Jen Shahade, World Poker and Chess Champion, Encourages Women to be Aggressive and Take Risks

Jen Shahade, World Poker and Chess Champion, Encourages Women to be Aggressive and Take Risks

Jennifer Shahade, two-time Global Poker award winner and chess champion, member of team PokerStars Pro, and an Ambassador for Poker Power, has poker career earnings of over $480,254. An advocate for gender equality and empowerment, Shahade spoke to me recently about how poker helps women feel more comfortable being aggressive and addresses their fear about money and risk taking.

Female Role Models Offer Ambitious Women Wisdom, Advice, And Inspiration To Succeed

Female Role Models Offer Ambitious Women Wisdom, Advice, And Inspiration To Succeed

Professional women who seek to advance their careers face challenges in a workplace that struggles to support and promote them. Gender bias, still prevalent across all industries, results in an unlevel playing field that is difficult for women to navigate successfully. This bias contributes to a more difficult climb to leadership positions for women with the ambition to do so.