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Sheryl Sandberg's Bossy Ban Is Bossy: So What?

Eve Tahmincioglu | Posted 05.12.2014 | Business
Eve Tahmincioglu

So let's start a bossy campaign to get higher wages for women; to get women into the nation's corner offices and political offices; to get paid family and sick leave; and to change the 1950s work model that just doesn't work for women or men today.

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 ...

These 2 Stats Should Enrage Every Feminist In America

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 03.11.2014 | Business

America's recovery since the Great Recession has been fueled largely by jobs that typically pay close to the minimum wage, and women are suffering dis...

The Top 25 Best Countries To Be A Woman

Posted 03.28.2014 | Business

Women represent about 50% of our worldwide population, but they do not yet receive 50% of the opportunities. But governmental regulations, mentorship ...

The Highest Return Investment for Women

Sallie Krawcheck | Posted 05.10.2014 | Women
Sallie Krawcheck

I'm often asked to speak to women about investing. And for years, I've typically started with the basics of saving, diversification and asset allocation. But, before getting to that, there is an investment that women can make that has by far the greatest risk-adjusted return available.

Women's Leadership Can Transform the Way We Do Business in a Climate-Constrained World

Mary Robinson | Posted 05.07.2014 | Impact
Mary Robinson

For the women who are in leading roles in business, I have a proposition to make. I want you to be champions of climate justice.

Using Technology to Close the Education Gap for Girls

Joel Lamstein | Posted 05.06.2014 | Impact
Joel Lamstein

In March 2011, to mark International Women's Day, I wrote a blog post asking, "Can Technology Close the Gap for Girls and Women?" The ConnectEd progra...

Women's Hockey and Hardwiring

Lise Eliot | Posted 04.23.2014 | Sports
Lise Eliot

We used to hear that women aren't physical or competitive or aggressive enough to dedicate themselves to sport. But c'mon, did you see those triumphant Canadians and devastated Americans after their sudden-death overtime?

There's A Shockingly Simple Way To Fix The Gender Pay Gap

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 02.12.2014 | Business

One woman has a novel idea for closing the pay gap between men and women: Make it easier for people to take some time off without the world ending. ...

Engaging Men Matters -- Let's Start Having the Smart Conversation!

Rebecca Shambaugh | Posted 04.13.2014 | Business
Rebecca Shambaugh

Recently I was asked to conduct a Fireside Chat with two male senior executives of a Fortune 500 company. These Fireside Chats are designed to bring m...

Why Are There So Few Women Behind the Camera?

Melissa Goodman | Posted 04.09.2014 | Women
Melissa Goodman

According to the Directors Guild of America (DGA), women directed only 14 percent of TV episodes last year. Of the 200 shows the DGA analyzed, 38 didn't hire a single woman.

In War on Poverty, Women Are Losing

Lynn Yeakel | Posted 03.25.2014 | Impact
Lynn Yeakel

This month marks the 50th anniversary of the "War on Poverty" announced by President Lyndon B. Johnson in his State of the Union speech. Victory has not been declared.

The Case For 'Bragging' About Yourself At Work

The Huffington Post | Amanda Duberman | Posted 03.19.2014 | Women

What if all that stood between you and that promotion was a little bit of background noise? You know the relief you feel the moment you can attrib...

Behind Every Great Woman Is a Great Man

Anne-Marie Slaughter | Posted 03.23.2014 | World
Anne-Marie Slaughter

Reports, panel discussions and media reports still focus overwhelmingly on measuring the participation of women in what has traditionally been the world of men. But it is equally important to measure the participation of men in what has traditionally been the world of women.

Good News for Women -- It's an Election Year

Martha Burk | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics
Martha Burk

Love it or hate it, we're in a brand new election year. What with the lowest rating for Congress in history and the gridlock on Capitol Hill, this may seem like less than the greatest news. But women ought to be pretty enthusiastic.

Bridging the Gender Gap: Encouraging Girls in STEM Starts at Home

Alicia Chang | Posted 02.26.2014 | Technology
Alicia Chang

While the majority of studies show no differences in STEM ability, a large divide in perceived competence starts as early as age five.

Closing the College Gender Gap

Matthew Lynch, Ed.D. | Posted 02.20.2014 | Education
Matthew Lynch, Ed.D.

If you have been following education hot button issues for any length of time, you've likely read about the nationwide push to better encourage girls ...

Jason Linkins

GOP Dudes Get Trained Up In The Ways Of Womenfolk, Apparently

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Here is some good news for everyone who likes half-assed attempts at "rebranding" and "message adjustments." Politico today reports the "National Repu...

Are Women Being Excluded?

Barbara Annis | Posted 02.03.2014 | Business
Barbara Annis

Men and women truly want to work more successfully with each other, but we're unsure how. We often have difficulty reading each other's intentions and understanding each other's behavior.

Women Breadwinners: Less Satisfied in Marriage?

Sandra Shpilberg | Posted 02.03.2014 | Women
Sandra Shpilberg

Let's just recognize that our society is in the midst of a massive change when it comes to marriage, the composition of our workforce and our roles in the household. Thankfully, our generation has taken to question, bend and reform many of the traditional norms; the Breadwinning Woman is a result of this reshaping.

Gov.-Elect McAuliffe Can Thank Women, Unmarried Voters

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

Women and unmarried voters played a crucial role in Democratic businessman Terry McAuliffe's surprisingly narrow win in the Virginia governor's race o...

Women Elected Virginia's Governor -- Now What?

Terry O'Neill | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics
Terry O'Neill

Without the votes of women, Virginia would have elected a Governor who opposes safe and legal abortion, wants to restrict access to affordable health care for women, supports extreme and dangerous fetal personhood measures and calls the birth control health care benefit a "sterilization mandate."

The Beauty Gap Is Closing: 7 Reasons Why

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

The good news? Guys have begun to see advantages to enhancing their appearance, a focus once considered outside their domain. The not-so-good news? Men may soon head down a perilous path that women have been traveling for decades.

Why Do Women Want Men to Change?

Barbara Annis | Posted 12.31.2013 | Books
Barbara Annis

We all want to perform at our very best. Yet, our false assumptions about the thoughts and actions of the men and women we work with -- our Gender Blind Spots --prevent us from achieving greater success in our professional and personal lives.

Solving the Developing World's Gender Gap

Charity Wallace | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Charity Wallace

With smart, targeted policies, local governments and international aid organizations can help women build the networks they need -- and ensure women are empowered. Only then can a nation be peaceful and prosperous.