Women in Business Articles

5 Ways to Prioritize Diversity & Inclusion at Work

PC: Raw Pixel A manager’s role is to build a high-performing team, which by definition is a diverse team. For a host of reasons, many highly qualified people–including people from certain cultures, ethnicity, countries, women, introverts–don’t actively put themselves forward for assignments or recognition. It is the manager’s job to be aware of the skills […]

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Male Allies: 6 Ways to Be an Ally To Women at Work

Note from Rania: Rachana Bhide, Global Talent Lead: Bloomberg Engineering and a news presenter for Bloomberg Radio London founded The Corner of the Court, a website for women share positive experiences with male allies to encourage more men to play a visible and active role in the way they work and lead with women. She shared with […]

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4 Female Immigrant Entrepreneurs Making Their Mark in the United States

The Way WoMen Work was initially created as a resource and network for business women and entrepreneurs in emerging economies. But, during a time when the plight and role of immigrants in the U.S. is under assault, it is impossible for us not to make connections between the immigrant women in the diaspora and their […]

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3 Women That Every Male Leader Should Know

3 Women Every Male Leader Should Know gender parity Rania Anderson

Savvy business leaders now know what the research reveals: everyone wins when a company and its leadership achieves gender parity. They also know that to get there, you have to change how you work in partnership with women. Three leading women experts are challenging the way we’ve traditionally thought about and addressed this topic. Elisabeth Kelan, PhD, Avivah Wittenberg-Cox, […]

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Don’t Rescue Women: Be a Reciprocal Mentor

How and Why Men Should Mentor Women.

When women are mentored by men, they make more money, receive more promotions, and report greater satisfaction with their career trajectories. As importantly, cross-gender reciprocal mentorship relationships are also beneficial for men’s careers. For both men and women to benefit, you’ll need to change the standard approach of a mentor being an all-knowing guru who dispenses […]

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17 Women from the 2018 World Economic Forum 100 Young Leaders

HALF of the World Economic Forum 100 Young Leaders of 2018 are women! Many are from emerging economies. We’d like to introduce you to a few of the inspiring women who earned this notable recognition. Women from every corner of the world are finding innovative ways to fill the gaps they see in their marketplaces. Leaders like […]

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Remarkable Lessons from Women Entrepreneurs Who Shut Down Their Business

Not to be missed: powerful, real lessons for any entrepreneur. Why two women entrepreneurs decided to shut down their business…

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Male Mentors Still Key to Success of Female Founders

Most of us can recount a meal or meeting with a colleague or boss that was game-changing for our career. For much of our careers, women have been in such a minority, that male mentors were likely to be…

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The Case for Including White Men in the Corporate Diversity Discussion

Ernst & Young LLP’s October 2017 survey, “EY Studies Race, Gender and Exclusion at Work,” was an attempt to study different demographic groups’ sense of “belonging” and see if respondents have felt personally excluded at work, and why. The study included a sample size of more than 1,000 full-time employed U.S. Americans. Researchers found that […]

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Men, Listen Up to Understand the Evolving Workplace

“When men are ready to become advocates for women, they want to start by ‘Leading.’ In reality…the first step is to ‘Listen.’” – Recent Fortune 500 Keynote, Jeffery Tobias Halter Men, it’s time to listen up in order to understand the evolving workplace. Most organizations are seeking solutions on how to attract, retain and advance women. […]

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