Tag Archives: Women

Bachelor Degrees to Women (and Inversely, to Men) Over Time

From the Flowing Data blog that I follow (lots of cool graphs and data depictions), I saw an article showing the percentage of bachelor degrees conferred to women by major from 1970-2012. It was written by Randy Olson, a current Computer Science PhD … Continue reading

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Alleged Gender Bias for Faculty at UCLA Anderson – My Business School

I’ve got mixed reactions to this article today in the WSJ – Gender Bias Alleged at UCLA’s Anderson Business School.  I’m glad Anderson has been proactive in conducting internal reviews and publishing the truth, but it’s also frustrating to see how … Continue reading

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A One Day Bootcamp

Last week I attended the one-day AmEx OPEN CEO Bootcamp, which was held in Los Angeles, and looks to be the second in a series of events they are doing to support women business leaders. There were several hundred people there, … Continue reading

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Reaction to President Obama’s State of the Union Address

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I haven’t used this blog to talk politics, and I still don’t have any plans to do so. But – I listened to President Obama’s State of the Union Address Tuesday night, and given my interest in the topic, I … Continue reading

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Support for Women Leading High-Growth Companies

As I’ve brought up in the past, I enjoy listening to podcasts and books while I’m exercising. The last two days, I was taking in the final Fall lecture from the Stanford Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Seminar, which featured Sharon Vosmek, the CEO of Astia. … Continue reading

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Taking the Time to Find Gifts in the Every Day

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I’ve had several reminders this week about the importance of taking time in life for things that are not work, whether it be hobbies, spending time with others, exploring the world around us, or just taking it easy. During a … Continue reading

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Padnos, Spar, Finerman: Taking Some Time to Learn From Those Further Along the Career/Life Path

In the past I’ve shared my love of listening to podcasts and audio books, especially when I’m exercising. It helps me to consume and learn things I wouldn’t otherwise have the time to do, and it really makes exercise fly … Continue reading

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Beautiful is Powerful – Embracing Femininity as a Leadership Strategy

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Last week I was proud to be part of the panel ‘Beautiful is Powerful – Embracing Femininity as a Leadership Strategy’ at UCLA Anderson. We were the ‘dinner entertainment’ for the first night of a five day program, which is an exciting and innovative … Continue reading

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Well-Being, Space, and Getting to 50/50

Rather than having a specific focus this week, I thought I would share several interesting things I’ve come across this past week.  Last week, the Huffington Post held their first women’s conference in NY about the third metric in life: … Continue reading

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“Visibility Platform” and “Lean In Circles” – Do Women Need Special Networking and Support Groups?

Another one of my sorority sisters (pretty awesome group!) forwarded the following article to our discussion list –More Than Just a Social Butterfly – about Rachel Sklar, a well-connected woman in New York who is creating a members-only ‘visibility platform’ for … Continue reading

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A Sweet Story That Was Sent My Way

A fellow entrepreneur friend of mine shared this article with me because he thought I would find it interesting – Sweet success: Simple Sugar scrubs have wowed skin care market, TV’s ‘Shark Tank’. As I was reading through it, my … Continue reading

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Read and Share – Arianna Huffington on Leaning In, Leaning Back and the Second Women’s Movement

Over the weekend I got my copy of Sheryl Sandberg’s book Lean In, which has gotten a lot of press since it came out a few weeks ago. I plan to write a post once I’ve had a chance to … Continue reading

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Read and Share – Making ‘herstory’, Thanks to Teachers

First time on my blog. I love to read. Sometimes I do comment. But most of the times I am a silent reader but love to share. My mom passed this on to me, and I thought it was a … Continue reading

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Interesting Articles from the Week of March 4, 2013

I’ve been busy these past couple of weeks (trip to Boston for MIT alumni association activities, trip to Vancouver for work, and then a trip to Phoenix for baseball spring training and visiting with Tim’s family), so I haven’t had … Continue reading

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Women Still Can’t Have It All?

I read an article last year that made the rounds and got a lot of attention – Why Women Still Can’t Have It All. I shared it with family and friends, as well as women in my sorority, to hopefully find … Continue reading

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Interesting Articles from the Week of January 21, 2013

Reading other people’s blogs makes me see a wider perspective whether it’s about business, or the corporate world, or the work at home mom. And I’m loving it 🙂 Hope you enjoy reading these blogs and check out my comments … Continue reading

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Interesting Articles from the Week of November 4, 2012

In addition to writing posts, I’ve been following several other website and blogs for interesting and relevant articles and news. I’ve decided to start a weekly roundup of articles I’ve found worthy of making comments on, and I hope you … Continue reading

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A Male Boss – Good or Bad?

A recent Fortune article recommends that women who want a promotion should find a boss whose wife has a career (isn’t that a funny question to ask during your interview for a job – What does your wife do?). It … Continue reading

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Women in Tech Leadership (and in the News)

Growing and Guiding a Social Media Platform to Becoming a Publicly Traded Company Four years ago, Sheryl Sandberg was named chief operating officer for Facebook. This June, she was appointed as the only female member of the board of Facebook. … Continue reading

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The Rise of Women in the Defense Industry

In July, there was an article the rise of women transforms the defense industry. I thought that this was a pretty cool and inspiring story, given my almost 10 years working in aerospace, and my passion for women in engineering … Continue reading

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