Fringe Tweed Pencil Skirt - Photo credit: shopstyle.com
Our Wear to Work feature presents workwear for business and professional women in a range of styles and prices. Please note this post contains affiliate links.  Tweed and fringes make a great combo, jus like with this tweed fringe-trim blazer. But who said you can’t add a fun fringe to an otherwise classic pencil skirt? Well, I sure didn’t…Hence today’s Work […]

Wear to Work: Fringe Tweed Pencil Skirt



12 Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes to Inspire You to Reach Higher
Embed from Getty Images I remember walking around Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard next to the Terrou Bi hotel in my native city of Dakar, Senegal, a continent away from where one of the most influential Black leaders in history lived and died. As a young African girl living across the ocean from the U.S. back then, and despite the […]

12 Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes to Inspire You to Reach Higher


Weekly News Roundup
Welcome to our weekly career, entrepreneurship, lifestyle and fashion news roundup! Think of it as your online watercooler/work gossip station/coffee break spot for now…Want to add anything to our list? Email us at corporate@thecorporatesister.com! As we bid farewell to my favorite First Couple this month, the Huffington Post reminds us of 12 little-known facts about Michelle Obama that will make […]

Weekly News Roundup



Our Wear to Work feature presents workwear for business and professional women in a range of styles and prices.  Nothing like a warm cashmere sweater to make you spend the winter in style and in warmth! Like this Neiman Marcus cashmere collection half-sleeve buckle cardigan. Loving the shawl collar on this 3/4 sleeve open front cardigan. It’s perfect to pair […]

Wear to Work: Buckle Cardigan


7 Tips to Change Careers This Year
New year, new goals, right? If changing careers or starting a new career is on your vision board this year, it might not be as difficult as you may think. Challenging, yes? But definitely not impossible…. Here are a few ways to get started to follow a new career path this year: Read More Yes, as in reading more words… […]

7 Tips to Change Careers This Year



After we got married, hubby and I started a family tradition of talking about /writing down our goals at the start of every new year. As two consenting adults having recovered from excessive dessert consumption, we’d swap intentions for the next 365 days. Kinda like when we swapped vows, minus the white dress, the pricey venue, and that tight undergarment […]

7 Easy Steps to Help Kids Set Goals In the New Year


Tweed-fringe trim blazer - Photo credit: shopstyle.com
Our Wear to Work feature presents selected pieces of attire for professional and business women in various price ranges. Nothing says classic Parisian chic like a tweed blazer! Hence today’s pick, this Tommy Hilfiger tweed-fringe-trim blazer available at Macy’s. The sophisticated collarless high neckline and front pockets set this elegant blazer apart. I also love the modern fringes which add […]

Wear to Work: Tweed Fringe-Trim Blazer



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New Year’s Eve is literally rearing its pretty, sparkly head right around the corner. Which also means for many of us that it’s time to partake in festivities, and dress the part too.  But if you’ve been busy running around planning the holidays, finishing up your projects at work, and generally doing stuff all around, you probably haven’t had time […]

5 Sassy New Year’s Eve Looks You Can Pull Off Using Your Work Wardrobe


Sohrab sweater dress - Photo credit: shopstyle.com
I love easy yet elegant dresses I can take from desk to dinner during the holiday season. There are so many events to attend during this time of year, that finding wardrobe items you can easily transition from the office to after-hours is key. Hence today’s pick, this Sohrab sweater dress from Club Monaco. Love the classic and straight fit of […]

Wear to Work: Sweater Dress



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As I write this post, we’re a few days away from 2017, and for so many of us, that means reflecting back on the past year. I have to say, 2016 has been quite the year, from everything that’s happened around, to the many lessons I’ve personally learnt this year. As they say, it’s been the best of times, it’s […]

2016, It’s Been Real: 7 Life Lessons this Past Year Taught Me


Want to be successful? Steve Harvey says you should do this
After turning the last page of “Jump: Take the leap of faith to achieve your life of abundance” by Steve Harvey, I had to pace around the house for a few minutes. It’s because the powerful message contained in this poignant guide by the New York Times best-selling author can hardly leave you without reaction… The book was actually born […]

