No company that makes a change in leadership takes the decision lightly. The top-down dynamic has a ripple effect that’s hard to measure, and most management shifts produce mixed results. Not so with TeleDirect, a business process outsourcing (BPO) leader. TeleDirect has many women to key positions in leadership roles, with positive results. We asked […]
7 Women Who Have Created Successful Companies in Business
With many women working hard to shatter the glass ceiling, it appears that there are increasing possibilities for women in professional capacities. Industries that are commonly skewed to be male-dominant are now being occupied by female workers.
From Entertainer to Business Consulting Powerhouse In 2007 Founder and CEO Da’Nielle Veasey decided to “drop the mic” from pursuing a music career in exchange for a business suit and put to use her Business degree and Associate’s in Marketing, to launch UBME Business Consulting and Marketing Firm.
Millennial Women Question Professional Ambition
Nearly 50 Percent of Women Say That Too Much Personal Sacrifice Is at Stake NEW YORK (June 13, 2013): Amidst the ongoing discussions of women in the workplace and the opportunity for women to assume leadership positions, new research finds that Millennial women, surprisingly, have little interest or desire to assume a top leadership position.
41 Female Founders Every Entrepreneur Should Know
Women comprise 47% of the U.S. workforce, but just 25% of the STEM workforce. While the tech sector has a reputation of being occupied by white males, women are making a go at careers in STEM fields.
New CEO at Business and Professional Women
Dr. Jane E. Smith recently became the new chief executive at Business and Professional Women/USA (BPW), where she oversees the operations of the organization’s National Federation, the BPW Foundation, BPW’s Political Action Committee, and BusinessWoman Magazine. Serving more than 37,000 members in every congressional district of the United States, as well as members in the […]
Toastmasters International celebrates 25 years of women leaders
Twenty-five years ago Helen Blanchard broke through the glass ceiling of Toastmasters International to become its first female International President. Since then, five women have been elected International President, and more than half of the organization’s 260,000 members are female.
Female execs on wane at Fortune 500 firms
Women promoted based on performance, men based on potential The ratio of female senior executives at Fortune 500 companies declined this year, according to a new tally, suggesting women still have a long way to go in achieving gender equality in business.