Attorney Kim Walberg: Don’t Doubt Yourself

Kim Walberg is a shareholder in Chicago law firm Shefsky & Froelich, where she focuses on commercial litigation. She was included on Super Lawyers magazine’s 2013 list of Illinois Rising Stars for business ...

Meet 25 of Twitter’s Smartest Women

Want to connect with women thought leaders via Twitter? BRANDfog Founder-CEO Ann Charles suggests 25 women worth following. This list includes “women who elevate the level of discourse among smart business lead...
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Five Ways to Break the Glass Ceiling

Think beyond specialization and your immediate workload and learn to see the Big Picture, Becky Blalock writes in the Wall Street Journal. The author of the upcoming “Dare: Straight Talk on Confidence, Courage ...

Tech Sector Opening; Playing Field Is Uneven

Women now hold 23% of the jobs in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics professions but women make up 48% of the workforce, according to Georgetown University’s Center on Education and Workforce....

What Holds Women Back From Entrepreneurship?

Women have less confidence in perceptions of their ability to start their own business than do men. That’s one of the findings of the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Women Report according to Candida Brush (l.)...

[Q&A] Blacksmith/Construction Manager Pilar Gonzalez

Born in Colombia and raised in Atlanta, Pilar Gonzalez is an assistant project manager with Sciame Construction in New York City. She received a B.A. in architecture in 2005 from Georgia Institute of Technology...

Women Entrepreneurs: 126 Million Strong

There were 126 million women starting or running new businesses in 67 economies at the end of last year according to the Global Entrepreneur Monitor 2012 Women’s Report, for which Babson College is the founding...

Seven Acts of Courage To Combat Self-Doubt

While not denying gender bias, Margie Warrell argues that “the bigger barrier holding women back from growing their influence is not a ‘glass ceiling’ but a glass cage of our own making (albeit not consciously)...

Wage Gap for Accountants Persists

Salaries for women accountants average 78% of men’s salaries in 2012, according to the latest Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) survey. The wage gap remains unchanged from 2011 but is wider than found i...