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Tag Archives: women in business

Meet America’s Best Employers For Women 2021

When Lindsay Zoeller found out she was pregnant with her first child in February 2020, visions of a maternity leave spent in mommy-and-me yoga classes danced in her head. Nine months later, she and her husband, Alex Leininger, who both work at Booz Allen Hamilton, welcomed a son. 

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Guest view: National eyes are on Philadelphia pay-equity case

In 1963 the Equal Pay Act was passed with the noble intention of eliminating pay inequality by making it illegal to pay men and women unequally for equal work. Although an initial step in the right direction, over 50 years have passed, and America still struggles with a gender pay gap. A case in Philadelphia is highlighting the divisiveness of the issue.

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Guest view: Health and wellness communications can be engaging

A strong wellness program can be a differentiator for recruitment, reduce the cost of health care benefits and help build a team atmosphere based around healthy choices. However, communicating the benefits and program elements of a wellness initiative can be hard to navigate. Human resources and corporate leadership need to walk a fine line – avoiding sounding paternal, moralistic or even too personal while empowering employees and spurring participation.

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Laura Deitch, owner, Pure Barre Mechanicsburg (Submitted photo)

A Conversation With: Laura Deitch (access required)

Laura Deitch, 36, opened Mechanicsburg Pure Barre more than two years ago after falling in love with the discipline in New York City, where she worked in public relations and communications. She also teaches classes in the studio, and plans to open a second location later this year.

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