Dr. Lynn Perry Wooten, the first Black president of 120-year-old Simmons University, is uniquely prepared to lead the women's college through these turbulent times. By Jackie Krentzman On February 6, 2020, Dr. Lynn Perry Wooten accepted the position as the first Black president of Simmons University, a...

Throughout her career, Ruth Bader Ginsberg fought for us, working women. This diminutive woman was called the “Thurgood Marshall of the women’s rights movement” as she, perhaps more than anyone else, advanced the rights of women in the workplace. She fought for us so we...

ea.com “What are you doing to champion women’s advancement in the workplace?” Olga Bondarenko  Command Center Analyst • Ireland • I advocate for equity and access for women of all abilities, raise awareness of common workplace challenges, and partner with employee resource groups to build a diverse and inclusive workplace. Mala...

Shari Slate spearheads Cisco’s leading-edge diversity and inclusion efforts Diversity Woman sat down with Cisco’s Vice President and Chief Inclusion and Collaboration Officer, Shari Slate, to learn more about Cisco’s recipe for success. Diversity Woman: Describe Cisco’s culture as it relates to diversity and inclusion. Shari Slate: Cisco’s goal...

by Jackie Krentzman [caption id="attachment_8765" align="alignleft" width="225"] Chuck Robbins talking to Cisco employees in the Philippines.[/caption] CEO Chuck Robbins’s quest to remake Cisco’s culture into a more diverse and inclusive workplace is paying big dividends—including to the bottom line Last fall, the organization Great Place to Work, which...

Only a handful of females run large corporations. These extraordinary women are determined and poised to rectify that. “Every single one of our women in our C-Ahead program has thepotential to be a CEO.“ — Kimber Maderazzo, C200 chair The Fortune 500 consists of only 34 female CEOs....

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