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Women In Leadership: Cornell Certificate Program.

This five-course certificate program examines the issues facing women in leadership positions and offers strategies for handling them. Professor Deborah Streeter balances academic research regarding social norms and expectations with practical strategies for operating effectively within the workplace. She discusses how to outmaneuver the “double bind” dilemma, showing strong leadership qualities without being penalized for it. Professor Streeter discusses how…

Pauley Perrette Forensic Science Scholarship

Pauley Perrette is an American actress, best known for starring as Abby Sciuto on the U.S. TV series, NCIS. Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, Ms. Perrette lived throughout the Southern United States. Before her acting career took off in the late 1990s, she attended Valdosta State University in Georgia, where she studied Criminal Justice, and later moved to New York City…

A Step Towards Gender Equality – University of Oxford Admits More Women Than Men

As the University of Oxford offered more undergraduate places to British women than men for the first time last year, in its more than 1,000-year history, the world takes a step in the right direction towards gender equality.  Of the total figure, female sixth-formers also outnumbered their male peers, according to data published by UCAS, the university and college admissions body.…

PepsiCo and the SWE Kick-Off Annual Student Engineering Challenge.

Encouraging female students and professionals to pursue STEM education and opportunities is more important than ever. To help strengthen interest and participation in STEM fields, PepsiCo and the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) have proudly kicked off their annual PepsiCo/SWE Student Engineering Challenge. Now in its fourth year, this competitive program encourages undergraduates to compete for scholarship prizes and a…

NYU: Empowering Women in Information Technology

Women in Information Technology (WIT), an initiative launched by New York University (NYU), aims to counter the scarcity of women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math fields of study and in the technology industry in general.  According to a 2016 Bureau of Labor Statistics report, women comprised just 18% of computer and information sciences bachelor’s degree recipients in the U.S.…

Enroll in the Women’s Leadership Program at Bentley University.

The Women’s Leadership Program at the Center for Women and Business (CWB) at Bentley University empowers young women to lead. CWB Leaders gain essential skills and experiences that enhance their potential to advance into leadership roles across all areas of business. Building Competence and Confidence During each year of the program, CWB Leaders have the opportunity to participate in workshops, roundtables, and…

U.S. News: 10 Tips for Women Students in STEM

There is growing concern at American colleges about why there are so few women students in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). Though women constitute more than half of undergraduates, according to a study of college students in 2009, 138,000 bachelor’s degrees in STEM fields went to men, while only 88,000 went to women. A recent and quite interesting meta-study,…

Dior Launches Mentorship Program for Female Students.

From the beginning, Dior has striven to highlight and promote women, to make them “not only more beautiful, but happier, too,” according to the formula set out by Christian Dior in his memoirs.  “We wanted to celebrate International Women’s Day, and we quickly decided we should be empowering the young,” says Emmanuelle Favre, senior vice president of human resources at Dior.…