Women in Business Articles

8 Ways to Support Women at Work

  Men and leaders like you have been asking me how they can support women, in light of continued revelations about toxic work environments and incidents of sexual misconduct. An environment free of harassment is the most minimal requirement we all have of our workplaces. But that alone is not enough. To thrive your business needs […]

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Tough Career Choices and the Men Who Mentored, Sponsored Me

Lourdes Lamasney

How taking a risk, my father, boss, and work partner helped accelerate my advertising career across two continents…

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Enough with Mentoring: The Best Way to Advance Women at Work

Mentorship alone does very little to advance women in the workforce. In today’s workplace, women are over mentored and under sponsored in comparison to men. Here are the first steps to become a great career sponsor.

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3 Steps to Recruit More Women

Having the best talent on your team will help you excel. When you have the best people on your team, they will better anticipate customer needs, make better business decisions and help you achieve higher levels of performance…

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The Secret to Liza Badanova’s Career Confidence & Her Advice to You

I met Liza Badanova, a young attorney and the Deputy Head of Legal in Naftogaz, Ukraine, at a small gathering of Ukrainian and American women professionals who met to share experiences and career advice. Right away, I observed that Liza exemplified three of the most important attributes of successful leaders: she is poised; quietly, but deeply […]

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Foundation 500 Women Entrepreneurs Exemplify Undeterred Habits

We think you’ll find this recently published 500 Foundation global survey of Women Entrepreneurs breathtaking, fascinating, and inspiring! We certainly did. 500 Foundation shares the success of women entrepreneurs in emerging economies around the world, and was created by the H&M Foundation and CARE International. Several of these entrepreneurs run not just one business, but several […]

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The 7 Best Ways To Learn

Lifelong learning doesn’t mean just taking classes, going to training or attending conferences. In her research for UNDETERRED: The Six Success Habits of Women in Emerging Economies, “lifelong learning” was a key skill that Rania Anderson observed in 250 successful women across 29 countries. These women were always in a learning posture, regardless of how […]

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How RiseAssist is Building a Network of Female Freelancers in UAE

During her corporate career in the UAE and while she pursued her own higher education, Madina Akhmedova met many women who were frustrated with their career’s progress. In 2016, Madina read a statistic reported by Nabbesh (one of the largest freelance marketplaces in the Arab world) that there was 40% increase in the number of […]

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31 Days to Advance Your Career – Take the #Work31 Challenge

DAY 1 Identify your greatest strength. Be very specific – what distinguishes you from other people with the same strength? Write it down. If you aren’t sure, talk to some people who know you best.   DAY 2 Set a goal for one specific thing you want to have happen in your career. Write it […]

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Lean, Learn, Level Up Your Career!

For those of you who are facing a similar situation at your jobs, here are few ways I dealt with the unexpected increase in the workload and professional responsibilities…

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