Cooper’s role takes her directly into the eye of the political storm just about every day, as she oversees all opinion-based shows across both Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network. Those include “Hannity,” “The Five,” “Tucker Carlson Tonight” and “Lou Dobbs Tonight,” among others. “Companies need to ensure that women have equal opportunities for open positions and advancement,” she says. “Mentorship programs are a great way to encourage women as they advance in their careers.”
How can the industry do a better job of recruiting women and ensuring they have a path to senior positions?
Companies need to ensure that women have equal opportunities for open positions and advancement. Mentorship programs are a great way to encourage women as they advance in their careers. And, seeing women in senior positions encourages women at all levels.
What advice would you give your 13-year-old self?
Don’t waste your time worrying about stupid mistakes you are making now. They seem like a big deal now, but you will look back and laugh. You have plenty of time to correct mistakes—and make new ones.
Which current shows best reflect the kind of women’s roles you like to see and why?
“Game of Thrones”—the Stark sisters survive and thrive. “Big Little Lies”—everyone is flawed. But, when it matters, women stand up for their friends and support each other.