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February 24, 2014
It’s unlikely we would be familiar with Zora Neale Hurston’s work today if it wasn’t for Alice Walker’s essay “In Search of Zora Neale Hurston,” which was published by Ms. Magazine in 1975. Zora was the most widely published female author during the...
February 20, 2014
Is that spring in the air? Even if it's not, we have a bumper crop of great NYWICI Must Reads stories for you this weekend. Many thanks to this week's contributors: Erica Ayisi, Suzanne Cohen, Nina Gonzalez, January Green, Courtney Hart, Kendal...
February 19, 2014
On the path to professional fulfillment, the right coaching partnership means having a shrewd guide travel with you, as you navigate achievements and unearth beneficial self-knowledge. “Coaching is about taking you where you are right now and...
February 14, 2014
We have an avalanche of great NYWICI Must Reads links for you on this snowy weekend. Many thanks to this week's contributors: Suzanne Cohen, Nina Gonzalez, Courtney Hart, Brittany Hennessy, Kendal Lambert, Michelle Lodge, Giuliana Lonigro, Patricia...
February 12, 2014
I've always thought that there wasn't much to add to the world about the merits of being a mentor.We know mentors have real value in today's workplace. We all want to pay it forward but often we worry about the time commitment. I am a firm believer...
February 7, 2014
Here's another great roundup of NYWICI Must Reads on women, our changing communications industry and new technology. Many thanks to this week's contributors: Suzanne Cohen, Kendal Lambert, Giuliana Lonigro, Elizabeth Roberts, Susan Soriano, Maria...
February 4, 2014
On May 28, 2014, renowned author, poet, civil rights activist, educator and Matrix honoree Dr. Maya Angelou passed away at the age of 86. The image at left shows Angelou with Sen. Edward M. Kennedy after receiving the NYWICI Matrix Award in 1983,...
January 31, 2014
First impressions are everything. A handshake should be firm and an outfit should be appropriate for the office dress code. But what happens when your hair — the one thing that you can personalize — either works for or against your chance of success...
January 31, 2014
Check out this week's NYWICI Must Reads to learn the latest about women at every age and stage, careers, communication and technology. Many thanks to this week's contributors: Suzanne Cohen, Nina Gonzalez, Courtney Hart, Giuliana Lonigro, Rodeena...
January 30, 2014
The NYWICI Foundation mentoring program has matched more than 130 pairs of mentors and mentees since inception five years ago. Overseeing the program, which matches seasoned NYWICI professionals with young professional members, are Foundation board...
January 27, 2014
Last month, I helped a fellow NYU alumnus update his business plan for a startup magazine dedicated to new and upcoming talent in fashion, art and design. In addition to his full time job at a media company, my former classmate Chad curates, edits...
January 26, 2014
Should a competitor kick a company when it’s down? On the afternoon of Friday, Jan. 24, both Gmail and Google+ went offline around the world for about an hour. During that time Yahoo posted about it on Twitter four times. The tweets were later...
January 24, 2014
Check out this week's NYWICI Must Reads to learn the latest about women at every age and stage, careers, communication and technology. Many thanks to this week's contributors: Erica Ayisi, Suzanne Cohen, Patricia Maloney, Megan Schulz, Maria Ungaro...
January 22, 2014
Women are somewhat infamous for our tendency to apologize. Saying “sorry” is an easy enough habit to get into. But how often do we actually wrong someone and regret our words or actions enough to warrant an apology? Let’s instead put our hard-earned...
January 17, 2014
Check out this week's NYWICI Must Reads to learn the latest about women at every age and stage, careers, communication and technology. Many thanks to this week's contributors: Erica Ayisi, Suzanne Cohen, Courtney Hart, Chandra Hayslett, Susan...

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