education teacher, serving students identified with mental impairments, learning disabilities and behavior disabilities.

Women in Business: Eugenia Tzoannopoulos, Regional Developer for Massage Envy Spa

Laura Dunn | Posted 10.03.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Eugenia Tzoannopoulos has been a regional developer for Massage Envy Spa since September of 2006 overseeing the Connecticut Region, which includes Con...

Women in Business Q&A: Laurie McGraw, President and CEO of Shareable Ink

Laura Dunn | Posted 10.02.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Laurie McGraw joined Shareable Ink in June 2013 as President and Chief Executive Officer and is also a member of the Board of Directors. Laurie bring...