Being your own boss means more than just owning your career or ambition. It's also being the boss and taking care of yourself. See how Cheryle Jackson grapled, and ultimately succeeded, with this challenge. Read more

How She Did It

Leading others, in small ways and in big ones, is one of life‘s most challenging and most rewarding tasks. So how can you step up and have an impact? Read more


The playground isn't that much different than the office—the archetypes are the same. Just as children grow and develop, so can adults in their professional lives. Great leaders were not born great. Like everything else in life, it takes hard work. Read more

Office Culture

Jackie Taylor, Founder/Executive Director of Black Ensemble Theater, has created a strong arts institution committed to eradicating racism featuring outstanding original productions and exceptional educational outreach programs. Read more



Nancy Wright, CEO of The Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana

The modern Girl Scout has evolved beyond camping and cookies. Nancy Wright, CEO of The Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana shares how today's Brownies and Junior Scouts are learning how to build robots and being mentored by top CEOs. Read more

How She Did It

The ever-elusive live/work/family balance is a challenge for most women. Few have mastered it. Kathleen Henson has some wise words on debunking the idea of balance altogether. Read more


Stereotypes and biases are often obstacles for women of color in the workplace, widening the gender leadership gap that already exists. Read more