Miriam Rozen writes, “Earlier this year, when Foley & Lardner promoted Mary Leslie Smith to become managing partner of its Miami office, the litigator welcomed the honor and recognized that it followed a recent trend.
“I had noticed an increased percentage of promotions going to women,” Smith said.
Ariana Cohen writes, “If you want to know who’s fixing the workplace for ambitious women, look no further than Anna Auerbach of Werk Enterprises Inc. The company, which she co-founded in February 2016, seeks to reinvent the workday by helping businesses create executive-track jobs with flexible form
Ruth Padawer writes, “Around 1 a.m. on a Saturday in 1993, a man sneaked into Donna and John Palomba’s house in Waterbury, Conn. John was away for a long weekend, and Donna and her two young children were asleep when she awoke to the sound of heavy footsteps. She remembers seeing a masked man and sc
Andrew Ross Sorkin writes, “Frances McDormand, the actress who won an Academy Award this year for her performance in “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” introduced much of the world to a new idea when she accepted her Oscar.
“I have two words to leave you with tonight: inclusion rider,” sh