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 […]
Between 1997 and 2014, the number of female-owned firms in the United States increased 68 percent, nearly 1.5 times the national average of 47 percent, according to a report by American Express OPEN and Womenable. The number of highly educated female entrepreneurs with at least some post-secondary education increased 9 percent between 2014 and 2015, […]
Consider that there is no longer any reason that women should have any different pay or opportunity than men anymore, and that the availability of tech jobs is skyrocketing, and suddenly you’ll see where the chance for breaking through for women in tech industries is going to be soon.