Topic: Office Politics

CEO Pamela Barnes of Global Women’s Health Nonprofit EngenderHealth Talks Career Changes And Taking Risks

CEO Pamela Barnes of Global Women's Health Nonprofit EngenderHealth Talks Career Changes And Taking Risks

Here at TheGrindstone, we’re all about women in business, whether that be in traditional for-profit ventures or in the incredible world of non-profits. Pamela Barnes, the CEO and President of EngenderHealth, has experience in both. As the head of a large global organization focused on improving women’s health around the world, she knows a lot about being a woman in a leadership position, as well as mentorship and innovation. I spoke to Pamela about her inspiring job, including her career experience before taking her position as CEO, what her work life is like now, and the biggest challenges involved in running a company with employees who work, literally, all over the globe.
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Awesome Places To Work: These Startups Have Better Perks Than Free Food Or Beers On Tap

Awesome Places To Work: These Startups Have Better Perks Than Free Food Or Beers On Tap
The difference between a job you love and a job you hate is usually one thing: the company’s culture.These days, lots of tech startups have adopted cultural perks like free food, pool table/games, and beers on tap.

But others have come up with new ways to make their companies great places to work. They’ve “hacked” their culture, according to this discussion thread on Quora. More »