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Providing a strong platform through which women can be inspired by others as well as bringing more awareness to the talents and skills women bring to the workplace.
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2 Inspire Network: 2Inspire Network Profile: Afi Ofori, MD of Zars Media

2 Inspire Network: 2Inspire Network Profile: Afi Ofori, MD of Zars Media | Women And Work | Scoop.it
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I don’t see challenges I see opportunities.

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Life

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“We need intellectual flexibility in order to learn and be able to adapt” Afi Ofor

“We need intellectual flexibility in order to learn and be able to adapt” Afi Ofor | Women And Work | Scoop.it
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“We need intellectual flexibility in order to learn and be able to adapt” Afi Ofori

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The Problem with Authenticity.

The Problem with Authenticity. | Women And Work | Scoop.it
We all have the capacity to inspire and empower others. But we must first be willing to devote ourselves to our personal growth and development as leaders.
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A grandmother can be CEO — or president

A grandmother can be CEO — or president | Women And Work | Scoop.it
Ilene Gordon credits her interest in math and science for getting her where she is today. And she hopes to be an example to her soon-to-arrive granddaughter.
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Age is no barrier to brilliance!

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Rocket Scientist Shares How She Overcame Fear, And Reprogrammed Her Brain

Rocket Scientist Shares How She Overcame Fear, And Reprogrammed Her Brain | Women And Work | Scoop.it
Award winning NASA scientist Olympia LePoint helped launch 28 space shuttle missions, she is also an author and t.v. host.…Continue Reading
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Why Every Woman Needs A Mentor

Why Every Woman Needs A Mentor | Women And Work | Scoop.it
Creating effective relationships with mentors and mentees has shown that enduring relationships share the five characteristics.
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Why Aren't More Women Landing Board Seats?

Why Aren't More Women Landing Board Seats? | Women And Work | Scoop.it
Whatever the primary reason behind the disturbing gap, there are concrete ways that women can better prepare themselves for board membership to overcome both of these perceived obstacles....
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7 Things Every Woman Should Know When It Comes To Being Paid What You're Worth

7 Things Every Woman Should Know When It Comes To Being Paid What You're Worth | Women And Work | Scoop.it
Talking about money can be a minefield -- one especially difficult for women to navigate. But how are we supposed to know if we're earning what we should be if we're not talking about it? Glamour tackled this usually taboo topic in a recent survey th...
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How One Young Woman is Working to Bring Clean Water and Sanitation to India

How One Young Woman is Working to Bring Clean Water and Sanitation to India | Women And Work | Scoop.it
Sanchaita Gajapati Raju draws inspiration from her mother, who from a very young age encouraged her to help those less fortunate.
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I Am A Mom And A Business Woman ... Hear Me Roar!

I Am A Mom And A Business Woman ... Hear Me Roar! | Women And Work | Scoop.it
One of the biggest hurdles moms face when starting a new business is how to manage the home, the kids, and the job! It can be done, and many of these moms will actually even find the time to pursue
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The Top Mistakes Female Founders Wish They'd Never Made

The Top Mistakes Female Founders Wish They'd Never Made | Women And Work | Scoop.it
Don't worry. We all make mistakes, but entrepreneurism offers benefits regardless of gender, especially in today's social and economic environment. But specifically for women, it offers a chance to start out on more equal footing with male counterparts.
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How A Man Can Help You Blast The Glass Ceiling

How A Man Can Help You Blast The Glass Ceiling | Women And Work | Scoop.it
When starting a professional job, people are told about the importance of finding a mentor to push their career forward. In fields where women are underrepresented, like science, technology, engineering, venture capital etc., having a mentor is crucial. Is it really as important for a young woman to have a female mentor, as some people believe? I propose, as said by other people in Forbes, that it is most important to build a team of people who will help various facets of your career—and some of these are as likely to be men as women.
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The nomination deadline for the Women In Private Equity Awards has been EXTENDED to the 18th of September.

