September 2018 Newsletter

Free Teleclass | Navigating the Workplace in a Post #MeToo World…Now What?

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Qurate Retail Group: A Champion for Female Entrepreneurship and Empowerment

This past year has been an exciting time for the newly formed Qurate Retail Group. Bringing together seven world-class brands to deliver an unparalleled shopping experience is quite the milestone. As the third largest ecommerce player in North America, we have truly created a unique space in retail, media and social. Qurate Retail Group, which includes QVC, HSN, zulily, Ballard Designs, Frontgate, Garnet Hill and Grandin Road, is a champion … [ more ]

Brody Fund at The Philadelphia Foundation: Supporting Cutting-Edge Medical Research to Cure Blindness

Hereditary blindness has long been considered untreatable. But someday soon, a blind child may be able to see, thanks to the forward-thinking generosity of one woman and the gene therapy being developed by another. Sara Brody wanted to support medical research focused on incurable diseases. So through her estate planning, she set up a fellowship honoring her family, which included her brother Louis Brody, M.D., at The Philadelphia Foundation. Now … [ more ]

Taking Charge of Your Career: Advance Your Marketability

By Joyce E. A. Russell, Ph.D., Dean, Villanova School of Business You’ve heard it many times before: it is critical for women to personally take charge of their careers. Indeed, getting mentoring and sponsorship from others is crucial to your success. But taking ownership for your future is also really important. How can you do this and at the same time enhance your own marketability? No matter what job you … [ more ]

Must-Have Answers from ‘Ask a Manager’ Author Alison Green

For many employees, the work itself is easy. It’s the office politics that are hard. That’s partly why Alison Green started her blog, “Ask a Manager,” 11 years ago. A chief of staff at a non-profit organization at the time, she kept thinking that coworkers would have made different decisions if they’d had their boss’ or HR’s perspective. “As a manager, I could see that people weren’t going to get … [ more ]