Banning Bossy

May 21, 2014
Center for Women in Business

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

  • Have you heard of the Ban Bossy movement? Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg and Anna Maria Chavez, the CEO of the national Girl Scouts have teamed up in an attempt to end the label of “bossy” to girls who are confident and strive for what they want. In essence, the movement is about raising awareness around girls’ leadership. Learn more here.
  • Curious about the state of female leaders in America? PolicyMic broke it down late last week with five charts that reflect the current status. While some of the data is unnerving, it shows women are considered more effective leaders overall. Take a look at the charts here.
  • Building and growing female is a tough business, but a necessary and developing one. Resources, role models are networks are all essential to fostering the continued growth of female business owners, leaders and entrepreneurs. Read about how the industry is looking to aid in these areas here.
  • How do you develop a personal brand? Business News Daily acknowledges it is difficult and even more so for women, because self-promotion typically comes more natural for men. Identifying what sets you apart is an example of one tip to help nurture female entrepreneurs in their quest for personal branding. Read the rest of Business News Daily’s tips Banning Bossy.

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