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Women, Rudeness & Dropping the *F* Bomb…

The incredible double standard of rudeness By Jeff Guo, Reprinted from The Washington Post There's a delicious scene in the first episode of “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,” Tina Fey’s comedy about a woman rescued from an apocalypse cult. Freshly liberated from their underground prison, Kimmy and the other hostages go on the “Today” show, where Matt [...]

By |2017-03-14T00:25:19+00:00April 25th, 2016|Exclusives, Featured, Gender Balance & Advocacy|0 Comments

Today’s TED Talk: So, we leaned in…now what?

Sheryl Sandberg admits she was terrified to step onto the TED stage in 2010 — because she was going to talk, for the first time, about the lonely experience of being a woman in the top tiers of business. Millions of views (and a best-selling book) later, the Facebook COO talks with the woman who [...]

By |2017-03-14T00:25:19+00:00April 20th, 2016|Exclusives, Featured, Gender Balance & Advocacy|0 Comments

Guest Blogger Marianne Cooper on Women Leaders and “Likability”

By Marianne Cooper, Ph.D., Clayman Institute for Gender Research at Stanford University In their blog post, “New Research Shows Success Doesn’t Make Women Less Likable,”  Jack Zenger and Joseph Folkman conclude from their analysis of assessments of men and women leaders who have come through their leadership program that “likeability and success actually go together remarkably [...]

Why the Gender Wage Gap Might Ruin the Future U.S. Economy

Women earning less over the course of their careers could spell poverty in retirement—and affect the entire U.S. economy. By Lydia Dishman, Reposted from Fast Company Just ahead of Equal Pay Day (April 12) Carolyn B. Maloney (D-N.Y.), ranking member of the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee (JEC) released a new report that takes another [...]

By |2017-03-14T00:25:19+00:00April 18th, 2016|Exclusives, Featured, Gender Balance & Advocacy|0 Comments

Happy (UN)Equal Pay Day!

Women Can’t Wait Until 2059 For Equal Pay The Pay Gap Adds Up! By Laura Bates, Founder - The Everyday Sexism Project (article reposted via TIMEIdeas) April 12 marks Equal Pay Day—symbolizing how far into the year women have to work on average before their earnings catch up with what men earned in the previous [...]

By |2017-03-14T00:25:20+00:00April 12th, 2016|Exclusives, Featured, Gender Balance & Advocacy|0 Comments

Happy Pay Equity Week! Even though….

The Gender Pay Gap Has Barely Budged Since the ’90s. By Stephanie Hallett, reposted from msmagazine.com Each year in April we mark the passage of Equal Pay Day—in 2016 it falls on April 12—a symbolic date that marks how far into the year women must work to finally make as much as men were paid the previous [...]

By |2017-03-14T00:25:20+00:00April 11th, 2016|Educate, Exclusives, Featured, Gender Balance & Advocacy|0 Comments

Why Gender Balance Can’t Wait

By Michel Landel, CEO, Sodexo The World Economic Forum’s recent Global Gender Gap Report 2015 gives us a wealth of detail about the continued worldwide imbalance in gender equality and what it means for the future. In some areas the news is good. Political representation, for example, has made great strides in the 10 years [...]

By |2017-03-14T00:25:20+00:00April 7th, 2016|Exclusives, Featured, Gender Balance & Advocacy|0 Comments

Six myths about women in the workplace that you probably fell for

By Amanda Bennett, Contributing Columnist for The Washington Post In Theory Opinion Mythology isn’t very kind to strivers. Icarus flies too close to the sun and gets melted back to earth. Prometheus steals fire and ends up chained to a rock with eagles pecking out his liver. Adam grabs for knowledge he shouldn’t possess and … [...]

By |2017-03-14T00:25:21+00:00March 31st, 2016|Educate, Exclusives, Featured, Gender Balance & Advocacy|0 Comments

6 Ways We Can Support New Working Moms (& Dads too)!

New mothers are often not ready to just pick up where they left off at work. Their employers need to know and respond to this. By Elaine Davidson, WorkingMother.com The weeks leading up to the end of  maternity leave and the first weeks back at work are undoubtedly the most difficult for many working mothers. Organizations—and [...]

By |2017-03-14T00:25:41+00:00December 29th, 2015|Educate, Exclusives, Gender Balance & Advocacy|0 Comments

9 Things You Can Do TODAY to Increase the Number of Women in Senior Executive Roles

"Women are still underrepresented at every level in the corporate pipeline. Many people assume this is because women are leaving companies at higher rates than men or due to difficulties balancing work and family. However, our analysis tells a more complex story: women face greater barriers to advancement and a steeper path to senior leadership." [...]