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I Have Become 'That Mom'

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 08.08.2014 | Women
Lisa Abeyta

I'm the one who shows up over three hours late for school registration and endures the rolling eyes of parent volunteers who can't imagine anything more important than standing in long lines to fill out identical information on 11 different forms.

Helping Your Office 'Thrive'

Heather Campion | Posted 07.23.2014 | Business
Heather Campion

I left Arianna Huffington's talk and went back to the office and sent an email to my team titled "After Hours Emails" asking that they not respond to them after 6 p.m. or before 8 a.m.

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...

Why Didn't Mary Barra 'Lean In' to Respond to Matt Lauer?

Leah Singer | Posted 08.27.2014 | Media
Leah Singer

When Lauer asked the question about whether she can run a company and be a mother, why didn't she call him out on the biased nature of the question? Sadly, she missed a huge opportunity for herself and fellow female executives.

Gender Equity Can Make America Competitive

Eve Ellis | Posted 08.20.2014 | 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.

A CEO's Advice to the Class of 2014

Julie Smolyansky | Posted 08.13.2014 | Business
Julie Smolyansky

Last week, I had the surreal and humbling honor of accepting the Distinguished Alumni Award at my high school alma mater, Niles North in Skokie, IL. ...

Women CEOs: Higher Profile, Higher Risk

Sylvia Ann Hewlett | Posted 07.20.2014 | Women
Sylvia Ann Hewlett

GM CEO Mary Barra had a tough time in March and April being grilled by Congress for a botched recall of 2.6 million vehicles with faulty ignition switches. But that's only one of the reasons she's in the hot seat -- and she's got company.

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...

9 Ways Women's Lives Have Changed For The Better Since 2005

The Huffington Post | Amanda Duberman | Posted 05.09.2014 | Women

When it comes to women's equality, we tend to focus on historical victories and present-day battles. We search for answers in the past to solve riddle...

Why Women CEOs Are Fired More Often Than Men

The Huffington Post | Amanda Duberman | Posted 05.07.2014 | Women

When we talk about gender equality in upper management, we usually talk about confidence, implicit gender bias, the "mommy penalty" and earning respec...

Why One Group of Travelers Hope I Don't Win Mother of the Year

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 07.02.2014 | Women
Lisa Abeyta

For me, one of the strangest parts of traveling for business is how much it has changed me as a mother. Gone are the days where I am accessible all day every day, and it's meant I've had to give up on the idea that I can somehow control the outcome of things happening several time zones away.

The Forbes Women's Summit: Entrepreneurship of Everything

Sugar Rautbord | Posted 06.30.2014 | Business
Sugar Rautbord

The burgeoning 2nd Annual FORBES Women's Summit, May 14-15 in New York, is in the rare position of being allowed to be highly selective assembling the Leaders and Power participants all wanting and qualified to participate.

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.

Why I Will Not #BanBossy

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.04.2014 | Women
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, author of smart and sassy romance novels With all due respect to my idols, Sheryl, Beyoncé, and the other women of t...

9 CEOs With The Worst Reputations

24/7 Wall St. | Douglas A. McIntyre and Vince Calio | Posted 04.05.2014 | Business

A good manager understands the contribution of his or her employees. In return, managers often receive the respect of their workers. And indeed, more ...

Anne Sweeney Quits Powerhouse Job to Do What? Nah!

Sonya Hamlin | Posted 05.19.2014 | Media
Sonya Hamlin

The choices aren't always forthcoming. But here is a woman who made it possible, whose responsibilities , whatever they are, will clearly all be met and taken care of if she decides to find out something else about herself.

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.

Kids at Work? Why It Works and Helps Women (and Men!) Succeed

Sabrina Parsons | Posted 03.26.2014 | Women
Sabrina Parsons

All parents are parents first and I think it is ridiculous for any employer to ever think or demand otherwise. If we create situations where parents know they are allowed to openly and publicly be parents first, then we help change the paradigm and help make the work/life balance easier for everyone.

Should CEOs Be Hot (and Should We Even Care)?

Deborah Sweeney | Posted 03.23.2014 | Women
Deborah Sweeney

If we focus solely on Mayer's, or any other CEO's, beauty, does that take away from their otherwise commendable accomplishments? Are we simply pointing out what society has long drilled into our mindsets -- that life is easier when you're attractive -- or are we adding the issues of sexism as it affects the perceptions of women in business?

Think We're Alone Now? The Path of a Female CEO

Betty Liu | Posted 03.19.2014 | Business
Betty Liu

Wednesday marked the first day of work for Mary Barra, the newly-appointed CEO of General Motors. As she sits down for the first time in the corner office, she'll have made history as the first female chief executive of an American automaker and now, only the 23rd woman currently running a Fortune 500 company.

U.S. Auto Industry's First Female CEO Prepares To Lead

AP | DEE-ANN DURBIN and TOM KRISHER | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

DETROIT (AP) — When Mary Barra was born in 1962, General Motors was selling half the cars on U.S. roads. In her booming middle-class suburb north o...

Is Competition or Collaboration the Key to Success On and Off the Court?

Leslie Grossman | Posted 02.03.2014 | Business
Leslie Grossman

Collaboration is often missing from the workplace, particularly between the genders. At least that's the complaint of many women in many industries.

Launching an Enterprise: Is there an app for that? My tech product pre-launch To Do list

Nicole Valentine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business
Nicole Valentine

I'm building an app that is going to change the world for small businesses. And I'm planning to launch it in the New Year. There's so much to get right - the product, the design, the user experience, the marketing message, the roll out and the business model.

Black Woman Named CEO Of Major Philanthropic Foundation

The Huffington Post | Rhonesha Byng | Posted 10.23.2013 | Black Voices

A black woman has just been named as president and CEO of one of the largest philanthropic foundations in the United States. According to a press ...

Happy Bosses Day: All 300 of You!

Stacey Alcorn | Posted 12.16.2013 | Business
Stacey Alcorn

A boss is also someone who gives orders in a domineering manner. Do bosses really do that? I can't imagine myself giving orders that way and luckily none of my 300 bosses do that to me.