Women’s Audio Mission (WAM) is amplifying the voices of young girls and giving them the tools they need to become the innovators of tomorrow. The nonprofit that uses music and media to attract over 1,500 underserved women and girls to STEM and creative technology studies. San Francisco AWE Leader, Nancy Valente, Vice President, Global Product ..continue reading?
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 Gutierrez, Senior Human Resources Executive and AWE ..continue reading?
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 an even greater footprint. The New York cohort spent ..continue reading?
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. Currently, Melissa is Head of Global Investor Relations at Mylan N.V., ..continue reading?
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 instead of allowing her to get ..continue reading?
A study conducted by Henrik Cronqvist of the University of Miami and Frank Yu of China Europe International Business School, found that CEOs with at least one daughter “scored an average of 11.9% higher on CSR metrics and spent 13.4% more of its net income on CSR than the median.” Allison Beard’s Harvard Business Review ..continue reading?
LeanIn.org and McKinsey & Co. partnered together to surveyed 118 corporations in the recently released study, Women in the Workplace 2015. Their findings, as outlined by Sheryl Sandberg in the Wall Street Journal’s, “When Women Get Stuck, Corporate America Gets Stuck”, show that although three quarters of companies in 2015 said gender diversity is a top ..continue reading?
“Unlike a mentor, a sponsor is someone who can not only advise you on your career, but actively help advance it. They have power in an organization and can use their social capital and credibility to advocate for you.” In a recent FastCompany article “Why Women Need Career Sponsors More Than Mentors”, Sava Berhane discusses the importance ..continue reading?