We need to re-direct the conversation to Marissa being in the minority as a women CEO in a Fortune 500 company – and how we can change that abysmal ratio. By Marilyn Nagel (CEO, Watermark) When the news broke of Marissa Mayer’s appointment as CEO of Yahoo, the excitement in the air was palpable. Women [...]
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Few women have joined or founded startups and gained the kind of experience that enables their careers to explode like Marissa Mayer’s. Here are recommendations on accelerating the pace of women in high-tech. By Jack Hidary & Cindy Padnos (Contributors, Fortune) The announcement Monday that Yahoo! selected Marissa Mayer as its new chief is a [...]
I applied to Springboard because I wanted to get to know more women who were founders of healthcare startups, who had raised money, and who had already walked down my path. By Neng Bing Doh (Founder & CEO, HealthCrowd) Springboard is one of those programs where once you’ve experienced it, you want to get the [...]
We haven’t advanced over these past two decades when it comes to views on women and leadership. By Kim Polese (Contributor, Forbes) When I first read Eric Jackson‘s post Wednesday on FORBES entitled, “Sheryl Sandberg is the Valley’s It Girl – Just Like Kim Polese Once Was”, my immediate thought was – how sad. How [...]
“Be open to opportunity and take risks. In fact, take the worst, the messiest, the most challenging assignment you can find, and then take control. – Angela Braly, CEO of WellPoint. By John Bussey (Contributor, Wall Street Journal) Along the career path, the CEOs say, pursue new skills relentlessly. Change jobs after you’ve mastered the [...]
Dwelling on numbers suggests dark forces at work keeping women down, whereas explanation may lie with women themselves. By Leah Eichler (Contributing Writer, Femme-O-Nomics) Following the movements of C-suite women has become a spectator sport. When Former Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz received her now infamous phone call, professional women started counting the number of females [...]
By Chris O’Brien (Business & Technology Columnist, San Jose Mercury News) Before Silicon Valley had Larry Ellison or Steve Jobs, it had Sandra Kurtzig. By founding and taking public one of the region’s first software companies almost four decades ago, she became an industry giant. The fact that she was the valley’s lone female tech [...]