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For Love of the Game: Wisdom from Sarah Robb O’Hagan

Last week, the CGN team attended a Power Breakfast sponsored by Step Up Women’s Network, where we had the privilege of hearing Sarah Robb O’Hagan speak.  For those of you who don’t know who Sarah Robb O’Hagan is (or wh...

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Recipe for Success: How to Overcome Failure & Make Your Dreams Come True, Greek Style

Last weekend I attended the first ever S.H.E. Summit in NYC, a 2-day women’s leadership and lifestyle event presented by Claudia Chan, featuring speakers on a variety of topics including work issues, finances and wellness....

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Honoring Women on Memorial Day

Memorial Day is all about honoring the incredible men and women who serve in the American Armed Forces. But in our honoring today at Career Girl, we want to be sure we remember that both men and women serve in our Armed Forces....


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The First Female Billionaire to Join the Giving Pledge

Last year, Sara Blakely, the Founder of Spanx, became the first female self-made billionaire in the world. We wrote about it, and were so proud of Sara because not only was she self-made, she invented Spanx, damnit! It’s ...

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Why Leaning Back Is as Important as Leaning In

I had the pleasure of hearing Arianna Huffington, president and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post speak a couple weeks ago at the NAPW National Networking Conference.  To say she was inspiring would be an understatement....

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Where Are Women Today, Anyway?

A friend of mine likes to poke fun at me whenever he has the chance. He is a brilliant mind, and we engage in pretty intense debates…we tend to agree on most things, but when we don’t, he likes to say, “Daniel...


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It’s Earth Day! Get in With Women and the Green Economy

On the occasion of this year’s Earth Day, I want to share with you all an important initiative that all women should be aware of – Launched at the UNFCCC 16th Conference of the Parties in Cancun, Mexico in December,...

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Virtual Girls’ Night Out with Beth Santos and Travel Go Girl

  What is Virtual Girls’ Night Out? We all want to spend more time chatting with our girlfriends, but sometimes life is just too busy to get those girls’ nights out scheduled regularly. That’s why Career ...

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Trish Spaulding – Sitting Pretty

By all accounts, Trish Spaulding was doing well as a PR and Marketing Manager for a construction company in 2007. She had a reliable and revered position, but saw the market for housing and construction slump all the way to its...


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Julia Pierson: The First Female Head of the Secret Service

Big news hit Washington this week when the glass ceiling of the United States Secret Service cracked. President Obama appointed Julia Pierson the first female head of the Secret Service. She was sworn in on Tuesday. Why should ...