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Women in power

Female Leaders Who Behave Like Men Are Seen As Bossy

We've got another thing to add to the long list of things keeping competent women from climbing the corporate ladder: The more we mimic men's leadership styles the less likely we are to be perceived as effective by other employees, new Read More »

Women and Power: What Happens Next?

On the morning of November 8, I got up, jogged to the gym, and cheerfully chatted with the woman working the early-​bird shift at the front desk. I asked if she got time off to vote. "Oh, I'm taking time off to vote today,” she said — it was that important to her. Read More »

Words from the World's First Women in Power

Even with all the heat that comes with any election season, it is important to slow down and remember the history that's being made. Read More »

Regarding the Clinton Campaign, Obama Thinks America Still Struggles with Women in Power

While President Obama is hopeful about Hillary Clinton's election, he told her fundraiser in New York that he doesn't believe the polls between candidates should be this close — unless the na Read More »

Did You Know Most of the Women in Power Are Blonde?

Blonde women are often stereotypically categorized as ditzy, or less intelligent than women with darker hair. But what if we told you that women with blonde hair are the leading women in power in the United States? Read More »