Category: Women

Super Commuters to the Rescue

According to the US Census Bureau, the average commute to work is 25.4 minutes. That’s what makes super commuters so, well, super. Megan Bearce, licensed marriage and family therapist, defines super commuter in her book, Super Commuter Couples: Staying Together When a Job Keeps You Apart, as “a new category of employee who lives in one… Read the full article

Team Member Not Playing Fair?

When to Show Who’s Boss By Catalyst Research on diverse women often focuses on the challenges such women face when it comes to obtaining mentorship and sponsorship from those senior to them, but obstacles to effectively managing junior employees are rarely discussed. Women-of-color managers sometimes report being undermined by their employees, especially by those with… Read the full article

Women On Leadership: Annette M. Moore

Sincerity is my greatest strength. I am a very transparent person—what you see is what you get! I believe that makes me a stronger leader, because I can clearly articulate my vision and people know where I am going.

Three 2014 Vilcek Prizes Awarded to Women in STEM Disciplines

Each year, the Vilcek Prize is awarded for outstanding achievements in the biomedical sciences and the arts. A second award, the Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise, recognizes the achievements of younger immigrant artists and scientists.

Women in STEM

Women make up nearly 37 percent of the AT&T STEM network. In her time with the company, Carmen Nava has witnessed firsthand the evolution of the technology we all utilize.

HOT JOBS: Moving Up by Moving Over

Women get fewer of the high-visibility, mission-critical roles and international experiences—the so-called “hot jobs”—that are key to getting ahead at global companies.

According to a report from Catalyst, the leading nonprofit organization expanding opportunities for women in business, unequal access to those roles may be an underlying cause of the persistent gender gap at senior levels.

A Brilliant Idea

15-year-old Ann Makosinwski developed a “hollow flashlight” powered by the heat of the human hand—you just hold onto it and the flashlight gives off light. Pretty cool, huh?