Forget apps and useless startups: These four... →
I have seen more women leading as CEOs, especially start-ups,” said Charlene Li,...– Attitudes and Opportunities — Evolving for Women in Tech? - Forbes
Super intern Maeghan Smulders lands 47 job offers... →
I met Maeghan Smulders as she was cruising through San Francisco, and was so impressed with her, and her story. If you know of any college students or interns, I highly recommend sharing this with them to remind them of what’s possible if they put their mind to it! Here’s all the (impressive) press she received: Cover of Toronto Star Radio Interview CJAD Montreal Talent Egg...
Tomgram: Rebecca Solnit, The Archipelago of... →
Inspiring. “The battle with Men Who Explain Things has trampled down many women — of my generation, of the up-and-coming generation we need so badly, here and in Pakistan and Bolivia and Java, not to speak of the countless women who came before me and were not allowed into the laboratory, or the library, or the conversation, or the revolution, or even the category called...
Another Reason Women May Be Paid Less Than Men -... →
Pipeline Fellowship - Producteev →
Meet one of the accredited investor definitions? Read on: The Pipeline Fellowship trains women philanthropists to become angel investors through education, mentoring, and practice. Fellows commit to invest in a woman-led for-profit social venture in exchange for equity and a board seat at the end of the training.
Celebrating Women Entrepreneurs: The Magnitude of... →
Excellent infographics. Consider the positive economic impact that women-owned businesses are having on the country. The estimated 8.3 million women-owned businesses in the United States employ 7.7 million people. That’s an impressive number. This week, as we share more results from American Express OPEN’s study The State of Women-Owned Businesses, we’d like to give a special nod to those...
Women in Tech: Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is.... →
Meet The League Of Extraordinary Women: 60... →
Sheryl Sandberg: Why we have too few women leaders... →
Everyone needs to watch this. Please share.
Investing in Women →
Awesome infographic on women entrepreneurs.
Having a non-trivial number of women submitting presentations seems to have made...– How I Got 50% Women Speakers at My Tech Conference | Geek Feminism Blog
Femanomics: 105 Women in Venture Capital and Angel... →
Interesting Statistics from "Women Don't Ask:... →
Read this book! Women Don’t Ask: Negotiation and the Gender Divide Interesting Statistics It’s Necessary for Women to Negotiate Now More Than Ever Before Between May 2001 and May 2002, 39 percent of the American workforce changed jobs. In 2000, 76.8 percent of women aged 25 to 54 worked outside the home. The divorce rate hovers at 50 percent. Union membership is down 33 percent...
Ladypreneurs - Featured in Glamour! →
Exciting news, m’ladyfriends… this Ladypreneurs Tumblr was featured in Glamour Mag!
Derailing for Dummies →
A simple step by step guide to derailing awkward conversations by dismissing and trivializing your opposition’s perspective and experience. Just some of the many issues you can apply it to: sexism racism classism homophobia fatphobia Ha… amazing! Some real gems in here. Enjoy!
Introducing: Equal Pay Day Ryan Gosling | The... →
Ryan Gosling gets it. I get him. We should get together and talk about it. ;) via Change the Ratio
Female Founders To Watch Building Hardware... →
Rockstar Female Makers! YES!!
Damn, Girl: New York Has Almost Double The Female... →
Aww yaaa, NY!
Rookie » Getting Over Girl Hate →
Wow, I LOVE this. It’s so awesome to see more being published around supporting your fellow woman. Here here! Let’s raise each other up, ladies. Big thanks to @missrogue for passing along this one.
Women 2.0 » Why Women Continue to Lag Behind Men... →
Ladies: Set out to be a strong role model and leader in your field; inspire young women entrepreneurs in the process!
Ashley Judd Slaps Media in the Face for... →
Ashley Judd is my hero! This article is spot on and highlights how vitriol and slander focused on appearance only engenders competition and fear between women. Hugs & high fives, Ashley! You’re an inspiration to all women, and I for one am incredibly grateful you’ve taken the time to speak up and let ‘em have it.
Women: The Key to an Economy Built to Last (PDF) →
The White House Council on Women and Girls “Today, more than ever before, women are playing a central role in the American economy. Women now make up nearly 50% of our workforce, are a growing number of breadwinners in their families, and are the majority of students in our colleges and graduate schools. American women own 30% of small businesses, which generate $1.2 trillion a year in...
Why Facebook – and every company – needs a diverse... →
“A lack of diversity is not simply a problem of “optics.” In the modern world, it does look odd not to have it, but does diversity make a difference in real economic terms? Does it actually affect the bottom line? To my mind the answer is a resounding yes. We do not need diversity for diversity’s sake, but because diversity on the board contributes to the profitability of the business....
8 Ways Women Undermine Themselves with Their Words →
Congratulations to my friend Tara Sophia Mohr for being on New Day, sharing her gospel about Playing Big! I definitely do #3 way too often, making a disclaimer for what I’m about to say. I’ve been working on it! Which ones could you use to work on?
Girls Are Smarter Than Boys, So What Goes Wrong In... →
As a data geek & designer, I love the info graphic.
Imagine a world in which we evaluate corporations not by the percentage of women...– Originally posted on WilloToons: Women Winning in the Workplace I had the pleasure of seeing Jennifer Sherman – Senior Director of Applications Strategy at Oracle – speak live at the TEDxFidiWomen event last fall, and her talk resonated SO deeply with me. Since then I’ve been meaning to do a blog...
Are Women Better Leaders than Men? - Jack Zenger... →
Another great one from Cindy Gallop. She points out a few particularly notable quotes: “At every level, more women were rated by their peers, their bosses, their direct reports, and their other associates as better overall leaders than their male counterparts — and the higher the level, the wider that gap grows.” and near the end… “As to the constant state of unease we...
Social-Creature » The Next 21st Century Superhero... →
Thanks to Cindy for sending along this one.
Pinterest-fueled, candy-colored fantasies: Women's... →
“But a woman’s work is never done. Whether it’s baking or writing, my work will always be women’s work, and it’s time for me to figure out what it’s worth, no matter how scary that sounds.”
Why Your Next Board Member Should Be A Woman |... →
Men are starting to see what it’s been like for women since the dawn of the...– Changing demographics require new leadership styles | TechRepublic via Cindy Gallop
The male lead as entrepreneurs may be slipping -... →
via Cindy Gallop
15 Women to Watch in Tech | Inc.com →
Miss Representation – REPRESENT! →
My fabulous and fierce friend, Cathy Brooks, invited me along to watch a screening of Miss Representation tonight, and WOW… what an incredible film!! Watch the trailer, share the trailer, and look for a screening near you* and see it as soon as possible.
“What We Are Predicting: Traditionally female behavior will become preferred in business situations. Companies will value employees of both genders who demonstrate conscientiousness over extraversion and testosterone fueled decision making.”
Something that says, “My hotness does not preclude the possibility that I’m...– CES is Killing Sexy | Mighty Girl Maggie KILLS IT with this article! Love.
Breaking: Single women are not tragic, lonely,... →
So much to say around this!
Interview: 10 Women Entrepreneurs Show How It Is... →
Workin’ hard for the money… so hard for it, honey! Seriously, it’s interesting to hear the various routines and their takes on life/work balance.