Join Box Women’s Network for “Women of the Board” on September 11 in Palo Alto.
By Clarissa Meily (Strategic Alliances Manager, Box)
Successful corporate decision-making starts with a diversity of perspectives. The more diverse a company’s board of directors, the more likely they are to accurately reflect the employees, shareholders, and customers that their decisions impact.
Studies show that companies with female representation on the board of directors outperform those with all-male boards, yet in Fortune 1000 companies, only 14.6% of corporate directors are women.
The Box Women’s Network is proud to host “Women of the Board”, a panel discussion with four of Silicon Valley’s most
Know what you want and start doing it with an infectious leadership style.
By Mariette Johnson Wharton (Co-Founder & VP Marketing, Vidtel)
Recently The Atlantic featured an article addressing in part the nearly impossible feat for working mothers to have it all (or at least have it all at the same time). The major limiting factor is not a lack of imagination or ambition but often control over one’s own schedule.
Running your own company affords the flexibility that can make that possible, but not everyone is in that position. If you are not an entrepreneur, seek an organization that lets you exert control over your schedule. Assuming you’ve landed in a place that will allow a flexible schedule, let’s get down to advancing your career.
I’ll focus on the startup world, where owing to the fast pace
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)
Socialcast created an infographic with data from The New York Times, Techcrunch, Council of Graduate Schools, Illuminate Ventures, and more.
The infographic explores untapped tech talent, the overwhelmingly male tech industry of today, and the differing opinions of startup founders — male and female. At the bottom, Caterina Fake (Hunch, Flickr), Anne Wojcicki and Linda Avey (23andMe), Heidi Roizen (T/Maker Company), and Rashmi Sinha (SlideShare) are featured as “notable game changers in tech”.