2014 April

Head Up (vs. Head Down)

According to recent research, women are starting their careers with more education than men. So, why is it that women are less likely to ask for raises, aspire to top management, or share accomplishments with…

What Equal Pay Legislation Means for You

Last week, President Obama signed into law an executive order which is an attempt to level the playing field in relation to the gender gap in compensation. Citing Census Bureau figures (pdf) showing that women…

Is Being a Jerk Acceptable in the Tech World? It Shouldn’t Be.

I recently read the New York Times’ Business Section article by Claire Cain Miller titled “Technology’s Man Problem” – then I read it again. At first, I was expecting another write-up about women who try…

A Photo Recap: ARA’s Speed Mentoring Event on 4/9/2014

Mentoring is at the cornerstone of ARA’s mission and last week we hosted a speed mentoring event (sponsored by Greenberg Traurig) to facilitate introductions between potential mentors and mentees. This speed mentoring forum gives women…