Wednesday, January 13, 2010
Meeting Notes is a weekly feature. Here we will dish on tidbits, news, and important things we thinking Working Girls should know. So scroll down to hear what we think you should glean from this work week.
According to Crain's New York, more and more young women are venturing out on their own and starting their own businesses as the recession begins to limit career choices. [Crain's New York] A source anonymously told the Post today, that senior Vogue staffers were told to start taking the subway instead of their usual mode of transporation: town cars. The cost cuts were supposedly instituted by publisher Susan Plagemann who the Post is now referring to as the "Cab Killer". [NY Mag] Giant advertisements reading "Career Women Make Bad Mothers" appeared plastered on the sides of buses and on billboards in London last week when a campaign run by the Outdoor Advertising Association launched to prove the effectiveness of outdoor advertising. The ad came down after hundreds of mothers on Mumsnet expressed their disgust in the online forums. [San Francisco Chronicle] The Rachel Zoe Project has a new character joining its ranks. LA stylist Ashley Avignone tweeted her new job status yesterday. Avignone is taking over for former Rachel Zoe employee Taylor Jacobson. [NY Mag]