Advice & insights for women in business.
Podcast - A Certified Way to Grow Your Business
If you own a business, we know you’re always looking for new ways to grow. Becoming a certified women-owned business through entities such as the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) may give you access to resources and opportunities that can help stimulate your company’s growth.
How She Did It: Gabrielle Christman’s Path to Success
Meet Gabrielle Christman, a longtime Key4Women® member, certified women’s business owner and co-founder of SPARK Cleveland, a group established to encourage young women to explore careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
The Importance of Becoming a Certified Women-Owned Business
Continued business success and growth doesn’t just happen. It takes preparation, presence, and commitment. A winning path comes only with ongoing education and a nimble mindset that allows an entrepreneur, owner, or leader to look at the business from both inside and out to find ways to improve.
Infographic - Glass Ceilings Were Made to be Broken
Since 2005, Key4Women has been breaking through glass ceilings and making paths for more women to do more than ever before. We’re not alone. And from the numbers we see, nobody’s slowing down now.
Women-Owned Law Firm Makes the Case for Work-Life Balance
Michelle Wildgrube interviewed with law firm Carpenter & Cioffi P.C. when she was eight-and-a-half months pregnant. She was hired within the hour, and she worked three days a week before going on maternity leave.
Key4Women® Offers Unique Coaching Opportunity to Business Women in Hudson Valley
Key4Women is a distinctive program at Key that supports women in business with advocacy, connections, and empowerment. See how we put that mission in action at a recent Key4Women event.
Foundation for Success: How Gina Crevello Built Her Own Business
When Gina Crevello’s last employer asked her to leave the field and go into sales, she was incensed. "How could someone as a business owner decide that they were going to change my career path?" she remembers thinking at the time. "I didn’t take it well."
Celebrating Progress: Beth Mooney, CEO and Chairman of KeyBank
This year, Key4Women® celebrates 15 years of progress being made to advance women and minorities. Through advocacy, connections, and empowerment, Key4Women supports the financial progress of business women. And for KeyBank, it starts at the top.
Podcast - A Look Back on the Progress of Women in Business
This year marks an exciting milestone for Key4Women® – our 15th anniversary. Since 2005, we have helped business women reach their financial goals with access to capital, advocacy, connections, and empowerment. We’ve supported women in their efforts to bridge both the gender and economic gaps they face. And we couldn’t be prouder of the success stories of the amazing women in our network.
Webinar - Leadership Series: How to Build Your Sphere of Influence Like a Pro
In this session, presented by the Courageous Leadership Institute, you'll learn about the following:
- Test what your current Sphere of Influence is, and see how to prioritize your next steps.
- Learn a productivity hack that will allow you to quickly and effectively build the relationships you need—before you need them.
- Discover the three questions that open doors and build your Sphere of Influence effortlessly.
Podcast - Helping Close the Gender Gap Through Fiscal Confidence and Education
While progress has been made, the gender wage gap isn’t going away any time soon. According to The World Economic Forum, gender parity will take more than 200 years from now to achieve. That’s why it’s more important than ever for women to master their finances now.
The Other Economic Gap for Women to Close: Financial Acumen
While progress has been made, the gender wage gap isn’t going away any time soon. According to the World Economic Forum, gender parity will take more than 200 years from now to achieve. Not only are women challenged with the wage gap, they also face another economic gap: financial acumen.