Career Curveballs: The Importance of Having and Being a Sponsor Posted on LinkedIn Influencers as part of a series on turning setbacks into success, Jacki shares her story of her sponsor during her time at Goldman. April 28, 2014
The Parable of the Fence and Other Lessons Posted on LinkedIn Influencers, Jacki recaps her time at the Women Leading Philanthropy Symposium and other take-aways from the conference. April 4, 2014
“Frozen” Breaks Records and Cracks the Hollywood Glass Ceiling Posted on LinkedIn Influecners, Jacki posts about how the new female led film ‘Frozen’ shatters box office records and the Hollywood glass ceiling. April 1, 2014
Happy 80th Birthday Gloria Steinem! Posted on LinkedIn Influencers, Jacki writes a special birthday post for feminist Gloria Steinem on her 80th birthday. March 25, 2014
State of Philanthropy: Women on the Cusp of Transformative Power Posted on LinkedIn “Influencers” as part of a
series in which LinkedIn Influencers analyze the state and future of their industry. March 25, 2014
Anita: A Must-See Documentary Out Today Posted on LinkedIn “Influencers” Jacki writes about the documentary film “Anita” the story of Anita Hill on its theatrical debut. March 21, 2014
Why Do We Need International Women’s Day Posted on LinkedIn “Influencers” Jacki writes about the importance of International Women’s Day in bringing awareness to gender equality. March 8, 2014
A Journey To Witness How Change Happens Posted on Linkedin “Influencers” Jacki writes her upcoming trip to Africa to visit a non-profit organization called Tostan and gives the history behind this amazing organization. March 7, 2014
Best Advice: Invest in Relationships in All Directions Posted on Linkedin “Influencers” Jacki shares the best advice she’s ever received. February 24, 2014
AOL, Goldman Sachs & More: Let’s Give Corporate Sponsors a Break Posted on Linkedin “Influencers” Jacki writes about recent comments in the news about corporate sponsors being sexist. February 14, 2014
The Do-Gooder- Jacki Zehner, CEO, Women Moving Millions Jacki shares a defining moment from her career at Goldman Sachs in preparation for her Keynote speech at the 2014 POW! Awards.
February 10, 2014
Sochi 2014- Women Ski Jumpers Are Ready To Fly Posted on Linkedin “Influencers” Jacki writes about the history women’s ski jumping team making its Olympic debut in Sochi. February 7, 2014
The Locust Effect Posted on Linkedin “Influencers” Jacki writes about Gary Haugen’s new book “The Locust Effect’ about ending poverty and violence. February 5, 2014
Productivity Hacks: Make To-Do Lists Work for You Posted on Linkedin “Influencers” Jacki gives her best tips for staying organized. January 21, 2014
The Shriver Report: A Women’s Nation Pushes Back from the Brink Posted on Linkedin “Influencers” Jacki writes about the launch of the new report from Maria Shriver and the Shriver report looking at the status of women in the U.S. January 16, 2014
On the Edge- A Unique Look at Leadership Posted on LinkedIn “Influencers,” Jacki writes about Alison Levine’s book ‘On the Edge- A Unique Look at Leadership” January 8, 2014
My Booklist 2013 Post on LinkedIn “Influencers”, Jacki lists her favorite books of 2013 and suggests some “must reads”. December 31, 2013
Great Quotes of 2013 Post on LinkedIn “Influencers”, Jacki notes some of the best quotes of the year. December 27, 2013
TEDWomen 2013- Invented Here Post on LinkedIn “Influencers”, Jacki reflects on attending the 2013 TEDWomen Conference in San Francisco, Cali. December 7, 2013
A Steadfast Advocate For Women & Girls A piece Jacki wrote in Politco about friend and mentor Pat Mitchell. The piece is part of t
he series “Women Rule,” a unique effort by POLITICO, Google and The Tory Burch Foundation exploring how women are leading change in politics, policy and their communities. December 3, 2013
What Will It Take To Make A Woman President?
Post on LinkedIn “Influencers”, Jacki writes about author Marianne Schnall’s new book, What Will It Take to Make A Woman President? November 20, 2013
Post on LinkedIn “Influencers”, Jacki writes about the importance of positive roll models for younger generations and points to Katy Perry’s hit single as doing just that. October 31, 2013
Post on LinkedIn “Influencers”, as part of a series on First Jobs, Jacki talks about how her first job prepared her for a career on Wall Street. October 29, 2013
Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Conference Post on LinkedIn “Influencers”, Jacki reflects on the power and energy that comes from attending a great women’s conference. October 15, 2013
Happy International Day of the Girl Post on LinkedIn “Influencers”, In celebration of the 2nd annual International Day of the Girl, Jacki writes about its history and what you can do to take action and support women and girls. October 10, 2013
Hey, Hollywood, It’s Time to Give Wonder Woman Her Due Post on LinkedIn “Influencers”, Jacki writes about the heightened media attention around a fan made short film on Wonder Woman and asking WW fans to take action. October 3, 2013
’Don Jon’s’ Addiction Post on LinkedIn “Influencers”, Jacki writes about Sundance film Don Jon’s addiction and its controversial topic of porn addiction. September 27, 2013
What does it Mean to Have Impact? Post on LinkedIn “Influencers”, What does it mean to have Impact? Jacki looks at philanthropic impact, how it’s defined and if its important. September 23, 2013
Confused about Crowdsourcing? Post on LinkedIn “Influencers”, Jacki writes a mini how-to-guide which outlines the background of Crowdsourcing and highlights some important platforms that benefit women and girls. September 10, 2013
Meet the Butler’s Powerhouse Producer Post on LinkedIn “Influencers”, a profile on Sheila Johnson highlighting her work & accomplishments. This is the first profile in a series Jacki is doing on extraordinary women leaders. August 21, 2013
What’s All the BUSTLE About? Post on LinkedIn “Influencers”, in response to Bryan Goldberg’s new start up company, Bustle, marketed as a feminist publication. August 15, 2013.
