business women


Shirley Sherrod says Kiss My Non-Racist BeeHind

So on the day she was “fired” (asked to resign by USDA Deputy Under Secretary Cheryl Cook after a series of phone calls telling her to pull over and write her resignation on her Blackberry

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15 Minutes of Fame in 15 Months

Annie Londonderry, that she made a wager of $5000 that she would bike around the world in 15 months.

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Google Doodle: Shakuntala Devi

What you haven’t heard about the remarkable Shakuntala Devi is about her marriage to Paritosh Banerji, an officer of the Indian Administrative Service in the 1960s that ended in divorce in 1979.

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Little Pink Book Asks Top Women CEOs Why? Don’t Miss November 10th Event!

Ready for a lunch you won’t forget? How about three hours that will change our life!

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Forget the sexist; Find me those shoes!

It was probably the snarky tweet that landed Kanteron CEO, Jorge Cortell, in hot water recently, but the accompanying twitpic didn’t help:   #brainsnotrequired was a pretty mean hashtag. Someone must follow that hashtag, because I have to assume that it wasn’t one of Cortell’s 330 followers that retweeted his comment and unleashed the rath […]

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The Rise of Women Entrepreneurs (INFOGRAPHIC) via OnlineBusinessDegree.org

  By 2018, women entrepreneurs will create more than half of all small business jobs! Via: OnlineBusinessDegree.org   Share This:

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Is Business Insider Trying to Destroy Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer?

Would you expect to see this headline in a business publication,“Awkward! Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Hired A New CMO While The Current CMO Was On Vacation.” This was written by Business Insider giving a whole new meaning to “insider,” and it has little to do with “business.” Alternatively, the Associated Press (AP) also wrote about […]

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INFOGRAPHIC: Women and Business

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Wear White Now and Forever. Amen.

In 1882, Peter J. McGuire, vice president of the American Federation of Labor proposed “Labor Day,” and a resolution was set forth in 1884 by A.C. Cameron, “Resolved that the first Monday in September of each year be set apart as a laborers’ national holiday and that we recommend its observance by all wage workers […]

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TODAY: U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Wal-Mart Case Against Women

Why does it always seem that big Goliaths are generally brought down by the “little guy” or girl in this case. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. is the largest private employer and grocery chain in the U.S.  In 2001, 61 year-old Wal-Mart Greeter Betty Dukes filed a class action sexual discrimination lawsuit against the company with the […]

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Better Name for UNIONS – Group that Insures Women Equal Pay for Equal Work

Why do the governors of Wisconsin and Ohio hate women and old people?  I mean their support of bills to strip government unions of their collective bargaining power is focused squarely on teachers, 80 percent of which are women AND union membership is highest among 55-64 year-old workers (15.7%) than 16-24 year-old workers (4.3%). Yes, […]

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Jobs for “Ugly” Women

So you want to land an exclusive research position in a highly competitive, male-dominated profession.  You’ve employed a resume writing service, a career coach and boned up on all you can about the company and the field you’re desperately trying to enter.  The best part is that you know the company is trying very hard […]

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A Woman Invented That?

Need a invention that will lower, even eliminate our dependence on oil?  Look to a woman.  According to the 2011 Lemelson-MIT Invention Index, which measures Americans’ perceptions on inventing and innovations, women ages 16-25 “indicate they are creative, the characteristic they most associate with inventors,” yet less than 27 percent consider themselves inventive.  In fact, […]

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Triggers in Women that Can Lead to a Mental Breakdown

Women had little control then, which may have been a key factor in Rose’s “checking out.” In fact, I remember as a child, my mother once referring to woman who had had a “nervous breakdown.”

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Is Your Head Shot Turning People Off?

At some point, every business professional will be asked to provide a head shot.  If you’re digitally social, you have a Linkedin account, a Facebook page, a blog and you might even be an avid tweeter.  How are you introducing yourself to potential clients in these online venues?  If you are using an old photo […]

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