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[Q&A] Fragrance Designer Sue Phillips

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[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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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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[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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[Q&A] Irene Turner: Learn to Embrace Change

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[Q&A] Irene Turner: Learn to Embrace Change

Irene Turner is the principal of IT Real Estate Sonoma Style, an innovative new brand that combines real estate and interior design capabilities for those seeking to live in Northern California’s Sonoma County. She brings more than three decades of expertise in interior design, fashion and marketing that have brought her more than 4.5 million […]

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[Q&A] Nikki Feirt Atkins: Dancer, Doctor, Creative Force

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[Q&A] Nikki Feirt Atkins: Dancer, Doctor, Creative Force

As a child, Nikki Feirt Atkins wanted to become a dancer and a doctor. And she did. She studied at the Joffrey Ballet School and danced with, among others, Lee Theodore’s American Dance Machine. In February 2012, she founded American Dance Machine for the 21st Century (ADM21) with a mission to create a “living archive” […]

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Our Event Opens Doors to Tech Careers

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Our Event Opens Doors to Tech Careers

More than 90 young women, representing more than 20 Chicago-area high schools, gathered on Jan. 25, 2014, to learn about the opportunities open to them in the so-called STEM fields—Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics—as well as in the arts. The event was arranged by GlassCeiling.com, which is dedicated to improving the professional lives of women of […]

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Attracting More Young Women to the Sciences

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Attracting More Young Women to the Sciences

Anne-Marie Imafidon (at l.) created Stemettes, a program dedicated to “showing the next generation that girls do science too.” In the UK and other developed countries, too few young women pursue advanced STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) studies, she says. Imafidon, profiled as part of the BBC’s “100 Women” initiative, was studying at Johns […]

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Learning to Influence is a Vital Career Skill

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Learning to Influence is a Vital Career Skill

A résumé may get you in the door but one’s capacity to “influence the assessor” secures the job, Roma Agrawal writes in Britain’s The Guardian. A structural engineer, Agrawal says her career development was stagnant until she realized that her technical abilities alone weren’t enough to move up. She improved her communication skills and her […]

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Tips for Improving Body Language at Work

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Tips for Improving Body Language at Work

Do you steeple? This is “when you press the tips of your fingers together with palms facing each other in front of your torso.” This “universal sign of confidence” is the sort of non-verbal communication of which too many women are unaware, body-language coach Vanessa Van Edwards writes in Forbes. She offers “3 Tips for […]

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The Top Cities for Women Entrepreneurs

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The Top Cities for Women Entrepreneurs

San Francisco is the best city for female entrepreneurship according to the Intuit blog. The 48 largest cities were evaluated with five criteria: businesses per 100 residents; percentage of businesses owned by women; income per capita; unemployment rate; and percentage of population with Bachelor’s degrees. Overall, San Francisco scored best. Also ranked in the top […]

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