Archive for October, 2014

Is Boardroom Inequality Bred at Lower Levels?

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Is Boardroom Inequality Bred at Lower Levels?

More than getting more women into boardrooms, “we need more women who work in cubicles to stay long enough so they can attain leadership positions,” Caroline Fairchild writes in Fortune. As little as two years into a job, women start losing their drive for the top, according to a report on gender parity from Bain […]

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[Q&A] MSNBC’s Krystal Ball: Let Go of What You Can’t Control

[Q&A] MSNBC’s Krystal Ball: Let Go of What You Can’t Control

Krystal Ball is a co-host on MSNBC’s “The Cycle,” which airs daily at 3 p.m. ET. She also hosts a web-only video show, “Krystal Clear.” She is a CPA who worked with the U.S. federal courts to redesign their accounting systems and she created an educational software company. In 2010 she ran unsuccessfully for Congress […]

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Don’t Just Be Good; Be Visible

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Don’t Just Be Good; Be Visible

Participate on a panel, do an on-air interview or give a speech. Women often turn down these opportunities but they are among the “best opportunities for building a well understood personal brand,” say Nancy Vonk and Janet Kestin, co-authors of  “Darling, You Can’t Do Both” (HarperCollins, 2014). In a Fast Company essay they urge women […]

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Venture Capital’s Uneven Playing Field Revisited

Venture Capital’s Uneven Playing Field Revisited

“There is an enormous untapped investment opportunity for venture capitalists smart enough to look at the numbers and fund women entrepreneurs.” That’s one conclusion reached by Dr. Candida Brush, lead author of “Women Entrepreneurs 2014: Bridging the Gender Gap in Venture Capital” sponsored by EY, Babson College Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership and The Diana […]

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