Category Archives: Women In Business

6 women on what they learned about starting a business in midlife

By Anisa Purbasari Horton March 12, 2024 Entrepreneurship is often portrayed as the domain of the young. We hear countless stories of founders in their 20s and 30s raising millions of dollars, which creates the impression that the best time to start a business is at the beginning your career. But the statistics show otherwise. … Continue reading 6 women on what they learned about starting a business in midlife

Hip-hop’s 50th anniversary spotlights the influence and struggles of women in the industry

  By Yannise Jean December 02, 2023 It’s been a year-long celebration of hip-hop’s 50th anniversary with the spotlight on the art form’s undeniable impact on music and culture. And a notable cap to the year was Grammy-winning recording artist and producer Missy Elliott becoming the first female rapper inducted into the Rock & Roll … Continue reading Hip-hop’s 50th anniversary spotlights the influence and struggles of women in the industry

Instacart CEO Fidji Simo makes groceries personal. Now she’s doing the same for women’s health

  By Yasmin Gagne On the eighth and ninth floors of a pristine building in a research park in Salt Lake City, employees in gray uniforms tread under gold light fixtures, past abstract artwork, and around plush couches in the waiting area where they check patients in. This isn’t a high-end spa, though the gentle … Continue reading Instacart CEO Fidji Simo makes groceries personal. Now she’s doing the same for women’s health

Women of color are leaving the workforce and vanishing from unemployment statistics

  By Grace Carroll February 10, 2023 Over 200,000 Black and Latina women have disappeared from the workforce since the beginning of the pandemic, according to a new survey on workplace inequity from Hue and The Harris Poll.  Many of these women have stopped looking for new jobs, making them invisible to unemployment statistics and … Continue reading Women of color are leaving the workforce and vanishing from unemployment statistics

Workplaces are at risk of losing a generation of women leaders—here are 5 things that could help

  By Band of Sisters November 25, 2022 More than 30 years ago, we were founding members of our company’s Women’s Resource Network.  We wore our power suits and our sensible heels into conference rooms to address the challenge of the day: not enough women in positions of power. Despite an increase in women holding … Continue reading Workplaces are at risk of losing a generation of women leaders—here are 5 things that could help

How to Help Women in Business Get Past Gender Barriers to Management

How to Help Women in Business Get Past Gender Barriers to Management Due / 13 Oct 2022   According to a recent Women in the Workplace study from Lean In and McKinsey, the most significant barrier women face in business these days isn’t the glass ceiling. Instead, it’s the floor—the barrier to entry-level management positions. Although women now own 4 out … Continue reading How to Help Women in Business Get Past Gender Barriers to Management

With Moms Still Stressed Out, Marketers Must Tread Lightly

moms With Moms Still Stressed Out, Marketers Must Tread Lightly by Les Luchter , October 14, 2022   With their stress levels rising post-pandemic, pregnant women and mothers of young children want ads and other content directed at them to showcase real moms (65%), be relatable (63%), be educational and informational (61%), and be uplifting/positive … Continue reading With Moms Still Stressed Out, Marketers Must Tread Lightly

A pregnant worker and labor activist says Amazon made her pick up trash alone

Amazon warehouse workers vote to unionize in Staten Island (updated) This will be Amazon’s first unionized warehouse in the US. J. Fingas @jonfingas April 1st, 2022 Workers stand in line to cast ballots for a union election at Amazon’s JFK8 distribution center, in the Staten Island borough of New York City, U.S., March 25, 2022. … Continue reading A pregnant worker and labor activist says Amazon made her pick up trash alone