Archive for January, 2015

Traits That Women Leaders Share

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Traits That Women Leaders Share

Women face more challenges and unique challenges in the workplace compared with men, which is one reason women are underrepresented in top business leadership roles. But some women do manager to get to the top and talent-management firm Caliper set about to explore the personality traits shared by successful women as well as the most […]

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[Q&A] Jazz Singer & Fitness Instructor Anne Burnell

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[Q&A] Jazz Singer & Fitness Instructor Anne Burnell

Anne Pringle Burnell is an acclaimed jazz singer and a certified instructor international presenter, author and education provider, who has been teaching exercise for 20 years. She developed the Peyow Aqua Pilates and Stronger Seniors programs and trains clients and groups in Pilates, Peyow Aqua Pilates, and a wellness procedure called AquaStretch. She has released […]

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A Banner Year for Women Entrepreneurs?

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A Banner Year for Women Entrepreneurs?

ForbesWoman’s Geri Stengel lists 11 reasons to be encouraged about women entrepreneurs’ prospects in 2015. One is the number of successful women-owned companies being created. Stengel notes that nine of CNC’s 20 hottest start-ups of 2014are headed by women. A direct result of that growing number of successes is an increase in the women entrepreneur […]

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[Q&A] Fundraising Communications Consultant Robbie Klein on Making Connections

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[Q&A] Fundraising Communications Consultant Robbie Klein on Making Connections

Robbie Klein has spent her professional career in the arts, education, and the nonprofit world. A past director of Art Chicago—an international art fair—she also was a co-founder of Chicago Art Project. She founded and ran CHALK (Chicago Art Link for Kids), which at that time was the only children’s art school in the city, […]

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Silicon Valley Still Trails in Gender Diversity

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Silicon Valley Still Trails in Gender Diversity

Women remain significantly underrepresented among executive officers at the largest public companies in Silicon Valley, a business zone otherwise known for its diversity in ethnicity and cultures. However, the last two decades “has been a time of progress for women in leadership roles,” according to a new research study from law firm  Fenwick & West […]

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