Why Pay Transparency May Help Close The Gender Pay Gap

According to the National Women’s Law Center, when an employer asks job applicants what their salary expectations are without providing applicants any information about the pay for the position, women are the ones who lose out. They go on to explain that disclosing salary ranges levels the…

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How Women Saw Themselves Reflected in Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson

Imagine being overqualified for a position only to have your interviewers question whether you should have been afforded the opportunity to interview in the first place?  That’s exactly what happened to the current nominee for the Supreme Court, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, at the hands…

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Why We Should All Care About Caregiving

National Caregivers Day came—and went—with minimal pomp and circumstance. Absent were the perfectly curated posts and pageantry that dominate social media feeds on other honorific days. Perhaps, the day’s lack of visibility is indicative of the invisible labor performed by 53 million caregivers across the U.S. A shift in gender roles, intergenerational dynamics,…

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Paid Family Leave Left Waiting in the Wings…Again

President Biden signed a $1 Trillion infrastructure bill into law. As reported by CNBC, The package will put $550 billion in new funds into transportation, broadband and utilities to overhaul physical infrastructure, improvements that advocates have…

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Podcast host Valerie Moizel interviews AWE Founder Meiko Takayama on She Dynasty

  Recently, Meiko sat down with Valerie Moizel on the She Dynasty podcast to talk about her entrepreneurship and offer advice on the tools we all need to advance our careers.

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Making the leap to the Boardroom with AWE Leader and Make-A-Wish Chair Tricia Justice

We had the honor of interviewing our AWE Leader Tricia Justice, VP, Human Resources at Brightview Landscapes Development. In addition to her role at BrightView Landscapes Development, Tricia is the Chairman of the Board of the Make-A-Wish Foundation – Greater Los Angeles, a non-profit organization whose mission is…

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AWE Founder Meiko Takayama talks workplace equality with AWE Leader Allison Gapter for SAP’s Business Women’s Network

The Colorado Chapter of SAP’s Business Women’s Network (BWN) recently hosted an interview with AWE. The chapter’s executive sponsor, and AWE Leader Allison Gapter, VP, Global Strategic Ecosystem Marketing at SAP, sat down with Meiko, AWE’s Founder and CEO, to discuss inclusion, diversity, and equity in the workplace.  Watch the…

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MentorHER, An interview with New York AWE Leader Arthi Chandran discussing Mentors and Dreams

Periodically you’ll hear my voice as I interview our AWE Leaders and Accelerators and share with your their stories. I recently had an excellent AWEportunity (we can’t help ourselves!) to meet Arthi Chandran, Vice President and Head of WW Health Economics and Outcomes Research, Becton Dickinson (BD).  Arthi sits on…

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