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May 23, 2015
When you think of famous speeches given by a woman — who comes to mind? Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Sheryl Sandberg, Arianna Huffington and J.K. Rowling are just a few women who, in my opinion, have delivered great speeches. A great speech...
May 22, 2015
Many thanks to this week’s contributors: Davida Arnold, Suzanne Cohen, Girls On Guyatus, Michele Hush, Giuliana Lonigro and Tekla Szymanski. For Women At Every Career Stage In An Open Letter, Female Founders Push For Positive Women-In-Tech Stories...
May 15, 2015
  Many thanks to this week’s contributors: Davida Arnold, Suzanne Cohen, Nina Gonzalez and Michele Hush.   For Women At Every Career Stage Ava DuVernay To Keynote BlogHer15: Experts Among Us (SheKnows) J-Lo Signs On As National Spokesperson For...
May 14, 2015
“Journalism has benefitted women. But there are prestigious jobs still not occupied by them.” In a recent NYWICI-hosted conversation, Norah O'Donnell (@NorahODonnell), co-host of "CBS This Morning" and contributor to "60 Minutes" shared her personal...
May 12, 2015
​Do you ever see people who have successfully built a career by doing the very things they are passionate about? Some of the most established entrepreneurs and businesswomen are living their passion and making money from it. It may sound easy,...
May 8, 2015
Many thanks to this weeks contributors: Davida Arnold, Suzanne Cohen, Nina Gonzalez, Michele Hush, Giuliana Lonigro and Tekla Szymanski.   For Women At Every Career Stage The Art Of Negotiation In the Workplace        (Pacific Standard) One Of...
May 1, 2015
Another week of amazing web wisdom! Many thanks to this week’s contributors: Davida Arnold, Suzanne Cohen and Tekla Szymanski.  For Women At Every Career Stage The Woman Taking On Google And Gazprom Is A Good Bureaucrat, And An Even Better...
April 30, 2015
More than a thousand people from the communications and entertainment communities attended the 45th annual NYWICI Matrix Awards on April 27, 2015, at the Waldorf Astoria, to honor six women who have made significant contributions within the...
April 29, 2015
In these days when young communicators seem to have their careers mapped out before they even begin working, it’s refreshing to learn that a top broadcaster had two other career paths in mind before she landed in TV news. “It chose me,” says TV...
April 29, 2015
Megan Smith, chief technology officer (CTO) of the United States and a 2015 Matrix winner, traces her love of technology to her grammar-school days in Buffalo, New York, when she worked on science fair projects in her father’s basement workshop. Her...
April 29, 2015
It was a bold move, born more out of naivete than bravado. Robbie Myers, now editor-in-chief of ELLE Magazine and a 2015 Matrix winner, had landed in New York to hole up on her cousin’s couch while she looked for a magazine job. Her “in” at Conde...
April 29, 2015
When you meet Debra Lee, CEO of BET Networks and a 2015 Matrix winner, the first things you notice are her 1000-watt smile and infectious laughter. At BET Networks, she infuses the job and company with a sense of fun and that may just be one of the...
April 29, 2015
Martine Reardon, Chief Marketing Officer of Macy’s and a 2015 Matrix winner, always set her sights high, except retailing was not the ladder she expected to climb. “I wanted to work on Wall Street. My trailblazing goal was to have a seat on the New...
April 29, 2015
U.S. Senator and a 2015 Matrix winner Kirsten Gillibrand spent her early life in Albany, NY. She grew up in a politically active family — her father is a Republican Party lobbyist and her maternal grandmother, a Democrat, founded the Albany Women’s...

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