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The women of Congress, in fabulous watercolor infographics
Fast Company
The sitting Congress has the most women of any in history. Artist Emily Nemens is capturing each of them in paint, and using their likenesses in graphics to show how far we still have to go to bring gender equality to Washington.
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Arianna Huffington: Graduates need to redefine the meaning of success
Business Insider
Arianna Huffington told graduates at Smith College, a women's college, to shoot for more than just personal success during her commencement address. Huffington says that women should think beyond breaking the class ceiling and began focusing on "the third women's revolution" — making the world a better place.
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Sallie Krawcheck and the value of women's networks
Bloomberg Businessweek
Gloria Steinem offered a theory on why young women rarely call themselves feminists or want to be associated with women's issues. Youth is when a woman is at the height of her power, Steinem argued, because it's when she's most attractive and least threatening to men. Young women may have plenty of female friends, but their goal is rarely to help each other win; if anything, they're competing for the same prize.
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Can women dominate the tech world the way they dominate social media?
PolicyMic
The advancement of technological innovation and digital media systems has impacted the ways in which humans interact and communicate within the digital space. How does social media support or oppose this ideology? The idea that men and women are different has in many ways actuated a divide amongst humanity; rather than an understanding and acceptance of diversity. Scholars and researchers have studied the implications of gendered differences, and how it impacts society within the realms of socio-economics, politics, religion, and sexuality, but what about social media?
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Ladies America would like to announce the launch of Ladies Virginia Beach!
Ladies America
We are thrilled to welcome this chapter and these amazing women to our growing network of professional women.





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Making space for change
By Michael J. Berens
Disconnects between a leader's vision and organizational culture are all too common in organizations. However well-respected — or well-feared — a leader may be, change cannot and will not occur simply because a leader says it will. Making space for change requires modifying organizational structures and culture to create both the possibility and the opportunity for change. It is not enough just to communicate change.
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How women hold themselves back in business
The Huffington Post Canada
While women are equipped with the necessary skills to perform well as leaders, they are not exercising the ability to self-promote. They hesitate getting their accomplishments known to the people in the highest rungs of the organization resulting to their inability to get the support they need to advance.
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Why China needs a 'lean in' movement
Bloomberg Businessweek
Top female entrepreneurs are a minority in China, as compared to male tycoons, but there are certainly examples of very successful Chinese businesswomen. Of the 20 richest individuals in China, three are self-made female billionaires. Despite this strong female showing at the top, for most women navigating China's business landscape, the obstacles to success and equality are steep — and growing steeper.
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6 steps to investment success
Women's Agenda
Women continue to gain financial independence to an unprecedented degree, and their earning potential is constantly growing. Yet still, many women remain uneasy when it comes to talking about, and managing, their money. The reality or likelihood is that there will come a time when you will have to manage your finances independently.
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