April 2021 Newsletter

One Woman’s Crash Course in Virtual Networking

Cate Luzio worked in corporate America for 20 years when she decided she was ready to do something very different and become an entrepreneur. Her dream was to create a networking space for professional women in New York City—and she did it, using her own money to create a 15,000-square foot space, complete with nursing rooms, a salon/beauty bar, fitness studio, and more. In late 2018, she opened the doors … [ more ]

So, You Want to Talk About Race? A Conversation with Ijeoma Oluo

Ijeoma Oluo, author of The New York Times bestseller, So You Want to Talk About Race, spoke recently with the Conferences for Women about the difficulties of talking about race with people we are close to, how to maintain a sense of urgency about addressing racial injustice, and more. Excerpts from the conversation, lightly edited for brevity and clarity, appear below: Q: You’ve said that many of your white friends … [ more ]

Reader Responses from Women’s History Month Poll: Women You’d Like to Take to Lunch

For Women’s History Month, we asked: Which women from history would you most like to take to lunch? Many of you suggested a wide range of women from performers to changemakers to spiritual leaders. Highlights appear below, slightly edited for brevity and clarity. Josephine Baker. She lived out her values and principles with courage and with dignity. I admire her spirit in the face of adversity over time and continents. … [ more ]

How to Get Good with Your Money — with Tiffany Aliche (the “Budgetnista!”)

“Do you have children? Do you have a partner? Do you pay your bills? Do you manage at a workplace? Those things are hard. Investing is nothing in comparison to living your life as a woman. I promise you. You’re already killing it, and so you can invest. It is a confidence issue but not a capability issue.” —Tiffany Aliche, personal finance expert and author, Get Good with Money Over … [ more ]

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