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[Q&A] Johanna Maska: A Role Model for a New Generation of Women on how she grew from Galesburg to the White House to Financial Technology

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[Q&A] Johanna Maska: A Role Model for a New Generation of Women on how she grew from Galesburg to the White House to Financial Technology

Interviewed by Ari Ratner Tell me about your experience growing up. I grew up in Galesburg, Illinois – President Obama talked about Galesburg in 2004 when he was running for Senate and spoke at the Democratic convention. He talked about this place where the workers at Maytag lost their jobs in a pretty devastating blow […]

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Is Women’s Work Undervalued?

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Is Women’s Work Undervalued?

Many women argue that the work done by women isn’t valued as highly as that done by men, contributing to the gender pay gap. Researchers from Cornell University have given that argument more credence. Their study finds that wages decline when women enter a business in large numbers although the women are doing exactly the […]

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Seven Lies Entrepreneurs Shouldn’t Believe

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Seven Lies Entrepreneurs Shouldn’t Believe

There are enough difficulties in building business without tripping yourself with unreal fears. Writing on the website ReCode.com, Stephanie Tilenius (shown), founder and CEO of health and wellness coaching service Vida.com, shares what she says are “seven lies that women entrepreneurs use to defeat themselves.” The first is, “My startup is the only chance I […]

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[Q&A] Fragrance Designer Sue Phillips

Filed in GC Q+A, Uncategorized by on December 14, 2015 0 Comments
[Q&A] Fragrance Designer Sue Phillips

Born in South Africa, Sue Phillips is the founder of Scenterprises, a custom perfumery in New York City and is a globally known expert on fragrances, perfume, cosmetics and personal care. She has worked at Elizabeth Arden, Lancôme and Tiffany, where she was VP-Fragrance Marketing. Among the fragrances she has created are Tiffany, Tiffany for […]

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Exploring the Gender Pay Gap

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Exploring the Gender Pay Gap

“The gender pay gap is real, but more complicated than you think,” reports an interesting new study of women’s and men’s wages conducted by PayScale.com, a provider of on-demand compensation data and software. The often-quoted wage statistic (which PayScale.com calls the “uncontrolled gender pay gap”) is that women earn 78 cents for every dollar a […]

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[Q&A] Digital Journalist Stacey Rivera: Engage Your Universe

Filed in GC Q+A by on November 30, 2015 0 Comments
[Q&A] Digital Journalist Stacey Rivera: Engage Your Universe

Stacey Rivera is Digital Content Director for Cooking Light and My Recipes, a new job she just began after three years at Bon Appétit where she was Director of Content Operations. She received a BA in English from New York University and a diploma in pastry and baking arts from the Institute of Culinary Education. […]

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[Q&A] Wendy Davidson: Bring Your Whole Self to Work

Filed in GC Q+A by on November 9, 2015 0 Comments
[Q&A] Wendy Davidson: Bring Your Whole Self to Work

Wendy Davidson is president, U. S. Specialty Channels for The Kellogg Company. She began her career with Tyson Foods, where she worked from 1993 until 2009. She joined McCormick as VP- Consumer Food manufacturing for the U.S. and Latin American Region in 2010, and then Kellogg in 2013. She serves on the board of regents […]

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Risk Management and Career Building

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Risk Management and Career Building

When opportunities arise to assume greater leadership roles, whispers of self-doubt aren’t uncommon. Are you ready? Is this the right move? Do they really want me? Am I moving up too fast? Writing at LinkedIn, Sallie Krawcheck—CEO and co-founder of women’s investing site Ellevest—says she knows those doubts and how to defeat them. “When I […]

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Study: Women Avoiding Cybersecurity Careers

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Study: Women Avoiding Cybersecurity Careers

If Internet security is the latest front in the battle to boost women’s presence in STEM fields, the fight’s not going well. A survey commissioned by Raytheon and the national Cyber Security Alliance finds the gap in interest in the field shown by men and women has widened in the past year. The study, “Securing […]

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Gender Bias, STEM and the Boys Club

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Gender Bias, STEM and the Boys Club

Why do too few women begin or stay with STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) careers? On the Oct. 20, 2015, broadcast of PBS’s “NewsHour,” Judy Woodruff spoke with Eileen Pollack (at l.), author of “The Only Woman in the Room: Why Science Is Still a Boys’ Club.” A transcript of the broadcast follows:   […]

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