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Back on the fast track: How 3 execs opted out for motherhood, then opted back in
Three Bay Area executive women detail how they reignited their professional lives after years off work raising children.
San Jose Mercury News, September 11, 2014
The technology industry needs more women innovators, Stanford expert says
Women are ready to take on key problems and challenges in technology, says Vivek Wadhwa, a technology entrepreneur and fellow with Stanford's Rock Center for Corporate Governance.
Stanford Report, September 9, 2014
'Masculine'-'Feminine' Difference: How We Influence
Cites a GSB study (researchers Olivia O'Neill, PhD '05, and faculty member Charles O'Reilly that finds women who demonstrate certain "masculine" styles, are most likely to get promoted -- if they can gracefully shift back to a "feminine" style.
The Huffington Post, August 21, 2014
She Too Means Business
Gender equality begins at home and family-run businesses have proved it by bringing their daughters into the corporate world. Profiles 31-year-old Nandini Piramal, MBA '06, Executive Director, Piramal Enterprises.
Business Today, August 31, 2014
How She Did It: 'Could I really start a new business at 9 months pregnant?'
Feature story on UK marketing expert and entrepreneur Lindsey Willott who advocates for creating pro-female workplaces. She singles out GSB's YouTube Channel as one of the best resources for budding entrepreneurs.
The Telegraph, August 13, 2014
The Not-So-New Mother, Finding Balance
A freelance writer -- a mother with her own graduate degrees -- ponders having it all in both career and child rearing.
New York Times, July 6, 2014
Women on the Board: Quotas Have Limited Success
Board quotas might not be the engine for rapid changes for women in business. Quotas have seem to have had little effect on cracking the glass ceiling in business.
New York Times, June 19, 2014
7 Things Men Should Do At Work To Help Women Get Even
There are many things men can do at work to help create a level playing field at work...
Business Insider, April 29, 2014
What Women in Tech Do To Thrive
Overcoming risk adversity is key in reducing high attrition rates of mid-year technical women.
San Jose Mercury News, April 18, 2014
The Confidence Gap
Why women are less confident than men, and what action we can take to change this!
The Atlantic, April 14, 2014
Male Executives Don't Feel Guilt, See Work-Life Balance as a Women's Problem
A revealing-and depressing-article in this month's Harvard Business Reviews hows that no matter how much power female executives have accrued, or how much lip service male executives might publicly pay, family issues are still seen as a female problem.
Slate, March 5, 2014
Women Still Largely Absent from Corporate Boards
This is the eighth consecutive year in which the percentage of women on corporate boards hasn't budged, staying at 17%, in spite of research indicating companies with women on boards produce higher returns on investments and higher growth. This article is followed by a lively debate from viewers.
NPR, Morning Edition, December 10, 2013
Actually, the Pool is Quite Deep
Low women representation on boards: Is it true that the viable candidate pool is shallow?
All Things Digital, October 9, 2013
Pioneering Women on Boards: Pathways of the First Female Directors
What are the Career Paths Women on Boards Have Taken, and How Has This Changed Over Time?
Stanford (Stanford Closer Look Series), September 3, 2013
Harvard Business School Case Study: Gender Equity
The Harvard Business School class of 2013 didn't realize they had undergone a gender experiment for the past two years.
New York Times, September 7, 2013