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Three leaders from the top of the food chain on Monday shared lessons learned on the way up at the Women’s Foodservice Forum’s annual Leadership Development Conference.
WFF President and CEO Fritzi Woods sat down with Carla Cooper, president and CEO of Daymon Worldwide; Clarence Otis, CEO of Darden Restaurants; and James White, president, chairman and CEO of Jamba Juice.[…] Continue Reading »
“Start Something” was the theme throughout the NAWBO Women’s Business Conference, and it was clear during the “Start Furthering Women Entrepreneurs” panel that recognition in this area has already begun. Organizations including PNC Bank, Wal-Mart/Sam’s Club and the Tory Burch Foundation are moving ahead on internal and external initiatives.
“Companies are realizing that engaging women makes good business sense,” said moderator Susan Davis, who is chairwoman of Susan Davis International strategic communications firm and Vital Voices, a nongovernmental organization that identifies and trains female leaders around the world.[…] Continue Reading »
BlogHer is the largest community of women who blog, with thousands of everyday leaders. Unique voices and informed opinions abound on BlogHer’s website, on the 3,000 blogs that make up the BlogHer Publishing Network, and on the Twitter, Facebook and other social media realms where members interact.
BlogHer ’12 felt like an entire case study on women’s leadership and the power it possesses.[…] Continue Reading »
Social media is nothing new to President Barack Obama. He is, after all, the first president to cling to his BlackBerry and the first to have a Facebook profile.
In an election year when women’s issues are front and center, and in a cultural context where social media and online engagement grows by the day, it makes sense that Obama recently took time out of his schedule to address BlogHer ’12, the world’s largest conference for women who blog.[…] Continue Reading »