‘Featured’ Category

December 22nd, 2014, 6:00 am

Happy Holidays from The Glass Hammer!

Happy Holidays from theglasshammer.com team! We will be taking a short publishing break and will be returning in January 2015 with fresh new content to inform, empower, and inspire you. Here are 14 of our most popular articles from 2014 to catch up on until we return: 2014: A Year in Review 14 Tips For [...]

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December 18th, 2014, 6:00 am

2014: A Year in Review

By Nicki Gilmour, Founder and CEO of The Glass Hammer With the holidays upon us, it is beginning to look a lot like ……Groundhog Day. From a numbers perspective, this Year End Review has very little progress to report on a macro level. The number of women on boards is pretty stagnant – 17.7% in [...]

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November 26th, 2014, 6:00 am

Happy Thanksgiving from The Glass Hammer Team!

The Glass Hammer will be taking a short publishing break to celebrate Thanksgiving here in the U.S. First and foremost, we are incredibly thankful for our loyal readers and our sponsors who continue to enable us to do this work. We are also thankful for everyone out there who is working hard to break the [...]

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November 14th, 2014, 6:00 am

Op-Ed: Ana Botin got promoted on merit not nepotism

By Nneka Orji In September 2014, Ana Botin succeeded her father Emilio Botin at Santander and has been named the top female banker in Europe by Bloomberg. This appointment makes Ana the first woman to chair a global bank. She has worked hard to win this position and has positive endorsements from Citi’s ex chief [...]

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November 12th, 2014, 6:00 am

Evaluating Progress and the Road Ahead at FIA’s 30th Annual Expo

By Jessica Titlebaum The Futures Industry Association (FIA) held their 30th annual Expo in Chicago last week featuring over 4000 delegates representing 30 countries and showcasing the latest in technology and services with 130 exhibitors. While attendees and speakers were optimistic about the state of the markets, serious issues impacting the derivatives industry were discussed. [...]

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November 7th, 2014, 6:00 am

Optimistic Outlook at Third Annual WILD Symposium

By Jessica Titlebaum Women in Listed Derivatives (WILD), a not for profit organization launched in 2009 and dedicated to helping women advance in the listed and OTC derivatives space, held the 3rd annual WILD Symposium at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago in October. While the derivatives industry has experienced change due to Dodd-Frank regulation; [...]

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October 31st, 2014, 6:00 am

The glasshammer.com’s 5th Annual Women in Technology Career Panel

By CEO and Founder Nicki Gilmour Nicki Gilmour, CEO of theglasshammer.com welcomed 250 women to theglasshammer.com ’s 5th Annual Women in Technology event last Thursday night at the auditorium at American Express. Guests enjoyed an amazing evening of shared experiences and good advice from the panelists who are all navigating their career paths as women [...]

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October 16th, 2014, 6:00 am

Collective Wisdom: Women on Wall Street

By Melissa Anderson Last week, Deutsche Bank held its 20th annual Women on Wall Street Conference in New York City, placing an emphasis on the benefits of collaboration. In his opening talk, Deutsche Bank’s co-CEO Jürgen Fitschen suggested that by cultivating more female leaders, the financial industry could work to prevent the next financial crisis. [...]

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October 1st, 2014, 6:00 am

Hispanic Heritage Update: Where are the Latina Leaders in Corporate America?

By Beth Senko Where are the Latina Leaders in financial services, in technology and in the Fortune 500 at large in the United States? At first glance, it is easy to think they are almost entirely absent from the top echelons of business since only 35 women sit in the most senior executive management positions [...]

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September 19th, 2014, 6:00 am

Woman CFO Leads in Compensation Ranking – Signal or Noise?

By Beth Senko A number of articles recently touted the news that for the first time, the highest paid CFO in the country was a woman. In its fourth annual survey of CFO total compensation, The Wall Street Journal/S&P Capital IQ study placed, not one, but two women in the top 10. The study measures [...]

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