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Stop Playing the Gender Card

Thuy Sindell | Posted 05.19.2015 | Business
Thuy Sindell

We can take a page from the men's playbook and embrace being more masculine instead of complaining about how it's not fair. If men can "woman" up in the house in growing numbers, then women can certainly "man" up in the workplace at a faster pace. We would love to see women win this race to the finish line that is true "balance."

No Excuses... and Other Lessons From My Mother

Wendy Doyle | Posted 05.08.2015 | Women
Wendy Doyle

My mother had a fierce drive, a value in accuracy, a keen ability to listen and a unique gift of being able to create effective solutions to challenging problems

'Moms as Superheros' Mantra is Hurting Our Nation

Anne Weisberg | Posted 05.08.2015 | Business
Anne Weisberg

We are a nation of working caregivers, with one in two children living in households were all adults are working outside the home. Yet, we still treat caregiving as a private matter, one that's primarily mom's domain.

Stacey Dash Defends Her Ill-Informed Wage Gap Comments

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 05.01.2015 | Women

Stacey Dash is defending comments she made on "The Meredith Vieira Show" about the wage gap. On Wednesday, Dash, an actress and Fox News contribu...

Emily Peck

Harvard Business School Launches New Effort To Attract Women

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Peck | Posted 04.29.2015 | Business

It’s been more than 50 years since Harvard Business School started admitting women, yet the elite institution is still figuring out how to best attr...

The Global Search for Education: An Education in Africa

C. M. Rubin | Posted 04.28.2015 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"When I visited a local village, what everyone told me -- the chiefs, the parents, the children -- was that girls weren't in school because it was th...

Sara Boboltz

Editors Are Trying To Fix Wikipedia's Gender And Racial Bias Problem

HuffingtonPost.com | Sara Boboltz | Posted 04.15.2015 | Technology

For looking up a quick fact or reviewing a subject fast, Wikipedia is king. But as a site aiming to be the “sum of all human knowledge,” it’s la...

For U.S. Women, Inequality Takes Many Forms

Ariel Smilowitz | Posted 04.14.2015 | Women
Ariel Smilowitz

The road to achieving gender equality in the U.S. is quite clearly checkered with significant potholes.

Once A Company Has One Woman Exec, It's Harder For Another To Get A Top Job

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 04.10.2015 | Business

Promoting one woman to a company’s executive team doesn’t necessarily crack the glass ceiling.

Reddit Hopes Ending Salary Negotiations Will Help Women

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 04.06.2015 | Business

Ellen Pao is still fighting.

Around the World in 30 Days - March 2015

C. M. Rubin | Posted 03.30.2015 | Education
C. M. Rubin

C. M. Rubin's global education report In March, I continued my conversations with thought leaders around the world. The ABC of Gender Equality in ...

Women in Business: Lynn Roseberry

Laura Dunn | Posted 03.29.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

"My mother always told my sister and me that the best investment we could ever make was in our minds -- that we could lose material things, but no one could ever take away our educations and experiences."

Kristen Schaal Speaks On The Future Of Wage Equality

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 03.25.2015 | Comedy

If you're already upset about the current state of the wage-gender pay gap in America, you don't want to know what's coming. The always hard-hittin...

A Rookie's Guide to the Ultimate Mashup - South By Southwest

Narinder Singh | Posted 03.24.2015 | Technology
Narinder Singh

South by Southwest (SxSW) "mashes up" film, music, interactive (tech) and many of the industries they significantly influence into a 10-day extravaganza of never-ending combinations of thought and possibility.

Making Hollywood Less Sexist, One Crowd Scene at a Time

Colleen DeBaise | Posted 03.24.2015 | Women
Colleen DeBaise

If the fictional world of film and TV shows a landscape of female characters who are diverse, who have  unique attributes, who are CEOs and doctors and scientists -- how will that inspire our children? Will our children expect women in leadership roles? It should then be normal.

Women Are Fed Up!

Silje Vallestad | Posted 03.23.2015 | Women
Silje Vallestad

Are there more men than women in tech? Yes! But there are definitely more than enough amazing female founders, female CEOs and female opinion makers to fill 50% of the sessions with great content.

Taking HeforShe to the Farm

Bruce Campbell Ph.D. | Posted 05.20.2015 | Impact
Bruce Campbell Ph.D.

Every stance that men take in the fight for gender equality is critical. But there is one particular group of women who remain the most marginalised: rural women, especially women farmers. We need to take "HeforShe" to the farm.

7 Absurd Things That Could Impact The Gender Wage Gap

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 03.17.2015 | Women

1. Petitioning for restraining orders against abusers. Yes, you read that correctly. A 2015 study that looked at 3,923 women who had petitioned for a...

Showcasing Great Women

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 05.17.2015 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

Martha Graham's impact on the art of dance has been compared to the impacts of Stravinsky, Picasso and Frank Lloyd Wright to the fields of music, painting, and architecture, respectively.

Here's How Long It'll Take To Close The Gender Wage Gap In Each State

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 03.13.2015 | Business

The gender pay gap is alive and well everywhere in America, but it's more alive in some states than in others.

'Amazon Prime For Women' Parody Has The Perfect Solution To Wage Inequality

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 03.09.2015 | Women

Introducing "Amazon Prime for Women:" A service where women get 78 percent of an item, for 78 percent of the price. That's the premise behind a par...

Closing the Gender Gap: Time to End Inequality in the Law

Neal Baer, M.D. | Posted 05.09.2015 | Impact
Neal Baer, M.D.

Making equal rights a reality is essential to all our economies, to the health of our friends and families and our communities.

Mind the (Gender) Gap

Senay Ataselim-Yilmaz | Posted 05.06.2015 | Women
Senay Ataselim-Yilmaz

Tackling this issue requires a change in a society's understanding of "what a woman can or can not do." Policies help. Signing treaties help. Yet, advocating a change in mentality requires reframing the conversation at the policy level.

Emily Peck

Men Are Doing More Work At Home, But Women Still Say They Have It Harder. Here's Why.

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Peck | Posted 03.05.2015 | Parents

Cindy Westbrook has a funny story she likes to tell about new parenthood. She thinks it perfectly sums up those first few sleep-deprived weeks at home...

The New Gender Divide in Education

Andreas Schleicher | Posted 05.04.2015 | Education
Andreas Schleicher

While many countries can claim victory in having closed gender gaps in the knowledge and skills of boys and girls, we may have lost sight of important social and emotional dimensions of learning that may be far more predictive for the future life choices of children.