Women Who Rock
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What would you sacrifice?

I recently read a fantastic book called “Unquenchable Thirst“, a chronicle of author Mary Johnson’s experience spending nearly 20 years as a nun in the order founded by Mother Teresa of Calcutta. While the boo...

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Advice from Chicago’s City Treasurer

I had the pleasure of attending a Step Up Women’s Network breakfast this morning with Chicago’s City Treasurer, Stephanie Neely. This dynamic and ambitious woman manages Chicago’s $8 billion budget and has a t...

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Equal Pay Day

April 20th is Equal Pay Day, and here at the Career Girl Network, we’re celebrating! For too long, women have made less money for the same work. Even in this modern year, women still make 80 cents on the dollar compared t...


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Too Young for the Job?

On Saturday night, America watched (literally – biggest Miss America ratings in years) as Teresa Scanlan, Miss Nebraska, was crowned the 2011 Miss America. And as the crown was placed on her head, host Brooke Burke inform...

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CGN Recommends: Girl on Top

As you know, I’m a sucker for a good career book. I feel like I’ve read every book out there that includes the words women, girl, career, job, success, win or lead. It’s an addiction I don’t feel badly a...

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Finding Gloria

Isn’t it funny when you find something you forgot about but absolutely needed at that moment? That happened to me five minutes ago. I dug through my desk for a notebook of post-its so I could write down some movie times. ...


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Anne Mulcahy’s Groupie

I think I might be a female CEO’s groupie – starting with Anne Mulcahy. My god, this woman’s presence was electrifying. She smiles so wide you can see it in the back of the room and the way she gestures and us...