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Interesting News

News articles that highlight interesting perspectives on professional development of women.

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Some good tips! http://www.wsj.com/articles/leave-your-job-gracefully-1439924165?mod=djem10point
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Many thanks to mentor Jeannie Diefenderfer for sharing this poignant article!   https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/when-celebrating-women-traps-them-in-a-silo/2015/08/23/e0a3428a-42b7-11e5-8e7d-9c033e6745d8_story.html...
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Great article includes several of our mentors AND a mentee!!   http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-06-19/female-ceos-say-dad-s-advice-helped-them-shatter-glass-ceiling...
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Great NY times Op Ed piece   http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/05/opinion/our-problem-with-powerful-women.html?smid=nytcore-ipad-share&smprod=nytcore-ipad&_r=0...
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Awesome article by mentor Carol Hymowitz that includes several WIA members. So much to be proud of in this network! http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-05-07/frontier-s-wilderotter-helps-women-build-own-old-boys-networks...
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Great Article by mentor Donna Orender!   http://www.mydigitalpublication.com/publication/?i=248212&p=32...
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GREAT interview of Mentor Maggie Wilderotter on Bloomberg.  http://www.bloomberg.com/news/videos/2015-03-06/frontier-secures-future-by-acquisitions-succession...
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http://www.oberonfuels.com/2015/02/26/oberon-fuels-poised-growth-state-california-approves-dimethyl-ether-dme-legal-vehicle-fuel/...
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  http://money.cnn.com/news/newsfeeds/articles/marketwire/1173155.htm The Board of Directors of BPY is pleased to announce the appointment of two new directors, Dr. Soon Young Chang and Ms. Lisa M. Shalett. Both bring unique experiences and perspectives to the BPY Board; Ms. Shalett most recently served as a partner and head of Brand Marketing and Digital Strategy at Goldman Sachs, and Dr. Chang is Senior Advisor to the Investment Corporation of Dubai.   Congrats Lisa!    ...
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http://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/07/opinion/sunday/adam-grant-and-sheryl-sandberg-on-discrimination-at-work.html?_r=1...
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Mentor Martina Hund-Mejean ranks in WSJ's Top 20 Finance Chiefs. Congrats Martina!!  CFO Journal Ranking the Top 20 Finance Chiefs By Kimberly S. Johnson December 22, 2014 As Markets Roar, CFOs Find Their Place at the Top The Journal’s ranking of Top CFO was led by Macy's Karen Hoguet. John Taggart for The Wall Street Journal When Karen Hoguet graduated from Harvard Business School in 1980, she didn’t aspire to be a chief financial officer. But for the past 17 years she has led the finance team at Macy’s Inc. through major acquisitions, an online retail revolution, the Great Recession and...
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https://hbr.org/2014/12/rethink-what-you-know-about-high-achieving-women
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Teams that include women significantly outperform male-dominated teams. So why not use technology to eliminate gender bias when hiring?   http://www.inc.com/geoffrey-james/case-closed-women-do-make-teams-smarter.html...
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http://fortune.chtah.net/a/hBUW3ErB7uQq2B89UgjNutE0Qs6/bs12
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7BGACOA1BOc   Published on Oct 17, 2014 Maggie Wilderotter, Chairman and CEO of Frontier Communications, believes that her Fortune 500 company makes better decisions and offers investors better returns because of her commitment to gender diversity.         ...
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This week, Secretary Pritzker gave an important speech on how increasing the number of women in the corporate boardroom and in corporate senior leadership is vital to the nation’s economic success. She laid out five steps companies can take to integrate gender diversity into their corporate DNA. Read more about the speech here.   http://www.commerce.gov/news/secretary-speeches/2014/09/16/us-secretary-commerce-penny-pritzker-delivers-remarks-global-conf?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=CWG_0919  ...
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Great article about WIA Alumnae Rebecca Boudreaux...congrats Rebecca!!   http://www.virgin.com/unite/entrepreneurship/cuppa-chat-with-rebecca-boudreaux-scientist-cleantech-entrepreneur...
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Congrats to mentor Shelley Diamond!! We are so proud of you!   http://www.adweek.com/news/advertising-branding/yrs-shelley-diamond-takes-new-global-role-159312...
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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/07/15/women-ceos-good-for-business_n_5587540.html?&ncid=tweetlnkushpmg00000067...
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