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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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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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Dang, right! 

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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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Alaina Percival: 10 Reasons Why More Women Should Work in Software Engineering

Alaina Percival: 10 Reasons Why More Women Should Work in Software Engineering | Women And Work | Scoop.it
Alaina Percival, CEO of Women Who Code: There is a misconception in pop culture about what an engineer actually does that may be causing some women to shy away from this field. It’s not a lonely, solitary existence and most projects will require you to collaborate with others to come up with solutions. Some organizations encourage “pair programming” where two people share a computer and take turns coding and reviewing a solution. Try telling any twelve-year-old girl that as a software engineer she could have a job where she works side-by-side with her best friend all day...
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How Women Can Succeed in Finance - Support One Another

How Women Can Succeed in Finance - Support One Another | Women And Work | Scoop.it
Here's a story of how an opportunity to mentor turned into something less and the lasting impact it had on the author's relationship with women at work.
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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
A new look at feminism—and why men are so important to it

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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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How Can Men Support Women in the Workplace? A Conversation on Male-Female Mentorship

How Can Men Support Women in the Workplace? A Conversation on Male-Female Mentorship | Women And Work | Scoop.it
I agree that it's important to treat people equally and as individuals with unique needs and preferences.That said, it's also true that men and women tend to embody different behaviors in the workplace....
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70 Startup Women Show Us What They Wear to Work

70 Startup Women Show Us What They Wear to Work | Women And Work | Scoop.it
We reached out to 69 startup women to show us what they wear to work on the job.
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None of these women in their PJ's? Shame

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Encouraging women to work at ports

Encouraging women to work at ports | Women And Work | Scoop.it
A deep-sea container port in South Essex is attempting to dispel the myth that port work is only for men by actively encouraging women to apply to work there.

DP World London Gateway in Stanford-le-Hope has 50 new jobs and wants more women to drive the cranes.

Currently only 1 in 6 of the 400 employed at the port at the moment are women.
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