Advice & insights for women in business.
Cybersecurity Strategy: Shifting the Odds in Your Favor
We’ve all seen the cyber-attack headlines. When large corporations, retailers and service providers suffer a data breach, it exposes them to costly customer, legal and business ramifications. Incidents of cyber-attacks are expected to rise in 2019 and, regardless of the size of your business, you are at risk.
Succeeding at Your Next Speaking Engagement
Time at the podium can be intimidating. Learn how to set yourself up for success with some basic, but important, public speaking tips.
Syracuse Key4Women Forum: Laura Ratcliffe
Laura Ratcliffe, who owns O’Baby’s Gourmet Sandwich Shop and winner of the Syracuse Key4Women Small Business Achievement Award tells how she used one of her strengths – being a people pleaser – to partner with others and make her business more successful.
Janet Agostini: Community Impact Award
Janet Agostini won the Syracuse Key4Women Community Impact Award for her work as president and CEO of Friends of the Rosamond Gifford Zoo. Learn how she first grew to love and animals and how her work benefits the zoo.
Dr. Linda LeMura on Leaving a Legacy
Le Moyne College President Dr. Linda M. LeMura, winner of the Syracuse Key4Women Achieve Award explains innovation, the reasons why diversity matters, and her legacy.
Combating Stereotypes That Come With Being A Woman Leader
For women leaders, combating long-held biases head-on can be the most productive way to effect lasting change. By creating a company-wide system of support and accountability, they can build a company culture that thrives on talent over identity.
The Greatest Barriers for Women of Color Business Owners
Women of color are starting more businesses than ever before, and yet they still face numerous barriers. Understanding what those difficulties are and what can be done to overcome those barriers is critical to their long-term growth and development.
What California’s Change Means for Women on Corporate Boards
California recently passed the first legislation of its kind, requiring all companies headquartered and incorporated in the state to have at least one woman on their boards by the end of 2019. What does this legislation mean for your business, even if you're not domiciled in California? Dive into the advantages of having women on corporate boards and how your company can benefit from elevating diverse voices at every level.
Community Can Matter When Starting Your Business
Women entrepreneurs face a lot of hurdles when starting and growing their business. Finding the right location to thrive is important. And are there specific cities where business is booming for women entrepreneurs? Read our whitepaper to find out.
From Fashion Editor to Champion for the Poor: The Bold Career Path of Susan L. Taylor
Get ready to be inspired. All her life, Susan L. Taylor has been eager to face new challenges. She accepted a position at Essence Magazine with no journalism experience, and now heads an organization devoted to breaking the cycle of intergenerational poverty among African Americans. Ms. Taylor talks about her career experiences, the challenges for women in the workplace and the value of trusting your instincts.
Sentiment Survey Report
In March 2019, we surveyed our members comprised of women business leaders and owners. We asked them about the importance of networking and mentoring to their business. To no surprise, 68% of the women surveyed say networking is ‘very important’ to the success of their business. But how do they grow their network, who do they turn to for advice, and what do they look for in a mentor?
Hiring a Business Consultant to Optimize Your Market Strategy
Even the most involved and engaged business owner may struggle to do every necessary task. Read on to learn when hiring a business consultant makes sense.