WWLI News

0:00
0:00

This underfunded female demographic is launching the most start-ups in America, far from Silicon Valley

Black women are starting businesses at the fastest clip of any racial group, according to research by American Express. However, they are being shut out when it comes to access to capital.

Read More

For the first time, flagship law journals at top U.S. law schools are all led by women

The highly competitive editor in chief post, considered the top student leadership role on law school campuses, are currently all held by females at the top schools.

Read More

Press Release: Washington Women’s Leadership Initiative Announces New Board Officers

The Washington Women’s Leadership Initiative, (https://wwli.org/), a powerhouse organization that offers its C-Suite members opportunities to network and share executive value-driven experiences, has announced its new roster of Board Officers for 2020.

Read More

Goldman Sachs CEO says bank won't take companies public without one female or minority board candidate

Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon shares the investment bank won't help companies go public unless they have at least one diverse board candidate, “with a focus on women,” starting in July.

Read More

There are now more women working in the US than men—and these cultural shifts are part of the reason why

Women are now outnumbering men in the U.S. workforce for the first time since 2010, according to the latest report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Read More

Another women-led venture firm gains momentum, with Uber exec Rachel Holt as co-founder

Rachel Holt joins Dayna Grayson as co-founder of Construct Capital, a new VC venture firm based in DC. They are part of an emerging trend for 2020 of new women lead funds.

Read More

Women on Boards: Hitting an Ambitious Goal

UK meets goal set in 2010: triple the percentage of female board directors on corporate boards by 2020.

Read More

She was Oprah's top exec. The Waukegan native on quitting her job at age 56 after an unlikely path to success.

Sheri Salata shares the story of her unlikely path to success and why she walked away from the Oprah organization in 2016 at age 56, determined to tend to her long-neglected personal life.

Read More

The Year In Review: How Women In Media Embraced Their Power In 2019

Here’s how women in media used their platforms and influence throughout the year to spearhead change that’s transcending their industry.

Read More

WWLI Quarterly

Our 4th Quarter 2019 Newsletter is now available!

Read More