Archive for June, 2015

[Q&A] Triathlete Lori Sherlock: Push What You Can Do

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[Q&A] Triathlete Lori Sherlock: Push What You Can Do

Lori Sherlock is an associate professor in West Virginia University’s division of exercise physiology. In addition to her full schedule teaching aquatic therapy and exercise physiology classes, she trains for and competes in Ironman Triathlons (a 2.4-mile swim followed a 112-mile bike ride and a full, 26.2-mile marathon). She recently received her Ed.D. from West […]

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Sheryl Sandberg: ‘Fortune Favors the Bold’

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Sheryl Sandberg: ‘Fortune Favors the Bold’

Sheryl Sandberg understands leadership and also has learned a great deal about life. On June 27, 2015, the Facebook COO delivered the commencement address to Tsinghua School of Economics & Management at Tsinghua University in Beijing. Her talk touched on how to lead, succeed and live. She wished the young graduates four things: That you […]

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Avoiding the Mid-Career Stall

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Avoiding the Mid-Career Stall

Are mid-career female professionals like middle children, who “often feel ignored or have to try a little harder to be heard, and they don’t get enough praise compared to their siblings”? Writing in The Business Journals, Dana Manciagli suggests this scenario is one way to understand why many women’s career journeys stall. To fight the […]

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Women College Grads Still Face Pay Gap

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Women College Grads Still Face Pay Gap

The Economic Policy Institute (EPI) no doubt wishes it had more encouraging news for young women graduating college this year. But it doesn’t. Young women coming out of college still earn less than male graduates. That gap is narrowing slowly, but largely, the EPI reports, “because the vast majority of men’s wages have stagnated or […]

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[Q&A] The Zaslows: Always Move Forward

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[Q&A] The Zaslows: Always Move Forward

Recovering from the loss of a family member is never easy. Sherry Margolis Zaslow (far r. in photo)—news anchor at Fox 2 News in Detroit — and her daughters (from l.) Eden, Alex and Jordan (a contributing writer for GlassCeiling.com) had to restart their lives after a February 2012 auto accident took the life of […]

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Watch the Videos from the 2015 WTS Conference

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Watch the Videos from the 2015 WTS Conference

WTS International (Women’s Transportation Seminar) held its 2015 annual conference in Chicago and GlassCeiling.com was there. Contributing Writer Jordan Zaslow spoke with environmental activist Erin Brockovich, the conference keynote speaker; America’s first African American female combat pilot Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour, who gave a rousing motivational speech; and several of the conference’s more than 500 attendees. […]

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