Women of the Fortune 1000

Photo: Stewf , Creative Commons, Flickr  Last week, Fortune put out its 2007 rankings of America's largest companies. The good news?  More women are in charge this year than in 2006.  The bad news?  The number of women in charge of Fortune 1000 companies is pathetically low.  However, they are leading a more diverse mix…

Social Entrepreneurship

I was very impressed with Nicholas Kirstof's NY Times column today on social entrepreneurs at Davos.  He highlighted some interesting work that is going on around the world, and more critical in my mind, projects that are conceived, led, and run by women for other women.  In fact, social entrepreneurship seems to be an area…

Breast Cancer for Fun and Profit

October was a busy month for issues of concern to women. Beyond Domestic Violence Awareness Month, it also marked the passage of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Much like Halloween, Breast Cancer Awareness activities involve trick or treating as hundreds of companies strive to capture women’s dollars with empty promises of raising funds for breast cancer…