Julia Sonenshein

Julia Sonenshein
Women Feel Left Out of Investing

Women Feel Left Out of Investing

Over and over, we hear that women are afraid of investing, and that fear keeps them out of the stock market. But maybe we’re having the wrong conversation about women and investing. Perhaps fear is the wrong…

10 Unexpected Things That Need Spring Cleaning

10 Unexpected Things That Need Spring Cleaning

Spring cleaning usually means organizing closets, driving all those boxes labeled DONATE to your local clothing drive, washing down patio furniture, and other big, highly visible projects. So it’s easy to forget about the little things that keep…

Why Is It Hard to Report Sexual Harassment?

Why Is It Hard to Report Sexual Harassment?

Sexual harassment isn’t uncommon — it is in fact endemic, especially in male-dominated fields like tech. (If you don’t believe how common it is, ask any five women if they have a sexual harassment story…

7 Innovative Women to Watch in 2016

7 Innovative Women to Watch in 2016

It’s easy to fall for the idea that we have to follow a set career trajectory — that we must do our best to succeed within the limitations society has set for us. But if we’d taken that sentiment…

10 Fast Facts on the Real Joy Mangano

10 Fast Facts on the Real Joy Mangano

Inventor and cult Home Shopping Network icon Joy Mangano is having a good year: Her line of home cleaning and organizational products continues to draw in tons of loyal customers, and Joy, the David O. Russell–helmed movie loosely…

10 Women Who Made a Lot of Money in 2015

10 Women Who Made a Lot of Money in 2015

As we close out the year, let’s take a look back at women making serious moves: Misty Copeland was named the first black female principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre and Sarah Thomas became the first female…

10 Powerful Women on Being the Boss

10 Powerful Women on Being the Boss

While we still have a long way to go to achieve gender parity, we’re in an era where women are starting to get more representation at the top — and they’re speaking up about it. Which is good for…

How to Profit Like the Kardashians

How to Profit Like the Kardashians

Love them or hate them, it’s undeniable that the Kardashians know how to make money.

Consider the following: Kim Kardashian alone brought in $52.5 million this year. The family overall is worth hundreds of millions, including an estimated…

How To Get Balance in Your Life

How To Get Balance in Your Life

 

This week we talk about juggling your career, family, friends, and relationships — and how to make it work (or not). Does “balance” actually exist? #whatbalance

 

There’s a lot of conflicting information out there…

How Much Does It Cost To Treat Breast Cancer

How Much Does It Cost To Treat Breast Cancer

You’d be hard-pressed to find a woman whose life is untouched by breast cancer. Roughly one in eight American women is expected to develop invasive breast cancer in her lifetime. By the end of 2015, an estimated…

How to Avoid Getting Sick at Work

How to Avoid Getting Sick at Work

When one person gets sick at work, it usually means everyone’s bound to catch it too; you’re just one poorly aimed sneeze away. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Beyond getting that…

When to Take a Sick Day

When to Take a Sick Day

You might want to be a hero and trudge into work when you’re sick. But some days, you really need to stay home. Between getting your coworkers sick and making yourself sicker, traipsing around when your body desperately needs…

How to Stand Out at Work

How to Stand Out at Work

You know the type: the ones who always get recommended for a promotion, are excellent to work with, and generally raise the bar at your office. Sure, they’re likely great team players with laser focus and attention to…

Companies With Paid Maternity Leave and Flex Time

Companies With Paid Maternity Leave and Flex Time

Despite the fact that the U.S. lags behind the world when it comes to parental leave, certain companies are making significant inroads to supporting working parents. When Netflix announced its new unlimited parental leave policy in August of 2015…

How Much Does Childcare Cost?

How Much Does Childcare Cost?

We’re bringing you articles about maternity leave all week — covering everything from current policies (or lack thereof) to personal stories and solutions that may be crazy enough to work. #matleaveweek   When companies don’t offer…

The 20 Best Free Online Learning Courses

The 20 Best Free Online Learning Courses

It doesn’t have to be back-to-school season for you to get that urge to learn. Self-improvement through education is always a worthy goal. And with the ubiquity of online courses, not to mention the flexibility they…