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...

Meet 25 of Twitter’s Smartest Women

Want to connect with women thought leaders via Twitter? BRANDfog Founder-CEO Ann Charles suggests 25 women worth following. This list includes “women who elevate the level of discourse among smart business lead...

EBay CEO Shares Four Leadership Principles

John Donahoe, CEO of eBay, was the Stanford Graduate School of Business commencement speaker in June. He offered grads four leadership principles that “have helped me navigate my work and my life.” The princip...

Sonia Cowen on Leadership

Sonia S. Cowen is the Founding and Executive Director of the Institute for Women’s Leadership & Social Responsibility at Cottey College, a four-year, all-women’s college in Nevada, Mo. Cowen has been in hig...

Are Women’s Career Accomplishments Undervalued?

The New York Times responded to a chorus of critics on March 30 after it published an obituary about a famed female rocket scientist that led with her accomplishments as a wife and mother. Yvonne Brill (pictur...

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...

Time to Stop Talking About the ‘Glass Ceiling’?

Dr. S. Georgia Nugent, president of Kenyon College, says it’s time for women to reflect on strategies for women, not barriers. “A sense of humor, a strong spine and a supportive network can take you much furthe...

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...

No Growth in Women’s Leadership…Again

Women’s share of board seats was stuck at 16.6% in 2012, the seventh straight year of no growth, according to researcher Catalyst. Also showing no change was women’s 14.3% share of executive officer positions, ...