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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.

Q&A with Linda Albright, a self declared 'Women's Wealth Revolutionary'

The Hyatt Morristown will host the Women’s Wealth Revolution LIVE! Event on May 15 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Tickets are $47, with parking and lunch included.

Are shoes the news in the Bridgegate scandal all of a sudden?

Picture a pair of pink heels with perfect plastic bows behind a podium, atop a purple stepstool fit for a preschool classroom.

Closing the salary gap gets a heavenly endorsement

Did Pope Francis drop the mic Wednesday when he urged his audience of tens of thousands in St. Peter's Square to help end the salary gap between men and women?

NJBIZ award winner reunites some fellow honorees, to the benefit of others

This is an undoubtedly awesome way to receive an award — and use it to give back.

Hillary Clinton, Cecily Strong and a growing cultural awareness

Nearly two weeks after (officially) announcing her candidacy, Hillary Clinton made her first campaign speech.

Top women bankers offer tips for advancement

I'm a big fan of anyone who decides to Ellen-dance her way up to give a keynote speech.

'Women of Silicon Valley': A 'Humans of New York'-like photo project of women in tech

Anybody with a Facebook account has no doubt heard of Humans of New York, a photoblog and bestselling book by photographer Brandon Stanton. The photo project does the unthinkable: It takes the characters New Yorkers pass with such frequency they...

Dress for Success Morris County hosts ninth ‘Transforming Lives’ gala on April 23

Dress for Success Morris County will host its ninth annual “Transforming Lives” gala on April 23 at 6:30 p.m. at The Crystal Plaza in Livingston to raise funds and awareness for its mission.

The momentum behind Hillary Clinton

It wasn't much of a surprise when Hillary Rodham Clinton announced she would seek presidency for a second time on Sunday. And it wasn't much of a secret before then, either.

Report: Millennial women still make less

If you receive print copies of NJBIZ, you might have noticed the journal used a lot of space over the past month highlighting the gender gap in the workplace. Sample (and abridged) reactions to that have ranged from “Right on!” to...

Ellen Pao case exposes how deep-rooted tech's gender bias can be

Last Friday, March 27, a jury ruled against one of four claims filed by Ellen Pao that alleged her former employer, the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, had discriminated against her based on her gender.

The Speak Up! Pledge: One woman’s mission to forge better relationships between assistants and managers

Once upon a time, I was an assistant to several in the film and television industry: producers, directors, actors, you name it.

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...

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.