Three African American C-suite leaders share their stories and offer insights on how women can break through the gender and race barriers in STEM industries by Jackie Krentzman Photography by Eric Marshall When Robin Washington graduated from the University of Michigan, her first two jobs were in accounting...

Taking control of your finances can be an empowering choice—if you know how to get started By Brittany Shoot Managing your financial planning doesn’t have to be daunting. Given the many consumer tools available today, selecting products to manage your financial health—from budgeting to investing to saving for retirement­—can...

Figuring out your “why” in life can help you launch the next stage of your career By Tanisha A. Sykes In 2010, Shai Littlejohn, then an attorney at a law practice in Washington, DC, was working 50-plus hours a week. She eventually started her own law practice and wove...

Heart disease is the leading cause of death among women—here’s how to minimize your risk By Leslie Pepper As an entrepreneur, Yewande Austin, 46, was accustomed to a hectic schedule. Days as long as 16 to 18 hours didn’t faze her, and she only added to that...

  Women often find it challenging to stand out in the workplace in a way that leads to advancement. Here are nine tips to draw attention to your work in a strategic way. [caption id="attachment_7428" align="alignleft" width="198"] Abstract chaotic background.[/caption] By Ellen Lee Early in her career, Jasmine N. Davis made...

Eight tips for eating healthy and keeping fit on a business trip By Carmen Cusido Challenges to healthy living crop up everywhere on business trips: from fast-food options at the airport to lackluster gyms at hotels. But there are tactics frequent travelers can use to keep up...

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