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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. So I shelved that dream (and – honestly – it was for the...
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.
Here are 10 reasons why 2016 can be a great year to be a woman….financially speaking.
I hope it always goes without saying: if you have to choose your ethics or your job, pick ethics every time. Every time.
“Don’t start Ellevest. You don’t want to limit your business to a niche market.” Women? A niche? Seriously?
I sort of hate the question always asked of professional women of “How do you manage it all?” My short answer is typically, “Barely. And sometimes only barely.”
I went to a recent Ellevate Network event, at which we hosted a pretty prominent entrepreneur, who runs a VC-funded start-up that’s gaining some real traction. In other words, she’s “living the dream.
Some tried-and-true advice in business: ask for feedback. Particularly ask for feedback if you’re working in a job or on a skill that’s newer for you. And more particularly, ask for feedback if you’re
When I was offered my first leadership opportunity, I recoiled from it. I was a Research Analyst at Sanford Bernstein, and I was asked if I would consider becoming Director of Research.
We women don’t need our own investing platform, I argued. After all, there are plenty of platforms out there, plenty of products out there, plenty of advisors out there, plenty of financial education
A career break. It’s increasingly common, particularly among professional women. More than half of Ellevate Network members report having taken one. Another 11% plan to at some point.
When leaders join together to get better, everyone benefits. At the Global Leadership Summit we heard some of the most inspiring stories of courage, grit and greatness. We learned that the world needs leaders, and when we truly listen and learn, amazing t...