Tag: Women in Leadership

Afro-Latina Carla Vernon Leads ‘The Honest Company’

Jessica Alba’s ‘The Honest Company’ Taps Carla Vernón As CEO— One Of The Only Afro-Latinas To Lead A U.S. Publicly Traded Company Latinx women make up just 1.6% of senior executives in the nation’s largest companies. By Jasmine Browley Jessica Alba’s The Honest Company has toppled many barriers as a leader in the clean lifestyle product space. Now, it looks like their newest…

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Women Dominate Australian Directors Guild Award

Women Dominate Australian Directors Guild Award Nominations By Patrick Frater Women filmmakers have performed exceptionally strongly at the nominations stage of the Australian Director’s Guild Awards. Sian Davies has three nominations.  For best direction in a TV or SVOD drama series episode for “The Twelve,” for best direction in a TV or SVOD comedy series episode for “Spreadsheet” and for best direction in…

Women in law – Table of Experts

Women in law – Table of Experts By Albany Business Review Editors The Albany Business Review held a panel discussion recently on the topic of women in law. Panelists included Shalini Natesan, principal partner, The Towne Law Firm, P.C.; Christina Watson Meier, founder, Meier Law Firm, PLLC; and Jami Durante Rogowski, partner, Block, Longo, LaMarca & Brzezinski, P.C. The discussion…

Spotlighting women-owned businesses

‘I think there is momentum’: Wisconsin women-owned businesses in spotlight Joey Reader doesn’t stand still very long. She’s busy making sure all the details are just right at the event she’s spent the last 10 to 12 months planning. “It’s busy. It’s very fast-paced. It will be over before I know it, but it’s exciting,” Reader said during one of…

Females advancing neurology research

Overcoming obstacles to advance neurology research, mentor next generation of female scientists By Shoshanna Fischoff More women than ever are entering the field of neurology as clinicians and scientists. Still, research shows that men continue to outnumber women at top-ranked academic neurology programs – and this disparity increases with advancing rank. Against the odds, a number of women have become…

Habits Wealthy People Practice

3 Habits The Wealthiest People Practice Daily That Most Others Don’t By Jari Roomer I used to be broke. Dead broke. A bad gambling addiction separated me from my life savings (over $15,000) within 12 months. That’s when I decided to study how money works. I read every personal finance and investing book I could get my hands on. Fast-forward…

Career advice holding you back

Grandma’s advice may be holding your career back By Letisha Bereola Generational habits show up at work, too—and they may keep you from making the necessary connections to get ahead in your career. Growing up, I heard the term “break generational curses” a lot; always in reference to poverty or fatherless children, and I was the one being called to…

Nasdaq expands their Board participation

Nasdaq introduced panel to expand Latino participation on the board By Manuel Herrera Through a talk hosted by Nasdaq’s employee resource group (ERG), Adelante Nasdaq, which featured a renowned group of key Latino leaders who serve on corporate boards and help board-ready candidates find suitable positions, their respective career paths were discussed and advice was provided for the future generation…