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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.

N.J. congressman revives Paycheck Fairness Act: 'There remains a gender pay gap'

If you’re all for transparency in the workplace (and especially if you’re a woman, you should be), this is news you’re going to want to closely follow.

International women entrepreneurs: From struggle to success event

I can't think of a better way to spend a Monday evening than to travel to Montclair State University for pizza and a panel on successful New Jersey women entrepreneurs, all of whom grew up outside of the United States and overcame difficult...

At Best 50 Women event, Guadagno laments that the clothes can still make the woman

New Jersey Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno was willing to don a pair of signature WithumSmith+Brown sunglasses and bright blue gloves before a crowd of nearly 600 at the NJBIZ Best 50 Women in Business event on Monday night to applaud the company for...

At Best 50 Women in Business event, guests suggest 'Women on 20s'

NJBIZ celebrated its 10th year of the Best 50 Women in Business awards program Monday night at The Palace in Somerset Park to honor not only this year's most dynamic women in business, but all of the extraordinary women that have been honored over...

Changing Afghanistan: One woman at a time

When his son Alex spoke with him in 2008 regarding a fellow student at Blair Academy, Leo Motiuk — former special counsel with Windels Marx Lane & Mittendorf in Madison — couldn't believe what he was hearing.

America, take note: A European company is making life easier for new moms

Friday was a big day for women around the world — and I admittedly missed the memo.

'Mustang Sally's Now' aims to empower N.J. women

It wasn't necessarily the fear, shock or bruise to the head that was the worst part about my car brakes giving out on the highway.

Living with 'RBF': NJBIZ staffers share their experiences

The article about Resting Bitch Face was born from an overheard conversation between three NJBIZ staffers — Meg Fry, Danielle Mack and Emily Bader — who all had varying experiences “living with” RBF. Here are their stories:

The power dynamics behind 'RBF'

A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog in response to a particularly troublesome Carl’s Jr. advertisement. Usually, when I am working on a Breaking Glass blog, I’ll run the idea past some of the female staff members in the office to see if my...

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...

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