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October 11, 2016: Edition 83
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FRESH INSIGHTS ON THE LATEST NEWS

Winner Take All: Do Awards Matter To Your Career?

Nominate yourself, have your organization nominate you; either way, if you win or lose, does it matter? Here are some tips on how to decide what's worth it for you.  
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Up Your Confidence: How To Work Together To Feel Stronger
Some days you have it, some days you don't. Check out ways to increase your confidence  in yourself and your performance at work.
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Score One for Gender Equity: Is The NFL Ready for Women Leaders?
Efforts by the network TV monopolizers of Saturday and Sunday afternoons, plus Sunday and Monday nights are looking to increase numbers of women in leadership. Is it time?
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Gloria's Pick:
There’s Always a Next:
I often find myself counseling young women who are concerned about their career choices; most of us will be fortunate enough to have several careers. And if the first choice doesn’t work out, you can choose another. Sometimes new doors open when you least expect them at any age. Witness Jane Pauley, CBS Sunday Morning’s new host. Yay, Jane.  
*See something interesting? Email Take The Lead cofounder and president Gloria Feldt with your tips. Or tweet @GloriaFeldt.
 

VIDEO OF THE WEEK:
"She Started It," the documentary by Nora Poggi and Insiyah Sneed, premiered at the Mill Valley Film Festival and features women tech entrepreneurs.  


GREAT STUFF TO READ NOW

Shhh! He's Talking Over You
Here's a thoughtful look at the historical and cultural context of women told to be quiet.
READ IT AT THE ATLANTIC

Why Won't You Stay? Keeping Women in STEM
Check out this deep dive on why women leave STEM and learn strategies to keep them.
READ IT AT HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW

See Me: #FacesOfFounders Campaign
Launched with a kickoff at the White House, this social media campaign to show the diversity of entrepreneurs is a winning shot.
READ IT AT FORBES

QUOTE OF THE WEEK
"My goal is to change the paradigm, and even rewrite the frame, on what it means to be a coder, so that the world sees women and girls of color as leaders.”
--Kimberly Bryant, founder of Black Girls Code, pn how to change the conversation about women in tech.

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"Why You Need a Fairy God Boss On Your Side"
Wednesday, October 19:  6:30-7:30 p.m. ET

They'll share what led them to create Fairygodboss.com, an online resource for women to review employers and rate how female-friendly their work environment is, how to avoid getting "mommy tracked" and what you can do to increase transparency in the workplace.
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With Gloria Feldt
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Join UN Women Empower Women Global Champion Alysia Silberg and a panel of Global Media Gurus including Take The Lead Co-founder and President Gloria Feldt for a Global Online #FiresideChat: "Capturing the Media's Attention - A Q&A with Top Media Minds from Around the World." This Wednesday 19 October 10 am ET, 3 pm Lon/CAT, 6pm & Dubai 7:30pm Mumbai.



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