Midlife Career Choices Don't Have To Be Drastic
Life of Reinvention continues at Saint Vincent College
Market Watch | Paul Brandus
If you want to reinvent yourself in mid-career, do something that makes you happy. Usually the older you get, the tougher it is to find a new job.
Women Only Work Spaces
Trib Live | Debra Erdley
Marcia Croce has a talent for reinvention. The 58-year-old Blairsville woman enlisted in the Air Force after high school and began her work life as an Air Force medical lab technician in South Korea.
Older Female Founders Can Unlock Trillions of Dollars
CNBC | David Hochman
Just say no — to bro culture. That's the rallying cry behind an emerging type of co-working space, created by women and for women, and expanding to industrial-chic streets across the country.
A Fashion Model at 60? You Betcha!
Forbes | Kitty Knowles
The startup world is obsessed with youth. But groundbreaking new ideas don’t have to come from those in their twenties.
Betty Skelton First Lady of Aerobatics is the "First Lady of Firsts"
Whimn | Ashleigh Austen
Age is just a number — and supermodel Jacky O’Shaughnessy is living proof. At age 60, she was scouted on the off chance by American Apparel while in New York…
Ending the Mean Girl Culture at Work
Japopnik | Elizabeth Werth
The first time Betty Skelton piloted an aircraft solo, it was the year 1938 and she was a mere 12 years old. Yeah, sure, it was technically illegal, but she’d been hopping in open seats of aircrafts in her spare time for as long as she could remember.
Entrepreneurs Can Still Be Nice and Succeed
Forbes | Laura Youngkin
Since Tina Fey's cult classic Mean Girls debuted on the big screen in 2004, our national conversation on how girls and women treat each other has been influenced by her story about a group of [mean] girls at public high school in the Midwes
Female Firefighters are real life American Heroes
Forbes | Kerry Hannon
Fran Hauser, a startup investor and author of the fine new book, The Myth of the Nice Girl: Achieving a Career You Love Without Becoming a Person You Hate, has sage advice for women 50+ ….
The Conversation | Lorraine Dowler
Five women graduated from New York City’s Fire Academy on April 18, bringing the number of women serving in the Fire Department of New York to 72 – the highest in its history.
Scholarships Are Being Offered to Women 55 and Up
We meet a woman who re-invented herself in retirement. Melissa Davey has wanted to make movies since she was a little girl
Learn to Use 'Power Language' to Get Ahead
Moneyish | Jeanette Settembre
Stephens College teamed up with SeriesFest to give middle-aged women in screenwriting an opportunity to tell their stories. It’s never too late to get schooled.
Six Things to Help Success in the Workplace
Forbes | Margie Warrell
Ever find yourself using the phrase “Correct me if I’m wrong, but… ?” or talking down your achievements. It’s time to stop.
40, and Her Chances of Making the Olympics Are Getting Better
Recode | Eric Johnson
“That’s What She Said” author Joanne Lipman shares what she has learned about discrimination and the failures of “diversity training,” on Recode Decode.
Can a Past Model Become a Model Now at 50?
NJ.com | Rob Jennings
Roberta Groner is a runner to watch at Sunday's New York City Half Marathon. The 40-year-old mom of three from Randolph had a breakout year in 2017.
Midlife Career Changes - Entrepreneurs
The Guardian | Karen Dobres
It’s been 25 years since Karen Dobres last worked as a model. Could she harness her ‘grey power’ to once again make it in an industry driven by youth?
Women Leaders and Five Traits
Telegraph | Rosa Silverman
When Jane Kellock proposed an idea for a new business to her male boss and an investor, their response was disappointing.
When Money is in Women's Hands
It’s no secret that women get penalized for the kinds of behaviors that earn men respect. This phenomenon has many knock-on effects, making it harder for women to advance...
Isabella Rossellini returns to Lancôme at 65
Quartz | Melinda Gates
I have spent many hours talking with colleagues in international development about how to tear down the barriers that block women’s progress around the world.
Sexism in the City: Take On Old-Boy London Clubs
Express | Jane Warren
FOR 14 years Italian actress Isabella Rossellini had been the face of Lancôme but in 1996 at the age of just 43 she was fired for being too old. And there her story might have ended, yet another celebrated beauty brought low by the march of time.
Bloomberg | Suzi Ring
“There’s a special place in hell for women who don’t help each other,” Madeleine Albright told a fired-up Hillary Clinton rally in 2016. The damnation threat that America’s first female secretary of state issued in support of its .....