August 18, 2017 RSS feed / News

STEM programs plant opportunities for women, young females

“I was in [my advisor in undergrad’s] lab, working in the summer with another undergraduate - who was a guy - and [my advisor] said to the guy, ‘when you grow up and go out and become a successful scientist, you can donate money bac More...

Five ways DIY divorces can lead to disaster

The number of websites offering “do- it-yourself” divorces has exploded in recent years, with many sites advertising services for less than $200. More...

Jobs with higher pay still see gender pay gap

“We always ask why we don’t see women in top leadership positions, but we never ask why we see so many men in these jobs. More...

Student-faculty research earns award from psychology association

WILLIAMSPORT, PA – Research about the influence of maternal depression on a child’s self-esteem earned a psychology student and her faculty mentor an Eastern Regional Research Award for 2016-17, given by Psi Chi, the national honor societ More...

Study reveals need for more support for employees caring for aging parents

OMAHA, Neb. (PRNewswire) - Half of working female caregivers feel they have to choose between being a good employee and being a good daughter, according to a new survey by Home Instead, Inc., franchisor of the Home Instead Senior Care network. More...

InnovateHER Business Challenge winners announced

SUNBURY, PA - State Representative Lynda Schlegel Culver and the Bucknell University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) recently announced Kaitlin Schuck of Threading Love as the regional champion and winner of a $1,000 prize in the 2017 Innova More...

How a job acquires a gender

(and less authority if it’s female)

(AP) - “I’m not bossy, I’m the boss.”  More...

Beating the fear of rejection

Are you paralyzed by fear? Good. What you’re afraid to do, you must do. The question you’re afraid to ask, you must ask. In this article I will look at “getting out on the skinny branches.” Failure is inevitable. More...

Entrepreneurial Women’s Expo returns to reinvent itself

STATE COLLEGE, PA - Women business owners from throughout Pennsylvania will soon congregate in the Happy Valley to celebrate each other’s successes and help push one another’s businesses to the next step.  More...

Investing in the health of moms and babies

There is more to breastfeeding than providing milk. By protecting the health status of both mom and baby, breastfeeding has a positive impact on the level of overall public health, along with benefits for our economy and environment, too.  More...

Speak on It!

Sharing your vision through public speaking

Public speaking is an excellent way to spread awareness of your business and communicate your vision to groups of receptive, like-minded potential clients. Public speaking can also be a source of passive income to supplement your growing enterprise. More...

Midcareer Malady

How to inventory your assets and discover big opportunity

You’ve been in your job for years.  At first you were thrilled, because a new role means new opportunities to learn, improve, and challenge yourself. But now, you’re feeling burned out.  More...

Renewed Hope Women’s Home hosts ribbon cutting

MILTON, PA – HandUP Foundation recently celebrated the grand opening of its new Renewed Hope Women’s Home. The Central PA Chamber of Commerce helped them celebrate Wednesday afternoon with a ribbon cutting. More...

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