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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...
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. In fact, I always s...
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.
“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.
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.
That Time I Got Promoted — and My Mentor Combusted by Sallie Krawcheck...