Male Mentors Help Women Get Ahead

September 18, 2013

It’s Wednesday, here’s what’s making news this week:

  • Mentorship is a key component to success. Male mentors are especially crucial for women looking to break through the glass ceiling in male-dominated environments. Ursula Burns, Xerox’s CEO, credits Xerox’s President of Marketing, Wayland Hicks with giving her career advice. See what other successful women have to say about their male mentors here.
  • The mobile ad business is booming, and so are female executives and their successes. Meet the Top 28 Most Powerful Women in Mobile Advertising here.
  • Another emerging field for women is technology. Female founders in the tech field are abundant in the city of flashing lights, Las Vegas. We’re keeping our eyes on these gals and you should too.
  • According to The Atlantic, the grading gap problem must be addressed to get more women in business school. Harvard Business School associates explain what has been done to fix it at their prestigious school and what can still be done. Check it out here.

What have you been reading? Let us know in the comments.