Starting Out

10Q w/ Sallyann Price

1. Name: Sallyann Price 2. Current job, past jobs: I'm an editor at the monthly magazine of Rotary International. Before that, I was an editor at my college newspaper and a perennial intern at a variety of pub...

Where Do Women Fare Best at Law Firms?

Women account for more than half (51.55%) the associates at law firms in San Francisco, which also ranks second (to Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) in percentage (24.88%) of women holding partnerships at law firms. The ...

Essentials for Developing Women Leaders

Hard work and perseverance, not luck, take women to the top of their fields, argues Lucy P. Marcus, CEO of Madrid’s IE Business School. She cites five factors—Basic Skills, International Exposure, Mentoring, Ro...

Are Internships the Best Path in 2013?

Internships are the “new interview” in the job-search process reports Forbes. It cites an Internship.com study that finds 53% of surveyed employers planning to increase internships in 2013. “At a time when 54% ...

The 9% Solution: Flexibility Without Shame

Need to energize the U.S. economy? Fully engaging women could increase GDP by as much as 9%, writes Sallie Krawcheck, a past president of Bank of America Wealth Management. To do that, companies must finally ac...

Why Do Its Employees Like Facebook?

Facebook is No. 1 on the "50 Best Places to Work" list. What do its employees say it is doing right? What makes for a rewarding workplace? Is your company or a company you hope to join on the list? See who made...

The Only Woman in the Room

Executive Carolyn Weidell offers smart advice on when and how to fight against gender stereotyping or bias: You are going into a meeting or getting on a conference call where you are the only female attendee, ...

Get With the Programmers

Hackbright Academy is accepting applications for its 10-week training program "designed to help women become awesome programmers.” The San Francisco company’s Programming Fellowship teaches the fundamentals of ...

Where Inequality STEMS From

While women make up more than half of the workforce, they hold only 25% of IT jobs. One reason may be that only 18% of women receive their BA’s in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields.  Yet t...

Is Aerospace Now Ready for Women Execs?

Marilyn A. Hewson (shown) is Lockheed Martin Corp.’s first female chief executive.  And Phoebe Novakovic assumed the position of chief executive at General Dynamics this summer. Yes, things are looking up for w...