The nomination deadline for the Women In Private Equity Awards has been EXTENDED to the 18th of September. | Women And Work | Scoop.it
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We Need Persistence To Forget The Failures And Get Back On Track.

We Need Persistence To Forget The Failures And Get Back On Track. | Women And Work | Scoop.it
Whenever we think about ourselves I suspect we rarely think that there’s anything remarkable about us as individuals and yet having read so many amazing stories from some of the inspirational women who have contributed to the Zars Media I feel privileged and even humbled to be asked to contribute.Before we start I should tell you a few things about myself. I was formerly a Vice President at Deutsche Bank - one of the largest investment banks in the world and have held similar positions in several other large companies globally. I should also add that I’m 5’ 2”, am half
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How Women in Sales Can Reach The Top Dog

How Women in Sales Can Reach The Top Dog | Women And Work | Scoop.it
Frustrated with rejection at the top? Wondering who’s greasing whose palm to get access to the million-dollar decision-makers? Working at convincing yourself that the CEO/President isn’t really THE Top Dog for your particular product/service? All you’ve gotta do to change this frustration and rejection to outrageous success is this. Learn to think like a girl … You’ll be relieved to know that “sell like a girl” isn’t going to require you he-men to sound “fem” on the phone or your she-women to sound “sultry or whiny” it does mean that you’ve got to think differently than you’ve been thinking about approaching ...
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Start thinking about who to nominate for the 2015 Women In Sales Awards........wisawards.com

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A new look at feminism—and why men are so important to it | LinkedIn

A new look at feminism—and why men are so important to it | LinkedIn | Women And Work | Scoop.it

Published by Women In Sales Awards judge Debra Walton
A new look at feminism—and why men are so important to it

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Published by Women In Sales Awards judge Debra Walton
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CEO Dads Open Up About Balancing Fatherhood and Work

CEO Dads Open Up About Balancing Fatherhood and Work | Women And Work | Scoop.it
Male CEOs are rarely asked about whether they can "have it all." So TIME asked 7 male executives about their struggles balancing work and family life.
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Wirthman: The key to work-life balance? Include dads in the act

Wirthman: The key to work-life balance? Include dads in the act | Women And Work | Scoop.it
Paid leave is one of the many family-friendly policy issues we'll be hearing about in the 2014 elections and beyond, along with equal pay, affordable child care, and other issues aimed at courting women's votes.
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Funding Women Entrepreneurs: If Not Now, When?

Funding Women Entrepreneurs: If Not Now, When? | Women And Work | Scoop.it
Another business revolution is at hand: Women as leaders of high-growth, well-funded businesses. Will you be part of the change?
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Survey Reveals Shopping Habits Of Working Women - Convenience Store Decisions

Survey Reveals Shopping Habits Of Working Women - Convenience Store Decisions | Women And Work | Scoop.it
Some 46% of surveyed women reported regularly purchasing groceries on their way to or from the office or during a lunch break. One trip to the grocery stor
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3 Must-Have Skills for Female Entrepreneurs

I recently read a Forbes opinion piece recounting a female entrepreneur’s experience with sexism in the Silicon Valley. As a female entrepreneur, I have experienced my share of sexist treatment in a
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Women reach stress peak at 34 due to juggling work, family and bills

Women reach stress peak at 34 due to juggling work, family and bills | Women And Work | Scoop.it
It's nearly a decade earlier - at the average age of 25 - that women experience the least stress and the most happiness.
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I don't believe this article applies to every women, it certainly does not apply to me. Life is not meant to be stressful. Working, kids, bills etc is all part of life. 

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Real Women Share How Much They Earn for Glamour's 2014 Salary Survey

Real Women Share How Much They Earn for Glamour's 2014 Salary Survey | Women And Work | Scoop.it
Knowing what others earn is absolutely key to getting more for yourself.
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