Today on Womenalia
Friday, January 10 2014
New York, NY – Melissa Mark-Viverito made NYC history Wednesday as she was elected in a 51-0 vote to become the first Latino council speake r. The position is often considered as the second most powerful in city government , as she will have the power to push or block the Mayor's policies and programs.
Thursday, January 09 2014
Did you have a mentor? In a heartwarming proclamation issued on New Year's Eve, President Obama declared January National Mentoring Month . He not only calls on Americans to lift each other up and take responsibility for our youth, he also celebrates the efforts of those who already serve to guide and inspire. " Become someone who matters to someone who matters " goes the campaign.
Wednesday, January 08 2014
Is there a characteristically feminine leadership style or does each woman have her own characteristics when it comes to directing teams? What are the common traits in the top women in power? How is your leadership style similar?
Thursday, January 02 2014
LinkedIn has published a global study in which it identifies what women want to achieve from their careers. Some points to hightlight:
Friday, December 27 2013
Every year studies come out that suggest the most important training for the future. We usually only pay attention to those that reference jobs that we already know about or which are more conventional. However, the boom in new technologies has meant the creation of new positions that are practically unknown for those are in unrelated fields but which are in great demand and have tremendous potential. What are the new top professions for 2014?
Thursday, December 26 2013
After-Christmas sales are full of temptation. It's easy to get distracted by that purple Russian fur hat with an 80% discount. But do you really need it? Slashed prices and the desire to beat your fellow shoppers to that once-in-a-lifetime special price can be dangerous for your wallet and closet alike. How do you keep focused but still enjoy hitting the sales? With a plan.
Sunday, December 22 2013
"We have not heard from our Ambassador in Spain for two years. If we do not hear from him this year, let us write him a letter." – Thomas Jefferson to his Secretary of State. The evolution of communication technology has had a direct impact on diplomacy. The US and the UK have led the way in its use of social media in foreign services.
Wednesday, December 18 2013
"People have to learn how not to immerse themselves in something like powerpoint, which is obnoxious for an audience." – Margo Krasne
Monday, December 16 2013
Cosmetics companies are often berated for promoting unrealistic concepts of beauty, but this time Pantene has dared to speak out against gender stereotypes. In the ad created by BBO Guerrero in The Philippines, Pantene challenges the idea of masculine and feminine qualities.
Wednesday, December 11 2013
"It takes time, and it takes learning, and it takes flexibility. There were many days that I was ready to give up, there were many nights when I cried myself to sleep because I thought I'd goofed and I would never get another job, and then found out you pick yourself up. You can come back. You just have to keep at it. " – Margo T. Krasne
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