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March 29, 2017
This article is a part of the "My Experience with MEG" series, in which past recipients discuss how the Membership Empowerment Grant enhanced their careers. ​  I first learned about the Member Empowerment Grant in 2013, about six months after...
March 28, 2017
For longtime New York Women in Communications member Sarah Durham, a key question for professional women is Where should I place my time and energy? It’s a question Sarah answered for herself by launching Big Duck, a New York City-based...
March 24, 2017
Tweet your recommended links throughout the week and use #NYWICImustreads to be included in next Friday's Must Reads.   Career Sisterhood in the Workplace — Stop Stereotyping Each Other As Bitchy Queen Bees! (Randstand) Life Plus Baby, in Photos...
March 23, 2017
This article is a part of the "My Experience with MEG" series, in which past recipients discuss how the Membership Empowerment Grant enhanced their careers.  I knew I wanted to go into communications since I was 16-years-old. I understood the...
March 21, 2017
If your life is a constant cycle of cancelled dinners and skipped gym classes as you jump onto the next urgent client project or breaking news story, it’s time to ask yourself a simple question: Is your drive to succeed professionally putting your...
March 17, 2017
Tweet your recommended links throughout the week and use #NYWICImustreads to be included in next Friday's Must Reads. Career There’s Now a Statue of a Fearless Little Girl Staring Down Wall Street’s Charging Bull (Fortune) These 5 Charts Show How...
March 14, 2017
Madonna Badger, Founder and Chief Creative Officer of Badger & Winters, is on a mission to change the advertising industry. Madonna, whose early success with Calvin Klein’s iconic Marky Mark campaign (and many others) prompted her to launch her...
March 10, 2017
Tweet your recommended links throughout the week and use #NYWICImustreads to be included in next Friday's Must Reads.   Career The Declining Fortunes of Women at The Times (The New York Times) How Some Publishers and Platforms Are Participating...
March 7, 2017
This article was published in TheStreet, on March 5, 2017.  It's just a few hours before what's called the A Day Without A Woman strike kicks into high gear. For those unfamiliar, the strike is an action set on International Women's Day on...
March 3, 2017
Tweet your recommended links throughout the week and use #NYWICImustreads to be included in next Friday's Must Reads. Career Women's History Month — Resources & Events A Literary History of Women’s Rights in the United States (Signature...
February 24, 2017
Tweet your recommended links throughout the week and use #NYWICImustreads to be included in next Friday's Must Reads.   Career Leveling the Playing Field for Women in Tech Is Vital for Emerging Industries (TechCrunch) Women Will Tell Big...
February 20, 2017
Before I moved to upstate New York to start my job as a television reporter, one of my mentors asked me, “What’s your superpower?” I must have looked at him with the most dumbfounded and confused look. Ever since, I have been searching for my “...
February 17, 2017
Jacki Kelley is president of NYWICI for the 2016-2017 year and Chief Operating Officer of Bloomberg Media at Bloomberg LP—the leading global business and financial media organization that comprises every platform: digital, television, radio, print,...
February 14, 2017
Do you struggle with self-promotion? Are you reluctant to tell others about your success? Women often think that ‘singing their praises’ will be perceived as pushy, and they’re reluctant to embrace their powers. But self-promotion is not taboo —...
February 10, 2017
Tweet your recommended links throughout the week and use #NYWICImustreads to be included in next Friday's Must Reads.   Career When [Journalist] Ida B. Wells Married, It Was a Page One Story (The New York Times) The Women’s March in My Living...

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