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The 5 Women All Female Entrepreneurs Need in Their Corner

It's possible to build professional friendships and mentorships outside of a traditional office -- and you should.

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Synchrony Financial CEO: Want Women CEOs? Develop Female Leaders First

“Women are still second-guessing themselves,” says Keane, who feels that it is her responsibility to pave the way for future female leaders. “I can’t fix everything that’s happening in the outside world, but I can certainly control what’s happening in our

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Celebrating National Women Inventors' Month

February is National Women Inventors' Month! Take a moment to celebrate and learn about the amazing accomplishments of women through history.

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Like Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg, WWLI.org Recognizes the Opportunity to Train Women for Board Seats

Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO and Marc Andreessen, are assembling a “boot camp” experience for women navigating the path to a seat on a board of directors. WWLI.org, too, has long seen this need to train women for board seats and is taking action.

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The Back Page

Pictures from the February event with Arianna Huffington

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STOP the Cycle of Networking That is NOT Working

“The best networking events I’ve attended or hosted are those that are more informal. In fact, I don’t like meeting people “to increase my network.” I like meeting people, well, just to meet people...

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Gender Bias Disrupts the Learning Cycle of Leadership

“Many CEOs who make gender diversity a priority—by setting aspirational goals for the proportion of women in leadership roles, insisting on diverse slates of candidates for senior positions, and developing mentoring and training programs—are frustrated...

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Arianna Huffington: “Sleep your way to the top…”

Arianna Huffington, the guest speaker at Tuesday’s Washington Women’s Leadership Initiative luncheon, talks in aphorisms: “If somebody works 24/7, there is a problem,” she tells the audience of about 150 (overworked) women (and a smattering of men)...

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Having women in leadership compels stronger critical thinking

WENDY KAUFMAN of NPR writes that Katherine Phillips, a professor of leadership and ethics at Columbia University’s Business School, says women bring a perspective that men might not have. She says that diversity of perspective and opinion...

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GM names new Mary T. Barra new CEO

After spending 33 years with G.M., Mary T. Barra has been named as the next chief executive of G.M. — and the first woman to ascend to the top job at a major auto company. She was unanimously chosen from a select group of internal candidates to...

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