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It's not because they lack confidence.(Why Women Don’t Apply for Jobs Unless They're 100% Qualified - Harvard Business Review http://t.co/qOjPQytSRL)...
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I found this article to be both enlightening and informative. I also found myself in the article because I have not applied for a lot of positions because I felt that I did not meet all of the qualifications. Now I feel that I have been missing out on a lot of opportunities because I would not exercise my faith in myself and I was standing in the way of my promotion.
As the development community continues to discuss what should replace the MDGS in 2015, ODI and OECD researchers propose that most effective approach for achieving social transformation for women and girls is to focus on tackling discriminatory...
How to Really Encourage Your Daughter's Leadership Abilities Huffington Post (blog) There are so many thoughts on how to encourage leadership for girls and young women, with the latest being the collaboration between Sheryl Sandberg's LeanIn.org...
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Today I am sharing what I believe are success clues gleamed by extraordinary women who have reached the pinnacle of success in their fields. Many of these women have key habits and practices in common that played a big part in their career....
Angela Brown-Parker, MBA's insight:
I really gleamed a lot from this article. This article made me think about why I am not where I want to be in my career now. I will start to incorporate some of these "clues" left behind by these successful women.
For years, offices have been filled with the fresh-faced younger generation who fill the entry-level desks, the established middle who fill the management roles and the older senior executives who are near retirement. But as tech-savvy millennials enter the workforce causing Gen-X-ers and baby boomers to step out of their comfort zones, talk of the generational divide is everywhere.
Recently, national staffing company Spherion released their 2014 Emerging Workforce Study. The study of over 2,000 employees revealed that beyond different communication styles, one’s age also impacts how employees feel about their own career potential and can influence their perception of their coworkers’ and supervisors’ abilities. They found that millennials are more judgemental of the capabilities of their coworkers and more opinionated about their own career opportunities than their older workplace peers.
Washington Post Empowering women and girls in developing nations Washington Post As the director of Global Programs in the State Department's Office of Global Women's Issues, Washington oversees the design and implementation of several...
Empowering girls with technology skills The New Age Online The main aim of the programme was to introduce young girls to study opportunities and the multitudes of career opportunities that exist in various sectors of the economy they can pursue.
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