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May 26, 2016
On Tuesday evening, May 24, 2016, about 150 women from every aspect of the communications industry and all stages of careers gathered on the 29th floor of the Bloomberg building on Lexington Ave for the NYWICI 2016 Annual Meeting. They came to...
May 20, 2016
Many thanks to this week’s contributors: Davida Arnold, Suzanne Cohen, Tekla Szymanski and Maria Ungaro.    For Women at Every Career Stage For Women in Advertising It's Still a 'Mad Men' World (The New York Times) Elaine Welteroth Makes History...
May 15, 2016
Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter – keeping up on social media can certainly seem overwhelming, but having that online presence is undoubtedly important in the communications industry today. That’s why the NYWICI Young Professionals Committee...
May 13, 2016
Many thanks to this week’s contributors: Davida Arnold, Suzanne Cohen and Tekla Szymanski.   For Women at Every Career Stage It's time to stop being embarrassed about peeing when we sneeze (SheKnows) The cognitive science behind repeating...
May 10, 2016
Maya Draisin is a quiet storm of media revolution. Her prescience has helped bring digital content to the forefront, and yet little is known about her. As co-founder of the Webby Awards, launched in 1996, she ushered in the digital age through a...
May 9, 2016
Work-life balance is tricky, isn’t it? On the one hand, we all need time to reset and unplug in order to be the best people and employees we can. On the other hand, technology, competition and the job market have made it increasingly easier—and more...
May 6, 2016
Many thanks to this week’s contributors: Davida Arnold, Suzanne Cohen and Tekla Szymanski.   For Women at Every Career Stage For Women in Advertising, It's Still a 'Mad Men' World (The New York Times) Women in Advertising Discuss 'Acting' Like a...
May 2, 2016
On April 27, 2016, 16 NYC high school girls — representing five NYC high schools — got a head start in planning their future and went behind the scenes of Avanade Inc. (@AvanadeInc), a leading technology solutions and managed services provider...
April 29, 2016
Many thanks to this week’s contributors: Davida Arnold, Suzanne Cohen and Tekla Szymanski. For Women at Every Career Stage Women Ruled This Year's Pulitzer Prizes (Boston Globe) How to Choose Between Multiple Job Offers to Find the Best Fit (...
April 19, 2016
Brainstorming is a numbers game, the more ideas you have to choose from, the better your chances are for success. So, just how do you go about generating lots of amazing concepts that meet and exceed your goals?  I asked Arabella Pollack, interim...
April 15, 2016
Many thanks to this week’s contributors: Davida Arnold, Suzanne Cohen and Tekla Szymanski.   For Women at Every Career Stage How Do You Feminism? (BlogHer) Kerry Washington Doesn't Recognize Herself on Adweek's Cover (CNN) Feminism Doesn't '...
April 12, 2016
In our digital age, the job application process feels anonymous. You submit your resume and cover letter online andit disappears into what seems like a black hole. Does it ever reach anyone? Does anyone even read the letter you’ve worked so hard on...
April 5, 2016
Failing to negotiate your salary can cost you a raise and even prevent you from getting the promotion you deserve. According to PayScale’s Salary Negotiation Guide, “Women are more likely than men to state that they are uncomfortable in starting...
April 1, 2016
Many thanks to this week’s contributors: Davida Arnold, Suzanne Cohen and Tekla Szymanski.   For Women at Every Career Stage What is Eco Chic Beauty? (LinkedIn) What We Wish We Knew: theSkimm (Chase) Erased From History: Too Many Women Writers...
March 25, 2016
Many thanks to this week’s contributors: Davida Arnold, Suzanne Cohen and Tekla Szymanski.   For Women at Every Career Stage Female vs Women: On Writing Adjectives, Nouns, and Inclusive Language (Medium) SXSW Interactive + the Future of Media (...

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