Monthly Archives: March 2013

Ask The New Girls: Networking

Dear Need to Know, We are so glad you asked, because networking is super-important. Here are some key insights about men’s and women’s networks. So what do you do with all this information? Here are seven important lessons: Got a problem you want help with? Then Ask The New Girls! Sources: Ibarra, Herminia. (1997). “Paving an […]

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Shame On Those Queen Bees?

Co-written by Katherine Ullman. An essay this month in The Wall Street Journal recycled a tired trope: “queen bees” in the office are making the lives of other women a living hell. We’ve heard this before. Powerful women are just grown up high-school “mean girls” chipping away at the self-confidence of the women who work with and for them. Suggesting […]

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MAKERS, A Cautionary Tale: Sandberg, Mayer, Slaughter and Feminism Today

Co-written by Katherine Ullman. Recently, Katherine watched the three-part PBS series MAKERSin one sitting. (If you haven’t seen it yet, we highly recommend and encourage you to watch it online here). While some argue that the documentary misses the mark on feminism today, Katherine appreciated the film’s ability to move seamlessly between the different issues confronting women (sexual assault, […]

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