Insights From

Women in Business

Sponsoring Women in the #MeToo Era

Darden’s Martin Davidson and Lisa Cannell discuss the difference between mentoring and sponsoring women — and the importance of leveraging difference at work.

5 Tips for Voicing Values in the #MeToo Era

Professor Mary Gentile’s Giving Voice to Values (GVV) work delves into how we can tackle values issues. Here, she and Lisa Cannell offer insights to help women and men respond to unintended or uninformed — but nevertheless problematic — behaviors before they rise to the level of reporting offenses.

Early Entrepreneurship: 3 Deeper Benefits of the Ask

Darden Professor Lalin Anik has some practical advice for aspiring female entrepreneurs: Start by asking questions.

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women: A Public-Private Partnership

The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women initiative was launched as a $100 million initiative to foster economic growth by providing female entrepreneurs with business education and access to capital.

C-Suite Insights With Scott Beardsley: Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth’s Shamina Singh

When we have access to technology, data, investment and expertise, how do we translate it all to social impact? Darden Dean Scott C. Beardsley interviews Shamina Singh, president of the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth, to find out.

C-Suite Insights With Scott Beardsley: Save the Children CEO Carolyn Miles

Darden Dean Scott C. Beardsley interviews alumna Carolyn Miles (MBA ’88), president and CEO of Save the Children. They discuss the protracted crisis in Syria, the successful partnership that facilitated the training of 34,000 community health workers in Ethiopia and why inspiring people is key to effective leadership.

The Meaning of Demeaning: Social Identity Threats and Deviant Behavior

How do people respond to social identity threats — circumstances under which people think they may be devalued simply because of their social identity (ethnicity, gender, religion or sexual orientation) or membership in a particular group?

C-Suite Insights With Scott Beardsley: PwC CFO Carol Sawdye

Darden Dean Scott C. Beardsley interviews Carol Sawdye, vice chair and CFO of PricewaterhouseCoopers and alumna of the University of Virginia McIntire School of Commerce.

Beyond Quotas: Diversity Strategy at JP Morgan Chase

How can companies stop spinning their wheels and make real progress toward diversity and inclusion? This case study looks at how JPMorgan Chase worked on getting managers to recruit the best talent from the largest talent pool.