The Sponsor Effect: Why Qualified Women Don't Make it to The Corner Office

Take a look at the graph below: Isn't it striking how women just seem to fall off as career levels progress? "This [decline] is why women need sponsors early on their careers. Every job must begin with a sponsor because having an active advocate completely changes your career," said Kerrie...

Female Lawyers: Career Track or Inevitable Mommies & Should It Matter?

Last week, Vault's CSR editor Aman Singh covered Glencore Chairman Simon Murray's recent comments about hiring women-which he later retracted and apologized for-including this gem: Do you think that means when I rush out, what I'm absolutely desperate to have is young women who are about...

The Women in Law Empowerment Forum Awards “Gold Standard Certification" to Firms Empowering Women Leaders

Reed Smith Receives Gold Standard Certification for Empowering Women in Law The Women in Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF) has named Reed Smith LLP as one of a select few law firms that qualifies for its new "Gold Standard Certification," which is a designation for firms that have integrated...