While a psychology student at Kansas State University, Dr. Andrea Hendricks learned about the importance of diversity through participating in student groups and working in the university’s D&I office. From those experiences, “I knew I wanted diversity as part of my plan,” she says. Today Hendricks...

[caption id="attachment_8308" align="alignleft" width="225"] Women, One Woman Only, Home, Smiling, Businesswoman, Laptop, Computer, Home Office, Tablet[/caption] A growing number of companies are offering telecommuting and remote work options—and that’s especially good news for women By Kimberly Olson A few years ago, attorney Caroline C. Maxwell was working at her firm’s...

Elise Peters Carey has blazed her own trail—and is poised to take over as CEO of her family’s considerable business holdings by Carolyn M. Brown Growing up, Elise Peters Carey observed her parents in their business endeavors when she would accompany them to work. She has a...

Joining a corporate board is a key to advancement—and leveling the gender playing field. Here’s how to prepare. Carolyn M. Brown Shellye Archambeau, former CEO of MetricStream, which provides government, risk, and compliance solutions to corporations, is a member of three corporate boards, including Verizon. She...

Turning a bad experience into a thriving business By Tonya Johnson Courtney Adeleye knows just what it takes to own and operate a successful business. Before she launched The Mane Choice in 2013, she had opened a photography studio and launched a clothing boutique. She learned...

By Katie Morell It was early morning in February 2018 when Priscila Nagalli walked into her employer’s office and put in her notice—without another job or backup plan. As director of treasury and capital markets at the New York City office of Actualize Consulting, a financial consulting firm, Nagalli...

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