The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation works to promote and empower women business leaders to achieve their personal and professional goals by increasing opportunities for women to serve on corporate boards and in the C-suite; mentoring women at all stages of their careers; and building a network for women entrepreneurs to encourage peer-to-peer networking, education, and professional growth.
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As a business owner whose job is to support the success of others in the workplace, I reflect on stories of challenges overcome an
While you are reading this, one out of every four military spouses is unemployed.
Memphis has heralded recognition on many fronts. According to Entrepreneur magazine, Memphis is one of the Top 10 cites to start and grow a business. And, Memphis ranked 11th on Forbes’ 2011 “Best Cities for Minority Entrepreneurs” list.
The Honorable Barbara Hackman Franklin is the central figure in a book entitled, “A Matter of Simple Justice: The Untold Story of Barbara Hackman Franklin and A Few Good Women” by Lee Stout. The book sheds light on the Nixon Administration’s work to expand the role of women and the enduring impact in the American workplace.
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The Women’s Leadership Committee (WLC) offers its members a unique opportunity to grow and succeed both personally and professionally. Each member has demonstrated her leadership capability in her respective career choice, whether in the private, governmental or nonprofit realms. This group the
How many female executives are in the S&P Midcap? How many female CEOs? How does a female executive’s pay compare to male executive’s pay in the S&P Midcap? Our research addressed these questions but opened up even more questions to answer.
Women-owned businesses are the fastest growing segment of today’s economy, employing more than 13 million people and generating $1.9 trillion in sales. In fact, they are expected to generate more than half of the 9.72 million new small business jobs expected by 2018.