Lessons Learned in Africa Post on LinkedIn “Influencers”, Jacki reflects on her trip to South Africa and what she learned on her trip. July 16,2013
Why I Can’t Wait to Be 50! A piece Jacki Zehner wrote as
part of a series produced by The Huffington Post in conjunction with their women’s conference “The Third Metric: Redefining Success Beyond Money & Power”, June 6, 2013
A Solution Set to Help Diversify the Financial Services Sector
Post on LinkedIn “Influencers”, in response to Paul Tudor Jones comments, Jacki presents the summary of the solutions presented in the paper Women in Fund Management, June 3, 2013
Can Mothers Be Traders? Post on LinkedIn “Influencers”, Jacki’s response to Paul Tudor Jones comments on women traders, May 25, 2013
Small Business: 10,000 Reasons to Love Goldman Sachs Post on LinkedIn “Influencers” on Goldman Sachs 10,000 small business program, May 23, 2013.
Class of 2013: Be a Superhero Post on LinkedIn “Influencers” response to “The commencement speech you wish you’d heard.” May 21, 2013
Warren Buffet is Bullish First post on LinkedIn “Influencers” platform on Warren Buffet May 3, 2013
Join Hike for Hunger to Support Those in Need Park City Record, September 12, 2012
The Bumbling of the Sexes in the Modern Workplace
Women Advisors Forum, July 19, 2011
Women and Success: How To Be Boldly Ambitious While Acknowledging Help Along the Way
AlterNet, June 6, 2011
Judgment Day is Still Coming
Women Advisors Forum, May 27, 2011
Power Used is Power Useless
Women Advisors Forum, April 26, 2011
Saying “No” to All-Male Corporate Boards
The Huffington Post, April 6, 2011
Goldman Bias Suit Offers Wall Street a Chance
Bloomberg, September 16, 2010
Women Call for Obama to Act: Linda Tarr-Whelan and Jacki Zehner
Bloomberg, August 26, 2010
If Wall Street Repents, Can Main Street Forgive?
The Daily Beast, November 21, 2009
Can Goldman Find God?
The Daily Beast, November 14, 2009
Shattering the Ceilings, for Good
The Huffington Post, June 22, 2009
Dear Hank (A Letter to the Departing Treasury Secretary)
The Huffington Post, January 1, 2009
Brokenness, Hope and Women!
The Huffington Post, December 10, 2008
The Trouble with America Is…
The Huffington Post, November 17, 2008
Wake Up America and VOTE (Pleads a Concerned Canadian)
The Huffington Post, November 3, 2008
Why Are Goldman’s Women Invisible? (Asks A Former Goldman Sachs Partner)
The Huffington Post, October 31, 2008
Goldman Leads with “10,000 Women” Initiative
The Huffington Post, March 7, 2008
A $43 Trillion Dollar Market That Most People Have Never Heard Of
The Huffington Post, February 12, 2008
Quickfixonomics: Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac?
The Huffington Post, January 25, 2008
What a Difference a Day Makes
The Huffington Post, January 24, 2008
The World Has Cast Their Vote: The Confidence Man (Part Two)
The Huffington Post, January 22, 2008
The Confidence Man
The Huffington Post, January 18, 2008
Women Moving Millions
is a bold global philanthropic initiative whose goal is to inspire gifts of a million dollars or more to organizations and initiatives that advance and empower women and girls.
is the executive director of Tostan. Having lived and worked in Senegal since 1974, Melching has received international recognition for her groundbreaking educational programs that have led communities to affect life transforming changes including the abandonment of female genital cutting and child/forced marriage. More than 4,500 communities in Senegal, Guinea, The Gambia, Somalia and Burkina Faso have made public declarations for abandonment of harmful traditional practices following a human rights-based education program implemented by Tostan, the NGO founded by Molly in 1991.
Women comprise 51% of all management / administrative / professional positions…but among Fortune 500 companies, constitute only 3% of the CEOs, 6% of the top paying positions and 16% of the corporate officers.