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The best-paying jobs for women In 2013
Forbes
Despite the 50-year anniversary of the Equal Pay Act this year, women continue to earn less than men across most job functions. In fact, according to new numbers released in February, the gender wage gap widened by slightly more than a percentage point in 2012—back to levels last seen in 2005. Across the economy, women now earn 81 cents for every dollar earned by men. Meanwhile, economists say wage growth has stagnated for all workers in the last decade, and particularly so for women. So which are the jobs that pay women the most?
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Ladies DC Spring '13 Brunch
Ladies America
Saturday, March 16 | Crios, Dupont Circle | 11:45 a.m.

Join Ladies DC for brunch with Kat Calvin, DC Young Entrepreneurs Founder, who will talk on, "You Don't Even Know How Awesome You Are." Forty dollars gets you an extravagant brunch buffet, bottomless mimosas and quality time with some amazing women. Registration is now open. Click here to join us!

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Women are taking the GMAT in record numbers
Bloomberg Businessweek
The number of women taking the GMAT is on the rise, with China leading the way, according to the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). A record 122,843 GMAT tests were taken by women in the 2012 testing year, representing 43 percent of the total. That bests the previous record of 106,800 set in 2011, when 41 percent of tests were taken by women.
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Sheryl Sandberg's 'Lean In' offers career advice — for both sexes
NBCNews.com
Ever since the world got wind of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg's new book "Lean In," it's been viewed as a sort of modern-day feminist manifesto of how women can get ahead in the corporate world. And while it is that in many respects, it can also be seen as a good, common-sense approach to career advancement, for either gender.
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Women in senior management: Setting the stage for growth
Forbes
Although the past 40 years have seen a massive generational shift, with more women entering the workforce across the globe, more needs to be done to advance women to senior leadership positions. The promising news is that the number of women in leadership roles is growing. And more people are taking note that gender diversity at board and senior management positions promotes corporate growth.
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Tippi Hedren, Special Guest for San Diego-based jobs site anniversary & Ladies America chapter interest event
Ladies America
    Monday, April 1, 2013
    6:00- 7:30 p.m.
    Little Italy, San Diego, CA 92101
Please join us for hosted beer and wine, casual conversation, and more to celebrate our anniversary. Mix and mingle with current COTCSD members and fellow young professionals. Specific location will be given once you RSVP.

In addition, this event will serve as the first networking event for Ladies America- San Diego Chapter.

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Special Ladies America offer for Tony Robbins
Ladies America
"Unleashing the power within!" This four day seminar runs from March 21-24 in Los Angeles, Calif. Please click here for more details and email info@ladiesamerica.com if you would like to attend.
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10 money habits of highly successful women
SiliconIndia
When it comes to management, women are considered to be the best. The best example to prove this can be cited with the fact that in most of the cases, women are given the responsibility to maintain the house. Today, women are no more confined to family maintenance only. They have come out of their homes and have made their prominent marks everywhere. Nowadays, women can be seen occupying the top ranked positions in companies with a majority of workers of the opposite gender.
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Here's why women founders matter
Business Insider
Women have been dominating the headlines recently. From debates about women "leaning in" in the workplace, to new research that shows that women are leaving their mark on the tech scene — women's issues are having their time in the light. So why all the fuss about the ladies? Because we are the next billion.
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Texting: The great untapped business resource
Fast Company
While texting took off in the hands of tech-savvy tweens and millennials, it's worth noting that Papworth was working on solving a business problem--how to develop an internal paging system for employees at Vodafone. Today, 8 trillion text messages are sent every year, about 15 million texts every minute. For many people, not just millennials, texting is considered just as meaningful as an actual phone conversation. Yet, while it's had a profound effect on the way we communicate in our personal lives, few companies use the text-messaging platform to its full business potential.
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Why women must seize this moment
CNN
VideoBrief Its significance can be measured by the roiling controversy touched off in recent weeks over the role and place of women in society. (If estrogen were combustible, smoke detectors would be screeching.) More specifically: How women navigate life as they inch their way toward a fair and equal share of roles in a still male-dominated workplace and in the home space.
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Leadership: The 8 essential skills
The Telegraph
Almost 50 chief executives and entrepreneurs, including Carolyn McCall, Neil Berkett, Jill McDonald and Julian Metcalfe, rate what makes a good leader post-recession in a major new study.
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Report: Successful women not motivated by power and money
Women's Agenda
Stronger leadership is required to tackle the underrepresentation of women in corporate leadership, according to a new report by Ernst & Young, while leadership incentives could be adjusted to the finding that successful women prefer to view success in terms of "making a contribution."
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Line-up of women
Lindsey Mask via The Huffington Post
Across the globe, women are making their way in this world, step-by-step, supporting, leading and raising the next generation alongside the amazing men in their lives.
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Ladies America, local Ladies DC chapter & Final Salute Inc., an organization supporting female veterans, gathered on the eve of International Women's Day to celebrate women around the world!




Ladies America — National
Date Event
March 21-23 Tony Robbins LA
April 17 Girl Rising
April 30 GOAL: Women in Military Roundtable w/ White House/ Dir. Of Veterans Affairs
May 3 Women Are Talking
May 4 Becky's Fund — Domestic Violence
May 11 Ladies America/Ladies DC International author/speaker in DC, Margie Warrell
June 8 & 15 Women Leading the Future Conference

Ladies America — Local Chapters
Date Event
March 26 Ladies DC brunch
March 28 Ladies LA partners with young professional group
April 6 Ladies NYC brunch
Find more events across the country at www.ladiesamerica.com


Ladies America is a national network of young, professional women connecting to advance one another personally and professionally, following the motto, "Women Helping Women."
 

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