MasterCard Worldwide Champions Women at Work

MasterCard Worldwide, the recent platinum sponsor of UConn’s third annual Women Entrepreneurs Empowerment Forum, has been a long-time champion of women in the workplace.

In addition to offering a powerful mentoring program to help women advance up the career ladder within its own company, MasterCard also monitors gender issues around the globe.Continue Reading

Cosmo Editor Shares Advice

Joanna Coles, Cosmopolitan Magazine

Work Becomes Easier When You Get to the Top

How do I ask for a raise?

That’s one of the most common questions that the editors of Cosmopolitan magazine are asked every year, said Editor-in-Chief Joanna Coles.

Coles, who since 2012 has led the world’s largest women’s magazine, with 18 million readers in the U.S. alone, regaled some 300 women with stories of career and life, at the third annual Women Entrepreneurs Empowerment Forum on Sept. 18. The event was presented by Platinum Sponsor MasterCard and hosted by the UConn School of Business at UConn Stamford.Continue Reading

Cosmo Editor: “Develop It to Scale”

Stamford Advocate – To hear Joanna Coles tell it, any discussion about women’s entrepreneurship is inextricably linked to broader issues of women in the workplace and all the facets that go into a story of success or struggle: work-life balance, fair compensation, effective communication and assertiveness..

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Joanna Coles of Cosmopolitan to Speak at Women’s Entrepreneurship Forum

Connecticut Magazine – Women helping and inspiring other women—that is the crux of the Women Entrepreneurs Empowerment Forum, which will take place at the UConn Stamford Campus on Friday, Sept. 18. It will be a day full of networking opportunities, informative workshops and a keynote talk for women entrepreneurs in Connecticut and Greater New York.

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‘Cosmo’ Editor-in-Chief Coming to UConn Stamford

Women Entrepreneurs Empowerment Forum


Joanna Coles to Address Success, Empowerment at UConn Women’s Entrepreneurship Forum in September

Joanna Coles, the editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan magazine, will be the keynote speaker at the Third Annual Women Entrepreneurs Empowerment Forum on Friday, Sept. 18, at the University of Connecticut Stamford campus. Coles was named editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan in September 2012. With 62 international editions in addition to the U.S. flagship, Cosmo is the world’s largest women’s magazine, reaching 18 million readers in the U.S. each month and more than 100 million worldwide. Coles additionally serves on the board of Women Entrepreneurs New York City, an initiative to expand female entrepreneurship, with a special focus on underserved women and communities.Continue Reading