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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 03.20.2015 | 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 03.17.2015 | 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 03.09.2015 | 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 03.06.2015 | 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 03.05.2015 | 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.

Hillary Clinton: It's Time For Wage Equality 'Once And For All'

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 02.24.2015 | Politics

Hillary Clinton lamented the number of women in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math at a Silicon Valley women's conference on Tues...

Women's Rights at 87th Oscars: Why #AskHerMore Should Focus on Asking Actresses to Run for Office!

Lonna Saunders | Posted 02.27.2015 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

The #AskHerMore twitter campaign highlighted at last night's 87th Academy Awards by Reese Witherspoon and others, points out the disparity in the types of questions asked of the 44 women nominees compared with those asked of their male counterparts.

Hey Hollywood: Where Are the Women?

Colleen DeBaise | Posted 02.20.2015 | Women
Colleen DeBaise

How come there's not a single female protagonist in any of the films nominated for 2015 Best Picture? We can certainly enjoy the films nominated for Best Picture. But let's save the popcorn for when we have a greater choice of flicks that better represent society as a whole.

No, The Glass Ceiling Is Not Women's Fault

Nikki Gloudeman | Posted 02.19.2015 | Women
Nikki Gloudeman

Things will only start to change once we stop blaming women, and start challenging the flawed system they must navigate. And I have no problem saying that assertively.

re Women Mind Readers?

Joselyn DiPetta | Posted 04.19.2015 | Small Business
Joselyn DiPetta

Everyone possesses the ability to be empathetic and read the room. Though this skill appears to be better utilized by women, men can develop and hone this skill as well, enabling all teams to be more effective.

Worldwide, Girls Are Doing Better Than Boys Academically

Matthew Lynch, Ed.D. | Posted 04.07.2015 | Education
Matthew Lynch, Ed.D.

Dr. Gijsbert Stoet of the University of Glasgow in Scotland and David C. Geary of the University of Missouri found that in 2009, high school girls performed considerably better on an international standardized test in 52 out of 74 participating countries. This includes countries where women face political, economic or social inequalities.