Tag: Women Leaders

Girls learn about STEM careers from local women

Girls learn about STEM careers from local women in Junior Achievement “Dream Fair” event By Lora Painter On Friday, April 29th, 2022, on the campus of Western Michigan University, Junior Achievement of Southwest Michigan introduced 7th and 8th-grade girls to the exciting possibilities of working in STEM-related fields. The message students heard from the event is they can do anything…

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…

How are women reinventing the workplace?

How are women reinventing the workplace? Bryant University Women’s Summit By Patricia Andreu According to Virginia “Ginny” Clarke, the business world is in the midst of an enormous transformation. Clarke, the founder of a talent and leadership consultancy, doesn’t just mean the more flexible workplace precipitated by the COVID pandemic. She sees a seismic shift in the very constructs of…

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…