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  CONTACT: Carrie Oman, 92Y, coman@92Y.org, 212-415-5435 92nd Street Y’s Women inPower Fellows for 2017 Selected Including Inaugural Catherine Hannah Behrend Fellows in Visual Arts Management and Women Leaders in Business, Finance, Philanthropy, Law Enforcement, Medicine, Media, Religion, Tech, the Arts, Higher Education and LGBT Services FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 13, 2016 NEW YORK – 92nd Street Y’s Belfer Center for Innovation & Social Impact […]
By |December 13th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Fellowship for Visual Arts Management

NEW YORK, NY: September 22, 2016 – 92nd Street Y today announced the Catherine Hannah Behrend Fellowship, a new track within 92Y’s Women inPower Fellowship program, to provide mentorship and support to emerging female leaders working in visual arts management.  The fellowship is geared toward women who oversee visual arts programs at museums, galleries, community-based organizations and […]
By |September 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

An Inclusive Parable: Canaries in the Coal Mine, from Mentor Adam Quinton

By Women inPower Mentor and CEO/Founder of Lucas Point Ventures, Adam Quinton.   I had the great honor of being on an investor panel at Inspirefest in Dublin moderated by the inimitable Kara Swisher, co-founder and Executive Director of Recode. I applied a “canary in the coal mine” analogy to the rationalizations that some people make around the low proportion […]
By |July 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Women in Company Leadership Tied to Stronger Profits, Study Says

By DANIEL VICTOR.  Originally published in The New York Times. Companies pondering the incentives for increased gender diversity in their executive ranks may need to look no further than the bottom line. Having women in the highest corporate offices is correlated with increased profitability, according to a new study of nearly 22,000 publicly traded companies in 91 […]
By |February 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Women start out as ambitious as men but it erodes over time, says researcher

By Professor Michelle Ryan.  Originally published in The Guardian. Many women are just as ambitious as men when they begin their careers, but become so wearied by fighting against multiple structural and experiential barriers to their success that this ambition often wanes. This is one of the findings made by Michelle Ryan, a professor of social and […]
By |February 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

There Is Only One Reason Women Don’t Make it to the Top

  By Jana Cohen Barbe, originally published on Fortune. It’s the truth that you might not want to hear. MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for:What do you think is the most significant barrier to female leadership? is written by Jana Cohen Barbe, […]
By |January 26th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

HALF OF MILLENNIAL WOMEN FEEL THEY ARE BEING OVERLOOKED FOR LEADERSHIP POSITIONS

BY LYDIA DISHMAN.  Published in Fast Company.   Here is what we know: Millennials will make up 75% of the workforce by 2025, and they have different priorities than their predecessors. Motivated by a different set of values and ideas despite facing challenges such as student debt, the recession, and the resulting jobs crisis, Deloitte’s Millennial Survey […]
By |January 26th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

When Teamwork Doesn’t Work for Women

By JUSTIN WOLFERS JAN. 8, 2016, Originally published in The New York Times.   Economics remains a stubbornly male-dominated profession, a fact that members of the profession have struggled to understand. After all, if the marketplace of ideas is meant to ensure that the best ideas thrive, then this imbalance should arise only if men have better ideas […]
By |January 11th, 2016|News, The Facts|0 Comments

Lenny Mendonca: Parity for women, a $12 trillion opportunity means changing workplace for all

By Lenny Mendonca.  Published special to the Mercury News on 12/26/2015. A recently released report “Women in the Workplace” from Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In Institute shows the extraordinary challenges women face in advancing as corporate leaders. The most shocking finding is that at the current pace of progress, it will take women 100 years to catch […]
By |December 30th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why Men Have More Help Getting to the C-Suite

  At the last big Apple media event, I was left scratching my head. Executive after executive came out, presented a new product or upgrade, and emphasized how new and cool it was. But the leaders giving these presentations? The vast majority, not to put too fine a point on it, were old white guys. They may […]
By |December 2nd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments