Archive for August, 2011

Sheryl Skaggs: Researching Women in the Boardroom

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Sheryl Skaggs: Researching Women in the Boardroom

Sheryl Skaggs is associate professor of sociology and public policy at the University of Texas at Dallas. She has done extensive research in the area of workplace inequality, including gender and racial/ethnic disparities in promotions and authority, earnings, and recruitment. She recently was awarded a National Science Foundation grant to expand her research into the impact […]

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Cornell’s Judi Brownell: Listening to Women Business Travelers

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Cornell’s Judi Brownell: Listening to Women Business Travelers

Judi Brownell is professor of organizational communication and dean of students at the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration. Her most recent research, “Creating Value for Women Business Travelers: Focusing on Emotional Outcomes,” released in June 2011.  It concludes that hospitality companies  should “focus on how combinations of services, amenities and facilities contribute to the […]

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Laura Alderson: Model, Aircraft Mechanic and Accountant

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Laura Alderson: Model, Aircraft Mechanic and Accountant

Laura Alderson is an accountant by profession, a survivor by character. Like so many women, her career path has been difficult, but she never has stopped moving forward. You’ve pursued a variety of careers in your life. Which of them was what you wanted to do when you were a teenager? Oh, I wanted to […]

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Amy Weiler: Integrating Medicine and Social Work

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Amy Weiler: Integrating Medicine and Social Work

Dr. Amy Weiler is an osteopathic physician who is board-certified in family medicine. She also is trained in functional medicine. Her practice, Well Integrative Family Medicine, opened in Chicago in 2010. Help me understand what “integrative family medicine” is. I was a social worker before I went into medicine, which gives a little perspective on […]

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