Tracy Dumas

3 Ways Employers Can Support Women (and We Can Support Ourselves) Now

It’s no secret that working women are facing unsustainable new challenges this year. Many working mothers have lost access to good childcare. Many working women without children are taking on new eldercare responsibilities. And even those without new caregiving demands are burdened by the fears and loneliness of these times. “Everybody’s lives have been upended. […]

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Michelle J. Howard

Staying Calm In A Crisis: Tips From The Woman Who Faced Down Somali Pirates

When Admiral Michelle J. Howard was 12, she saw a show about people who attended U.S. military academies and realized that was what she wanted to do. “You can’t,” her older brother said. “It’s closed to women.”She thought he was messing with her and went to her mother. “He’s right,” her mom said. “But you’re […]

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excited, young business woman celebrating success in the office with her arms up in the air

How to Feel Successful in 2020
An Exclusive Conversation with Esther Wojcicki

If there’s anyone who can put the idea of success in perspective in 2020, it’s Esther Wojcicki, the author and educator who raised three wildly successful daughters and wrote the book, How to Raise Successful People. So, here’s what she says: “We have to back up on our idea of success now because maybe we […]

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An Exclusive Conversation with Esther Wojcicki
Now

Why You May Be Better Equipped to Navigate Today’s Changes Than You Think

If you’re like many people these days, you’ve been dealing with change as you never did before—changes that you didn’t seek out as the next positive step in your career or personal life but had thrust on you by outside circumstances. But here’s a little good news: The skills you need to deal with today’s […]

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A Futurist’s Predictions about the Coming World of Work

In times as uncertain as these, there’s something calming about speaking with a futurist—someone who, as Lisa Bodell describes it, knows how to marry strategic planning with scenario planning about possible, probable and preferable futures. So, here are three things Bodell, award-winning author and CEO of futurethink, are possible outcomes we will see in the […]

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From L to R: Elisabeth Michaels, Sun Yen Cumby, Jocelyn Chen, and Ruth Bram

The Q&A: Empowering Women at Facebook

From L to R: Elisabeth Michaels, Strategy & Operations Manager; Sun Yen Cumby, Supply Chain Manager; Jocelyn Chen, Strategic Sourcing Manager, Contract Manufacturing; and Ruth Bram, Game Producer. Not pictured: Michelle Tanaka, Technical Program Manager.   Q: You are part of a volunteer group dedicated to empowering women at Facebook. Please tell us about that. […]

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