Archive for April, 2015

Do Nonprofits Offer More Leadership Opportunities?

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Do Nonprofits Offer More Leadership Opportunities?

Women thrive in nonprofits and are eager to take charge, partly because they feel they can make a difference, Kim Williams writes in ForbesWoman. The CEO of Interfaith Housing Coalition, Williams cites a report from The Chronicle of Philanthropy that found 57% of women in nonprofits aspire to be CEO. Among women ages 18 to […]

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In Science, Women Favored in Academic Hiring

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In Science, Women Favored in Academic Hiring

Women may still be at a disadvantage in applying for STEM-field careers in business, but in the academic world they have the upper hand . A study published recently in the Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences finds that female candidates are twice as likely to be chosen for tenure-track science-faculty positions at universities, […]

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Equal Pay Day: Ask For More

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Equal Pay Day: Ask For More

Levo League’s survey of Millennial women finds that a majority don’t feel comfortable or prepared to successfully negotiate their job offers. Two-thirds (66%) say they haven’t known how to ask for more; 58% say they were afraid of losing their offer or their job if they negotiated. The fear of being seen as “pushy” keeps […]

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What Makes American Women Entrepreneurs Different?

What Makes American Women Entrepreneurs Different?

Women entrepreneurs in the U.S. who have run their businesses less than three years would tell their younger selves, “Trust your instincts, start small and don’t worry and enjoy yourself more.” That’s very different from their counterparts in Mexico, who say their advice to themselves would be, “Do more research, create a business plan early […]

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[Q&A] Marsha Serlin: Put On Blinders

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[Q&A] Marsha Serlin: Put On Blinders

Marsha Serlin is CEO of United Scrap Metal, a company she founded in 1978 with $200, a rental truck and an indefatigable determination to succeed. It now employs more than 300 team members and continues to grow. She has received many awards, most recently the 2015 Womanetics POW! Award, which honors women who demonstrate a […]

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