Obviously her career move had nothing to do with the weather. As the first woman serving as president of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in its 150-year history, Elissa Tenny arrived in the Windy City in 2010 after serving as Provost and Dean of Bennington College in Vermon
Another year, another year longer to wait. Predictions are that it will take until 2028 to achieve the goal of 30 percent of MSCI ACWI Index company board seats filled by women. With the original projection of 2027 to achieve less than a third global representation on company boards
Twelve of the more than 20 certified Take The Lead Leadership Ambassador trainers around the country provided a specialized sneak peek of their training at a wide variety of workshops, webinars and panels to align with the mission of Take The Lead Day, the global day of action to reac
“Go fix it.” That would be Katee VanHorn’s motto as vice president of engagement and inclusion at GoDaddy, Inc., the world’s largest cloud platform company with 63 million domain names and 14.5 million customers. The company that serves as the small business and individual’s go-to Int
A New Year’s message – Dear Friend, I can’t stop reading your emails, messages and social media posts filled with passion, power and purpose in support of leadership parity. Our shared mission to ensure women reach equality in the workplace and have the resources the
Sure, Viola Davis portraying Analise Keating, the brilliant attorney and law professor in ABC-TV’s “How To Get Away With Murder” may have changed the image of successful female lawyers, but women attorneys in this country in real life are not getting away with much. And for sure, the
Being happy is not the sole, top professional goal for me, nor for many women leaders I know. It’s a welcome and worthwhile byproduct of a productive, meaningful life, not the whole point. The latest comments from Saatchi & Saatchi’s former executive chairman, Kevin Roberts, stre
When I was about 10 years old, six-time Olympic medalist Amanda Beard visited my community swim team. We all sat by the pool as she passed around one of her medals and spoke to us about discipline, passion, hard work and the importance of giving it your all. I remember being a little
From the image of the giddy United Airlines flight attendant in the 1968 commercial “Come Fly With Me” to Nia Vardalos as the one-woman travel agency in “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” decades later, both scenes may create the impression that women dominate the travel industry.
It’s not that often that women leaders serve on an all-woman board, encounter all-women conference rooms or even are part of an all-women team in the organization. Never mind the low odds of serving on a panel that consists entirely of women– unless it is a conference for women.
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