Hollywood has a long history of films with powerful female characters in the world of work, from Rosalind Russell as intrepid reporter Hildy Johnson in His Girl Friday, to Melanie Griffith as Tess McGill in Working Girl, to Jessica Chastain as Elizabeth Sloane in the...

by Katherine Giscombe Have you ever thought about who influences societal change? Who is positioned to make lives better for Americans? Elected officials may come to mind. But when you think about the scope of responsibility and potential impact, one of the most powerful positions imaginable is...

Is it possible that singer and actress Jessica Simpson could be considered the most successful celebrity entrepreneur? Simpson, 37, first hit the public eye as a singer, signing a record deal with Columbia Records when she was 16. She has sold 14.5 million albums worldwide. In...

Paris’s charm is palpable, starting with its café tables full of fashionable people spilling out onto the sidewalks. You’ll be tempted to spend your whole visit people watching while enjoying a glass of Clos Montmartre or an espresso. And if you learn just a few French...

CBD and THC are touted as miracle cures. Here’s how to decide whether cannabis is right for you. By Anna Marrian Everyone seems to be talking about it. Your cousin added it to her coffee and suddenly perked up. A girlfriend says she’s been able to coax her...

Guisselle Nuñez Self-promotion is the action of promoting or publicizing oneself or one’s activities. Why do so many of us, women in particular, feel guilty or uncomfortable doing it? Or avoid it altogether? Self-promotion is both strategy and art. It requires self-awareness as well as knowledge of your...

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