Who hasn’t heard the urban legend that women must choose between family and career? 80% of women in the US have children, and 80% of current Fortune 500 female CEOs also have children. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Where equality is nonexistent is in the salaries of women who climb the corporate [...]
Posts Tagged "Woman CEO"
It’s very clear to me already that I’m going to need to build more flexibility into my life — and my company’s life — to account for Arjun. I think he’ll make me a more adaptable leader. By Pooja Sankar (Founder & CEO, Piazza) Three weeks ago, I gave birth to a baby. After a [...]
Here are useful tools for small business owners built by women entrepreneurs. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Starting your own business comes with a unique set of challenges. Early-stage startup entrepreneurs are no stranger to these challenges. These notable women entrepreneurs, each equipped with a background in computer science and penchant for [...]
The great thing about being the CEO of my company is that I can define the CEO role any way I want. By Miki Johnson (Co-Founder, Dovetail) I fell off my bike last week. Or rather, I fell on my bike, since I was still very much attached to it when I locked up my [...]
By Leslie Pratch (Contributor, Harvard Business Review) On January 1, Virginia Rometty will become the first female CEO of International Business Machines Corp. Articles about her have lauded her ability to blend enthusiasm, charisma, clear communication, strategic thinking, and “cool-minded” decision making. But one New York Times story placed the emphasis on the role self-confidence [...]
By Erica Zidel (Founder & CEO, SittingAround) Last week, I had the honor and privilege of being recognized by the White House in their Champions of Change series for the work I am doing to promote babysitting cooperatives and make it easier for families to find high-quality childcare. I spent the day in DC touring [...]