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Weber on campaigning, N.J.'s infrastructure and advice for women in today's political climate

As it currently stands, less than 20 percent of U.S. Congress members are women. In New Jersey, women fare slightly better, with nearly 30 percent representation in both the state Senate and Assembly.

'Wonder Woman' could power more female-driven films, award-winning director says

Great Hera! A new era of female-driven (and -directed) films may be upon us after “Wonder Woman” generated an impressive $100.5 million in opening weekend domestic sales, earning the title of the largest-ever debut for a female-directed...

Want to give your career a kick? Step out of your comfort zone

One felt a push from her boss. Another, from the transformation of her industry. The last … by her age.

American Heart Association honors Kulkarni for work on women's heart disease awareness

Dr. Rachana Kulkarni, managing partner and cardiologist at Medicor Cardiology and chair of the department of medicine at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Somerset, was recognized for her work in creating awareness on women’s heart...

Entrepreneurial group bringing 'Moms Who Hustle' program to Newark, aimed at women of color who want to start a business

Walker’s Legacy Foundation, a Washington, D.C.-based organization committed to creating entrepreneurial programming for businesswomen of color, will begin its “Moms Who Hustle” program in Newark this week.

Rutgers Business School names first woman to endowed chair

For the first time, Rutgers Business School will have a woman holding an endowed chair, it announced Monday.

'Womenomics' is focus of upcoming, innovative conference in Jersey City

Daryl Rand said she has been working on an upcoming, innovative, three-day event for nearly a year.

N.J. companies react to Bill O'Reilly allegations

Fox News is once again troubled by allegations of sexual harassment, and its parent company, 21st Century Fox, has opened an investigation into the most recent ones against Bill O’Reilly, host of “The O’Reilly Factor.”

From simple question between friends, Garden State Film Festival has grown into premier event

Diane Raver was living in the south of France when she and her husband, award-winning cinematographer M. Carroll Raver, went to Cannes for some coffee.

International Women's Day: No denying the importance of women employees at this bakery

Some women are participating in Wednesday's national strike entitled "A Day Without a Woman." Some are attending women-focused events all over the world. And some women — especially those who are part of all-female staffs — are finding...

J&J, Pru, Merck among nation's best companies for Executive Women

Johnson & Johnson, Prudential Financial and Merck have been named to the 2017 National Association for Female Executives’ Top 60 Companies for Executive Women.

Some perspectives from women on the Walk to Washington

As both a woman and a women in business reporter, I made a few observations while attending the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce's 80th annual Walk to Washington and Congressional Dinner last week at the Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, D.C.

For businesswoman, women's march was about more than feminism — it was about health care and her company

Karen Schloss Diaz, founding partner of diaz • schloss communications, a boutique public relations firm in Montclair, participated in The Women's March on Washington, D.C., last Saturday.

Women vastly underrepresented in N.J.’s elected offices

President Obama effectively delivered a call to action on Tuesday as he gave his farewell address in Chicago.

Executive Women of New Jersey, continuing its mission to identify and promote female leaders of the future, awards scholarships to graduate students

More than a dozen women pursuing graduate degrees at universities in New Jersey were honored with scholarships from the Executive Women of New Jersey at the organization's annual scholarship dinner last week.

Survey: Women-owned businesses handle sales differently during the holidays

Small business owners have quite the weekend ahead of them.

Women have accomplished so much in politics so far: Now, let's make even more milestones

Hillary Clinton was the first female presidential nominee of a major political party in the United States.

A few thoughts from women in the wake of Hillary Clinton's defeat

Executive Women of New Jersey released a public statement last Thursday regarding the outcome of the presidential election.

Detail-blind hiring method has paid off for Office of Homeland Security in terms of diversity

For companies struggling to hire women and minorities, the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness has a suggestion: stop reading names, genders, addresses and races of the applicants.

One N.J. firm honored as 'gold standard' by Women in Law Empowerment Forum

Men and women should be paid the same for the same amount of work.

'Nasty' women and their friends fight back through hashtags, web domains

I attended Women Entrepreneurship Week at Montclair State University on the same day the third presidential debate aired.

Ever experienced unwanted advances or 'locker room talk' at work? NJBIZ would like to hear from you

In light of the recent controversy surrounding remarks made by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, NJBIZ wants to hear from you.

Crisis manager Karen Kessler has strong words about Trump and vulgarity

Karen Kessler, principal and co-founder of Evergreen Partners in Warren, has spent more than 20 years as head of the communications division of the boutique public relations and event-planning firm.

Businesswomen's organization bringing services to Mercer families affected by domestic, sexual violence

New Jersey's newest chapter of the Business Women Networking Involving Charity & Education nonprofit is set to launch Monday.

Politics aside, Trump exemplified misogyny at debate while Clinton kept her cool

In her opening statement Monday night, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton — the first woman in history to actively participate in a presidential debate — declared that pressing issues such as equal pay, paid family leave, earned...

As women gain control of wealth, it is vital for them to know how to handle it, Carol Stillwell says

Carol Stillwell, CEO and president of Stillwell-Hansen — a manufacturer's representative in Edison — represents the fastest-growing segment of the wealthy class in the Garden State: women.

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