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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 03.25.2014 | 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 03.11.2014 | 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 03.07.2014 | 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 03.05.2014 | 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 03.05.2014 | 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 | 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...

How Should Women Lead?

Karen Kimsey-House | Posted 10.13.2013 | Business
Karen Kimsey-House

Personally, I think we'd be better off if we stopped arguing about which approach to leadership is better and consider a different way that could be more effective and actually sustainable. I like to call it Integration.

Barbra, Donna, Piper and Me

Robin Amos Kahn | Posted 10.05.2013 | Media
Robin Amos Kahn

Maybe the reason I'm wanting to channel my inner Donna Summer is that I've been on a week-long marathon of Orange Is the New Black. It's so thrilling to watch women chew up the scenery and be funny and crazy and silly and insane and wild and tough and every freaking shade a woman can be.

Is It Women's Time, or Time to Be Human?

Elizabeth Debold | Posted 08.20.2013 | Women
Elizabeth Debold

Even as we push forward, we keep defaulting -- under stress or at key choice points -- back to our old identities, back to the past rather than stepping beyond what has been. It makes true and equal partnership between men and women exceedingly rare.

The Fathers of Women

Lilia Luciano | Posted 08.15.2013 | Impact
Lilia Luciano

Issues affecting women and girls impact everyone. When half the population of a country, and half of a potential workforce, isn't entitled to an education, the effects are monumental.

Inspiring Young Girls Through the Power of Running

Komera | Posted 07.03.2013 | Impact

2013-04-23-theraiseforwomenchallenge300x60.jpgOn my daily run I find peace and balance. In 2007 I found myself running through the remote villages of Rwanda. I often had young boys running with me but rarely young girls. I could see that they wanted to join but weren't sure how.

Women Still Struggle to Get to the Top

Susan Bloch | Posted 07.01.2013 | Business
Susan Bloch

While Sheryl Sandberg in her book Lean In insists it's up to women to help themselves, men and organizations also need to "lean in" and reframe their thinking about women in leadership positions.

Women in Leadership: Breaking Free of Stereotypes

Neela Bettridge | Posted 06.24.2013 | Business
Neela Bettridge

Stereotypes are often widely held and fail to recognize the many different hats women wear in one lifetime, or the simple fact that women are no more typical as leaders than men.

What It's (Really) Like to Hang With Sheryl Sandberg

Emily Bennington | Posted 05.22.2013 | Women
Emily Bennington

Last Monday I hopped in a cab en route to meet Sheryl Sandberg. Yes, THAT Sheryl Sandberg. COO of Facebook. Third-wave feminist poster child. Architect of the national love affair we're having with women and work. Maybe you've heard of her.

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...

Is Sheryl Sandberg the New Gloria Steinem?

Selena Soo | Posted 05.15.2013 | Women
Selena Soo

Sheryl Sandberg has become the new "It Girl" for modern feminism. She appears to embody the American woman's dream of having it all.