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Meg Fry

About the Breaking Glass Blog

Meg Fry blogs about women in business. She tells their stories and details their successes while providing news, tips and helpful hints for the next generation. Contact Meg at megf@njbiz.com.

Joseph Bottitta of Genova Burns urges women to hang out and talk feminism with the guys

A few weeks ago, I was invited to speak at a Women’s Initiative luncheon at Genova Burns in Newark. This was the first time I had ever delivered such a presentation on my own (devoid of fellow panelists), and I was excited to learn that...

Were this year's 'feminist Oscars' a case of hashtag over substance?

Full disclosure: While I often tout the Academy Awards as my Superbowl (or World Series, or the Final Four, or some other sporting event the general public dare not miss), I did, in fact, have to miss the show last night in order to attend a...

Wells Fargo shows once again it's a leader in women in banking in N.J.

Wells Fargo again showed why it's the leader of women in banking in New Jersey with the hiring of Larisa Perry as the region president of New Jersey, New York and Connecticut on Tuesday.

When it comes to matters of the heart, businesswomen should take better care of their health

Rachana Kulkarni is recognized by her peers — Castle Connolly, New Jersey Monthly, Inside New Jersey and NJ Top Docs — as one of the Best Cardiologists and Best Doctors for Women in New Jersey.

Why the new Daily Show host needs to be female

The news on Tuesday night, that Jon Stewart would be retiring from his post as the anchor of The Daily Show after almost 17 years, was a pretty devastating blow to both myself and millions of other millennials that came of age, at least politically...

Communications pro Jill Vitiello tells what young women must do to be successful

Jill Vitiello — a 2010 honoree of NJBIZ's Best 50 Women in Business — is the founder and president of Vitiello Communications Group, or VTLO, a global communications agency in North Brunswick.

How to not advertise at the Super Bowl, Part II: Carl's Jr.

Carl's Jr. 'all-natural' Super Bowl ad is all but appetizing

Without giving too much away, I've been tasked with a project cataloging the biggest events in women's history over the last decade. Finding events for 2014 and, to a lesser extent, 2013 proved to be relatively easy tasks. Gathering the same type of...

Helen Denise: From engineering to monitoring ovulation

Helen Denise didn’t know that her unplanned pregnancy at the age of 40 would become ectopic and life-threatening.

Q&A on life, advice and women in business with Penni Nafus of the Women's Center for Entrepreneurship

Penni Nafus, executive director of the Women's Center for Entrepreneurship Corporation in Chatham, officially retired from her position on Friday. Since its creation in 1999, Nafus had been instrumental in WCEC's mission to help women in business...

Learn the difference between a manager and a leader

We talk a lot about the lack of women “leadership” roles these days, and rightfully so.

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