Women in Business

Progress for Women in the Workplace Has Been Poor

A new study finds women are less likely to be hired into manager-level jobs and are far less likely to be promoted into them.

Why Selling Girl Scout Cookies Made Me the Businesswoman I Am Today

The Girl Scouts teaches young women how to take risks and be entrepreneurial.

The Lesser-Known Career Barriers That Women Face

Sexual harassment is not the only barrier women face in the workplace.

The Problems #MeToo Can't Reach

We need to remember that there are many forms of harassment, and not all of them are overtly sexual.

How to Motivate Leaders to Champion Gender Equity

While the business case has been well-established, that in and of itself it will not solve the problem.

What to Do When Ambition and Motherhood Feel Like a Zero-Sum Game

For many professional women, the choice between returning to work full-time or staying home full-time can be complicated. Here are some suggestions to keep it from feeling like a no-win proposition.

When Women Are Chronically Unhappy at Work and How to Fix it

No matter how much you love what you do, you may be unhappy at work. Thankfully, it doesn't have to be permanent.

How to Deal With Jerks at Work Without Becoming One

Dealing with a jerk at work can be particularly challenging and triggering for strong, assertive women.

Michelle Obama on Sheryl Sandberg's 'Lean In' Strategy: 'That S--t Doesn't Work All the Time'

Obama said the 'lean in' approach for women in the workplace isn't always enough for women.

Women, It's Time to Take Control

You are a smart, talented leader. Unleash your power.

Why Excluding Men Is Not the Path to Promoting Women

Improving relations between men and women is key to increasing opportunities for women in business.

Men: Be the Hero

It's about finding better ways to work together.

The Gender Wage Gap Inspires More Women to Create Their Own Paycheck

Women will not wait for men to pay them fair wages or for laws to come in place.

How to Launch a Specialized Diversity and Inclusion Program (That Your Company Can Actually Follow)

Fixing the persistent problems women face goes beyond hiring efforts -- it's about constructing an environment that retains top talent, one that is all-inclusive and collaborative.

How to Address Gender Inequity at Work

Acknowledging gender inequity is the first step. Here is an action plan for what to do next.