Category Archives: Ask The New Girls

What Works for Women at Work: Answers to Common Questions – Flexibility

I’m fortunate to work at a company that offers flexible working arrangements, and since the birth of my first child, I’ve worked from home part-time. I’m still a committed employee producing high caliber work, but I’m being given less challenging assignments, and my supervisor no longer discusses the possibility of advancement with me. I really […]

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What Works for Women at Work: Answers to Common Questions – Sexist Remarks?

Some of my male colleagues frequently make sexist remarks about other women in the office. Their comments really offend me, and I don’t like keeping quiet. But I’m not sure of how to confront my colleagues without upsetting them and making the situation worse. How can I respond effectively? We hear you! The idea of […]

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Take a Look! The New Girls’ Network ‘Finding Your Voice’ Event Hosted by Kirkland and Ellis

On April 4, 2013, the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis hosted the inaugural New Girls’ Network event, “Finding Your Voice.” The event included an interview with famed opera star Renée Fleming, a panel discussion with Vernā Myers, Sheli Rosenberg, and Michele Coleman Mayes, and an interview of Pfizer Inc. General Counsel Amy Schulman and Pfizer Inc. […]

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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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