4:45 pm, December 31st | by Amy Tennery
EOD New Year! Today some awesomely retro pics of Arianna Huffington just popped up, the guy who designed the iPhone got a knighthood and we learned what “Auld Lang Syne” actually means. There. Now you can read these instead of making resolutions.
4:15 pm, December 31st | by Amy Tennery
Of all the year-end, round-up-y traditions, Lake Superior State University’s annual “List Of Banished Words” is among the most satisfying.
Do you hate the terms “baby bump,” “shared sacrifice” and “the new normal?” Good! Because Lake Superior State University just banned them for you. You’re welcome.
3:41 pm, December 31st | by Amy Tennery
Simon Walker, the director general of the Institute of Directors, has outlined some goals for U.K. boards in 2012. One key goal: Get more women in the boardroom, stat.
11:22 am, December 31st | by Amy Tennery
If books organized in cliques, romance novels would be among the last rungs on the social ladder. And their besties would be self-help guides.
6:51 pm, December 30th | by Amy Tennery
A Philadelphia woman has filed suit against her former employer, CBS Radio, after enduring alleged ongoing sexual harassment, according to All Access Music. Among other things, Shelley Kanther claims that her one-time co-workers would openly pontificate on the bra sizes of the women in her office, slap her rear and call her “cutey” and “baby.” She also says she was fired after reporting all this to her superiors. Classy stuff.
5:40 pm, December 30th | by Hillary Reinsberg
We’ve heard a lot about women in tech over the past year. Are they climbing the ranks, or being kept out? “My prediction is that 2012 women will find their voice in a big way. They will find other women that they relate to and connect with. Women will become more powerful,” said Deborah Jackson, CEO of the women’s business accelerator JumpThru.
5:02 pm, December 30th | by Hillary Reinsberg
We love covering the inspiring, wonderful, trailblazing women who changed the world in 2011. But we’d be lying if we said all women were great. Herein, The Jane Dough‘s (subjective of course) list of those 10 women who most made us cringe, wince and feel generally angry over the past year.
3:50 pm, December 30th | by Amy Tennery
EODTGIF: The Girl Scouts tell us what news outlet to read (with controversial results), Kathie Lee Gifford is hilariously naive and PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi bashed for… lobbying on behalf of her company?
2:56 pm, December 30th | by Hillary Reinsberg
People like to tweet about Justin Bieber and Charlie Sheen. More than they do about the most important global events. Oh, don’t look so surprised!
1:35 pm, December 30th | by Hillary Reinsberg
We enjoy following the current lives of powerful women. But sometimes it’s fun to look back and remember how those women ended up where they are today. Each Friday, we’ll dig up a vintage video starring your favorite leading ladies in their early days.
Today: we learn a little more about IBM’s soon-to-be first female CEO, Virginia Rometty.