Time to Stop Talking About the ‘Glass Ceiling’?

Dr. S. Georgia Nugent, president of Kenyon College, says it’s time for women to reflect on strategies for women, not barriers. “A sense of humor, a strong spine and a supportive network can take you much furthe...

Lawyer Coco Soodek: Find Ways to Help Build the World

Caroline “Coco” Soodek is a lawyer who finds ways to use the law to help people and projects in which she believes. She is a partner at Bryan Cave LLP in Chicago and is co-leader of its Art Law Team, which she ...

10Q w/ Dean Renaud

1. Name: Dean Renaud 2. Current job & past jobs: I own South Social & Home, a design company that focuses on interior styling and event production.  Before I realized that throwing parties and making t...

What Keeps Women Business Owners Awake?

The top four issues on the minds of women business owners are the state of the economy (57%), health insurance cost and affordability (40%), business tax issues (36%), and access to a quality workforce (36%). T...

Is Starting Your Own Business Worth the Risk?

Belinda Parmar, founder of Lady Geek, says taking the risk of entrepreneurship can be liberating. “For the first time I’m working on something I truly believe in,” she writes in Forbes. “The only regret I have ...

Google’s Judy Nam: 50 Million Paths to Success

Judy Nam is an executive with Google Inc. in Chicago. A graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles, she also attended the year-long Google Marketing Academy conducted with The Wharton School of the U...

Should We Promote Single-Sex Education?

Women’s colleges are on the decline in America and some see a loss of women’s leadership development resulting from it. The plaudits being given to Hillary Rodham Clinton call attention to the educational groun...