GC4W Women in Leadership

CEO Lily Shen Drives Transfix’s 76% Annual Growth

CEO Lily Shen Drives Transfix’s 76% Annual Growth By Cheryl Robinson Supply chains are a critical component of an ever-expanding economy. The global supply chain market size is valued at $15.85 billion. Yet, amid the pandemic, the U.S. and other countries have felt the impact of slow turnaround times, disruption to production, and a troubling forecast of future product deliveries. When it…

Why Women Aren’t CEOs? From Women Who Almost Were

Why Women Aren’t CEOs, According to Women Who Almost Were It’s not a pipeline problem. It’s about loneliness, competition and deeply rooted barriers. By Susan Chira A year ago, dressed in suffragette white and addressing a cheering, weeping convention, Hillary Clinton stood for possibility. Now she is a reminder of the limits women continue to confront — in politics and…

Ketanji Brown Jackson Marks Her Own History

Ketanji Brown Jackson Marks Her Own History Tearfully, Poetically, Powerfully By Erin Spencer Sairam Thursday afternoon, Kamala Harris, the first Black woman to serve as Vice President, presided over the vote to confirm Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson as the first Black woman on the Supreme Court of the United States. After a 53-47 vote, with three Republicans joining all 50 Democrats,…

This Executive Uses Active Listening To Enhance Leadership

Communication is a critical component of effective leadership. It’s been reported that companies with 100 employees lose on average $420,000 per year because of poor internal communications. Part of effective communication is making people feel appreciated and valued. 360 listening, a term coined by Melissa Daimler in her HBR article, means that leaders listen to what the person is saying and how they’re saying…