Advice & insights for women in business.
Women in Venture Capital: Is the Gap Closing?
As more companies are being founded and led by women, is the barrier to accessing capital for those companies closing as well? While studies have proven that greater gender diversity leads to higher profits, what does the current landscape look like and are we seeing that change take place?
Check the Cape at the Door: A Conversation with Lee Woodruff
For years, many professional women have been striving to be the professional superwoman—thriving in their careers, making a difference in the community, and keeping the household running on schedule. The truth is, even under the best of circumstances, this juggling act is hard to execute. But life rarely offers us the best of circumstances. What happens then?
Strong Negotiation Skills are Critical for Women Leaders
Understanding the drivers behind why women struggle to negotiate and the actions people can take to strengthen negotiation skills for women is critical.
The Ins and Outs of Becoming a Serial Entrepreneur
While not for the timid, serial entrepreneurship has a host of benefits, from allowing you creative freedom to giving you the flexibility to build your own schedule. Discover the steps you'll need to take to make your next business idea (and the one after that) a reality.
Podcast - 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.
Spotlight - 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.
Spotlight - 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.
Spotlight - 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.