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March 22, 2016: Edition 54
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IN THE HEADLINES
Mommy As Dearest Employee and Leader: Why Working Mothers Smash Women Stereotypes
The mythology of motherhood in the workplace is that working women who have children are distracted, less committed. That motherhood is where ambition goes to die. It’s an old argument and one that divides parents, networks and pits women with and without kids against each other.
Assume Nothing: Women and Men Both Want Higher Pay or They Are So Gone
Corporate leaders often misjudge the motivations of female employees, with the majority expecting that women in their 30s would leave a company to start a family, or because of their need for more flexibility. New research shows that both men and women will leave a
company because they both want to be paid more.
Show Her The Money: Why Successful Business Women Are Better at Crowdfunding Than Men An investor has these motivating factors in play when looking to connect to the product or service; and women are better at landing funding than men are. The reasons for successful business women scoring funding are about emotional intelligence and expressiveness. TELL ME MORE
Take The Lead Co-Founder and President Gloria Feldt declares:"Parenthood doesn’t just equip you with experiences that come in handy at work. It can actually help you hone the skills that the 21st-century economy is coming to value more and more."
“Every day, women of all ages and all backgrounds and walks of life are speaking out. And by telling their stories, by you telling your stories, women are lifting others out of the shadows and raising our collective consciousness about a problem that affects all of us.”