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College Student

Management as a Conduit for Change: Alyssa Mastromonaco and Melinda Gates

by Nicole Chacin

Nicole examines how female leadership can be built, even from humble beginnings, as a conduit for change.

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Early Career

Confidence Matters as Much as Competence – FT.com

by Elissa Sangster

Forté Executive Director Elissa Sangster analyzes what prevents so many women from rising above mid-level management.

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College Student

Compassion – Just for Women?

by Precillia Redmond

Compassion is a key characteristic for a strong military leader. This is surprising since compassion is seen as a “female” trait. If we consider it as a leadership trait instead, how can you apply it to your own workplace?

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ExxonMobil Women Executives Participate in PBS Initiative – “Breakthrough Women”

ExxonMobil collaborated with Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce (GHWCC) and Houston PBS to produce a series of vignettes called Breakthrough Women, featuring women executives in Houston’s leading industries.

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Early Career

Funny Business: 3 Improv Techniques That Help You Succeed at Work

by Precillia Redmond

Precillia participated in a team building session with her manager and peers at an improv theater in Boston. As a big fan of comedy, she expected the experience to be fun. What she didn’t expect was to come out of the day with improv techniques to improve her capabilities as a team member and a manager.

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Mid-Level

What Women Leaders Want

by Libby Gill

In fields traditionally led by men like technology and manufacturing, doors are opening for women. And while it’s a nice notion that simply leaning in could get us on the other side, it requires more than that. It requires walking through. Forcefully. Graciously. And immediately.

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