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Women Who Lead

Is gender holding you back?

"Does gender hold you back? I don’t know – it’s a double-sided coin. I’ve felt many minor injustices, yet I don’t think I can genuinely say I have been held back, as a woman or hit the glass ceiling. Enjoy the ride, not the destination!"

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‘Power Conference’ brings women in business together (access required)

BETHESDA — Some women business leaders say it’s often hard to find other women in business. Not because they don’t exist, but because they are less likely to “toot their own horn” than their male counterparts. Every year, “Power Conference: ...

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Yahoo CEO sparks debate over maternity leave

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer announced Wednesday via her Tumblr page that she and her husband are expecting twin girls due in December. Just as she did during her first pregnancy several years ago, Mayer said she would be working throughout and taking limited time off after her delivery.

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SameGrain’s app helps find people you’re ‘meant to meet’ (access required)

Meeting a stranger on a plane, in an elevator or in a bar and realizing that you went to the same high school or follow the same obscure band is often the premise of romantic comedies. But after Anne Balduzzi ...

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Medifast executive advocates for women (access required)

Growing up in Iran and later in France, Mona Ameli viewed the United States as the “land of marketing opportunities.” Now president of Medifast’s direct-selling division, Ameli is the only corporate senior-positioned Iranian-American woman in the direct-selling industry. Ameli, who ...

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Md. woman leads New Horizons mission (access required)

It may be a long time before humans travel to the far reaches of the solar system, but Alice Bowman has done the next best thing. Bowman, 54, is the mission operations manager, or MOM, of the New Horizons mission, ...

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Sharon R. Egilinsky appointed board member, CFO of Integral Board Group LLC (access required)

Women in the Boardroom (WIB), a leading national organization committed to advancing women in the workplace and into corporate boardrooms, announced today that Sharon R. Egilinsky, CEO of SRE Solutions, LLC has been appointed Board Member, CFO of Integral Board Group, LLC (“IBG”) the world’s ...

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eBay partners with organizational guru (access required)

EBay and Marie Kondo, the best-selling author of “The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up,” have released an exclusive guide that makes de-cluttering an easy and enjoyable experience for parents and children. With inspiring illustrations and never-before-seen tips, the guide features ...

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Apple more than doubles hiring of women and minorities (access required)

Apple says it more than doubled the numbers of women, blacks and Hispanics hired in the last year, although that barely moved the needle in terms of improving the diversity of its total workforce. Like other major tech companies, Apple has ...

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