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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://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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Great article on mentee Bridgette Morphew, congrats Bridgette!!! http://ladyclever.com/fashion/bridgette-morphew-makes-vintage-accessible-for-all/...
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Great article in the Huffington Post by mentor Cathy Martine! http://www.huffingtonpost.com/cathy-martine/with-risk-comes-rewardalw_b_6036388.html?utm_hp_ref=email_share...
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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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A great LinkedIn article by Jim Citrin.  https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140807140051-203184238-a-small-but-important-piece-of-advice-for-aspiring-young-women-professionals-be-able-to-talk-sports   Sanyin Siang is Executive Director of the Coach K Center on Leadership & Ethics at Duke's Fuqua School of Business and creator of SportsQuip. Please consider subscribing!! http://thesportsquip.com...
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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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From the Business Insider:   http://www.businessinsider.com/women-tech-lean-in-sheryl-sandberg-2013-12    ...
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Interesting perspective! Enjoy   http://nyti.ms/1gnKPvP
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Great article that Joan Amble passed on from the WSJ.  Enjoy!! http://on.wsj.com/1mQ3zWI
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Article passed on by mentor Joan Amble from the WSJ. Enjoy!   http://on.wsj.com/ORniGC
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Great article about mentor Larraine Segil and her unbelievable farm in CA!   http://www.jewishjournal.com/los_angeles/article/urban_farm_is_a_little_piece_of_paradise_for_local_couple...
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Congrats to mentor Donna Orender on yet another successful year of Gen W!!   http://members.jacksonville.com/news/health-and-fitness/2014-03-30/story/brilliance-lives-here-jacksonville-womens-conference-aims...
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Thanks to Joan Amble for passing this NY Times article on. We need more women in technology!!!   http://nyti.ms/1qaGPj0...
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  Fabulous article on a fabulous mentor!      Profile Magazine The Connector Can rural America join the wired world? Maggie Wilderotter thinks so. How the seasoned telecom exec is bringing “data”—in all its digital forms—to the nation's final frontier. By Michelle Marcela Maggie WilderotterFrontier CommunicationsChairman & CEOLocation: Stamford, CTYears in position: 8 Career advice: “Take calculated risks. At the end of the day, it is not about staying in your comfort zone, it is about pushing yourself and getting outside of that comfort zone. Do things differently and be a catalyst for change.”   Maggie Wilderotter has spent a lot of time in rural America....
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