RESOURCES

What you need to know...according to Jane Newton
Caregiving from a Distance (Near or Far)
Countdown for Financial Fitness
Roth IRA Conversion: How do I know if this is right for me?
How will the Healthcare Act affect my income tax bill?
Should I dollar-cost average?
What do I need to know about umbrella liability insurance?
Estate Planning: Have I addressed everything?
How can I fund my child's college education?
How can I plan and pay for the lifestyle I want?

Negotiating Like the Big Boys
Negotiating Your Career, By Anne Miller. A thought leadership piece written specifically for Wall Street Women
Simmons School of Management Center for Gender in Organizations (CGO) - “It Pays to Ask: Negotiating Conditions for Leadership Success”
Negotiating Challenges for Women Leaders: A Q&A with Kathleen L. McGinn of the Harvard Business School
Women Don't Ask: Negotiation and the Gender Divide, by Linda Babcock & Sara Laschever. Sample chapter

For those staying on Wall Street

Johnson Associates: Quarterly compensation research report. Johnson Associates, a leading compensation consulting firm, publishes independent research on compensation in the financial services industry.
Johnson Associates: Compensation & Business Transition Continues: 2010 Mixed with 2011 Distractions. October 26, 2010 presentation from Johnson Associates.
Negotiating C-Level Employment Agreements after the Rescue, excerpted from the book "Recent Changes in Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation" published by ThomsonReuters. This chapter is written by Steven G. Eckhaus, Esq.
To obtain the book, please visit West, a Thomson Reuters business.

Center for Work-Life Policy Publications: "The Under-Leveraged Talent Pool: Women Technologists on Wall Street," by Sylvia Ann Hewlett, Maggie Jackson, Laura Sherbin, Eytan Sosnovich, Karen Sumberg.

For those looking to start their own business
5 Ways to Turn Potential into Profit by Franne McNeal, CEO of HREnergy
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FastTrac at the Kauffman Foundation (just ask Franne McNeal or Lynn Gray!).
JumpStart NYC, a program of the Levin Institute (SUNY): A proven, three-month educational program to help individuals leaving jobs in the financial services sector to apply their knowledge, skills and abilities in opportunities beyond financial services.
Springboard Enterprises offers programs which educate, showcase and support women entrepreneurs as they seek equity capital and grow their companies.
The Entrepreneurs' Organization(EO) for entrepreneurs only is a dynamic, global network of more than 7,300 business owners in 42 countries. Founded in 1987 by a group of young entrepreneurs, EO is the catalyst that enables entrepreneurs to learn and grow from each other, leading to greater business success and an enriched personal life.
Vistage: a small business coaching program.
NYC Business Solutions, a service of the City of New York, helps businesses start, operate and expand in New York City. Services are provided at no cost, regardless of the size or stage of your businesses.
NYC Business Express can help you start a business in New York City. Provides links to apply online for new licenses, permits and certificates. Obtain a customized list of typical City, State and Federal requirements for your business. Obtain a customized list of incentives for which your business might be eligible.
Woman Business Enterprise (WBE) Certification: NWBOC was established in 1995 for the purpose of increasing competition for corporate and government contracts through implementation of a pioneering economic development strategy for women business owners. NWBOC is a national 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation, and is the first thirdparty, national certifier providing WBE Certification.
Small Business Administration: Programs and services to help you start, grow and succeed. The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) was created in 1953 as an independent agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation. The SBA helps Americans start, build and grow businesses.
Why So Few Women in Silicon Valley? New York Times April 18, 2010.
Golden Seeds was founded in August 2004. What began as a simple angel investing group has been purposefully recast into a disciplined investment organization. Today, with locations in New York, Boston, Philadelphia and San Francisco, 100+ investors aid in all phases of the investment process with their resources and expertise.
Make Mine a Million $ Business Count Me In for Women's Economic Independence is the leading national not-for-profit provider of resources, business education and community support for women entrepreneurs seeking to grow micro businesses to million dollar enterprises. Count Me In's mission is to promote women entrepreneurs and women's economic independence.
crowdSPRING helps businesses, one-man shops and individuals anywhere to tap into a global pool of creative talent for business cards, web site and logo design and more. Post a project, set your price and deadline.

For those looking to transition to a nonprofit
The New Nonprofit Reality
Guidestar's mission: To revolutionize philanthropy and nonprofit practice by providing information that advances transparency, enables users to make better decisions, and encourages charitable giving.
Bridgestar For job boards, search tools, articles and research papers.
Idealist is an interactive site where people and organizations can exchange resources and ideas, locate opportunities and supporters, and take steps toward building a world where all people can live free and dignified lives.Publications of interest to those in the nonprofit sector.
Stanford Social Innovation Review: an excellent trade magazine for NGOs and Foundations.
The Chronicle of Philanthropy
High Water Women: For volunteer opportunities.
Boardsource Leadership Forum: To build and use boards of directors effectively.

Academic Programs in Nonprofit Management

Columbia University
New York University
Rutgers University

Other Programs

The Transition Network for women over fifty thinking about what's next in their professional and personal lives.

Executive Search Firm (Nonprofit Sector)

Byala Search

Career Coaching and Advisory
Weil & Wein provides career coaching and consulting services to corporations, universities and professionals. For individual clients, including senior executives, students, on-rampers and career switchers, the firm advises professionals in a broad range of industries how to optimize their careers.
Allison Cheston is a New York City-based career advisor who works with mid-career executives and young adults who are in high school, college or are recent graduates, to help them identify their unique value in the marketplace and explore alternative careers.