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How Ruth Bader Ginsburg Pushed For A Law To Make Sure Women Get Equal Pay

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 02.02.2016 | Politics

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Leaning in to the Feminine Mystique

Lauren Murphy | Posted 01.25.2016 | Women
Lauren Murphy

Path Breakers - Then and Now In 1963, the Feminine Mystique was published, my mother was born and my grandmother was 23 years old. 50 years after t...

The Global Search for Education: Trends

C. M. Rubin | Posted 01.20.2016 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"There is a lot of pressure placed on education to act as one of the major levers to reduce inequality, but it cannot act alone."  -- Tracey Burns ...

Encouraging Herd Behavior to Increase the Number of Women in the STEM Workforce

Eva Saravia | Posted 01.20.2016 | Women
Eva Saravia

Now as a woman with a 15 year career in STEM and a daughter headed towards Middle School, I encourage her and her Nerd Herd at STEM meetings and competitions.

Star Wars Poll: 9 Insights on Pop Culture and Politics

John Rowley | Posted 12.24.2015 | Politics
John Rowley

This week presented a unique opportunity to test consumer and voter engagement around the marketing of a major movie, "The Force Awakens", and the race for President. We commissioned a national survey to research the intersection between pop culture and politics. This survey was not only fun, but insightful. Below are the findings:

WEF - DAVOS The Gender Gap at the Top

Fernando Morales-de la Cruz | Posted 01.12.2016 | Impact
Fernando Morales-de la Cruz

Mural Davos: Gender Equality? Reverse Reality. In January 2012 Fernando Morales-de la Cruz created together with Cornelia Vinzens the art murals, "D...

Priscilla Chan: Will The First Lady Of Tech Please Stand Up?

Anushay Hossain | Posted 12.11.2015 | Women
Anushay Hossain

Mark Zuckerberg and I are best friends. Well, at least that is what I would like to believe by the number of times he has been appearing on my Faceboo...

The 4 Things Your Company Needs to Do to Advance Women

Jeffery Tobias Halter | Posted 12.18.2015 | Business
Jeffery Tobias Halter

This is no longer a conceptual conversation. These companies and their leaders understand the compelling business case and now at progressive companies the conversation is changing to taking action.

BBC's 100 Women: Talking About Self-Image, Careers and Gender Roles in Norway

Melanie Coffee | Posted 12.07.2015 | Women
Melanie Coffee

Does a woman's successful career affect her relationship? What are some self-image issues for women who are over 35? How do we raise our boys to be men who respect women's boundaries?

It's Our Time

Bobbie Brinegar | Posted 12.01.2015 | Politics
Bobbie Brinegar

The outcome of this election will be as important to women as women will be to the outcome of this election. We need to realize our potential as influencers, to lead conversations that focus on our issues, and press candidates on both sides for policy solutions.

Black Women Must Leverage Their Power At The Ballot Box. Shirley Chisholm Knew That

Kelly Dittmar, Ph.D. | Posted 11.30.2015 | Politics
Kelly Dittmar, Ph.D.

As the most reliable Democratic voters in the past two presidential elections, Black women are an essential part of the winning coalition that any Democratic candidate will need to win in 2016. The urgency that Chisholm felt in 1970 resonates strongly today. But so, too, does her optimism for a better future.

Microsoft Is More Male Than Last Year, Insists This Is Progress

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 11.23.2015 | Business

Back in December, Microsoft’s chief executive publicly vowed to do better at diversity. The company, like its rivals in the tech industry, is ov...

Women Have Very Little Political Power Anywhere In The World

The Huffington Post | Shane Ferro | Posted 11.18.2015 | Women

When Canada's new prime minister, Justin Trudeau, announced he had appointed women to half of his government's cabinet positions, many people as...

The Gender Pay Gap: A Call for Evidence-Based Change Initiatives

Catherine Tinsley | Posted 11.16.2015 | Women
Catherine Tinsley

"How many more reports do we need?" I asked myself as I read through the latest one documenting (again) the gap in gender parity in organizations. Th...

Global Survey Finds Nordic Countries Have The Most Feminists

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 11.16.2015 | World

You're likely to find more feminists in Nordic countries than anywhere else around the world, according to a new survey on global attitudes toward ge...

From First Gen Female to College to STEM Career Role Model: One Woman's Path

Carol J. Carter | Posted 11.09.2015 | Women
Carol J. Carter

Women account for only 32% of the degrees awarded in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Female, first-generation students are at an additional disadvantage, even though they are just as likely to be interested in STEM as their non-first-generation counterparts, but less likely to remain in the field or finish their degree.

A Gender-Informed Approach to Education Success

Joel Peterson | Posted 11.01.2015 | Education
Joel Peterson

Public education's purpose is to enable every human being within a society, regardless of economic means or social status, the opportunity to be educated and learn the skills, information, history, norms and intellectual tools that are needed for full participation as adults within that society. If the goal is to educate all people, it may be beneficial to modify some educational instruction, programs or approaches for some students based on gender.

Take a Stand - Join The AD Club's i'mPART Movement

Advertising Week | Posted 10.30.2015 | Business
Advertising Week

By Gina Grillo, CEO & President, The ADVERTISING Club of New York   Sometimes it's important to do the work that no one wants to do or broach a topi...

Around the World in 30 Days -- October 2015

C. M. Rubin | Posted 11.09.2015 | Education
C. M. Rubin

The stark problem of inequality was a major theme in my global discussions this month. Inequality (gender and economic) causes huge gaps in who can get a good education, but it also creates gaps in who are unable to use their education for employment.

Even The Most Elite Women Are Subject To The Gender Pay Gap

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 10.22.2015 | Business

EmbedContent(56291ef2e4b0ec0a389399e9,,Embed,html,Some({})) A business degree, even from one from a top school in the country, won't be enough to prot...

A Letter to T.I. About Women in Politics

Jessica Kline | Posted 10.19.2015 | Politics
Jessica Kline

T.I., clearly you aren't voting for Hillary in the upcoming election, which is fine, but choose not to vote for her because you don't believe her stance on some issues are aligned with your own, not because she is a she. The facts are there. Women can run a country just as awesome as any man can

5 Reasons to Teach Gender Equality in Schools

Joel Peterson | Posted 10.19.2015 | Education
Joel Peterson

Besides the fact that equality -- not sameness -- for all is the law as well as the founding value of our country, here are five additional reasons why (and maybe how) gender education should be taught in our schools.

Want To Make America Great Again? Support Working Women.

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 10.02.2015 | Business

If Donald Trump, Jeb Bush and their fellow Republican presidential candidates truly want to make the United States “great again," there’s ...

Gender Equality Won't Just Change Women's Lives -- It'll Change Everyone's

The Huffington Post | Shane Ferro | Posted 09.30.2015 | Business

What would the world be like if we achieved true equality for women?   The global economy might be stronger, for one thing. But such a shif...

Are Men Souring On Hillary Clinton?

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 09.29.2015 | Politics

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