Women Identifying Students & Alumni

Those who identify as women face unique issues in the world of work. This can include caregiver leave, pay equity, harassment, overcoming social norms and more. This page is designed to provide articles, support and answers to issues facing women entering or already in the workforce.

Resources for those interested in learning more about Women’s issues:

Colorado Women’s College
Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce
The Women’s Foundation of Colorado

Women Outnumber Men in Small Business Ownership

It may surprise you to learn that of new businesses formed, a majority of them are women-owned. According to an April 2017 Forbes.com article, while national new-business formation rates were at 9% in 2016, a whopping 45% were women-owned businesses! …

By Grace Goodman
Grace Goodman Assistant Director, Alumni Career & Professional Development Grace Goodman
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Women and the Power of Networks-Leveraging Professional and Community Organizations

At our core, we are social beings who rely on each other to survive and thrive, yet our society is driven by, and values, independence and self-sufficiency. As a fiercely independent woman, I’ve resisted any circumstance where my ability to …

By Carolyn Sommers
Carolyn Sommers Assistant Director of Career & Professional Development Carolyn Sommers
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The Best Way to Figure Out if a Company’s Truly Committed to Diversity and Inclusion

You want to work at a company that genuinely values diversity and inclusion, but it can be hard to separate reality from myth. How do you know if your prospective employer authentically believes in these values, or is just saying …

By The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Career & Professional Development Contact & Location

Phone
303.871.2150
Address

Burwell Center for Career Achievement
2190 E. Asbury Avenue
Denver, CO 80210

Career & Professional Development Hours

M 8:00am-4:30pm
T 8:00am-4:30pm
W 8:00am-4:30pm
TH 8:00am-4:30pm
F 8:00am-4:30pm

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