363 posts categorized "Women"

Defining Diversity Is Like Picking Lipstick

Diversity is a matter of fashion. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 1:03 PM on November 8, 2019 in Diversity, Women | Comments (0)

McKinsey and LeanIn's Latest Report on Women Is a Downer

It's not that things have gotten worse for women, it's just the overall progress seems slow and flat. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 10:31 AM on November 6, 2019 in Diversity, Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

Women Are Like Pancakes

The advice wasn't all bad. Just inept, condescending and sometimes ridiculous. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 4:27 PM on October 29, 2019 in Advice, Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

Equal Parental Leave For Men and Women Is Inevitable. Embrace It.

If women are serious about equality, we'll have to share our goodies with the men. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 10:08 AM on October 4, 2019 in Home/Work, Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

Meow. Meow. Here Comes Kellyanne Conway!

Thank goodness she's bringing women back to their senses. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 3:57 PM on October 2, 2019 in Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

News and Gossip: Sex and Food Edition

Finally, some news that's totally irrelevant! Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:13 PM on September 30, 2019 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Home/Work, Women | Comments (0)

The Judge Didn't Seem Impressed by Dershowitz's Arguments

If Judge Preska's use of sarcasm is any indication, I’d say that the Dershowitz team should be sweating. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 4:23 PM on September 26, 2019 in Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (0)

Judge to Jeffrey Epstein's Victims: Too Bad, So Sad

He giveth, and he taketh away. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 6:09 PM on September 19, 2019 in Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (0)

#MeToo Backlash Is Not Going Away

Mike Pence proves, once again, he's the wise one. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 6:53 AM on September 13, 2019 in Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power, Women | Comments (1)

Davis Polk, Victoria Secrets and Jeffrey Epstein

Why should we assume that a prestigious firm is beyond reproach? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 1:12 PM on September 12, 2019 in Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

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About Vivia Chen

Vivia Chen

Vivia Chen, The Careerist's chief blogger, has been covering the business and culture of law firms for a decade. A former corporate lawyer, Chen is fascinated by those who thrive (as well as those who don't) in the legal profession. Her take: Success in the law (and life) doesn't always travel a linear path. If you have topics you'd like to discuss or information to share, contact her: VChen@alm.com

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