Women in Business: The Case for Female Lawyers

Women in Business: The Case for Female Lawyers

Four caring counselors who prove law knows no gender Consider this piece of evidence: According to the American Bar Association, nearly half of all law school graduates are women. So why is there still a fair amount of deliberation as to whether or not female...

Women You Can Bank On

Women You Can Bank On

They’re part of the lending process for many successful businesses Remember those old stereotypes regarding women and money management? Yeah, neither do we, and neither do the four women we are profiling in this issue. These women have not just touched the glass...

Women in Business: Steel Magnolias

Women in Business: Steel Magnolias

San Antonio Women With Careers In Construction Hard hats, scary heights, concrete and construction sites, steel beams and steel magnolias, macho men, heavy metals and more: Each day women with careers in the construction business tackle all these challenges and then...

The Entrepreneurs

The Entrepreneurs

It is a great undertaking, all right — starting your own business, taking it from dream to inception, and it requires a special kind of person to be a true entrepreneur. We spoke to several successful San Antonio entrepreneurs and asked them to share bits of wisdom...

Bank on Great Lady Leaders

Bank on Great Lady Leaders

There’s so much more to banking than tellers and lenders and the things we see when we walk into a branch lobby. What you might not notice right away is that behind the scenes many women hold prominent positions that make the complex world of banking run smoothly. But...

Secrets of their Success

Secrets of their Success

If you’ve ever wanted tolaunch your own business, it’s agood idea to talk to other successful businesswomen to learn how they got started. How can you figure out what you want to do and then do it all on your own? How does someone take a dream and make it pay? How can...

You Can Drive My Car

You Can Drive My Car

In the market for a new car? These days the stereotypical sleazy used car salesman isn’t the guy you’ll meet at most area dealerships. In fact, here in San Antonio, you may not meet a man at all when shopping for a car, for these days women are fast becoming the most...

Women in Banking

Women in Banking

The word “banker” has almost always been synonymous with men. Traditionally, the world of finance, lending, investments and securities has been like an elite men’s club where women weren’t allowed, except in service roles like those of secretaries and tellers. But...

The Business of Bling: A visit with four local jewelry designers

The Business of Bling: A visit with four local jewelry designers

Silver, silver and gold, silver and gold — everyone wishes for silver and gold. How do you measure its worth? Just by the pleasure it gives here on earth …” sung by Burl Ives. Everyone loves silver and gold, and during this season of lights, tinsel and glitter, it’s...

Women In Law:  Women are flocking to careers in law

Women In Law: Women are flocking to careers in law

Most of us know personally or are familiar with female attorneys, judges, law school professors, law students, clerks and paralegals pursuing successful careers. Women at work in the field of law are certainly not uncommon today — though that’s not always been the...

Running a Business From Out of Town

Running a Business From Out of Town

San Antonio is the seventh largest city in the United States and growing every day because of our friendly hospitality, economic diversity and energetic cultural scene. Even those who haven’t made the commitment to live in San Antonio are dipping their toes in the...

Hobby Becomes Livelihood:  Jenny Forks

Hobby Becomes Livelihood: Jenny Forks

The petite young blonde behind the counter at Bitter Creek Designs in The Rim shopping center is not a clerk, not the owner’s daughter or even the owner’s wife. Jenny Forks, 29, is the owner of the shop, where she sells her own jewelry designs as well as the materials...

Money Matters:  Women bring personal skills to banking

Money Matters: Women bring personal skills to banking

Women have come a long way in the banking industry. No longer relegated to being tellers, women hold high-powered roles, managing millions of dollars and the futures of companies on a daily basis. As the following women prove, success in the field comes from more than...

A Vivid Spectrum of Success:  Minority women business owners

A Vivid Spectrum of Success: Minority women business owners

It's a woman's world — and a diverse and colorful one at that. Economically vibrant and increasingly influential, minority women business owners are continuing to change the landscape of the business world. Businesses owned by women of color are a significant economic...

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