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Why Isn’t the Playing Field Level Yet?

Twenty-five years after passage of The Women's Business Ownership Act, which outlawed gender discrimination in granting business loans, the playing field still isn’t even, Karen Klein writes in Businessweek. Is...

Sallie Krawcheck Shares 14 Lessons She Has Learned

“There are more great business ideas out there than great businesses. The difference is in the people, the execution and the timing,” says Sallie Krawcheck, former president of the Global Wealth & Investmen...

Gallup Poll: More Women Say They Prefer Male Bosses

A new Gallup poll finds 41% of Americans don’t prefer one gender over the other when asked who they’d prefer to work for. Adults preferring a male boss accounted for 35% of the sample while 23% said they would ...

Want Venture-Capital Funding? Talk Sports

“Learn to talk sports if you can’t already” is one of four suggestions MIT professor Fiona Murray offers women entrepreneurs seeking venture-capital funding. Writing in the Boston Globe Magazine, she laments th...

Women, Men Share Views on the Glass Ceiling

The Boston Globe convened two roundtables to discuss the glass ceiling, the lack of female top exectuives and other workplace issues important to women. One group was all women, the other all men. The two group...

Conductor Mei-Ann Chen: Find Your Voice, Your Dream

Mei-Ann Chen has been music director of the Memphis Symphony since 2010 and of the Chicago Sinfonietta since 2011. Born in Taiwan, she has been in the United States since 1989. In 2002, she was unanimously sele...

Kali Raoul: Don’t Ignore Personal Branding

Kali Raoul is president of The Image Studios, which she founded in Chicago in 2000. It works with both corporate and individual clients, counseling them on how to use personal branding to maximize their potenti...