Karen Kruse

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Lucy Turnbull shrugs off first lady stereotypes at women in business event

Lucy Turnbull says she is her own woman and she will not conform to stereotypes of what people think a leader's wife should be.<p>The former Lord Mayor …

Top jobs in Washington: What are the paths for women?

A POLITICO working group report.<p>There remains a steep cliff for women at the highest levels in Washington.<p>On Capitol Hill, women hold 20 percent of seats in the House of Representatives and Senate, the U.S. ranks 33rd in the world in women legislators.Less than one-third of chiefs of staff on …

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Female leaders: Be yourself, but learn from the male playbook

<i>This column is part of Globe Careers' Leadership Lab series, where executives and experts share their views and advice about leadership and management. Follow us at</i> @Globe_Careers<i>. Find all Leadership Lab stories at</i> tgam.ca/leadershiplab<p>I was at a women's networking event recently when, over the …

Saudi women face off against men for first time in elections

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Outside of the Saudi capital, in one of the country's most conservative provinces, Jowhara al-Wably is making history. She's running in this weekend's elections.<p>Saturday's vote for local council seats marks two milestones for Saudi women: Not only can they run in a …

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We Have a Women's Leadership Problem – And It's Not for the Reasons You Think

57% of women in the US are members of the labor force, and they make up 47% of it altogether.<p><b>Women aren’t a smaller percentage of leaders because</b> …