First Person

Make It Better on Feb. 23rd Family Matters Seminar

Make It Better had a terrific interview with Andrea S. Kramer and Al Harris, authors of the book “Breaking Through Bias: Communication Techniques for Women to Succeed at Work,” who are both presenting at the professional development seminar Family Matters: Sex, Lies, Money and Power (and Some Good Social Efforts Along the Way) that GlassCeiling.com and Entertain2Educate are presenting next weekend, Feb. 23rd.

Jess Jacobs on her Career

Tell us about your work and your passion. I’m lucky enough to be able to say that my work and my passions are aligned. I started my acting career at 15 on the West Coast and then moved to New York for colleg...

Stand Up & Speak Out: Women in Tech at Catalant

Tell us a bit about your company. What does Catalant do? Catalant, then called HourlyNerd, started as a class project at Harvard Business School back in 2011. We came up with the idea of pairing small busine...

Study Examines Difficulties of ‘Opting In’

Women who “opt out” of careers to have children have been much discussed, but too little attention may have been given to the difficulties these women encounter when trying to opt back in. The latest survey by ...

Is the Gender Gap a Perception Problem?

Are women underrepresented in most high-levels in organizations because of a difference in core life goals women and men hold? Research conducted by three Harvard Business School faculty members—Francesca Gino,...

The ‘Millennial Career Pause’ Debate

Do millennial women define success differently and plan “career pauses” or this just another excuse for employers who don’t want to hire young women? Both opinions have been voiced recently. Gaining the most...

Sheryl Sandberg: ‘Fortune Favors the Bold’

Sheryl Sandberg understands leadership and also has learned a great deal about life. On June 27, 2015, the Facebook COO delivered the commencement address to Tsinghua School of Economics & Management at Tsi...

Should Women and Men Lean In Together?

Achieving gender equality in the workplace will happen more quickly and more effectively if both genders work to make it happen. That’s the idea behind #LeanInTogether, a new campaign from LeanIn.org, the women...