Posts by WOMEN Unlimited, Inc.

Confidence, Starting Early in Career, is Key for Female Talent

    Confidence, starting early in career, is key for female talent    KPMG’s recently published a Women’s Leadership study that calls out the success factors for women in the workplace – such as gaining confidence, having mentors and asking for what they need. It highlights that getting encouragement from managers, mentors, and leaders early…

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Partnering to Make Communities Better

  Susan Kendrick, WOMEN Unlimited’s Manager of Communications, Marketing & The WUN | Alumnae Network, is passionate about partnerships that help others in her community. She and her certified dog, Ocean, partner with the Alliance of Therapy Dogs (ATD) to visit patients in hospitals, rehabs and nursing homes. Over and over, Susan and Ocean ease the burden…

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Exclusive Webinar from the C-Suite Vantage Point: Creating Pathways for Women to Succeed

  On April 30, 2019, WOMEN Unlimited, Inc. hosted a moderated panel discussion via webinar exclusively for our corporate partners. This blog post will give you a flavor of the shared interview between myself and Cassandra Frangos, Ed.D., Author and C-Suite Succession Expert.. Just a few of Cassandra’s qualifications include researcher, author of Cracking the…

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Partnering to Inspire Girls

  Sydney Davis, as Founder/Executive Director of Girls on the Run (GOTR) NJ East works diligently to help GOTR fulfill their mission: “to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident with a curriculum that creatively integrates running. We envision a world where every girl knows and activates her limitless potential and is free to…

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Partnering for Parity

  As our 25th Anniversary Year gets into full swing, I am proud of, and encouraged by, the strides in gender parity our corporate partners are making. It’s a testimony to their commitment to inclusiveness.   The Impact of Partnering for Parity   According to a McKinsey study, Women in the Workplace 2018: “Closing the…

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Ringing In Our 25th Anniversary Year

April 18th is WOMEN Unlimited, Inc.’s 25th Anniversary and we are celebrating in style. Thanks to our corporate partner, Colgate-Palmolive Company, who is sponsoring us to ring the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange on this special day. In 1994, Colgate became one of our first Corporate Partners to send high potential women…

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Risk Aversion: Revisited

Risk Aversion—The Real Risk Part 1 I can’t tell you how many times I’ve asked myself: “Why do women shy away from job-related risk taking?” As a gender, women are not innately risk-averse. We willingly take risks that we perceive will improve our personal lot. We plunge into the unknown, getting into relationships and marriages—or…

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Intrapreneurship: Why and How It Works

Updated from a previously-posted, widely-read blog As someone who works jointly with talented women and their Fortune 1000 companies, I’m always on the lookout for approaches and strategies that benefit both. Intrapreneurship is definitely a win-win strategy and especially effective for career-focused women. It dovetails perfectly with the changes in attitudes and behaviors they must…

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Different Experiences. Different Perceptions

Updated from a previously-posted, widely-read blog There’s an old story, first told by Charles Dickens, about how someone having lunch in a restaurant was dumfounded by a sign across the street that read: “mooreeffoc.” For the life of her, she couldn’t figure out what it meant. Then it all became clear. She had been looking…

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