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Women Need Mentorship, Not Affirmative Action

Women Need Mentorship, Not Affirmative Action

Whatever reasons that may exist to explain the shortage of women writers on the Nation’s op-ed pages, shortage of women would-be writers is not one of them. I know this from the number of women who have written to say how they have been frustrated while trying to write for the Nation. Nancy Wacinga, for […]

How To Empower Women In The Workplace

How To Empower Women In The Workplace

  I was shopping for a gift for my almost four-year-old niece and was bombarded with princesses, pink and glitter. Very few options captured the spirit and lessons I want to impart on her – in essence that she can be anything she wants to be. But as we all know well, the mixed messages […]

5 Career Lessons For The Marathon Known As Life

5 Career Lessons For The Marathon Known As Life

According to a Gallup survey, the average retirement age among retirees is 62.  This means the average American works approximately 30 to 40 years before retiring.  Just stop and think about that for a moment—30 to 40 years (and in some cases, even longer!).  In our fast-paced, on-the-go society, it can be difficult to fathom […]

Why Is the Public Sector More Welcoming to Women Leaders Than Business?

Why Is the Public Sector More Welcoming to Women Leaders Than Business?

While women make up more than half of the U.S. population and nearly 52 percent of these women hold professional-level jobs, only 14.6 percent end up as executive officers, according to the latest statistics from the Center for American Progress. This figure tells us what many women already know: In spite of gains in the […]

Mother & Child Program Selects 17 African Social Entrepreneurs

Mother & Child Program Selects 17 African Social Entrepreneurs

The programme has selected 17 African social entrepreneurs who will benefit from training and mentorship aimed at improving maternal and/or child health outcomes GE ( GE.com) and Santa Clara University’s Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship (SCU.edu/MillerCenter) launched the healthymagination Mother and Child Programme to accelerate health innovations in nine African countries The programme has selected […]

How To Survive Working On An Underperforming Team

How To Survive Working On An Underperforming Team

In general, people are poorly educated to deal with workplaces. That’s because education is a largely solo affair. Students are asked to work alone. Grades are given to individuals. Indeed, the idea of individual achievement is so ingrained that when kids are assigned a group project in school, they worry how their own grades will […]

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