News and Articles About Women in Business

How to Leverage Boardroom Diversity for Greater Success
Women in Business

How to Leverage Boardroom Diversity for Greater Success

Women everywhere are "leaning in," yet larger cultural and institutional changes would help narrow the gender gap.
Sumi Krishnan
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Mistakes Women Entrepreneurs Make Pitching to Venture Capitalists
Venture Capital

Mistakes Women Entrepreneurs Make Pitching to Venture Capitalists

Female founders seeking funding for their firm should review these four tips. Otherwise they could lose out in the competition for financing.
Jessica Brondo Davidoff
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How to Recruit More Female Executives
Women Leaders

How to Recruit More Female Executives

Yes, women can comprise a greater proportion of your company's leadership team.
Mariah DeLeon
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9 Ways to Become a Woman Influencer
Women in Business

9 Ways to Become a Woman Influencer

Close the gender gap one leader at a time.
Zeynep Ilgaz
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Microsoft's CEO Apologized, But He Was Actually Half Right
Gender gap

Microsoft's CEO Apologized, But He Was Actually Half Right

Satya Nadella took a big step toward a real solution in perceived gender bias. Then he backtracked.
Lindsay Broder
Microsoft CEO Criticized for Suggesting Women Not Ask for Raises
Women in Business

Microsoft CEO Criticized for Suggesting Women Not Ask for Raises

Satya Nadella suggested that women in technology should not ask for raises but have faith in the "system," bringing a torrent of criticism.
The 25 Highest-Paid Women Take a Miniature Pay Cut
Women in Business

The 25 Highest-Paid Women Take a Miniature Pay Cut

Median pay for the highest-paid female executives at publicly traded companies edged down to $13.8 million last year from $14.7 million in 2012.
Jennifer Liberto
Why Women Leave Tech: It Isn't Because 'Math is Hard'
Culture

Why Women Leave Tech: It Isn't Because 'Math is Hard'

Stories from 716 women who left tech show that the industry's biggest issue isn't related to science education.
Kieran Snyder
Women Entrepreneurs Take the Stage During New York's Jazz Age
Women Entrepreneurs

Women Entrepreneurs Take the Stage During New York's Jazz Age

These trailblazing business owners have much to teach their contemporary counterparts about taking risks and acting independently.
Donald Miller
When Company Culture Becomes Discrimination
Company Culture

When Company Culture Becomes Discrimination

Culture can be a wonderful selling point to attract new employees and customers. But it might also be a cultural hegemony as corrosive as saying you only want a third of your workforce to be women.
Ray Hennessey
An Executive's Tale of Persistence in Hiring a Diverse Workforce for a Scrappy Startup
Hiring

An Executive's Tale of Persistence in Hiring a Diverse Workforce for a Scrappy Startup

A Bay Area manager shares some new-company growing pains.
Jenn Steele
An Insider's View of How Women Can Advance Their Tech Careers
Women in Business

An Insider's View of How Women Can Advance Their Tech Careers

A startup co-founder insists that female engineers should be full players in the startup game.
Naama Halperin
Ducking Rubber Bands and Double Takes as the First Female Hire at a Tech Startup
Hiring

Ducking Rubber Bands and Double Takes as the First Female Hire at a Tech Startup

A female executive in San Francisco does some truth telling.
Jenn Steele
Why It Is Important to Teach Girls About Entrepreneurship
Women Entrepreneurs

Why It Is Important to Teach Girls About Entrepreneurship

The founder of Glamtrepreneur talks about instilling the business bug at an early age.
Rebekah Epstein