Category: Women

Top 100 Business Trailblazers Recognized as Women Worth Watching 2015

Cleveland, Ohio—(August 13, 2015) Profiles in Diversity Journal® announced today the winners of its 14th annual Women Worth Watching® Award. Winners will be featured in the publication’s Summer 2015 issue, according to James R. Rector, founder, CEO & publisher. “This is our 14th year of producing our annual Women Worth Watching issue,” said Rector. “Each… Read the full article

Why Inclusive Work Cultures Matter—And How Your Organization Can Create Them

By Catalyst In the business world, perfectionism, power, and competitiveness are often glorified. Many companies want to be perceived as stronger and better than their competitors. But what some of them fail to realize is that when these behaviors seep into their organizational cultures and influence the ways employees interact with one another, their high-potential… Read the full article

L’Oréal Canada first company in Canada to receive EDGE Certification on workplace gender equality

L’Oréal Canada is the first company in Canada to be certified with the EDGE (Economic Dividends for Gender Equality) global standard for workplace gender equality. The EDGE assessment is the leading business certification for gender equality in the workplace that is universally applicable across industries and countries. L’Oréal Canada is also the first subsidiary of… Read the full article

Empower Me: What Women Really Want in Their Career

by Michelle McQuaid Have you heard it? There’s a quiet revolution that is taking place in our organizations. And it’s being led by women who long to feel more authentic at work and do more of what they do best. Last year, women’s workplace researcher Megan Dalla-Camina, author of Getting Real About Having it All, reported that less… Read the full article

YWCA hopes to link generations of women with new social-change initiative

#YWWomanKind Movement Mobilizes Women and Girls in Spirit of “Intergenerational Generosity”  A new movement that promotes cross-generational relationships and new opportunities for girls and women began in earnest on Monday, June 1, at the YWCA of the City of New York’s 21st Century Potential to Power Girls Symposium. YWCA president Dr. Danielle Moss Lee kicked… Read the full article

Ballard Spahr Named a National Leader in Percentage of Women Equity Partners

PHILADELPHIA (June 1, 2015) – Ballard Spahr has the fourth highest percentage of women equity partners of any U.S. law firm – nearly 10 percent higher than the national average – according to a recent study by The American Lawyer. Twenty-six percent of Ballard Spahr partners are women, compared with just 16.8 percent nationally. The… Read the full article

Geena Davis: Taking a Stand

Is it a coincidence that the percentage of women in board seats continues to hover at 16 percent? Or that, despite all our efforts—and victories—there has been little increase in the overall percentage of women occupying high-level positions in business and government institutions? Could we be unconsciously programmed to maintain these levels?  Recent studies by the… Read the full article

Finding Your Confidence

By Ruby Polanco Inspirational, knowledgeable, and colorful are words that describe Ruby Polanco, president of the Ruby Makeup Academy. Polanco is a successful entrepreneur that turned her passion into a multimillion-dollar business. Motivated by the lack of products for Hispanic and Latina women, Ruby created her own beauty line, Ruby Cosmetics, in 2005. After the… Read the full article

Where are they now? Former WWW Award Winner dishes on growth and career success

Carol Johnson, AlliedBarton Security Services In April of this year, 2008 Women Worth Watching® Award Winner Carol Johnson was named president and COO of AlliedBarton Security Services. Johnson joined AlliedBarton in 2010 as the firm’s senior vice president of client experience, following a successful career in the staffing industry. In her new role, she oversees… Read the full article

Women on Leadership: Leah Dunmore

A discussion with Leah Dunmore Vice President, U.S. Soup, Campbell Soup Company Leah Dunmore leads the overall vision, as well as the strategic and operating plans, for the U.S. Soup portfolio for Campbell Soup Company. She is responsible for delivering profitable growth, strengthening brand equities, building an innovation pipeline, and leading and developing the talent… Read the full article