by Noëlle Bernard Boyer   Growing worldwide energy demand has brought the need for a larger and more diverse energy industry workforce into sharp focus in recent years. The world’s electricity needs alone are projected to grow 56 percent by 2040—28 percent in the US alone.* Meeting these energy... Read more
by Phyllis Levinson, PCC Study hard, get good grades, go to college. Study hard, get good grades, go to graduate school. Study hard, get good grades, get a good job. Wash, rinse, repeat. This path, built on intellectual attainment, is supposed to be our golden ticket to a lifetime... Read more
What type of personality does it take to lead? We offered Connie Tang, CEO of Princess House, a quick personality quiz to find out.  The first woman president and CEO of the 50-year-old direct selling leader, Tang is one of the most recognized and influential leaders in the industry today. Tang’s success... Read more
New York Life has long been recognized as an employer of choice for its strong commitment to women and diverse individuals by top outlets, including Working Mother magazine, LATINAStyle magazine, DiversityBusiness.com, Hispanic Business. Not only does the organization concentrate its hiring efforts on attracting top talent in these areas—which... Read more
by Judy Corner   I once observed a situation in which an individual (we’ll call him “Bob”) asked two of his colleagues for advice about a project he was working on. One person he asked was male (“George”), and the other was female (“Liz”). Bob went to Liz for... Read more
by Elisabet Rodriguez  I have been involved in the consulting world for years, and have had the privilege of working with many interesting and progressive companies and institutions—specifically, by supporting them in the development of women’s initiatives that resonate with their culture and objectives. Let me share with you... Read more
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) recently announced its partnership with Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc., the parent company of Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, to create a Diversity Franchising Initiative to increase the number of African-American-owned franchise businesses in the United States. Through this partnership, Dunkin’... Read more
How our most diverse communities can teach leaders the importance of embracing cross-cultural diversity and inclusion. By Kimberly Freeman California has been called many things, including an “experiment in social diversity.” If California is the experiment, then some may agree that Los Angeles serves as the laboratory within which... Read more
By Megan Bearce, LMFT More couples and families are challenged with handling long-distance work arrangements than ever before. Super commuters are people whose jobs are far enough away from home that they must live apart from their families for days, weeks, or even months at a time. It can... Read more
A Silicon Valley CEO On Mentoring and the Disappearing Glass Ceiling I’ve got a radical idea I’d like you to consider. Ready? Here goes: Women are never going to break the glass ceiling. Now, before you turn the page or click away, let me assure you that I know that... Read more