Empowering Women
Bridging the Gender Gap

Bridging the Gender Gap

According to the National Women’s Business Council, today’s 8 million U.S. businesses that are majority women-owned have an economic impact of $3 trillion.
In Pursuit of Higher Education

In Pursuit of Higher Education

Fact: Women don’t pursue Masters of Business Administration degrees at the same pace as males. 
Tyra Banks Urges Women to Raise their Voices

Tyra Banks Urges Women to Raise their Voices

The fierce model and savvy businesswoman is encouraging women and girls to stand up, speak out and study hard.
Arianna Huffington Redefines Success and Wellness

Arianna Huffington Redefines Success and Wellness

Huffington Post Chair, President and Editor-in-Chief, Arianna Huffington, shares her tips for women on thriving in work and life. 
Persistence and Instinct Barbara Corcoran s Secrets to Success

Persistence and Instinct: Barbara Corcoran’s Secrets to Success

Mediaplanet sat down with America's favorite businesswoman to talk about setbacks, success and failure.
Delete These 5 Things From Your Resume

Delete These 5 Things From Your Resume

First impressions are everything. You only have a limited space on your resume; what it doesn’t say is just as important as what it does.
For Women Around the Globe Networks Make the Difference

For Women Around the Globe Networks Make the Difference

Women’s networks have proven valuable in the business world and we’re now seeing their impact in informal arenas too.
Finding Quality Family Time

Finding Quality Family Time

The founder of AreYouGame.com offers tips on how to slow down and connect with your loved ones.
The Benefits of Online Education

The Benefits of Online Education

The benefits of online education stretch far beyond mere convenience. Mediaplanet talked to a recent graduate to debunk the myths surrounding distance learning.
Back to Business Why Women MBAs Do It Better

Back to Business: Why Women MBAs Do It Better

Mediaplanet sat down with two students to discuss the value of an MBA for women everywhere.
Mentoring Education and Networking The 3 Pillars of Career Success

Mentoring, Education and Networking: The 3 Pillars of Career Success

Dr. Rosina L. Racioppi, President and Chief Executive Officer of WOMEN Unlimited, Inc., discusses the changing face of female empowerment.
A Foundation for Success How One Woman Shattered the Glass Ceiling

A Foundation for Success: How One Woman Shattered the Glass Ceiling

If you were to peak inside the corner offices of today’s Fortune 500 companies, you’d find 24 women, a mere 4.8 percent, sitting at the CEO desk. Gina Dennis is looking to change that statistic.
Giuliana Rancic s Balancing Act

Giuliana Rancic’s Balancing Act

In today’s busy world, striking a healthy distribution of your time between work and personal life is a constant challenge.
Breathe Easy 4 Ways to Stay Calm and Keep Cool at Work

Breathe Easy: 4 Ways to Stay Calm and Keep Cool at Work

Crazy day at work? Try a breathing exercise to relax and reduce stress.

Girl Talk: 4 Aspects of Your Health You Might Be Neglecting

Health and LifestyleA vast majority of healthcare decisions are made by women. However, with the countless demands of family and work, many women do not make their own health a priority.

Girl Talk: 4 Aspects of Your Health You Might Be Neglecting

Building Economies By Inspiring Women To Participate In Business

LeadershipEvery week, in homes, churches and halls throughout the developing world, women who participate in a microfinance support group organized by an in ternational microfinance organization come together to support one another and guarantee each other’s loans.

Building Economies By Inspiring Women To Participate In Business

Increasing Women And Girls’ Involvement In STEM

EducationWomen are emerging as role models in science and math, forging a path for the next generation of girls.

Increasing Women And Girls’ Involvement In STEM

Investing in Women as Equal Members of Society

LeadershipCan you imagine living without a bank account and conducting every payment with cash? Or seeing all the assets you had painstakingly accumulated jeopardized by the costs of caring for a sick child? These are the challenges facing more than a billion women who have no access to financial services.

Investing in Women as Equal Members of Society

Promoting Promise Through Cross-Sector Partnerships

LeadershipAmid the furrowed brows of the world’s financial elite at January’s World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, U.N. Secretary-General ban Ki-Moon spoke of a more permanent 2011 crisis than currency issues: 300,000 women around the globe died giving birth.

Promoting Promise Through Cross-Sector Partnerships

Saudi Arabian Women: Battling Oppression

EducationWe explore the misconceptions facing modern Saudi Arabian women with vice chairwoman of the Alwaleed Bin Talal Foundations, Ameerah Al-Taweel.

Saudi Arabian Women: Battling Oppression