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United Way concluded it didn’t retaliate against women who alleged harassment, but 3 women who filed complaints said no one contacted them for the investigation

United Way Worldwide released the results of an investigation into claims of harassment and sexism. But three women who alleged they were fired for reporting harassment said they were not contacted. The investigation concluded the women were fired based on “legitimate” reasons. Visit the Business section of Insider for more […]
United Way concluded it didn’t retaliate against women who alleged harassment, but 3 women who filed complaints said no one contacted them for the investigation
Strategy

Meena Harris, niece of Vice President-elect Kamala, wants her new children’s book to inspire ambitious women (and girls) everywhere

Meena Harris, niece of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, has written her second children’s book, entitled “Ambitious Girl.” Illustrations were done by artist Marissa Valdez. In the book, a young girl watches a woman on television be called “too ambitious” and “too assertive.” In response, she vows to become a persistent, […]
Meena Harris, niece of Vice President-elect Kamala, wants her new children’s book to inspire ambitious women (and girls) everywhere
Strategy

Sheryl Sandberg has a key piece of advice for managers working to fix the broken rung on the corporate ladder for Black women

Companies are promising to hire more Black workers and increase diversity within senior leadership teams, but Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg told Business Insider these plans will fall flat unless executives address the “broken rung” on the corporate ladder. The “broken rung” refers to the phenomenon where women, especially Black women […]
Sheryl Sandberg has a key piece of advice for managers working to fix the broken rung on the corporate ladder for Black women
Strategy

The 25 best CEOs of small companies, according to female employees

Career site Comparably released a ranking of the highest-rated CEOs of small and mid-size businesses, according to female employees. Employees from companies with 500 employees or fewer anonymously ranked their CEOs over the span of 12 months. Mark Faggiano, the CEO of TaxJar, was named the best CEO, according to […]
The 25 best CEOs of small companies, according to female employees
Strategy

Here’s a 3 step action plan to break down the barriers that keep Black employees from reaching the C-suite

In America’s businesses, there’s a “concrete wall” that’s blocking Black and brown employees, especially Black and brown women, from moving up the corporate ladder. The “concrete wall” is composed of a range of factors, including racist hiring practices, lack of sponsorship opportunities, and workplaces that are not inclusive. To dismantle […]
Here’s a 3 step action plan to break down the barriers that keep Black employees from reaching the C-suite
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Meet Mychel ‘Snoop’ Dillard, who became a mum at 15, graduated from Vanderbilt at 20, opened a restaurant with 2 Chainz, and plans to build a seafood takeout empire

Mychel “Snoop” Dillard is an entrepreneur famous in Atlanta for her “flashy lifestyle” and for the lounge she co-owns with 2 Chainz. Business Insider spoke to Dillard about her journey from teen mother to one of the most high-profile Black entrepreneurs in Atlanta. Dillard opened up about how being forced […]
Meet Mychel ‘Snoop’ Dillard, who became a mum at 15, graduated from Vanderbilt at 20, opened a restaurant with 2 Chainz, and plans to build a seafood takeout empire
Lifestyle

A woman who spent 14 months in Antarctica says she went through sensory overload upon returning home — and a tactic she picked up during isolation helped her cope with the change

Rachael Robertson is one of very few people who have spent a continuous year in Antarctica – Cool Antarctica, a travel and information website,estimates that just 1,000 people do so each year. From November 2004 to January 2006, Robertson served as the expedition leader of Davis Station, one of three […]
A woman who spent 14 months in Antarctica says she went through sensory overload upon returning home — and a tactic she picked up during isolation helped her cope with the change