Posts Tagged women in business

Women in the World: The economic argument for empowerment

I spent Friday at the Women in the World Summit in New York, Tina Brown’s love letter to the women and girls (and the occasional man) advocating for equality and progress around the globe. The event, hosted by The Daily Beast/Newsweek, drew 2,500 people to the swanky David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center.

Two first-name-necessary-only women got standing o’s — Hillary, of course, drew people to their feet with her rousing keynote on women’s rights as human rightsOprah took the stage with Dr. Tererai Trent to discuss Trent’s incredible journey from child bride to Ph.D. and educator in Zimbabwe. Notably, Trent is as focused on educating boys as she is girls. “When we educate boys, they will so be ...

I spent Friday at the Women in the World Summit in New York, Tina Brown’s love letter to the women and girls (and the occasional man) advocating for equality and progress around the globe. The event, hosted ...

Quick Hit(s): Women in Business

On the heels of some good gender byline news, The New York Times Dealbook ran a special section on women in business that had a nearly 50-50 split on bylines. Even better news: For the most part, the stories move beyond the rehashed lean-in-have-it-all conversation that has dominated the news cycle regarding working women.

Instead, “Women in a Man’s World” details challenges and opportunities for women in banking, private equity, law, technology, and corporate governance.

In one striking story that profiles several high-profile women on Wall Street, Irene Dorner, chief executive of HSBC USA, blames herself and her female peers for the absence of senior women in ...

On the heels of some good gender byline news, The New York Times Dealbook ran a special section on women in business that had a nearly 50-50 split on bylines. Even better news: For ...