Ali Stroker was the first actor to use a wheelchair who won as featured actress in a musical at the recent Tony Awards, and she also won hearts and minds for her acceptance speech, not just her performance in “Oklahoma!” Yet her high profile win unfortunately also highlighted the real
You wouldn’t eat at a restaurant with a bad Yelp review, stay in a hotel that got 1 out of 5 stars (or no stars at all) or run out to see a movie that Rotten Tomatoes gave a low rating. So why would you work for a company that doesn’t make it to the annual best companies for women lis
There is a lot of coming and going at some workplaces—especially for women. High turnover means more necessary transitions and more reliance on employees who stay to fill in gaps. It also can be costly. Data shows turnover rates are higher for women as women leave more often for many
Gloria Lau’s LinkedIn profile states: “Data is gold. I’m a modern day gold digger.” What this co-founder and CEO of Alpha Medical has done for women all across the country is worth more than gold. The telemedicine company Lau created in 2017 offers dermatological, birth control and La
Can’t touch this. The recent uproar surrounding former Vice President Joe Biden, a Democratic presidential hopeful whose spokesperson Bill Russo rebuked allegations about “supposedly crossing a line between affectionate or supportive behavior with women to something inappropriate,” ca
Author, psychologist, entrepreneur, broadcaster and founder of the non-profit, Women Connect4Good, Inc., Nancy D. O’Reilly knows we not only get by with a little help from our friends, but we thrive with the help of women all around us. In her new book, In This Together: How Successfu
Jas Boothe says she owes her winning attitude of bravery and strength to the military. And her mission to help female veterans was born of her own experience. A veteran with more than 17 years of service, Boothe is founder and president of A Final Salute, a nonprofit serving more tha
A new film exploring GenZers across the globe, “The Future is Fluid,” premiered at Sundance recently, and it has many thinking what is in store for all of us working with this generation of workers, post-Millennials, born after 1995. Turns out they want more and less at the same time.
Gender fatigue is a real thing. It’s when administrators, boards, C-suite types and those in charge of hiring claim that pushing for gender parity is exhausting. That doesn’t mean you stop. At Take The Lead, our mission is to reach gender parity by 2025 in leadership positions across
Comebacks are a good thing. For Michelle Pullaro, chief administrative officer of Per Scholas, a nonprofit leader in free tech training, coming back to the C-suite of a company she left almost 12 years earlier has turned out to be a very good thing. A 1994 graduate of the University o
TAKE THE LEAD prepares, develops, inspires and propels women to take their fair and equal share of leadership positions across all sectors by 2025. It’s today’s women’s movement — a unique catalyst for women to embrace power and reach leadership parity.