Women in Business

- Education and Empowerment -

Boston College Women in Business is an organization, network, and community of undergraduate female students dedicated to their empowerment and education. WIB is committed to the growth and expansion of professional and personal opportunities for its members, with a focus on business, leadership, and female celebration and innovation. Additionally, the group is devoted to helping students answer Father Himes' three crucial questions in the development of their vocation:  1) What brings me joy? 2) What am I good at? 3) Who does the world need me to be?

BE INSPIRED

Care for some light summer reading? Read up on some interesting articles, listen to tedtalks, watch videos, or search blogs we love regarding women, work, confidence, and the latest on feminism, leaning in, and having it all.

ARTICLES

What Makes a Leader? by Daniel Goleman

How to Succeed in Business by Anne Applebaum

A Woman's Place by Ken Auletta

The Opt-Out Revolution by Lisa Belkin and The Opt-Out Generation Wants Back In by Judith Warner

The Confidence Gap by Katty Kay and Claire Shipman; The Problem with Confidence Men by Rosa Brooks

Recline! and Slack? Nap? Snooze? by Rosa Brooks

Is there Life After Work? by Erin Callan

The Busy Trap by Tim Kreider

Sheryl Sandberg: What She Saw at The Revolution by Kevin Conley

Pompom Girl for Feminism by Maureen Dowd

Maybe You Should Read the Book: The Sheryl Sandberg Backlash by Anna Holmes

A Titan's How-To on Breaking the Class Ceiling by Jodi Kantor

The Princess Effect by Sarah Kendzior

Being informed and fashionable is natural for women by Alyssa Mastromonacco

Beyoncé by Sheryl Sandberg (TIME 100)

Why Women Still Can't Have It All by Anne-Marie Slaughter

Learning to Love Criticism by Tara Mohr

Female BC Students Report Lower Self-Confidence When Leaving College by Mary Rose Fissinger

From the Man Repeller: On Rebranding Feminism by Charlotte Fasser, Like a Woman by Elizabeth Sochko, and The F-Word by Leandra Medine

Heralds of the Digital Tomorrow by Janet Maslin

Perk Up: Facebook and Apple Now Pay for Women to Freeze Eggs by Danielle Friedman

Kirsten Gillibrand and Julianna Margulies Share More Than Fame by Philip Galanes

 SPEECHES AND TEDTALKS TO LISTEN TO

In need of some inspiration? Take a break and listen to wisdom that prompts discussion and infuses knowledge.

Emma Watson's UN Speech: HeforShe

Can we all still "have it all"?: TEDTalk by Anne-Marie Slaughter

Why we still have too few women leaders by Sheryl Sandberg

Your body language shapes who you are by Ann Curry

VIDEOS TO WATCH

Looking for some motivation to do another lap, run another minute, or push a little more? Take a look at these videos to remind yourself how strong you really are.

I WILL WHAT I WANT: Misty Copeland

I WILL WHAT I WANT: Gisele Bündchen

BLOGS WE LOVE TO STALK

Looking for some impressive women and fun blogs we are obsessed with? Look no further....

MYDOMAINE

A PIECE OF TOAST

WHOWHATWEAR

INTO THE GLOSS

DESIGN DARLING

THE EVERYGIRL

DAILYWORTH