In a recent article published on LinkedIn, Melinda Gates called out the corporate world. She highlights the inequalities still facing women and minorities in the workplace, despite the progress that’s been made in the last 70 years. Anyone who’s held a job probably has a story about it, or can at least recognize the disparity […]
According to Fortune, there are three ways modern women can make their way into the C-suite: securing positions in the boardroom, finding corporate mentors and workplace sponsors, and education. Indeed, business education remains one of the best paths to upper-level management, which means women in business must continue learning throughout their careers.
In the noble pursuit of gender equality, business schools across the nation have devoted the past few years to encouraging more women to enroll in business education. Dozens of universities have enacted affirmative action goals to recruit more women into MBA programs ― and for the most part, it has worked.
This year’s political arena has placed women and women’s issues at the center stage. Women’s economic opportunities especially seem to be a popular topic. No matter your political beliefs, cities across the nation have made strides to make their city appeal to working women. Here are a few factors to consider when looking for a […]
“Anything you can do, I can do better.” While the lyrics to the beloved tune from the Broadway classic “Annie, Get Your Gun” might be a classic ode to male-female competition, thanks to a few recent controversial reports, they have become somewhat of a rallying cry for women working in project management. Despite being in the […]
Female entrepreneurship is growing at an unprecedented rate. Between 1997 and 2015, an average of 608 new women-owned businesses opened per day, American Express’ 2015 State of Women-owned Businesses report states. Since 2007, this number has increased to an average of 1,072 a day. The report surveyed the 50 states to find which ones have […]
While Hillary Clinton is the first female majority party candidate, in the vast majority of our political system, women are conspicuously absent.
If beauty and fashion are passions of yours, you may want to turn them into careers that can allow you to do what you love for a living. There are many options out there for beauty and fashion careers. It all depends on what interests you, and what talents you have. Start by deciding what […]
Succeeding in business isn’t simply about running a small company or snagging a big client or retailer. Rather, particularly for women, success has more to do with access to the tools and power of entrepreneurship, and one of the key parts of the access question centers on funds: who has them, how did they get […]
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 […]
Ask any young girl in the U.S. today to name the top five leading ladies in Hollywood and they’re likely to recite with ease a complete and accurate list in less than sixty seconds. But ask them to come up with five names of past and present notable females in science and technology and they’ll […]