Leadership & Work
Omega: What advice do you have for people who are nervous about public speaking?
Barbara: Fear of public speaking is the number one fear that people, both men and women, in the U.S have. It's higher on...
A national voice on economics, Mellody Hobson is President of Ariel Investments and Chair of the Board of Directors of DreamWorks Animation. Here she recalls her mother's financial path, a boom & bust childhood, and her own capitalist journey...
Is the gender wage gap real? The president of the Institute for Women's Policy Research and a GWU research professor explains the intersection of education with the gender wage gap over the last decade.
Riane Eisler, an eminent social scientist and activist, attorney, and author, gives the numbers on the high return of investing in social care across business, education, health, and quality of life.
Loung Ung, author, lecturer, and activist promoting equality and human rights, encourages all of us to be confident in how we are reciprocated for our time and energy.
Ai-jen Poo, MacArthur Fellow and director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance, explains that five percent of the U.S/ national defense budget could fund in-home care for every family.
How can consistently saving money be painless and effective? Mellody Hobson, President of Ariel Investments and Chair of the Board of Directors of DreamWorks Animation, offers quick, substantial tips.
Bonnie St. John, Paralympic gold medalist, best-selling author, and leadership consultant, talks about the real power of microfinance.
Heidi Hartmann, president of the Institute for Women's Policy Research and GWU professor, on how childrearing and old age are predictors of women's poverty and a result of an undervaluing of caregiving.
Sister Joan Chittister encourages us to consider the four steps of major transformative change when culture is in chaos and society is in upheaval.