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The GOP Has It Wrong on Paid Maternity Leave

Amy K. Dacey | Posted 09.14.2015 | Politics
Amy K. Dacey

It's no secret that we as a country still have a long way to go when it comes to paid maternity leave. Right now the United States is the only advanced economy that does not have a paid maternity leave requirement. And it's not just paid maternity leave where we fall short.

Emily Peck

Proof That Working From Home Is Here To Stay: Even Yahoo Still Does It | Emily Peck | Posted 03.18.2015 | Business

When newly hired CEO Marissa Mayer kicked off her turnaround at Yahoo, she banned employees from working from home. When Andy Mattes kicked off h...

5 Reasons Why You Should Negotiate Your Salary, Every Time

40 Percent and Rising | Posted 03.23.2015 | Women
40 Percent and Rising

Negotiating your salary shows your employer that you are capable, confident and comfortable with what you have to offer. Those skills are the ones your employer will value when it comes to increasing your level of responsibility, trusting you with clients and promoting you.

On a Global Stage, Women Are a Disruptive Force for Good

Alexia Parks | Posted 05.18.2014 | Impact
Alexia Parks

"Our young women need better role models than Kim Kardashian." An African woman living in Uganda said this to me via SKYPE while I was sitting in a coffeehouse in California.

The Rise (Again) of the Celebrity Feminist

Lisa Solod | Posted 05.15.2013 | Women
Lisa Solod

Sandberg and Mayer are aberrations. This ginned up "fight" among feminists about those women is just that: ginned up by the news of two women who aren't like most of us. They are celebrity feminists, long after Gloria Steinem became one of the first, 40 years ago.

Are You A Parenting Role Model, Or A Cautionary Tale?

Lisa Belkin | Posted 11.14.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

Young women without children are watching to see how we do it. They feel both sympathy and resentment. We are their role models and worst nightmares. They are stressed by seeing our stress.

Top Google Exec Named Yahoo CEO

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 11.28.2012 | Technology

Google exec Marissa Mayer has been named the new CEO of troubled web giant Yahoo!. "I am honored and delighted to lead Yahoo!, one of the internet...