Personal resilience, mentors, and a knack for creating opportunity are just three of the tools used by women of color executives to break down the “concrete ceiling,” according to a study released today by Catalyst, the leading organization working to advance women in business.
The 2011 Women of Influence Awards, co-presented by Alta Associates and CSO Magazine, recognize outstanding women in infosec careers The 2011 Executive Women’s Forum “Women of Influence” Awards were celebrated recently at the annual EWF event in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Women are still less likely than men to start their own businesses, they are doing so for different reasons, according to new research from Babson College. In developing countries, for example, necessity drives women to start their own businesses. In more-developed countries, however, 72 percent of women started businesses because they saw an opportunity for entrepreneurship.
In almost every country, women lag when it comes to entrepreneurship, according to data from a report released Wednesday by by the nonprofit Global Entrepreneurship Monitor and Babson College. And despite their comparatively higher educational attainment and wealth, Western women were far less likely to start a businesses than women in emerging economies, in part because stronger […]