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What The Handmaid’s Tale and a Graduation Speech Have in Common

There have been two things that have moved me over the past couple of months...

Here’s How The Change Will Happen

​It is well known that, when it comes to money, women get the short end of the stick: Fewer senior roles in the money industries, less money to manage, less venture capital funding.

“The Most Fun I’ve Ever Had” … Isn’t the Point

I’ll never forget a friend of mine being asked: “Is it fun to be an entrepreneur?” She was supposed to answer, “It’s the most rewarding thing I’ve ever done." Instead, she answered, “No.”

What’s at Stake When We Don’t Talk Money

We women receive the message early that we shouldn’t talk about money.

The Truth About Making the World Better for Women

"Everything – literally every thing, every single thing, absolutely every damn thing – that you can do to make the world better for women also makes the world better for men.” - Helen Rosner (@Hels)

The Ellevate Podcast

Own It - The Power of Women at Work, with Sallie Krawcheck

How are you owning 2017? In this special episode, Sallie Krawcheck, Chair of Ellevate Network and Founder and CEO of Ellevest,  talks to Kristy about her new book, Own It.

Why Women’s Careers Heat Up Just As Men’s Slow Down

Here’s what working mothers are told again and again: The early years of your kids’ lives are going to be tough. Suffering from sleep deprivation whil...

How I Take Career Risks

​I know a little something about taking career risk. I’m in the process of launching Ellevest, a digital investment platform for women. This is after...

This Is the Future of Work

​In my 20s, I was an investment banker; in my 30s, a research analyst; in my 40s, I managed and led large, complex businesses; and now that I’ve enter...

Practical Thoughts on How to Start Your Own Business

Starting your own business can be very rewarding. But it’s definitely also a challenge. When I made the jump from being a corporate executive to an entrepreneur, I found my new role to be hard. I...

​How I Got Past "You Can't"

When I was a child, I told my (well-meaning, traditional, southern) mother that I wanted to be a pediatrician. Her response was that parents wouldn’t trust their children with a female pediatrician...

The Career Risk You Don't Know You're Taking

Career risk. When we think of this, we typically think of professionals leaving their jobs for a start-up. Or raising their hand for a promotion that they might not be ready for.