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Women Leadership

CEOs for Women's Empowerment: Why It's Time for Action

Rick Goings | Posted 09.18.2014 | Impact
Rick Goings

In today's global business climate, women continue to strive to breakthrough barriers that keep them from achieving their professional potential -- their male counterparts need to step up to the plate to help them get there.

Here's How African Nations Are Making Progress With Democracy, Human Rights, More

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 08.07.2014 | Impact

In an unprecedented move this week, President Obama played host to nearly 50 leaders from Africa -- a continent which is home to six of the 10 fastes...

How to Stop Fearing Leadership and Own Your Greatness

Joselyn DiPetta | Posted 07.25.2014 | Women
Joselyn DiPetta

What I see time and time again is that no matter how women leaders demonstrate their value, whether it be in the workplace, with our families or in our communities, we tend to diminish and undervalue our contributions.

The Art of Leadership, South Korean Style

Sung-Joo Kim | Posted 09.21.2014 | Business
Sung-Joo Kim

I truly believe there are three criteria that are common to all successful entrepreneurs: having the confidence to challenge the status quo; being very proactive; and being at the cutting-edge of a chosen discipline.

Obstacles for Women Reaching the Top: Unconscious Images

Caroline Turner | Posted 08.13.2014 | Business
Caroline Turner

If tooting your own horn is hard for you (a common thing among women), PRACTICE. Or ask a colleague or sponsor to "toot" on your behalf (and do that for others).

9 Roadside Assistance Tips to Surviving an Unpredictable or Bumpy Career Road Trip!

Dina Vardouniotis | Posted 07.29.2014 | Business
Dina Vardouniotis

You may be resilient enough to absorb the shocks, but here are some roadside assistance to ensure you not only survive the trip but enjoy the ride:

Female Leaders Are More Effective Than 'Macho' Ones

The Huffington Post | Amanda Duberman | Posted 05.23.2014 | Women

Satisfaction with political leaders worldwide stands at 30 percent. Eighty percent of world's political leaders are men. Coincidence? A new survey...

More Women Leaders and Entrepreneurs? What a Wonderful World It Would Be!

Penina Rybak | Posted 07.21.2014 | Business
Penina Rybak

"Women in business supporting other women, who support men, who support their fellow women... what a wonderful world it will be!" -- Betsy Myers, Spea...

Taking The Lead On Women's Public Health

Saundra Pelletier | Posted 07.15.2014 | Impact
Saundra Pelletier

At WomanCare Global, we empower women to choose whether and when they'll have children. We want to ensure that every aspect of the supply chain has been audited and addressed.

Role Models: The Missing Link for Women

Zenaida Lorenzo | Posted 06.28.2014 | Women
Zenaida Lorenzo

A role model can have a powerful effect on you. It is a person whom you look up to, who inspires you, someone you admire and want to be like.

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.

Raise Your Hand, Daughter

Jennifer Handford | Posted 05.25.2014 | Parents
Jennifer Handford

I'm the entire Ban Bossy campaign and controversy rolled into a mom.

Unconscious Lessons Call for Mindful Education

Suna Senman | Posted 05.11.2014 | Impact
Suna Senman

We need to evoke mindfulness in what we think, see and do; or else pass the craziness of our current world onto our children.

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.

International Women's Day: Give Yourself the Chance to Be Extraordinary

Saundra Pelletier | Posted 05.05.2014 | Women
Saundra Pelletier

My mother's reluctance to raise another Betty Crocker became blatantly obvious when I started kindergarten and she sent me to school with a briefcase instead of a lunchbox. According to her, school was not about what your lunch looked like, it was about progress.

Furnishings of Female Leadership: Ali Pincus, One Kings Lane

Elise Lelon | Posted 05.05.2014 | Women
Elise Lelon

Long before thought leaders John Gerzema and Michael D'Antonio wrote The Athena Doctrine, Ali was demonstrating why and how women can make extraordinary leaders by using their strength as women rather than by trying to be men.

One Truth About Women That Every Woman Needs to Know

Alexia Parks | Posted 04.13.2014 | Women
Alexia Parks

What would happen if women looked at leadership as a natural born skill that they already have? What if leadership training for women was a career choice that came with curriculum to take them, for example, from the classroom to Congress?

From Prophet to Profit: A Woman's Business Weapon

Caryn Chow | Posted 02.07.2014 | Small Business
Caryn Chow

My grandmother raised four kids, and became a single parent when my grandfather passed on and my younger uncle was a tender 14. Learning to become profitable was not something she even thought about. She was "savvy" before savvy was a "business" household name.

Invest in Women. Improve the World

Alyse Nelson | Posted 02.03.2014 | Impact
Alyse Nelson

The truth is deep investments take time, but we've seen this strategy yield significant returns. Women leaders in our network are transforming communities, countries, even cultures.

Laura Bassett

House Democrats Bring On 3 Women To Shape Party Policy

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 12.03.2013 | Politics

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announced on Tuesday that three congresswomen have taken on new positions in the House Democratic Steeri...

What It Takes To Be a Woman in the 21st Century

Zanele Mabaso | Posted 01.23.2014 | Teen
Zanele Mabaso

There still are many challenges that women face in the world of work, where most industries are still male-dominated, yet, women are rising as role models allowing more young women leaders to follow in their footsteps and become leaders themselves.

Why Women Leadership Is Necessary

Victoria Lin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Teen
Victoria Lin

What we need is not the extreme unlimited economic and political freedom of competition, or the societal and environmental exhaustion caused by competition without moderation. What society needs is the cooperation of forces.

Are We Just a Bunch of Mean Girls?

Jan Sharry | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Jan Sharry

We all know the Madeline Albright quote about how there is a special place in hell for women who don't help other women. With this threat of a very painful and hot eternity, how can we as leaders become more supportive of other women?

Is Freezing Eggs the Only Solution for Women in Leadership?

Tom J. Hidvegi | Posted 11.27.2013 | Business
Tom J. Hidvegi

Restless talks with my female friends in leadership positions in their 40's always came down to one key question: motherhood? They all wished someone ...

Debora Spar On The Real Difference Between Men And Women At Work

Posted 09.23.2013 | Women

As someone who is familiar with the nuances of both female-dominated and male-dominated workplaces, Barnard College president Debora Spar knows that t...