With so much news content being published each day on gc4women.org, we have decided to start a new tradition to keep you informed and connected to the resources to improve your life and business. 

The following are top picks and trending topics on gc4women.org news:

1. Sarah Thomas: The First Woman to Officiate the Super Bowl

Sarah Thomas will make history as the first woman to officiate the Super Bowl on February 7, after being selected as part of the officiating crew.

The National Football League (NFL) has announced that Thomas will serve as a down judge at the Super Bowl in Tampa, Florida.

Thomas previously made NFL history when she became the first permanent female NFL official in 2015, and the first female to officiate an NFL playoff game in 2019.

“Sarah Thomas has made history again as the first female Super Bowl official,” NFL executive vice president of football operations, Troy Vincent Sr said. Read more here.

2. CEO and Founder of Pipeline Uses AI to Impact Gender Equity

Katica Roy is a gender economist and the CEO and founder of Pipeline, an award-winning SaaS company that leverages artificial intelligence to identify and drive economic gains through gender equity. Pipeline launched the first gender equity app on Salesforce’s AppExchange.  The Pipeline platform was named one of TIME Magazine’s Best Inventions of 2019 and Fast Company’s 2020 World’s Most Innovative Companies. In 2020, Katica was named the 2020 Colorado Entrepreneur of the Year. Read more here.

3. How to Write a Stellar Resume After a Career Pause

Whether you’ve taken several months off for maternity leave, an enforced COVID break to care for your family, or you’ve been away for several years taking care of your kids, the job search process has changed radically in the past few years. The authors of Back to Business are so excited to share their insights about how to get back to business after a break. Read more here.

4. How to be an Optimistic Leader

Optimism is seen as a key trait for accomplishing goals. Some psychologists and leadership experts see it as one of the key markers of success in work and leadership.

Successful leaders and creators have vision, and they’re able to continuously work towards it despite the setbacks that come up along the way.

Indeed, optimism could be one of 2021’s most important career tools. It’s at the heart of so much that’s expected to set leaders apart in the future: aiding communication, delegation, empathy and ultimately inspiring others to follow the path a leader lays behind them. Read more here.