What Should Be on Your Radar During Women’s History Month
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and Wall Street Journal management news editor Joann Lublin’s book Earning It builds upon the fundamental idea that women can make strides in their careers by learning from the experiences of women who have already broken through the corporate glass ceiling. After all – women get further when they work to build each other up. In keeping with that spirit as we reach the final weeks of Women’s History Month, we spent time diving into the best content recently created by, for, and about women. Read on to see our list of resources to help you win in your own career.
Earning It by Joann Lublin
Joann Lublin uses interviews with more than 50 executive women to outline key lessons and insights for women navigating work issues and climbing the corporate ladder. Read her book to learn how women can handle obstacles ranging from compensation negotiations to unconscious bias.
Harvard Business Review Podcast: Women At Work
In this six-episode podcast, hosts Amy Bernstein, Sarah Green Carmichael, and Nicole Torres explore what it means to be a woman in the modern workplace. Each episode examines a prominent issue that women have to deal with on the job. Listen for tools that will make a difference in your workplace.
Harvard Business Review Study: Do Women’s Networking Events Move the Needle on Equality?
Major businesses, universities, and other organizations routinely organize female-focused events ranging from hour-long networking discussions to highly specific weeklong conferences. In this Harvard Business Review study, Shawn Achor finds that attending the Conference for Women increased a woman’s odds of getting a promotion and/or a raise in the next year, in addition to positive mental and social effects.
Wall Street Journal Secrets of Wealthy Women: Top Women Entrepreneurs: The Secret to Building a Business
Veronica Dagher speaks with entrepreneurs Bethenny Frankel, Barbara Corcoran, and Katia Beauchamp on how they built successful businesses. Their key secrets include making your big break happen for yourself, being comfortable with uncertainty, and always over-preparing.
Harvard Business Review Study: We Interviewed 57 Female CEOs to Find Out How More Women Can Get to the Top
Jane Edison Stevenson and Evelyn Orr spoke with female CEOs of Fortune 1000 and large privately owned companies. From these conversations, they pulled six key insights and corresponding steps that companies can take to build a pipeline of future female CEOs.
Freakonomics: After the Glass Ceiling, a Glass Cliff
This podcast featuring analysis from Stephen Dubner is part of a Freakonomics series called “Secret Life of a C.E.O.” In this episode, Dubner and Carol Bartz, former CEO of Yahoo! Inc., discuss research that suggests that female executives are more likely to be put in charge of firms that are in crisis.
Own It Summit March 25th, 2018 in Washington, D.C.
A student-run female leadership summit that began at Georgetown University and has since spread to college campuses across the country. Get tickets here.
Stanford Women’s Leadership Conference April 7, 2018 in Stanford, CA
The annual Stanford Women’s Leadership Conference (SWLC) celebrates women leaders around the world and provides Stanford women with actionable tools to enhance their leadership. Sign up here.
Forbes Women’s Summit June 18-19, 2018 in New York, NY
Keynote conversations, panel discussions, and one-on-one interviews that bring together the voices and insights of a diverse range of female luminaries from the worlds of business, entertainment, and politics. Request to attend here.
Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit October 1-3, 2018 in Laguna Niguel, CA
One-on-one interviews, panel discussions, interactive breakout sessions, and high-level networking with the preeminent women in business, government, philanthropy, education, and the arts. Sign up here.