Author page: Karen Li

Women And Work: How To Get Creative During A Pandemic

Now that we are over six months into the global pandemic, it’s time to take stock and get more creative. It’s time to pay attention to the women leaders you work with, because they have been singularly derailed with small people clamoring for their attention as they have tried to balance working from home and life at home. For most…

6 Effective Strategies for Female Managers

BY VANESSA VAN EDWARDS Do men and women lead differently? Researchers have found that women tend to have a distinct leadership style that shapes how they run their teams. Specifically, these studies show that women tend to use what’s called the transformational leadership style.  Transformational Leadership: Transformational leaders aim to enhance the motivation, morale and job performance of followers by working with teams to…

Former Model Starts A Black Woman-Owned Talent Agency

By Cheryl Robinson Joy Kingsley-Ibeh, celebrity stylist and the founder of the Kinglsey Model+Talent Management agency (KMTM), serves as a role model for young women within the modeling industry. As a Black woman-owned agency, she is setting a higher standard for talent management. KMTM is a boutique, full-service talent agency specializing in providing diverse talent to fulfill its clients’ commercial,…

Expert Writers Share The Top 9 Productivity Tips

In recent years, work has become infinitely more complex. Technological innovations have led to round-the-clock work schedules and mounting expectations. Our assignments have grown more collaborative, requiring more coordination, conference calls, and meetings. We now face an endless barrage of distractions, from the vibrations and alerts on our smartphones to the breaking news stories and viral videos awaiting us at…

7 Best Study Tips for College Students

The age of information has made a lot of things easier, but in many ways, it’s made college quite a bit harder. With websites like Facebook, Twitter, and Reddit taking their toll on our concentration, it’s harder than ever to stay focused. Good study habits are essential if you want to succeed in college. Whether you’re just beginning college or you’re looking for that…

Here’s How Mastercard Achieved Equal Pay And Continues To Close The Pay Gap

Achieving equal pay may be on the agenda for shareholders of major global corporations in 2020. It certainly is part of the agenda for Arjuna Capital, an impact investment firm that champions the business case for equity and diversity. During a media call, the firm announced its plans to propose 19 shareholder resolutions with 17 major corporations in 2020. Most of these proposals…

7 Lessons from U.S. Women’s Soccer’s Fight for Equal Pay

The U.S. women’s national soccer team sued its employer, the U.S. Soccer Federation, for gender discrimination last March — the first known lawsuit of its kind in professional sports. The dispute was a culmination of years of pushing for pay equality and quickly became a media sensation, bolstered by the team’s fourth World Cup win, which came early of last year. As the world…