Working Women

Judge Susan Kiefel Becomes The First Female Chief Justice Of The Australian High Court

Judge Susan Kiefel Becomes The First Female Chief Justice Of The Australian High Court

Get ready Australia, justice has a new name AND gender! Judge Susan Kiefel was appointed as the first female Chief Justice of the High Court, the highest judicial level in […]

January 13, 2017 ×
How Far Are Women Leaning In? The Number Of Female CEOs Tells Us It’s Not Enough

How Far Are Women Leaning In? The Number Of Female CEOs Tells Us It’s Not Enough

The gender pay gap is a central issue in the modern business world, but is this disparity present even in the most senior positions? Are women at the top being […]

January 12, 2017 ×
American Express Steps Up The Fight For Paid Family Leave, Offering Wide Range Of Benefits

American Express Steps Up The Fight For Paid Family Leave, Offering Wide Range Of Benefits

Beginning in January, employees of American Express will have access to an increased range of benefits which include paid family leave and financial support toward adoption, surrogacy and IVF. Before […]

January 10, 2017 ×
New ‘Women On Wheels’ Initiative In Tanzania Aimed At Empowering Women Economically

New ‘Women On Wheels’ Initiative In Tanzania Aimed At Empowering Women Economically

There is a growing movement around the world, especially in under-developed and developing nations, that recognizes the importance of female empowerment on the economy. Studies show that with increased participation […]

December 8, 2016 ×
The Atlantic’s 5-part ‘Women And Leadership’ Online Video Series Is The Inspiration We Need Right Now

The Atlantic’s 5-part ‘Women And Leadership’ Online Video Series Is The Inspiration We Need Right Now

We’d like to think we’ve reached peak equality in terms of women in positions of leadership in the world. And while we have seen incredible gains and momentum, unfortunately the […]

December 5, 2016 ×
Despite Continued Challenges, Being A Working Mom Has Never Been More Accessible

Despite Continued Challenges, Being A Working Mom Has Never Been More Accessible

The rate of mothers returning to work after giving birth is steadily increasing worldwide. Many big corporations are recognizing the value in providing benefits and assistance which allow parents, especially […]

November 30, 2016 ×
The Surprising Industry Where The Odds Are Ever In Favor Of Women

The Surprising Industry Where The Odds Are Ever In Favor Of Women

Most of us are familiar with the gender wage gap in existence throughout the workforce today. In the US, women make 77c to every $1 a man makes, and that […]

November 29, 2016 ×
‘Tis The Season To Be Sweet – ChocAmo Founder Michelle Silberman Kickstarts The Holidays

‘Tis The Season To Be Sweet – ChocAmo Founder Michelle Silberman Kickstarts The Holidays

The holidays are upon us and it’s time to sweeten things up around here! We know that many people in our community and among our readership have been reeling from […]

November 22, 2016 ×
Rwandan Female Entrepreneur Set To Open The Country’s First Craft Beer Brewery

Rwandan Female Entrepreneur Set To Open The Country’s First Craft Beer Brewery

When we look around the world at countries which are making great strides for gender equality and the empowerment of women, Rwanda stands out to us. Although it endured an […]

November 2, 2016 ×
Why The Economy Needs More Female Entrepreneurs

Why The Economy Needs More Female Entrepreneurs

Although the gender gap in the business industry may be slowly starting to close, women still face more obstacles when trying to start their own businesses than their male counterparts. […]

October 24, 2016 ×
Michigan Tech University Encouraging Girls To Enter The Automotive Industry With New Program

Michigan Tech University Encouraging Girls To Enter The Automotive Industry With New Program

According to 2016 statistics, although women make up half the workforce in the United States, they represent only a quarter of the automotive field. When you break it down even […]

October 21, 2016 ×
These 2 Tech CEOs Didn’t Let Cancer, An Accident Or A Lack Of VC’s Stop Their Success

These 2 Tech CEOs Didn’t Let Cancer, An Accident Or A Lack Of VC’s Stop Their Success

By Ivy Hughes There’s a story most business owners have—the personal one—that they don’t tell for whatever reason. As a women-owned start-up with some large, international clients and no VC […]

October 19, 2016 ×
Engineer Writes ‘Stem Gems’ Book Profiling 44 Successful Women In STEM To Inspire Young Girls

Engineer Writes ‘Stem Gems’ Book Profiling 44 Successful Women In STEM To Inspire Young Girls

We live in a world where it is hard to escape stories about celebrities, negative gossip, trash, and superficial issues. The younger generation are growing up only knowing a world […]

October 6, 2016 ×
“Dear Female Founder” Book Shares Letters From Successful Entrepreneurs To New Businesswomen

“Dear Female Founder” Book Shares Letters From Successful Entrepreneurs To New Businesswomen

When you read articles about some of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs and business owners, one of the most common traits (apart from experiencing failure and having that be a […]

September 26, 2016 ×
Leadership Program Pairs Underserved High School Teen Girls With Female Journalists & Writers

Leadership Program Pairs Underserved High School Teen Girls With Female Journalists & Writers

On a recent Saturday evening in Lower Manhattan, nearly two dozen high school girls stood next to glowing laptops, displaying projects to a milling crowd. One used the online presentation […]

September 2, 2016 ×