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Women CEOs in a Post-Pandemic World

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / February 4, 2022
U.N. research finds that women CEOs hold only a third of all top leadership positions in public administration. And governments are worried.

U.N. research finds that women CEOs hold only a third of all top leadership positions in public administration. And governments are worried. A report from two prominent CEO groups under the United Nations did a compilation of data. The discovery was that gender gaps continue to exist and that women are still methodically stopped from advancing to positions of influence at top levels. In many of the 170…

How to Leverage Empathy to Create an Inclusive Environment for Women

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / November 22, 2021
So you’ve achieved gender diversity in your workplace. Great! Now what? Diversity matters, of course — but not just for its own sake.

So you’ve achieved gender diversity in your workplace. Great! Now what? Diversity matters, of course — but not just for its own sake. Inclusion is the key to retaining both new and longer-term women employees. And it’s critical to your organization’s success. If diverse employees don’t feel valued and acknowledged, their engagement could suffer. You might find yourself starting the candidate search all over again. As a business…

Disrupting Male-Dominated Industries: The Power of Women in Business

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / September 29, 2021
Women make up 29% of the STEM business workforce and 52% of the college-educated workforce...and yet comprise only 3% of STEM-industry CEOs.

Women working at the highest levels in business — especially in fields traditionally dominated by men — might be having a moment right now. We’ve all experienced a significant amount of disruption in our day-to-day lives since the spring of 2020. Our perceptions of how work should be accomplished have been upended by the pandemic and its subsequent aftermath. Corporate mindsets have largely shifted to measuring success by…

Empowering Women: Creating Leaders, Today and Tomorrow

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / April 23, 2021
Empowering Women in the Workplace

The Covid-19 pandemic has taught us one clear, valuable lesson. Women make great leaders, and empowering women to lead makes sense — in any setting — for many reasons. Jacinda Ardern, the prime minister of New Zealand; K.K. Shailaja, the minister of health and social welfare of Kerala state in India; and Angela Merkel, the chancellor of Germany, undeniably demonstrated leadership success by managing and controlling the pandemic…

Women Entrepreneurs and the Imposter Syndrome

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship / December 23, 2013
Women entrepreneurs of the world take notice! As a young woman starting out, I was pretty audacious, but I had to overcome imposter syndrome.

Women entrepreneurs, meet your new sensai! Natalie MacNeil is an Emmy Award-winning entrepreneur, author, speaker. She is also the creator of The Conquer Club and chief experiment officer of She Takes on the World. Natalie describes in her own words how she came to coaching other women entrepreneurs toward success: “I was in my early twenties, traveling across Europe alone, and motivated by two powerful truths. 1) I…

Women in Startups: How to Get Ahead

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship / July 28, 2013

It’s a sad state of affairs that women face significantly more issues than their male counterparts within the workplace.  Bridging the gender gap can be a formidable task when facing this challenge alone – but in reality you are allied with thousands of women around the country against this issue.  Some choose to develop their own methods; some take inspiration from the efforts of others – but approaching…

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