Posts Tagged ‘women in business’
Posted by Renee Schmidt

Levo league, a new wave of women, takes on on the challenge of equal pay.

On April 17th, President Obama proclaimed – National Equal Pay Day, calling Americans to recognize the full value of women’s skills, their contribution to the work force, acknowledge the injustice of wage discrimination, and join efforts to achieve equal pay.

Make some noise generation Y ladies! National Equal Pay Day has defiantly broken the glass ceiling, right? Well, not exactly.

Sad to say, not all companies have taken recognition to the ‘end of inequality.’ Levo League aims to change that.

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

Girls and careers in technology is a hot topic here on SheBytes. We’ve written about whether the amount of technology firms headed by female CEO’s and executives is improving, and have drawn attention to women led startups who are trying to tip the scales.

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

 If you’ve never heard of Marissa Mayer, one of Google’s senior executives (one of few women exectutives in tech), allow me to fill you in:

  • According to Wikipedia, Mayer was born in 1975
  • She graduated from  Stanford University
  • She joined Google in 1999, when the company had under 20 employees (talk about the right place at the right time!)
  • Mayer became the first female engineer hired by Google
  • Over 10 years later, Marissa is a Google Executive with her official title being; Vice President of Location and Local Services, and is frequently the warm, public face of the tech Goliath

To me personally, this short synopsis is extremely inspiring.

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

SheBytes has done countless articles on crucial female topics such as gender inequality in the workplace, women and technology, where are the superwomen and embracing femininity.

It seems that despite the clear inequality that still exists between males and females in the workplace, very little has been done by companies which has been effective in remedying this issue.

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

There’s news for all business women… and it’s good!  But let’s deal with the “bad news” first: with wages, women earn less than men…

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

Photo Credit: Dave White, Artist - Superheroes and Villains Collection

If you wonder where the superwomen are –you know, the women in business who really know how to stand tall, take risks, and ultimately succeed in their respective fields — I have some insight!  Being an entrepreneur and a woman in business, it’s no secret to readers of SheBytes that I’m both fascinated and motivated by strong women.  I have dubbed women who are able to do the above; “superwomen”.

 
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