Female Roles Models Are Important For Ambitious Women

I had no female role models at the first company where I worked. The executives were all male, and I didn’t have a great relationship with my male boss who was neither supportive nor invested in my professional development. I left after four years. Looking back now, I wonder how I even lasted that long!… Read More.

Mentors Help Create A Sustainable Pipeline For Women In STEM

Women make up about half of the workforce in America, but they only represent 24% of the workforce in STEM fields. Why should we care? First and foremost, this statistic calls attention to an untapped potential; talent that we need in science, technology, engineering and mathematics in order to remain competitive from a global perspective…. Read More.

Advice From Top Women Leaders About Finding a Mentor

I’m often surprised when young ambitious women ask me how to find a mentor.  It’s something that I think most professional women would not find challenging. Yet, this question persists. This was validated by my recent interview with Carolyn Lawrence, President and CEO of Women of Influence, Inc. I was at an event recently for… Read More.