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Breaking Glass

Breaking Glass

About the Breaking Glass Blog

NJBIZ staff writer 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.

Getting a male perspective on the women's issues plaguing sports

It's very easy — especially as a woman — to be angry with the NFL these days. Read More »»

A male perspective of money — Q&A with wealth management specialist Jim McCarthy

A male perspective of money — Q&A with wealth management specialist Jim McCarthy

Jim McCarthy and his two younger brothers were single-handedly raised by their mother after their father's passing at age 39. Read More »»

Give me a 'P,' give me an 'A,' give me a 'Y'... what's it spell? Lawsuits!

Give me a 'P,' give me an 'A,' give me a 'Y'... what's it spell? Lawsuits!

While the Oakland Raiders may have settled their suit with their cheerleading squad Thursday, the highly publicized — and rather enlightening — argument for fair wages and hours for NFL cheerleaders is just getting started. Read More »»

What parenthood does for men in the workplace versus women: You may be surprised

Ladies — prepare to feel annoyed. Read More »»

Business, like society, has a weight issue when it comes to women

Last week, FX's Louie received an Emmy for “Outstanding Writing in a Comedy.” The winning episode — “So Did the Fat Lady” — centers on Louie as he is courted by Vanessa (played by Sarah Baker) after he strikes out with every other waitress at a comedy club. Read More »»

Women in Business Breaking Glass blog: The women-in-film issue that wasn't

Women in Business Breaking Glass blog: The women-in-film issue that wasn't

As a screenwriter, I was initially irritated to learn that James Gunn — writer-director of this year's uber-successful summer blockbuster “Guardians of the Galaxy” — was reported to have given multiple interviews in which he expressed his disagreement with the co-writing credit Nicole Perlman — the first woman ever to have a writing credit on a Marvel movie — received for the original draft she developed while in the Marvel Writing Program. Read More »»

Q&A with Gov. Christie’s physician about being a woman in the medical industry

Rachana A. Kulkarni — a “Top Doc” cardiologist and Chairman of the Department of Medicine at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in Somerset — believes I left one important question out when interviewing her for NJBIZ’s “Breaking Glass” blog: Read More »»

Nary a woman in sight: The engineering dilemma

Ever notice how some professions are a lot like the cast of 12 Angry Men? Nary a woman in sight. Read More »»

A Q&A about communication, success and being a woman in a man's world

Leave it to a woman to not only reinvent her business multiple times, but also grow it into one of 1997's 500 Fastest Growing companies, according to Inc. Magazine. Read More »»

In case you missed it …

In case you missed it …

Women have been making a huge splash in the New Jersey business scene this summer. NJBIZ has been fortunate enough to sit down with a few of them and get their stories and perspectives. Here are a few of our favorites: If you haven't read it, it's new to you! Read More »»

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Breaking Glass

Getting a male perspective on the women's issues plaguing sports

It's very easy — especially as a woman — to be angry with the NFL...

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