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Everyone’s Asking the Wrong Question

Knowing that diversity is a desirable objective, if you have two candidates for a board role and the white male is the “better” candidate, which one should you choose?”

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.

Women Working Together...Has a Nice Ring to It

For as long as many of us can remember, the concept of women advancing in business has felt like an individual sport.

Everywhere We Look, We’re Being Tested.

Many of us, when asked, might also say that we like to think of ourselves as leaders. We are each testing our own ideas of ethical leadership.

From Corporate Ladder to Downward Slope

​Women CEOs are in the spotlight lately. When the 2017 Fortune 500 list came out, it had a record number of female CEOs, at 32. Cue fireworks. Except that it’s been pretty much all downhill since.

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...