women

Women Entrepreneurs Face a Funding Crisis: We Need a New Approach to Solve It

Between 2011 and 2013, companies with a woman CEO received just 3 percent of venture capital investment. So, why are women entrepreneurs so…

Capital One Empowers Girls to Code

Female designers, developers and entrepreneurs gathered with Capital One in Washington, D.C. to showcase solutions that empower young women to enter the tech…

Working Women Champion Ivanka Trump Does Not Pay Her Interns

Ivanka Trump faces ridicule after her hiring of unpaid interns came to light. It's especially interesting given her efforts to bring a moderate,…

Have the Job You Want? Help Others Dress for Theirs

“An item of clothing that may not have relevance to one person could mean the world to someone else,” explains Joi Gordon, CEO…

Inclusionary Pioneers: Making the Case for Diversity in the American Workforce

What makes a diversity leader? We spoke with two highly successful consultants about what shaped their decision to become "diversity pioneers" and the…

Saatchi Chairman Resigns Over Gender Comments

Kevin Roberts' inflammatory comments about gender issues in his industry hastened his departure from Saatchi & Saatchi, which he joined as CEO in…

The ‘Why’ Behind MGM Resorts’ Women’s Leadership Conference

In 2007, MGM Resorts Foundation partnered with Las Vegas diversity and community organizations to create an event that evolved into the annual Women’s…

AmeriCorps to Shut Down Health Program After Abortion Controversy

Out of 1,600 volunteers who worked with AmeriCorps popular healthcare program last year, six were found to have given emotional support to women…

No Donald Trump, You Did Not Break the Glass Ceiling For Women in Construction

Donald Trump says he "was the one that really broke the glass ceiling on behalf of women" in construction. But Megan Wild, an…

4 Leadership Strategies to Keep Fighting Gender Bias

Every company will have missteps with gender bias. But businesses must establish a management culture that drives growth and empowerment for all employees.

Door-to-Door Contraception Sales in Pakistan Offer Awareness, Economic Freedom for Women

The NGO HANDS Pakistan recruits women to work door-to-door in remote rural areas where there is little or no access to contraception, or…

Tips for Working Mothers to Help Balance It All

A working parent turned stay-at-home dad offers tips for juggling work and family without burning out.

Women in Construction: Will It Ever Be Equal?

Without many female role models in the field to look up to, women feel there isn’t a place for them in construction —…

‘Dump Trump’ Members Pressure Amazon to Stop Selling ‘Sexist-Promoted’ Products

Trump is in trouble again, this time with the women's rights organization Ultraviolet. The group has trained its sights on Amazon, which carries…

Report: C-Suites and Board Rooms Still Lacking in Women

In 2015, the share of incoming female CEOs fell to 2.8 percent, the lowest since 2011. In North America, the news is even…