Last week, CWB founder and president, David Chavern, participated on a panel at the Third Annual SAIS Global Conference on Women in the Boardroom. The panel discussed the business case for appointing more women to corporate boards and ultimately de
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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What would the world be like if women were in charge? Scholars, theologians, and everyday people have pondered the question throughout time, wondering: Where could we be making more progress? How might history have been different in the hands of women?
The Center for Women in Business (CWB) and the Women’s Empowerment Workshop (WEW) have the same ultimate objective: to help w
Women make up half of the workforce, but they are underrepresented in the top executive ranks of our nation’s businesses. While more and more women are filling top jobs, there remains a gender gap.
As we posted last week, David Chavern, CWB founder and president, "gets it." He understands women's amazing potential for growth in the business world and vigorously encourag
"So, if you’re the Center for Women in Business, why is your president a man?"
It’s a common question.
Sometimes mentoring doesn’t have to be a formal event. Many professional women are happy to engage in informal mentoring with their colleagues whether or not a formal mentoring program is in place.
The U.S. Chamber hosted its first ever Google+ Hangout with Chamber COO David Chavern, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and Cincinnati, Ohio small business owner Mary Miller.