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Takeaway post: six months of Women of Silicon Valley

I was doing my morning coffee and news feed routine at my dining room table Sunday when my interest was piqued by the most unlikely genre of internet article to illicit such a response: the obligatory retrospective, especially one covering such a...

Two N.J. law firms make '50 Best for Women' list

Gibbons P.C. in Newark and Lowenstein Sandler in Roseland were named yesterday as 2015 “50 Best Law Firms for Women" by Working Mother Media and Flex-Time Lawyers.

The balancing act: Coworkers vs. friends

I thought that my production experience in the film and television industry would translate with ease when I volunteered to be a theatrical stage manager in my community.

Mission builds bonds between area businesswomen and their 'Indian sisters'

This Oct. 20, women in business from New Jersey and New York will travel to India for a week as part of the “Friends of India” mission — a vision Daryl Harrison Rand, CEO and president of HarrisonRand Advertising in Guttenberg, had...

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.

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.