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How to Negotiate Your Worth if You Want to Stay in a Company Long-Term

Five women discuss how to weigh your best options

This year's series of talks for She Talks Asia held at The Globe Tower on March 16 covered honest and empowering topics on self-worthOnce you reach your 30s, you've probably already figured out that your career is not likely to be an easy, ...

by Ysabel Y. Yuzon for  | April 15, 2019 08:00:00
Startup Tips

A New QC Ordinance Supports Local Women Entrepreneurs

Because you can be your own #GirlBoss!

Many well-loved homegrown brands—from small online shops for handmade goodies to successful makeup lines you can find in major malls—were founded by women, yet the stigma against women still exists, discouraging other female entrepreneurs from starting their own. To help them out, ...

by Kevyn Tapnio for  | March 26, 2019 08:00:00
Run & Grow

8 Women Who Prove You Can Expand Your Goals Without Switching Careers

These multi-tasking women combine passion with purpose.

These women prove that if you want to get ahead, you have to create opportunities for yourselfWomen's month is all about celebrating the females in our lives Below, some inspiring women who keep pushing the boundaries of their careers and how other ...

by Ysabel Y. Yuzon for  | March 19, 2019 06:00:00
Run & Grow

Can You Be a Good Mom and an Entrepreneur?

A contributor answers this (kind of antiquated) question and offers some solutions

As the founder and face of Pipeline, a company that launched the first gender-equity app, I have frequent speaking engagements that include a Q&A session. And, here, if I’ve mentioned during my speech that I’m a mom, I almost always get the question, “How ...

by Katica Roy  | March 14, 2019 06:00:00

Franchise Talk: Meet 4 Successful Women Franchisors

We celebrate Women's Month with these strong-willed franchisors and their brands

The modern-day Filipina continues to impress with an ever-growing list of roles—from homemaker, mother, wife, daughter, sister, employee and, these days, of entrepreneur and franchisor.The business journeys of these young female franchisors are a testament to the empowerment of the new Filipina. ...

by Velle Cacha  | March 07, 2019 05:00:00
Run & Grow

How to Address Gender Inequity at Work

Acknowledging gender inequity is the first step. Here is an action plan for what to do next

If you have even a remote sense that there is gender inequity playing out at work -- whether you’ve heard unofficial comments or observed something more blatant -- it is critical to step up and address the situation head on. Here is ...

by Michelle Bogan  | November 23, 2018 06:00:00
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Millennial Women Are Facing Serious Burnout -- Here's How to Beat It

Plenty of erroneous assumptions exist about millennials

Beyond filling a sizeable role in the workforce population, millennials are also continually advancing and occupying management and leadership roles. According to Parks Communications, millennials will represent 35 percent of the total working population by 2020. Given their enormous growth, many companies are searching for ...

by Ciera Graham  | November 16, 2018 06:00:00
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3 Unwritten Rules of the Corporate World That Women Need to Know

These are the things companies don't cover during orientation or in the employee handbook

Do you know what you need to do to succeed at your company? One major challenge is that beyond your defined job responsibilities there are unwritten rules of U.S. corporate culture that aren't covered in any orientation or employee handbook. These unwritten ...

by Sharon Jones  | November 08, 2018 06:00:00
Run & Grow

3 Myths About Confidence That Stop Women From Being Heard

Get rid of the limiting idea that you either have it or you don't

The idea of cultivating confidence sometimes gets a bad rap, because it often implies that we need to “fake it ’til we make it” (and for most of us that doesn’t ring true) or that being confident equals never being nervous again (which is ...

by Pam Reece  | October 31, 2018 06:00:00
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Women Can Use These Simple Strategies to Save Enough for Retirement

Consider this your crash course on saving for the future

Each edition of this Women Entrepreneur series, Behind the Numbers, presents a stat about a disadvantage women face at work and in business, examines the dynamics at play and provides guidance to help women overcome obstacles.The gender pay gap is an issue that comes up often, but ...

by Lydia Belanger  | August 25, 2018 02:00:00
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4 Proven Ways Women in Male-Dominated Fields Can Establish Themselves and Feel Fulfilled at Work

The gender gap in technical professions is wide, but women can take steps to try to change the culture

Each edition of this Women Entrepreneur series, Behind the Numbers, presents a stat about a disadvantage women face at work and in business, examines the dynamics at play and provides guidance to help women overcome obstacles.There are all kinds of initiatives to get more girls ...

by Lydia Belanger  | August 10, 2018 12:00:00
News and Events

Top Industries for Women Who Want to Advance Their Careers

Based on a study by Jobstreet

According to a survey by, the Philippines, compared to other Southeast Asian countries, is among the best in promoting and practicing gender equality in the workplace. The survey, where most of the respondents were college graduates between 18 to 37 years ...

by Ysabel Y. Yuzon for  | July 30, 2018 10:00:00
Run & Grow

This Woman Explains Why it Took So Long to Start Her Own Business

I realized my fears were based on the fact that I am a woman

Being a successful entrepreneur should be every woman's aspiration.Studies continue to show that the number of women starting their own businesses is on the rise. One particular poll found that the ranks of female entrepreneurs rosefrom 220 out of 100,000 adults in 2014, ...

by Simonetta Lein  | July 29, 2018 02:00:00