Women’s Hedge Funds Outperform the Market

The third annual “Women in Alternative Investments” report from Rothstein Kass Institute finds pent-up demand for women-owned hedge funds. “Lack of supply” of women-owned or –managed funds is the chief reason c...

Our Event Opens Doors to Tech Careers

More than 90 young women, representing more than 20 Chicago-area high schools, gathered on Jan. 25, 2014, to learn about the opportunities open to them in the so-called STEM fields—Science, Technology, Engineer...

Entrepreneurship Has No Glass Ceiling

You’re 60 or older but you don’t want to stop working; you just want to stop bumping up against corporate limitations on advancement. Then play a different game, Margaret Manning, founder of Sixtyandme.com writ...

Learning From 600 Women Entrepreneurs’ Stories

More than 600 female entrepreneurs have shared their experiences with The Story Exchange, an ongoing research project with Babson College that hopes to gather 1,000 submissions. The goal is “to understand the n...

Seeking a Mentor? Read these Tips

Carolyn Lawrence, editor of Canada’s Women of Influence, says she’s surprised to still encounter women who don’t know how to find a mentor. So at last November’s event gathering the magazine’s annual list of th...

Be Honest with Yourself to Break Through

Determination is a key tool in the effort to break through the “glass ceiling,” Loretta Minghella writes in the British newspaper The Guardian. The CEO of the Christian Aid organization, Minghella says honesty ...

Finding Success: 8 Tips for 2014

Network inside your own organization. Join an affinity group or, better yet, find a personal advocate in a senior position who can facilitate career moves. That’s one of eight pieces of advice for achieving suc...

Survey: Women More Likely to Make Career Shifts

Women are more willing to make changes in jobs and career paths than are men but the sexes are equally likely to consider themselves successful. These are among the findings of the third “Today’s Professional W...