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The Mad Men Women of Today: The Next Chapter

As one of America’s finest television series came to an end, its legions of female fans celebrated as we saw glimpses of the paths that lay ahead for two of the show’s best and strongest characters.

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Women in Business: May 22, 2015

This week, many young millennials graduated after listening to some pretty powerful speakers, Shonda Rhimes and OITNB showrunner Jenji Kohan were honored for changing the face of media, and Anne Pasternak was named the first female director of one of the...

Part Two: In Honor of Female Founders Month: Let's #changetheratio

The Bad News First: Media perception of women is more harsh than that of men. Much of that has nothing to do with company performance (such as age, beauty, clothing, haircuts, etc.).

Sallie Krawcheck's Columbia Business School Commencement Speech

By Sallie Krawcheck Dean Hubbard, Members of the Faculty, Distinguished Guests, Family and Friends and, most importantly, Class of 2015….. As we stand here on the eve of Columbia Business School’s 100th anniversary, we look forward and we look back….an...

Inspiration to Help You Follow Your Dreams

"You may get skinned knees and elbows, but it’s worth it if you score a spectacular goal." –Mia Hamm

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Women and business: May 15th, 2015

This week Harriet Tubman won in the poll to be the first woman on the US $20 bill, Amy Poehler was named one of Fast Company's Most Creative People, and women in Austin spoke out about a sexist training held by the city with #WhatWomenAsk. Millennial- f...

Women in Business News
Why Smart Women Get Stuck and What To Do About It

Do you ever ask yourself, what should I do with my life, or what can I do that is more meaningful? Or, I haven’t been employed in a long time — who would want to hire me? It can be daunting to make big improvements in your life, such as finding a new job...

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The Secret to Leading the Life You Want: Strategies from a Wharton Professor

Stew Friedman, Wharton School of Business professor and advisor to business leaders, recently posed this hard line question to Ellevate members. He had to coax the audience to respond and got a decidedly mixed bag of answers: yes, no, "sort of" and "trans...

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Womenomics: 10 Reasons Why We Need More Women on Boards

1. Your stakeholders, including employees, investors and customers include women. How better to understand these constituencies than by representing them at the top of the organization?

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Part One - In Honor of Female Founders Month: Let's #changetheratio

I started my career on Wall Street, and while there was a lot of bad (sexist) behavior in the 80s and 90s (a la Wolf of Wall Street), I still think of Wall Street as the “great equalizer."

Women and business: May 8th, 2015

This week we celebrated one of the biggest fundraisers (and saw some pretty intense outfits) at the Met Gala, challenged our view of the classic women's restroom sign with #ItWasNeverADress and saw Amazon de-genderize toys on their site. Lifetime introduc...

Women in Business News
Talking Salary: Why You Should Want to Invest in Yourself

One hot topic of conversation lately has been the fact that women need to ask for that elusive raise, but some of us tend not to. Those women in the millennial generation have an especially tough time speaking up when it comes to negotiation. Many compani...