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Wealth Matters
By Judi Martindale

I was thrilled when WITI’s founder, Carolyn Leighton, invited me to write a regular personal finance column for WITI. Educating and empowering women in the world of finance has long been my commitment. It’s easy to understand why when you know my story   Read More

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Seven Assumptions Women Make in Gaining Visibility
By Betty LaMarr

I know you are probably banging your head and asking, “Why do I need to be doing anything special to get visibility other than doing my job?” Don't we wish that was the case? I was raised like so many women today and was told if you work hard and do a good job you will naturally get the promotion and the raise. Well, guess what? I tried that, and it didn't work.   Read More

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Tips to Managing Your Job Search
By Carolyn Leighton

Create a Top 20 List. This list can be made of: Companies you would like to work for and respect; Companies that are geographically desirable; Companies that you have identified an opening that fits your background; and Companies that can leverage your skill set.   Read More

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YES WE CAN!
By Carolyn Leighton

At age 67, I have seen decades of racism and discrimination. I was born white, but every time I witnessed an attack " large and small " towards someone because their skin was a different color, because they looked, dressed, thought differently " from the time I was a young child " I felt as if I was being assaulted. I never thought the day would come when the MAJORITY of the population would rise above the lowest level of human behavior " racism " but my heart was singing last night, as I watched, through tears of joy our new President Elect Barack Obama being swept into Office.   Read More

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The Evolution of WITI
By Carolyn Leighton

When I started WITI in 1989, I had no idea how significantly that decision would affect my life. At the time I was building my third and most successful company, Criterion Research, which I had started in 1984.   Read More