6 Habits to Adopt if You Want More Respect at Work

Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash Being good at your job means more than mastering a set of skills. It’s not just about what you do, but  how you do it. Getting things done by blunt force may work in the short term, but in the…

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I Wish I’d Known: Advice for the Next Generation of Leaders – Kristen Weirick

We asked executives in our Leader Program for a piece of advice they wish they had received at the start of their career and we’re thrilled to be passing on the knowledge in this bi-weekly series, I Wish I’d Known. Chicago AWE Leader, Kristen Weirick, Vice President, Global…

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Hey Corporations! What are you doing to help solve the national childcare crisis?

After 17 years as the primary caregiver in our home, my husband went ‘back to work’ this summer. When he accepted the offer, we sat down and, among the many conversations, had to discuss the logistics of after-school pick-up for our kids. We’re lucky, though. If necessary, our…

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I Wish I’d Known: Advice for the Next Generation of Leaders – Karen Schmidt

We asked executives in our Leader Program for a piece of advice they wish they had received at the start of their career and we’re thrilled to be passing on the knowledge in this bi-weekly series, I Wish I’d Known. New York AWE Leader, Karen Schmidt, Head of…

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AWE’s CEO and Founder, Meiko Takayama on Being A Boss

In light of #NationalBossDay we sat down with our boss, Meiko Takayama, Founder and CEO of AWE to talk to her about her journey to the top. Did you always want to be a boss? I became a boss because I saw…

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AWE Leader, Denise Hartmann: The Magic of an Honest OOO Message, Summiting Mt. Kilimanjaro, and Owning Your Power

By: Jasmine Pierik Denise (left) and her colleague (right) at the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro holding the BASF placard. This past July, our Managing Director, East Coast, Yael Utt sent an email to Detroit-based New York AWE Leader, Denise Hartmann, Vice President, Business Management, Dispersions, Resins, and Additives, North…

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5 Reasons To Increase Your Company’s Diversity

Kim Davis, Advancing Executives Women Leader. This past July, New York AWE Leader, Kim Davis, Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer at NFP, was interviewed by Jilea Hemmings, CEO & Co-Founder of Best Tyme, who asked Kim to share how and why increased diversity can raise a company’s bottom line. Kim…

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Diversity Panel Featuring 3 AWE Leaders!

On July 12th, AWE New York Leader, Judy Jackson, Global Chief Talent Officer at Wunderman, moderated a fantastic panel, called Achieving Liftoff: Leveraging the Power of Diversity and Inclusion to Boost Your Brand at the Ace Hotel New York. Among the four panelists was AWE Emeritus Leader Cathy…

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AWE Teams Gather in New York and Los Angeles to Give Back to the Community

Each year AWE commits a day to giving back to our communities. In past years we’ve all gathered in Los Angeles and volunteered with The Downtown Women’s Center, Los Angeles Family Housing, and Enrich LA. This year each team stayed within their respective regions to have…

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Nasdaq Corporate Solutions highlights AWE New York Leader, Melissa Trombetta for performing beyond the traditional role of an IRO

AWE New York Leader, Melissa Trombetta, Head of Global Investor Relations at Mylan was featured last month in Nasdaq’s IRO campaign. In the interview she discusses her top priorities, challenges, useful resources, and advice that she’d give to the next generation of IRO leaders.

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Don’t be a Bystander! (Or What I Learned from Marc Andreessen)

At Fortune’s recent Global Summit conference Sheryl Sandberg and Marc Andreessen were interviewed by Editor, Alan Murray, on inequality and tech. Unfortunately, the interview was far more illuminating of the consistent inequality women face. During a particularly heated point of the discussion, Marc and Alan continued to talk over Sheryl…

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Cynthia Patton, Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer at Amgen

Cynthia M. Patton is Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer at Amgen, responsible for worldwide compliance and business ethics organization. Cynthia joined Amgen in 2005, and most recently was a Vice President in the Amgen law department with responsibility for commercial legal activities in the United States. Prior to that position,…

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