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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.

Q&A with Cheryl Biron on what it takes to grow, sustain one's success being a woman in business

Wayne-based One Horn Transportation, a trucking and logistics services company, was named one of the 50 Fastest Growing Women-Owned Companies for the fourth consecutive year by The Women Presidents' Organization in May.

Did you notice? 'Highest Paid CEOs' list is short on women

Here’s a perfect example of how easy it is to overlook the persistent and problematic gender gap ...

Is 'Aloha' star Stone facing criticism because she's white, or because she's a woman?

I was surprised to read a Huffington Post article this morning demanding that Emma Stone apologize for accepting her role in Cameron Crowe’s new film, “Aloha.”

Lean-in feminism: Intersectionality in the workplace

I recently had an interaction that mirrored one of my favorite books, “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance.”

With recent attention to transgender issues, here's one to consider: the pay gap

With Caitlyn Jenner's Variety cover, the transgender community is (finally) receiving a lot of visibility and, despite a few groups of expected deriders, the response has been generally positive and supportive.

Wall Street execs contribute feedback, funding for female-led film 'Equity'

According to BloombergBusiness, Hollywood hasn't released a notable female-led film set on Wall Street since Mike Nichols' 1988 comedy “Working Girl,” starring Melanie Griffith and Sigourney Weaver.

Q&A with Ashley Zahabian: Motivational speaker, YouTuber, startup founder, entrepreneur, author (and she’s only 20)

Often times as a reporter for NJBIZ, I am privileged to meet some incredible people and tell their amazing stories. This young woman made quite the impression.

A Mook grows up: Why we need more movies like 'Mad Max'

When I was a young teenager, the Mook was all over television. This wasn't a TV show, movie or singular character you're not remembering. The Mook was an archetype of sorts that could be repackaged and sold back to young boys a thousand times over.

New organization prepares Democratic women to run for office

Working as a reporter who often speaks with New Jersey government officials, there are plenty of times I think, “It might one day be cool/fulfilling/exciting/challenging to do what they do.”

Community FoodBank of N.J. to honor DiChiara’s 40-year commitment as she retires

The Community FoodBank of New Jersey is honoring CEO and President Kathleen DiChiara with a gala, “A Lifetime of Help, A Legacy of Hope”, as she prepares to retire in June.

NJBIZ Poll Question of the Week

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