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Fewer Pittsburgh company boards are a mens-only club

JOYCE GANNON Pittsburgh Post-Gazette jgannon@post-gazette.com About a dozen public companies in the Pittsburgh area had no women directors eight years ago when Sarah Stewart moved to the region to open an office for an executive recruiting firm. She recalls being surprised. This year, just three companies have boardrooms filled only with men. After trailing national statistics for years, women have …

Courtney DeruyFewer Pittsburgh company boards are a mens-only club
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Insight from Women Leaders: Encouragement that Helped them Succeed

In Align Leadership’s Women Leaders Across the Generations study, women leaders expressed that they had come from supportive families or had mentors that encouraged them to do what they wanted to do in life. In the following quotes, women leaders share words of encouragement that helped them succeed: “No matter what I did, my mom recognized there was value in …

Courtney DeruyInsight from Women Leaders: Encouragement that Helped them Succeed
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Insight from Women Leaders: Ignore Limiting Messages

What do female Baby Boomer, Gen X and Millennial leaders have in common? Resiliency.  Resiliency is described as the spirit of flexibility, elasticity—a suppleness that allows for quick recovery. When faced with challenges, the women shared stories of how they sprung back from situations without surrendering or quitting. Again, across the generations we heard statements like, “I don’t get stuck …

Courtney DeruyInsight from Women Leaders: Ignore Limiting Messages
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Insight from Women Leaders: Learn From Others and Raise the Bar for Yourself

Women of all ages wholeheartedly shared their leadership journeys with us for our Women Leaders Across the Generations Research.  We hope you’ll download the PDF and read more about the intriguing similarities and differences Baby Boomers, Gen X, and Millennials have encountered on their leadership journeys: http://alignleadership.com/free-whitepaper-women-leaders-across-the-generations/

Courtney DeruyInsight from Women Leaders: Learn From Others and Raise the Bar for Yourself
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Insight from Women Leaders: Lead from the Heart

Have you given yourself permission to lead from the heart? Women of all ages wholeheartedly shared their leadership journeys with us for our Women Leaders Across the Generations Research.  We hope you’ll download the PDF and read more about the intriguing similarities and differences Baby Boomers, Gen X, and Millennials have encountered on their leadership journeys: http://alignleadership.com/free-whitepaper-women-leaders-across-the-generations/

Courtney DeruyInsight from Women Leaders: Lead from the Heart
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Insight from Women Leaders: You’re Part of the Team

Yes, you may be the leader, but you’re also part of the team. We love the wisdom women leaders shared with us as part of our research. You can download the PDF and read more: http://alignleadership.com/free-whitepaper-women-leaders-across-the-generations/    

Courtney DeruyInsight from Women Leaders: You’re Part of the Team
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EDGE Workshop & Information Session | Left Field Meeting Space | Event Photography

By: Dena Galie Photography I recently had the pleasure of being a fly on the wall at an EDGE Workshop & Information Session hosted by Christy Uffelman of Align Leadership, held at the Left Field Meeting Space on the North Shore in Pittsburgh, PA. A few weeks before I had the opportunity to actually be a participant in one of …

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Pittsburgh hosting national gender diversity event

By Joyce Gannon / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette   Carrie Coghill has been an investment adviser for decades. It wasn’t until global markets crashed in 2008, however, that she noticed how few women held top decision-making roles in financial services. “With everything that went wrong, there wasn’t a lot of diversity in the players,” said Ms. Coghill, chief executive of Coghill Investment …

Mary ShippyPittsburgh hosting national gender diversity event