Learn from the best – women who have moved from the kitchen table to the Board Room. We also have materials for women who are reentering the workforce and trying to juggle all of the areas of their lives. Not for women only!
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- It’s Not a Glass Ceiling, It’s a Sticky Floor: Free Yourself from the Hidden Behaviors Sabotaging Your Career Success, by Rebecca Shambaugh. McGraw-Hill, 2007
- Double Outsiders: How Women of Color Can Succeed in Corporate America, by Jessica Faye Carter. Jist Works, 2007
- The Entrepreneurial Mom: Managing for Success in Your Home and Your Business, by Mary E. Davis. Cumberland House, 2007
- Mothers on the Fast Track: How a New Generation Can Balance Family and Careers, by Mary Ann Mason. Oxford University Press, 2007
- Off-Ramps and On-Ramps: Keeping Talented Women on the Road to Success, by Sylvia Ann Hewlett. HArvard Business School Press, 2007
- The Secrets of Millionaire Moms: Learn How They Turned Great Ideas into Booming Businesses – And How You Can Too, by Tamara Monosoff. McGraw-Hill, 2007
See the library catalog for more on Women in Business.
Office of Women’s Business Ownership – Part of the U.S. Small Business Administration, “The Office of Women’s Business Ownership (OWBO) assists women achieve their dreams and improve their communities by helping them start and run successful businesses, regardless of social or financial disadvantage, race, ethnicity or business background. OWBO and the Online Women’s Business Center are integral components of Entrepreneurial Development’s network of training and counseling services.”
Soroptimists – Soroptimist is an international volunteer organization for business and professional women who work to improve the lives of women and girls, in local communities and throughout the world.”
Women-21.gov – “The U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Small Business Administration have partnered to keep attention focused on this vibrant sector of the economy. We recently launched Women-21.gov, a premier one-stop federal resource for targeted information, registration for online programs, and networking opportunities to help women entrepreneurs navigate the ever-changing business world and do what they do best: innovate, create jobs, and make a vital contribution to the strength of America.”
Women Entrepreneurs Inc. (WE Inc.) – “WE Inc. is a nonprofit business association that works to improve and enhance the economic climate for women entrepreneurship. By advocating for policy solutions that encourage business ownership by women, and providing information and resources to entrepreneurs at all stages of their business development, WE Inc. aims to increase economic opportunity and financial security for those seeking the risky but rewarding path of entrepreneurship.”
Women’s Initiative – “Since 1988, Women’s Initiative has been assisting high-potential low-income women who dream of business ownership. Through an intensive 20 session program— in English or Spanish — women are enabled to start, or expand their business.” This is a local Bay Area organization, with offices in San Francisco and Oakland.
Tuesday 26 Dec 2006
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