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 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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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.
The topic of women in the workplace is certainly not a new subject for discussion, but how we look at their role and impact is most certainly changing. History has accurately recorded the foundation that women bring to our families and communities, but what about in business?
Women in business are taking on more leadership positions throughout America’s free enterprise system. Their talent and leadership are critical to our economy’s success and the development of a 21st century workforce. In partnership with Georgetown University's Dr. Catherine Tinsley, the U.S.