The Top 5 Sacrifices Women Make For Their Career

I was a single mother with two young children when I started my career. Newly divorced, I had no choice but to find a good paying job in order to survive financially. The sacrifices I made to build a career were many and I struggled every day with my desire to be the best parent… Read More.

New York Women in Tech Boost City’s Economy

The growth of women owned businesses in New York City is skyrocketing. A new study, “Breaking Through: Harnessing the Economic Potential of Women Entrepreneurs” by The Center for an Urban Future, explores the impact of women-led companies on economies across the country. The comprehensive report, supported by Capital One’s Future Edge initiative, states that the… Read More.

Lean In on Feedback: How Women Can Get the Feedback They Need to Grow

This is a guest post from Anna Carroll, MSSW. Sheryl Sandberg’s “Ban Bossy” campaign, mentioned in her recent book, Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead, has picked up steam. In “The Abrasiveness Trap” (Fortune, 8/26/14), Kieran Snyder confirms that women receive more critical feedback and unflattering personal labels than men do on… Read More.

Women in Aerospace: Challenges and Opportunities

There has been much discussion and attention paid recently to women and STEM careers. Rather than continue this conversation in general terms, I thought it would be helpful to take a look at specific STEM industries in which women are underrepresented to highlight some of the opportunities for women and as well as the challenges…. Read More.