From Uzbekistan To CEO: One Woman’s Success Story

Natalia Shuman was 16 years old when she first left her native country of Uzbekistan for an education. Part of the Soviet Union at the time she was born, Uzbekistan was a Communist state and closed off from the rest of the world. But Natalia was born in the capital city of Tashkent which was… Read More.

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.

The 7 Most Effective Ways for Women to Own Their Ambition

Women’s ambition has recently been the focus of a considerable amount of research and surveys. Time and Real Simple, Lean.Org and Mckinsey, Bain and Company, and Harvard Business School are among the many organizations that have studied the current level of ambition of professional women. The conclusions of these studies are clear; that women face… Read More.

What are your feelings about ambition?

Ambition is a complicated topic for most women. We are told growing up that ambition is important yet we hear very mixed messages about ambitious successful women. Society does not always support or encourage women to realize their ambition the same way it does men. We often get subtle and maybe not so subtle messages… Read More.