Category Archives: Goals & Priorities

Cultivating the Next Generation of Women in STEM

Sponsored by Bristol-Myers Squibb Just under half of all workers in the United States are female. So why is it that women comprise only 24 percent of professionals in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)? There is no single answer to this question. Persistent gender stereotypes, beginning at early ages, may discourage girls from focusing on these subjects in school. A lack of female role models can … [ more ]

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Navigating Life’s Moments

By Ande Frazier, Head of Vision and Brand, myWorth Leaving the recent Pennsylvania Conference for Women, I felt more inspired than I have in quite some time. To see so many women, from all different ages, races, professions and more, gave me such a renewed sense of purpose. One of the biggest takeaways from the event, which we heard in different forms from the many distinguished speakers, was that it … [ more ]

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Overcome Unconscious Bias | Podcast

Click Play below to listen.  In the thick of conference season, we decided to record this interview with Dr. Tiffany Jana in advance, and make it available for you to listen to at your convenience. Let us know what you think about this new format in the comments! https://media.blubrry.com/paconferenceforwomen/p/cdn.conferencesforwomen.org/2018/tiffany-jana-teleclass.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

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Strive for This Instead of Work-Life Balance

A self-professed “truth-bomber,” Anne Grady is all about getting real and talking about things that no one wants to talk about. Here is one thing the leadership development expert wants everyone to know: Work-life balance is a mirage. Or as she puts it: “Balance is bullsh*t.” “It doesn’t really exist,” says Grady, author of 52 Strategies for Life, Love and Work. “Or if it does, it’s only temporary and fleeting. … [ more ]

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Be Inspired by This Young Trailblazer—and Her Mantras

If only we could bottle Zaniya Lewis’s passion and courage. The George Washington University student hasn’t just overcome the adversity in her own life. She has leveraged her success and the contacts she has made to light the way for other young women striving to realize their full potential. Lewis’s story starts, in part, on a basketball court in South New Jersey. Though many of her high school teammates were … [ more ]

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Boycott Busyness—and Find More Meaning | Podcast

Click Play below to listen.  Are you overwhelmed with busyness? In a culture that prides itself on productivity, many of us rush through each day reacting to the demands of life and work. Simplicity expert Courtney Carver gets to the bottom of how feeling busy can make us act busy and offers her strategies for what to do instead. In 30 minutes, the author of Soulful Simplicity: How Living with … [ more ]

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5 Mantras for Entrepreneurs Who Want to Do Good

We all know how start-ups have been disrupting business, changing how we shop, bank, dine out, meet up and get around. From sector to sector, technology is removing inefficiencies, and as a result, our lives are more convenient and improved. Yet one part of the start-up landscape that we don’t often hear about is the social enterprise space: for-profit companies that are using technology to help advance humankind.

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Minimize Stress and Maximize Your Wallet this Holiday Season | Podcast

Click Play below to listen.  As joyous as the holidays are, the season of giving and presents and festive nights out can also cause tremendous angst and stress. In this 30-minute teleclass, seasoned finance educator Tiffany Aliche, aka “The Budgetnista,” will address three key ways to approach your finances this time of year, including preparation, savings and recovery. Get practical and easy tips that you can implement right away so … [ more ]

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Coffee Chat: Four Important Questions for Women Leaders

By Amy Josef, Director, Corporate Programs Marketing, Bentley Systems There is a notable lack of women in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) industries, especially women leaders. Thankfully, there are efforts underway to foster girls’ interest in sciences and technology, and in architecture, engineering and construction industries at an early age, hopefully leading to a greater number of women who are leaders in these fields in the future. Bentley Systems, … [ more ]

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Grow Education Budgets and Improve Learning Outcomes Through Energy Efficiency

By PECO Smart Ideas Schools and universities that upgrade to energy-saving equipment are lowering costs while improving school operations. Energy often represents the second largest operating expense among educational facilities, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). By reducing energy costs, school districts, charter schools, universities and other private institutions across Greater Philadelphia are finding a sustainable path to keep spending down and budgets stable.

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