I can still smell the freshly fallen leaves from the maple trees that lined Dogwood Lane. Every house on our little block had one of these beautiful trees whose leaves magically turned vibrant yellow and red and eventually covered our yards with a fall palette. It was...
In 2014, 276 young girls were kidnapped from their school. 96 are still missing. Aisha Oyebode is fighting to bring back the girls and support those who have returned.
I inhaled deeply. The air, pungent with salt water, filled my lungs as I watched the birds frolicking above the waves, mesmerized by their dance. The diamond studded water, whose treasure was ignited by the hot August sun, was calm that day, which made the crossing...
With the current increase in anti-trans legislation, what can companies do to create a safe environment for their LGBTQ+ employees
The Power Code helps us understand women’s relationship to power and the need to redefine power as a tool to get things done.
With many successes in gender equity as a foundation, PMI now recognizes the need to address ageism and gendered ageism to honor this commitment to their employees.
Irma’s destiny changed when she scored well on the PSAT. Marketing materials started arriving at her home from colleges, and when one letter arrived offering her a full scholarship, Irma allowed herself to imagine life beyond the fields in California for the first time. Irma’s subsequent career in technology led her to start Bitwise Industries with her co-founder, Jake Soberal. The mission of Bitwise stems from Irma’s unique personal story, experiences, and lessons learned about how to provide opportunities for those individuals in underserved communities who would otherwise not even dream of a career in technology.
Sarah Ann Masse Called Out Harvey Weinstein And Then Faced Career Retaliation. Now She’s Fighting For Change.
In a recent interview with me, Masse, an LA-based, bisexual, and invisibly disabled actor, writer, singer, producer, filmmaker, and comedian, commented, “I was really afraid to talk about it for a long time, and when the New York Times story about Weinstein broke, it was the first time that I realized I wasn’t alone in all of this.” Masse went on to say that a friend encouraged her to speak to the press about Weinstein’s sexual misconduct. She did so in 2017, thinking, “I wouldn’t be harmed by outing him. Everyone knows now. Everybody knows the truth. I’m not alone. I’m just one non-famous actress speaking up.”
For men and women looking to advance their careers, being mindful of how best to navigate the complexities of the workplace and paying attention to what it takes to position oneself for success are critical. Women, however, face many challenges their male counterparts don’t when considering their career trajectory. One major consideration for women, specifically women who want a family, is how motherhood will impact their career. And one question these women often ask themselves is whether it makes sense to delay motherhood in order to realize their full potential.