Starting Out

‘Rising Stars’ Share Career Advice

Sometimes the simplest advice is the best advice. New York Women in Communications’ second annual WiCi Awards were held Oct. 28, 2014. Nine young women were honored as “Rising Stars in Communications.” Mashable...

How Women at the Top Really Got There

Writing recently for Fast Company, Sally Blount, dean of Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, argued that “we have a responsibility to encourage and support young women to be deliberate in d...

Is Boardroom Inequality Bred at Lower Levels?

More than getting more women into boardrooms, “we need more women who work in cubicles to stay long enough so they can attain leadership positions,” Caroline Fairchild writes in Fortune. As little as two years...

Study Finds Gender Bias in STEM Fields

Amid the ongoing push to interest young women in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields, new research finds that gender bias continues to hamper females’ careers in those disciplines. A...

CareerCast.com Identifies Best Jobs for Women

Melissa Minchala discovered a passion for computer science almost by accident. The co-founder and president of DataVelocity, a tech-support and IT solutions firm for small businesses based in New York City, Min...

[Q&A] Filmmaker Sarah Moshman: Never Be Afraid to Fail

Sarah Moshman is the producer and director of  “The Empowerment Project: Ordinary Women Doing Extraordinary Things.” The 99-minute documentary is from production company Heartfelt Productions,  co-founded by he...

Five Women’s Views From the Top

Adweek magazine interviewed five of the advertising/media world’s most powerful women for its Women’s Issue. The stated topic was “The triumphs and trials of smashing the ceiling.” Offering their opinions are N...

Changing Our Minds About Failure

To encourage entrepreneurship we must stop demonizing failure, argues Amy Rosen. President and CEO of the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE), she calls for recognition that failing is a necessary comp...

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...