President Trump convened a roundtable of women entrepreneurs and business owners March 27 at the White House.

March 28, 2017
President Trump, Vice President Pence and Ivanka Trump met March 27 at a roundtable of business women and entrepreneurs. Meeting in the Roosevelt Room in the West Wing of the White House, the president, reading from prepared remarks, offered promising comments and compliments. From his remarks, we...

Accenture Chairman and CEO Pierre Nanterme and Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO, North America, are working on closing the gender gap in technology.

March 27, 2017
New research from Accenture concludes technology can help women advance at work and help close the gender pay gap. The report “...
March 27, 2017
She comes to the North Carolina medical center from UC Davis, where she oversees its academic, research and clinical programs.
Trump Women in Healthcare
March 23, 2017
CMS Administrator Seema Verma calls Obamacare a broken promise during the meeting.
International Women's Day health IT

Shareefa Alabdulmunem, head of eServices at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center in Saudi Arabia, speaking at the Women in Health IT roundtable during HIMSS17. Next to Shareefa is Diane Carr, one of the judges for the awards program.

March 08, 2017
Healthcare IT News puts the spotlight on professional women working in healthcare and information technology with this roundup of articles and opinions.
Virginia Pascual Weill Cornell
March 08, 2017
Pascual will also serve as professor of pediatrics and collaborate with NewYork-Presbyterian.

One of the stars in Microsoft's #MakeWhatsNext campaign video.

March 07, 2017
The campaign raises awareness of the issues that cause girls to drop out of or lose interest in STEM, and aims to spark excitement in how they can change the world.
Trump STEM laws women
March 03, 2017
The Promoting Women in Entrepreneurship Act and the INSPIRE Act promise more policies concerning women in the workforce.
Lisa Stump

Award recipient Lisa Stump, CIO at Yale New Haven Health System and the Yale School of Medicine, said she viewed the award as a call to action.

March 01, 2017
Using the word 'influence' in the award's name was intentional rather than serendipitous, and the members of the roundtable liked it.

Ginni Rometty speaking at HIMSS17 in Orlando

February 23, 2017
‘In our industry, you have to keep innovating,’ said Rometty about her experience at Big Blue for more than three decades.

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