Women are a pretty powerful bunch. Yet we hold only 4.6% of CEO positions within the Fortune 500, and only 14.6% of executive officer positions overall. But according to a report by Catalyst “The Bottom Line: Corporate Performance and Women’s Representation on Boards,” Fortune 500 companies with the highest percentage of women directors attained return on equity of those with the least by 53%.
Pepisco CEO Indra Nooyi weighed in on the provocative work-life balance debate at the recent Aspen Ideas Festival, telling audience members that it remains incredibly difficult for her to manage both her intense personal and professional demands. Ranked #13 on Forbes' Power Women's list, Nooyi candidly shared her journey leading one [...]
Two years ago, Anne-Marie Slaughter wrote a provocative essay in The Atlantic called “Why Women Still Can’t Have It All.” The piece, which sparked a national debate about the impossibilities of work-life balance, stressed that unless a profound change in mind-set occurred at the highest levels of business and government, professio
Over the course of our respective careers it has become clear to us that there are two critical factors that can change the current landscape: improving access to capital for women-owned businesses, and creating structures to better enable women entr...