Want to be successful? Steve Harvey says you should do this



Wear to Work: Pleat-skirt shirtdress - Photo credit: shopstyle.com
Our Wear to Work feature presents selected pieces of professional attire for professional and business women at various price ranges. This pleat-skirt shirtdress from Banana Republic is at the intersection of chic and classic. The plated skirt adds yet another touch of sophistication to this already elegant shirtdress. This dress is available in warm orange and neon hibiscus, and in […]

Wear to Work: Pleat-skirt Shirtdress


7 Hacks to Successfully Get Back to Work After the New Year
You know it, it’s the beginning of January, right after the euphoria (and exhaustion) of the holidays…  Here you are, back at work, staring at your computer screen like a zombie, ready (not quite yet) to tackle another 360 and change days…But really,despite all the “Happy new Year” cheer floating around, the last thing you want to do is the […]

7 Hacks to Successfully Get Back to Work After the New Year



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This is the last Working Girls Club podcast episode of 2016, people! Before we know it, it’ll be 2017, and we’ll be onto a brand new year filled with possibilities, opportunities, and even more lessons than we’ve learnt in 2016. Speaking of lessons, this show focuses on what I’ve learned in 2016, from the events occurring worldwide and in our […]

WGC003: 2016, It’s Been Real!


12 glitter nail polishes for New Year's Eve
It’s not really New Year’s Eve until there’s something glittering and shining…Ok, maybe it’s just me…So for the last edition of the Weekend Wear feature in 2016, I’m doing a roundup of my 12 favorite glitter nail polishes to cap off the year in beauty, joy and lots of…glitter!!!    

Weekend Wear: Glitter Nail Polishes for New Year’s Eve



Weekly News Roundup
This is our weekly career and lifestyle news roundup, where we round up exciting news of the last week and we let you have it…And it’s also the last news roundup of 2016!  Thank you so much for reading, and see you in 2017! Here we go… This week, I’m featuring Marcella Herrera, Director of Global Membership at Ellevate Network […]

Weekly News Roundup (Last One of 2016)


Wear to Work: Soprano Tie Detail Turtleneck Blouse
Our Wear to Work section features a piece of professional attire for women at work.  Nothing like an elegant blouse you can take from desk to dinner! Like this Soprano tie-detail turtleneck blouse from Nordstrom. Loving the beautiful draping of this elegant top accented by a chic bow in the back and tied cropped sleeves. It’s $45 at Nordstrom! In […]

Wear to Work: Soprano Turtleneck Blouse



Meet Maricella Herrera, Director of Global Membership, Ellevate Network
You know when you meet a Woman of Impact whose life story and views reminds you so much of yours? That’s what happened when I was virtually introduced to Maricella Herrera. Hearing and reading about her story had me jumping up my seat and nodding like no tomorrow. Maricella’s powerful life and career story speak of the incredibly transformative impact of […]

Woman of Impact: Meet Maricella Herrera, Director of Global Membership at Ellevate Network


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You know that lull between Christmas and New Year, when you don’t exactly know who you are, where you are, or what your name really is? Yes, that time after all the holiday shopping, eggnog drinking, and gift paper tearing… You may be back in the office, staring blankly at your computer screen, wondering what your purpose in life really […]

7 Things You Can Do For Your Career Between Christmas and New Year



Weekly News Roundup
This is our weekly career and lifestyle news roundup, where we round up exciting news of the last week and we let you have it…ahem, news-wise that is… Think of it as your career gossiping section on steroids… And while you’re at it,  follow us on Facebook, Twitter,IG, and Pinterest! Here we go… Making career resolutions this year? Forbes Woman mentions this one career […]

Weekly News Roundup


Samantha Giannangeli
I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Samantha Giannangeli, Ellevate Network’s Chapter Operations Manager and Executive Assistant to Ellevate’s Owner and Chair Sallie Krawcheck. When I first virtually met Sam, I could feel her enthusiasm and passion bubbling under her professional and friendly voice. As I got to speak with her about what she does for Ellevate, and about her […]

Meet Samantha Giannangeli, Ellevate Chapter Operations Manager