Women in Business Articles

3 Steps to Recruit More Women

Let’s cut to the chase. You want to succeed. You want your business to succeed. You’ll need higher production, service, and profits. That means the best talent. So why would you limit yourself? To build a high performing team and business, focus on intentionally recruiting more women. Why? Having the best talent on your team […]

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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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2017 Cartier Award Winner, Trupti Jain, Works to Eradicate Hunger

Indian entrepreneur Trupti Jain is challenging our assumptions about solving hunger, climate change, and empowering women. She upends paradigms around customer pricing and how entrepreneurs behave. The Cartier Awards took note. Competing with 17 other finalists for one of the prestigious international awards on April 12th, Trupti (far right) was selected by the ­independent global jury […]

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Women Tech Entrepreneurs On the Rise – How I Defied the Critics

Dr. Frida Polli shares what it’s been like to be a woman entrepreneur, the sexism, reponses and rejection she’s faced along the way, the support of her co-founder, and a mom…

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Stop Waiting – It’s Your Turn

The Way Women Work inspiration and action Stop Waiting

As women, we’ve been told to wait… Wait until we have more education, wait until there are more of us in the workforce, wait until we’d been working longer, etc… You know what I say to everything you’ve been told to wait on?

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