Why Sponsors Are More Valuable Than Mentors

“There's always something well-meaning and generous about a more experienced individual advising an ambitious younger one,” Sava Berhané, associate director of Bentley University’s Center for Women and Business...

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...

[Q&A] Blacksmith/Construction Manager Pilar Gonzalez

Born in Colombia and raised in Atlanta, Pilar Gonzalez is an assistant project manager with Sciame Construction in New York City. She received a B.A. in architecture in 2005 from Georgia Institute of Technology...

Nancy Gerrie: Showing Initiative is Crucial

Nancy Gerrie is a partner in the Employee Benefits Practice Group at McDermott Will & Emery LLP, where she started her practice as a summer associate in 1987. She advises companies and individuals on employ...

10Q w/ the Founders of Sew Love

1. Names: Sabrina Scandar (at left in photo) and Silvia Scandar Mahan, sisters and cofounders of sewlove.co . 2. Current job, past jobs: Sabrina: Currently, Co-founder/COO of Sew Love. Previously, Senior Prod...

Who Inspires You?

Author/actress Lena Dunham (r.) is one of 125 “Women of Impact” chosen by Newsweek/The Daily Beast. Also included are IBM CEO Virginia Rometty, athlete Hope Solo, Sen. Elizabeth Warren and former Rep. Gabby Gif...

Noreen Ellis: You’ll Need to Take a Risk and Own It

Noreen Ellis is Chief Communications Officer for Knight E/A, Inc., leading communications and marketing efforts for the firm, which provides engineering and architectural services for major public transportatio...

Is the ‘Queen Bee Syndrome’ a Real Peril?

Women bosses who not only don’t help but actively hinder younger women in the office can be just as much a barrier to success as discriminatory males,  a Wall Street Journal article argues. The term “Queen Bee...

Lawyer Coco Soodek: Find Ways to Help Build the World

Caroline “Coco” Soodek is a lawyer who finds ways to use the law to help people and projects in which she believes. She is a partner at Bryan Cave LLP in Chicago and is co-leader of its Art Law Team, which she ...