Daring Women

Wesch says one way women can improve the odds of advancing into a leadership role is by ‘letting go of the toxicity of perfectionism’

She also stresses that a leader must learn to ‘first be a good listener’ and to then communicate effectively

Tran Neville says aspiring female leaders must learn to seize the day because waiting for that ‘perfect time’ only holds you back

Tran Neville says aspiring female leaders must learn to seize the day because waiting for that ‘perfect time’ only holds you back

Preston says more women who have achieved success must work to ‘intentionally carve out opportunities for other women’

Preston says more women who have achieved success must work to ‘intentionally carve out opportunities for other women’

The lender's Seattle market leader recalls a great mentor telling her that with every interaction as a leader, you are ‘building your brand’

The lender's Seattle market leader recalls a great mentor telling her that with every interaction as a leader, you are ‘building your brand’

Webb also says great executives listen to and learn from the people they are charged with leading

Webb also says great executives listen to and learn from the people they are charged with leading

Swary also stresses that women’s leadership strengths are often misperceived as weaknesses ― a barrier that must be overcome

Donio says women seeking to advance their careers must be confident that they deserve the job and ‘are destined to do well’

Lockwood heads a working group that is applying genetic tools to advance the detection and diagnosis of cancers and other diseases

The Seattle entrepreneur believes leaders should play a key role in nurturing talent and inclusive workplace cultures