5 Minutes with Michele C. Meyer-Shipp Michele C. Meyer-Shipp, vice president and chief diversity officer at Prudential Financial, came to the position after 17 years as an employment lawyer, litigator, and general counsel. She talked with Diversity Woman about her priorities and challenges at the 49,000-employee...

When Charlie Javice graduated from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, she was struck by the number of people she knew who were choosing jobs they didn’t really want. Many of her peers did not have the freedom to look for work they were passionate...

For over a decade, Jyoti Chopra has been deeply steeped in diversity and inclusion. Recently the senior vice president for D&I for education solutions provider Pearson, Chopra also serves on the Global Talent and Diversity Council for the Asia Society and the Diversity Advisory Board for Toyota. “I’ve...

  What are the success secrets of the largest generation in the workforce today? By Ruchika Tulshyan It took Leen Kawas, the 32-year-old CEO of M3 Biotechnology, plenty of fortitude to raise her first million dollars for her biotechnology start-up. “I kept getting told that as a woman,...

How to overcome public-speaking jitters, connect with your audience, and give the best presentation of your career By Katie Morell [caption id="attachment_8552" align="alignleft" width="225"] Female business executive giving a speech at conference center[/caption] The mental fog was palpable. Maryna Shkvorets’s body wasn’t connected to her brain. She knew it...

Today, “hard skills” are all the rage. However, hiring for the so-called soft skills can be just as critical for ensuring success. By Sheryl Nance-Nash When it comes to hiring, you know that you’re looking for a particular set of skills and qualities, whether degrees from Ivy League...

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