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NEW's Sarah Alter challenged industry executives to do more to advance women’s leadership.
Career expert Kathryn Heath offers real-world career strategies that work.
Despite the strides made toward gender equality, women are still a rare find in the c-suite.
“Women err on the side of being ineffectually humble, men err on the side of being self-aggrandizing,” communication expert Pe
Network of Executive Women members from seven partner companies have received certificates for completing NEW Leadership Academy online learning courses in 2016. These NEW members completed all six NEW Leadership Academy webinars last year.
For many women in their 40s and 50s, midlife can be a lot like our teenage years. We’re wiser, and may not hang out late with friends, but we can experience the same restlessness and yearning for change.
Many women still don’t negotiate. Or make counter offers. Many don’t like to say, “No.” We are often reluctant to ruffle feathers. The problem: Being uncomfortable or unwilling to negotiate is one factor contributing to the gender pay gap.
Design thinking is a hot concept in the Silicon Valley, used by startups to make sure they design products customers want to buy.
"Don't wait for permission — or an invitation — to lead," career coach Jo Miller told online attendees during the year's second NEW Summit Speaker Series webinar, Feb. 1, 2017. 
Life is too short to be doing something day in and day out that you don’t enjoy. With so much of every day dedicated to your career, why not fill that time with something you care about?