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Gender Parity: A Realistic Goal?

Caroline Turner | Posted 01.27.2016 | Business
Caroline Turner

I read a lot on the issue of "gender equality." My mission is about helping leaders capture the documented benefits of gender diversity. I help lead...

Women in the Workplace 2015: Is Gender Bias Part of the Story?

Caroline Turner | Posted 10.07.2015 | Business
Caroline Turner

Many believe that women are underrepresented at the top because they drop off the corporate ladder. The study shows that, in fact, women leave at most levels at a lower rate than men. But they advance from one level to the next more slowly than men.

'Women in the Workplace' -- Why the Hostility?

Caroline Turner | Posted 10.02.2015 | Business
Caroline Turner

In my work - to help companies achieve gender-diverse leadership - I focus on the unconscious mindsets that create obstacles for women. These comments reveal more than unconscious bias. They sadden and frustrate me.

Equal Pay Day: Unmarried Women Bear Brunt of Pay Gap

Page Gardner | Posted 06.13.2015 | Women
Page Gardner

Equal Pay Day falls on April 14th, marking just how far into the year a woman must work to earn as much as a man. Together with Lake Research Partners, the Voter Participation Center has been crunching the numbers to better understand the impact this unfair pay gap has on unmarried women.

The Strong Women of 'Mad Men' at the Cusp of Women's Lib

Beth Cone Kramer | Posted 06.06.2015 | Women
Beth Cone Kramer

In many ways, what Mad Men did best was to chronicle the stories of its female protagonists during shifting times. Joan and Peggy climbed up the winding staircase from office manager and secretary to less supporting roles while Betty, Trudy, and even Megan showed they wore the Capri pants in the family.

News Anchor Shuts Down Guest Who Told Her To Shut Up

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.09.2015 | World

Note to Hani al-Seba'i, an Islamist scholar living in London: if you want your views to be taken seriously, don't tell the anchor interviewing you to ...

Rats!

Marcia Liss | Posted 11.22.2014 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Five Things People Do to Hurt Their Careers -- And How to Stop Doing Them

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 11.19.2014 | Women
Dr. Peggy Drexler

These days, the barrier to advancing is more likely to be self-constructed. That's right: Your own worst workplace nemesis is you.

Women on Boards: Are You Supporting Your Women Leaders?

Marilyn Nagel | Posted 08.13.2014 | Women
Marilyn Nagel

We applaud those companies who are recognizing this imperative and adding women to their boards, and we encourage those companies who have not yet responded to look at the success of these companies and follow their lead.

What Women Need To Know On The Road To Leadership, From Claire Shipman (VIDEO)

Posted 06.02.2014 | Home

There are a few important skills women need to take with them on the road to leadership, and Claire Shipman, co-author of The Confidence Code, helped ...

The Confidence Gene, From Claire Shipman (VIDEO)

Posted 06.02.2014 | Home

When it comes to the science behind confidence, Claire Shipman, co-author of The Confidence Code, explained the extent to which this gene can be manip...

Confidence Do's And Dont's, From Claire Shipman (VIDEO)

Posted 06.02.2014 | Home

Claire Shipman, co-author of The Confidence Code, supplied us with a few important and surprising “do’s” and “don’ts” when it comes to con...

Why Sports Are Great For Girls, From Claire Shipman (VIDEO)

Posted 06.02.2014 | Home

When asked about how to instill self-confidence in young girls, Claire Shipman, co-author of The Confidence Code, had a few words of wisdom to share f...

Being Married To The White House Press Secretary, From Claire Shipman (VIDEO)

Posted 06.02.2014 | Home

Since Claire Shipman, co-author of The Confidence Code, is married to The White House Press Secretary Jay Carney, we just couldn’t resist picking he...

Claire Shipman With Marlo Thomas (VIDEO)

Posted 06.02.2014 | Home

It was such a pleasure to have Claire Shipman, co-author of The Confidence Code, as my guest on Mondays With Marlo. A successful news anchor, accompl...

Two Mistakes Women Make In The Workplace To Undermine Their Confidence, From Claire Shipman (VIDEO)

Posted 06.02.2014 | Home

Claire Shipman, co-author of The Confidence Code, shared some valuable insights about the mistakes women make in the workplace—often unknowingly—t...

Three Qualities A Woman Should Possess To Be Powerful, From Jill Abramson (VIDEO)

Posted 04.24.2014 | Home

Executive Editor of The New York Times, Jill Abramson—who has been featured on Forbes' list of the Most Powerful Women in recent years—believes th...

The U.S. Ranks Abysmally Low When It Comes To Women And Leadership

Posted 03.19.2014 | Women

By Chad Brooks, BusinessNewsDaily Contributor Published: 03/12/2014 08:00 AM EST on BusinessNewsDaily U.S. businesses aren't doing very well at ...

It's a Fact that Women Get Paid Less than Men. Stop Debating.

Jillian Berman | Posted 04.07.2014 | Business
Jillian Berman

The bottom line is: Women earn less than men any way you look at it and that gap is far from a choice or "subtle difference."

Cool Girls Die Alone

Amy Turner | Posted 02.05.2014 | Women
Amy Turner

I used to hate entitled women -- skags who act like relationships and manicures are a birthright. As a child of the seventies, I grew up knowing one thing: I was entitled to a career, I was not entitled to a relationship.

Leaning In: You Can't Do It Alone -- Nor Should You

Leora Tanenbaum | Posted 12.22.2013 | Women
Leora Tanenbaum

Are women likely to cooperate with one another because of their caregiving roles -- or are they their own worst enemies because male-dominated culture has trained them to compete against each another?

5 Things Katy Perry Can Teach Women About Communication

Gail Becker | Posted 12.14.2013 | Women
Gail Becker

In other words, no matter the tune, men and women sing it differently and Katy Perry, as it turns out, can remind us of five ways to stay on key.

Respect Works

Sophie Kitson | Posted 10.15.2013 | Business
Sophie Kitson

If I say 'respect' what comes to your mind? Maybe Aretha Franklin? If I say 'working mom' what comes to mind? Maybe the memories of your own mother working to put food on the table, or Marissa Mayer in the executive suite at Yahoo's HQ? a

Why Aren't Women Getting Flex Time At Work -- When Their Male Coworkers Are?

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.14.2013 | Women

More American workers are asking for flex time than ever before, but according to a new study by researchers from the Yale School of Management, Harva...

Leaning In and Out: My View From Both Sides

Marcia Cross | Posted 09.23.2013 | Women
Marcia Cross

Where I sit now is simply in awe, in awe of women "leaning in" and "leaning out" and the brilliance of their day-to-day achievements. Both journeys are all encompassing and require talent, endurance and devotion.