Guest Writer Jacolyn Thiel, P.E. on the Value of Working with Strong Women Through a Professional Association

  Having a strong group of women to work with leads to some great advantages. By Jacolyn "Jackie" Thiel, PE, City Engineer, City of Upper Arlington, OH WTS stands for Women’s Transportation Seminar. Many may find it a strange name, but this was the original name from when the organization was founded in 1977 as [...]

Today’s TED Talk: Why is it so hard to find female superhero merchandise? And why should you care?

Bring on the Female Superheroes! In this passionate, sparkling talk, media studies scholar (and father of a Star Wars-obsessed daughter) Christopher Bell addresses the alarming lack of female superheroes in the toys and products marketed to kids — and what it means for how we teach them about the world. Listen to his TED Talk here. [...]

By | 2017-03-14T00:25:00+00:00 September 7th, 2016|#GenderBalance, Educate, Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

Stanford Study: Men Self-Cite as Experts 56 Percent More Than Women. Why?

New study finds that men are often their own favorite experts on any given subject By Christopher Ingraham, Reprinted from The Washington Post A fascinating new working paper finds that men are far more likely than women to back up their arguments with appeals to a higher authority: themselves. When an academic writes a research paper, [...]

By | 2017-03-14T00:25:01+00:00 August 8th, 2016|#GenderBalance, Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

Dispatch from the United State of Women Summit: The Gender Gap Nobody’s Talking About

Today's Post is from the United State of Women Summit in Washington, DC: Melinda Gates on "Time Poverty" There’s a lot that’s been done by and for women and girls, but there’s still plenty to do. Convened by the White House, this Summit will rally all of us together to celebrate what we’ve achieved, and how [...]

By | 2017-03-14T00:25:16+00:00 June 14th, 2016|#GenderBalance, Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments