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October 5, 2013
Women become empowered first and foremost by having a voice. Yet women account for a quarter of all judges around the world, and approximately 20 percent of political power according to the 2012 World Economic Forum’s annual Global Gender Gap Report...
October 4, 2013
This week's NYWICI Must Reads may just be better than ever! Many thanks to this week's contributors: Suzanne Cohen, Brittany Hennessy, Giuliana Lonigro, Patricia Maloney, Susan Soriano, Tekla Szymanski and Deanna Utroske. If you're sharing on...
October 2, 2013
Think back to the most recent cocktail party or other social gathering you attended. Did you notice some guests were comfortably speaking with other people, making their way effortlessly around the room? Recall the handshakes, smiles, polite...
September 27, 2013
Don't miss this week's NYWICI Must Reads! Many thanks to this week's contributors: Suzanne Cohen, Brittany Hennessy, Giuliana Lonigro, Patricia Maloney, Susan Soriano, Tekla Szymanski and Deirdre Wyeth. If you're sharing on Twitter, please use this...
September 23, 2013
For the last couple of years, I have been working on communications and social media strategy projects for small companies that do not have a brick-and-mortar office space. I have a workspace at home with a desktop, Internet connection and printer,...
September 20, 2013
Time to catch up with the links you may have missed this week. We have another great roundup of news about women, careers, communications and technology in this week's NYWICI Must Reads. Many thanks to this week's contributors: Suzanne Cohen,...
September 18, 2013
One of the best things about my job is meeting amazing women across a wide variety of professions — from tech whizzes to top lawyers to the creative minds in design. After I ask them all my questions about the challenges of what they do, where they...
September 16, 2013
Women lead 8.6 million companies in the U.S. today, according to estimates from the 2013 AMEX OPEN State of Women-Owned Business Report. That’s not surprising considering the traits that comprise an entrepreneurial outlook: confidence, passion, an...
September 13, 2013
The weekend is here again. That means it's time to catch up on interesting news about women, careers, communications and evolving technology in this week's NYWICI Must Reads! Many thanks to this week's contributors: Suzanne Cohen, Dimitra DeFotis,...
September 10, 2013
When you lean in too much, you need to lie down.    That's one piece of advice NYWICI board member and communications expert Jessica Kleiman gleaned from NYWICI's panel discussion on Sept. 10, 2013, "Risks, Rewards, Real Talk: Getting...
September 6, 2013
It's the weekend, and that means it's time to catch up on this week's need-to-know stories for women at every career stage. Many thanks to this week's contributors: Suzanne Cohen, Randi Goldsmith, Brittany Hennessy, Giuliana Lonigro, Robbie McKeon...
August 30, 2013
It's Labor Day weekend - why not take a little time to catch up on interesting news about women, careers, communications and evolving technology in this week's NYWICI Must Reads? Many thanks to this week's contributors: Suzanne Cohen, Randi...
August 28, 2013
It's been called the military's silent epidemic, and the alarming statistics point to a problem that is getting worse over time. Earlier this year, a Pentagon release stated that in 2012, reported sexual assault cases numbered less than 3,400 while ...
August 23, 2013
Get your weekend off to a smart start with this week's NYWICI must reads. Many thanks to this week's contributors: Dimitra DeFotis, Brittany Hennessy, Giuliana Lonigro, Robbie McKeon, Eunic Ortiz, Susan Soriano, Rodeena Stephens, Tekla Szymanski,...
August 21, 2013
After careful deliberation you’ve said, Yes! I’ll take that project on.  You considered the reasons for and against thoughtfully, and those lists can become a guide to a rewarding and successful project. Items on the Pros list become your:...

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