Managing Boss and Expectations
Miriam Rivera, Vice President/Deputy General Counsel, Google
A lawyer must advocate for herself when she is being excluded from the team about to handle a pivotal case for the company.
Maria Eitel, President, Nike Foundation
Executive anticipates reaction to a program proposal that seems to confirm female stereotypes.
Leslye Louie, SVP, Hewlett Packard
Petite manager must assert herself against domineering rival during a merger.
Alex Jensen, Marketing Executive, BP
Manager must lead by example by communicating effectively while managing her team from home.
Connie Matsui, EVP, Innovation, Biogen Idec
Executive used to tackling big challenges faces the biggest one of all: a newborn.
Nicole Malachowski, Officer, United States Air Force
Female Officer must overcome the lack of confidence in her abilities because she is a woman.
Allison Hickey, General, U.S. Air Force
Female pilot is asked repeatedly to prove she can handle a maneuver traditionally performed by men.
Yasmin Lukatz, Executive Director and CoFounder, ICON
A working mom must guide her daughter through harassment from peers who taunt her because her mom is not like the other moms she sees at sc…