Monthly Archives: August 2012

The New Girls’ Network: The Science of Office Politics

Advice literature for women is a crowded field and a predictable one. Most advice falls into one of two camps. Man up! The most common advice assumes that women’s problem is that they need to act more like men. Men tend to negotiate harder, act more confident, and go after plum assignments that will require them to stretch and swagger. […]

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Q&A with New Girl Mika Mayer

I am very happy to introduce the first post in our ongoing Q&A series. New Girl Mika Mayer chats with us about gender bias, her mentor, work/life, and loving her job. Mayer is a partner at Morrison & Foerster LLP and co-founded the firm’s Venture Intellectual Property Group with senior partner Tom Ciotti.  What piece of […]

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Welcome to The New Girls’ Network!

Welcome to the New Girls’ Network. We’re a group of women committed to helping other women advance, inside and outside the office. Our goal is to educate women (and men) about the ways lingering gender bias infiltrates our everyday lives, and to provide strategies to overcome its effects. Over the next several months, this will […]

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