Anne Hathaway talks about the supportive all-female environment when it came to pumping breast milk on the set of Ocean’s 8. But what about the average woman?

“I was so happy, because I was breastfeeding, and I had that moment where I was like ‘is this going to be a positive environment to be able to do that in?’ but everybody was fantastic. I remember there was one moment where we were shooting a little long, and I just kind of went, […]

As a way of making life easier for Working Moms, Nissan employees Can Now Ship Breast Milk home when traveling, for Free!

“New moms returning to work have an added stress of managing their work-life balance,” said Michelle Baron, vice president of Human Resources for Nissan North America. “The breast milk shipping program allows Nissan to support mothers in this stage of life and alleviate some of their worries (while traveling for work).”Read this article: Nissan Working […]

Ruth Soukup’s podcast, Do It Scared, breaks down why we should all go easier on ourselves

“But what if balance doesn’t actually exist? What if that little voice is lying to us? And worse yet, what if all this striving for balance is actually what’s holding us back? Maybe our desire for balance is completely wrong. That’s why it’s time to silence that voice once and for all.”Read this article: Why […]

What anti-mom bias at work looks and feels like.

“In Big Law, there are two tracks for women: You either don’t have a family, or do have a family and have au pairs and help out the wazoo, work insane hours, and never see your family. Or you get mommy-tracked, which means you have less desirable projects and go part-time.”Read this article: 6 Women […]

While the world is still dismissive of women with ambition, plenty of female power players are hoping to change that.

“Writer-producer-actor Mindy Kaling is fiercely blunt about women having ambition: “‘Why the f**ck not me?’ should be your motto.” No more putting yourself and your abilities down, thinking someone else deserves your dream. If you’ve put in the work, you deserve success, and if it’s not handed to you, then you make it happen.”Read this […]

To many women, a Kate Spade handbag is a rite of passage. It symbolized a sense of independence or accomplishment.

“I bought my first Kate Spade bag in her store in SoHo with my first paycheck. Hers was the first real entrepreneurial story I heard that resonated: She couldn’t find the bag she wanted to carry so she made it herself. How many other young women did she inspire? We all thank her.”Read this article: […]

Stacey Cunningham’s appointment as NYSE president raises hopes that the glass ceiling has finally cracked on Wall Street

“Little epitomized Wall Street better than the pre-digitized NYSE – at the time the now 43-year-old Cunningham joined she was one of just three dozen women among more than 1,000 men. When she first arrived, Cunningham recalled last year, the women’s restroom on the seventh floor was inside an old phone booth. Men, she said, […]