Women in Business Articles

How to Run a Meeting that Incorporates All Points of View

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Here are a eight ways to amplify the voices of your team members whose input is not regularly heard or hasn’t been appropriately considered…

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How Bank of America Exec, Morgan Whitacre, Became an Advocate for Gender Equality

Note from Rania – I’m often asked how men can be advocates and allies for gender balance. Here’s a glimpse into why and how Morgan Whitacre, Head of Client Underwriting & Protection Consumer & Small Business Bank at Bank of America, champions equity. I was blown away when I joined Bank of America five years […]

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Why She Leaves Your Company & 7 Things You Can Do About It

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I regularly hear these types of laments: “Women don’t stay at our company.” “We do well hiring women but many leave after five to seven years.” My favorite analogy about why women leave the workplace comes from Adam Quinton, Founder/CEO of Lucas Point Ventures and Adjunct Professor at Columbia University. He compared women who leave […]

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What a Female Boss Taught Me that My Macho Male Bosses Never Did

Steve Litwer

Over the course of my career, I worked mostly for, and with, a number of aggressive, high-achievement-oriented men. But then I had a female boss and learned a whole new, more effective approach…

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100 Women Building Bridges to Career Success

TETYANA STRELCHENKO The Way Women Work

Over the past six months, nearly 100 ambitious women across seven cities in Ukraine met every month in a career advancement circle or book club. You won’t want to miss this powerful story from Tanya about the lives and careers that have been transformed through the program, including her own…

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Ask: Where Are the Women?

David Rowell The Way Women Work Where are the Women

The status quo should not be accepted as given. Sometimes it takes just one person, and perhaps just one question, to spur us and others into action…

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What to Do When You Encounter Sexism at Work: Micro-Inclusions

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Confronting someone’s sexism, negative, or biased behavior is difficult. One of the best ways to make it a little easier is to be prepared with what you want to say/do if you do experience or witness a microaggression. I like to call these actions micro-inclusions…

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5 Examples of Microaggressions in the Workplace

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Often called “death by a thousand cuts,” microaggressions are subtle and not-so-subtle actions or comments around race or gender. Here are five common examples of microaggressions that happen every day in the workplace…

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How Can We Engage More Men? Questions from Harvard Business School’s Dynamic Women in Business Conference

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I did not anticipate the top questions women wanted answers to when I moderated a panel on Advocating for Diversity and Inclusion at Harvard Business School’s Dynamic Women in Business Conference. The panelists: Betty Thompson, Chief People Officer at Booz Allen Hamilton; Jeffrey Siminoff, Inclusion & Diversity Consultant, Former Head of I&D at Morgan Stanley, […]

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How the Six Success Habits Changed One Woman’s Life

Dear Rania, My name is Alina Komisar from Kyiv, Ukraine. In March 2018 you led a training session at America House Ukraine for women. With this letter I would love to thank you for the positive changes your energy and ideas brought in my life. When I met you, I was in sort of a depression […]

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