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Samantha Furbush Taraskiewicz

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In Case You Missed It: April 2018 Edition

On a timely basis we curate fabulous articles about closing the leadership gender gap on our Facebook page, LinkedIn Leading Women group and company page, and also Tweet them out.  We then share the the best of the best here on our blog! 
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How Will You Observe Equal Pay Day? 

Equal Pay Day in the United States is 10 April this year, but what does this actual mean? On the surface it means that the average woman in the United States needs to work 15 months to earn the same amount that their male peers earn in 12. But this does not paint the full picture. 
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Closing the Gender Gap Gender Dynamics Women of Color

In Case You Missed It: March 2018 Edition

On a timely basis we curate fabulous articles about closing the leadership gender gap on our Facebook page, LinkedIn Leading Women group and company page, and also Tweet them out.  We then share the the best of the best here on our blog! 
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Women's History Month Reading List 2018: The 10 most popular articles from the Leading Women Blog

Leadership Lessons: Mary Barra, CEO General Motors One of 2013's top stories for women in leadership was to see Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors become the first woman CEO of any auto company! Mary's route to the top is similar in many ways to other Fortune 500 women. Like most F500 women CEOs, Mary: Is married. Is a mother (two teenagers). Has a Bachelor's degree (electrical engineering) and a Masters (MBA). Has held both line and staff jobs - including a stint as Chief HR Officer, running an assembly plant and as EVP of global product development She's known for her interpersonal skills and team focus, cut-to-the-chase style and focus on the customer Read ON! 
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HAPPY PI DAY!

Happy PI Day! Here at Leading Women we want to talk about the state of women in STEM fields.  Below are some interesting articles that we have found and want to share with you:  Photo Credit: Pillsbury.com Triple Berry Pi Day Pie
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International Women's Day 2018 - #PressforProgress

2018's International Women's Day campaign theme is #PressforProgress. "Individually, we're one drop but together we're an ocean. Commit to a "gender parity mindset" via progressive action. Let's all collaborate to accelerate gender parity, so our collective action powers equality worldwide."
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Closing the Gender Gap Gender Dynamics Women's Leadership Development

In Case You Missed It: February 2018 Edition

On a timely basis we curate fabulous articles about closing the leadership gender gap on our Facebook page, LinkedIn Leading Women group and company page, and also Tweet them out.  We then share the the best of the best here on our blog! 
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Empowering Women in the Workplace

Just in time for International Women's Day, Worldwide Business with kathy ireland® announced an exclusive story featuring our CEO and Founder, Susan Colantuono. Susan will be discussing the importance of closing the gender gap that exists within various industries, sectors and companies on Sunday, March 4, 2018 (check your local listings for times).  photo credit: Leading Women Appearing on the set of Worldwide Business with kathy ireland®
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In Case You Missed It: January 2018 Edition

On a timely basis we curate fabulous articles about closing the leadership gender gap on our Facebook page, LinkedIn Leading Women group and company page, and also Tweet them out.  We then share the the best of the best here on our blog! 
6 min read | Samantha Furbush Taraskiewicz
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