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The 2010 Most Powerful and Influential Women in California

The 2010 Most Powerful and Influential Women in California

They lead in business and demonstrate leadership excellence. They maintain a record of accomplishments throughout their careers and are major contributors to their fields of work. They significantly impact the profitability and direction of their organizations. And they... [Read more]

The Most Powerful and Influential Women in California:  Realities and Rewards of Rising to the Top

The Most Powerful and Influential Women in California: Realities and Rewards of Rising to the Top

There is no single social indicator that guarantees success or failure. The women we honor here as some of California’s most powerful and influential reveal that differences can be a source of strength. Both adversity and accomplishment can propel people’s careers. What... [Read more]

The Business Case for Diversity:  How Companies Keep Their Competitive Edge

The Business Case for Diversity: How Companies Keep Their Competitive Edge

For many businesses, diversity is a smart choice. But experts in the field agree that in coming years, diversity will be required of organizations to remain competitive in the shifting marketplace. “The ability for an organization to remain competitive will be dependent... [Read more]

Managing Work/Life Issues:  A Healthy Balance Impacts Retention and Productivity

Managing Work/Life Issues: A Healthy Balance Impacts Retention and Productivity

Mary Campbell used to be a bit of a Renaissance woman. She taught aerobics, worked as a personal trainer and played in a band part time, all while attending graduate school. After finishing her doctorate, she got her first “real job” at the University of Southern California. She... [Read more]

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