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Shaving for Success: Women, Work, and How to Dance on the Two-Edged Sword of Likeability

I remember when I was eleven years old and begged my mother to let me start shaving my legs. That, I thought, would be a true symbol that I was becoming a woman. Fast forward to this article by law professor Joan C. Williams in the August 16, 2019, New York Times opinion section entitled “How Women Can Escape the Likeability Trap.”

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Female Majority: 5 Ways Saba Creates Culture of Gender Equity

At a time when observers decry that the lack of parity of women in leadership is not a pipeline problem, but a systems problem, it appears that Saba Software has effective solutions. The 22-year-old California-based company with 1,400 employees in 26 countries, has a leadership ratio of 55 percent females at the top, says Debbie Shotwell, chief people officer at the talent management solutions provider.

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Opportunities Made By A Black Woman: Founder Helps Launch Ideas

Shelly Bell acknowledges she is a super cool person. But, also, “I am a nerd,” says the founder of Black Girl Ventures, which recently received $450,000 in funding over two years from the Ewing Marion Kaufmann Foundation. Bell’s company that she founded in Washington, D.C. in 2016 “is dedicated to offering comprehensive education and advisory services that outline a road map for the growth and success of minority and/or veteran women entrepreneurs.

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Celebrate What Take The Lead Has Done For You Lately: 5 Years of Action For Parity

The power of Take The Lead’s mission is with the measurable outcomes and effects on all the thousands of you who have participated directly in events, programs, offerings and outreach for the last five years. Leading up to the 5th Year Anniversary Summer Silent Auction July 25, Take The Lead applauds all those

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10 Commencement 2019 Speeches From Women Leaders To Inspire You

You may have attended a commencement speech this season for a friend, son, daughter, niece, nephew, cousin, parent or partner. Sometimes the speeches are full of inspiration and sometimes the speeches fall flat. Especially if the speaker is trying to be funny. And isn’t.

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