Working Women

Hidden Figures No More: These Women Have Been Chose To Lead Important NASA Missions

Hidden Figures No More: These Women Have Been Chose To Lead Important NASA Missions

If you haven’t seen the film ‘Hidden Figures’, starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monae as three pioneer black female scientists and computer programmers who worked at NASA […]

February 21, 2017 ×
UK Startup Aims To Recruit 1000 Women In Tech By 2020, Placing Focus On Skills Development

UK Startup Aims To Recruit 1000 Women In Tech By 2020, Placing Focus On Skills Development

We’ve talked a lot about the need to improve the visibility and presence of women in the technology industry here in the US. As major tech giants such as Google, […]

February 17, 2017 ×
History Made: Military Welcomes First Female Infantry Marines, Furthering Gender Integration

History Made: Military Welcomes First Female Infantry Marines, Furthering Gender Integration

In January 2016, then-Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced the military would be required to open up all combat roles to all men and women, where women were previously prevented from […]

February 16, 2017 ×
Corporate Firms Joining Forces, Pledging To Work Toward Gender Equality In Their Companies By 2030

Corporate Firms Joining Forces, Pledging To Work Toward Gender Equality In Their Companies By 2030

As much as we’d love to believe Beyonce when she sings “Who run the world? Girls!” the truth is the exact opposite, especially when it comes to the corporate sector. […]

February 8, 2017 ×
Four Traditionally Male-Dominated Industries Where Women Are Making Progress

Four Traditionally Male-Dominated Industries Where Women Are Making Progress

Gender discrimination has been an issue for many years as the fight for gender equality is still an ongoing process. In the US, the Equal Rights Amendment has never been […]

February 8, 2017 ×
Reaching For The Skies, UK Woman Becomes One Of The World’s Youngest Commercial Captains

Reaching For The Skies, UK Woman Becomes One Of The World’s Youngest Commercial Captains

At age 26, British woman Kate McWilliams is one of the world’s youngest commercial captain, working for UK-based airline Easyjet. She works out of London’s Gatwick airport, flying to roughly […]

January 31, 2017 ×
Yelp For Gender Equality – These Websites Tell You How A Company Treats Its Female Employees

Yelp For Gender Equality – These Websites Tell You How A Company Treats Its Female Employees

We’ve all read *those* articles and blog posts during our daily internet crawl. You know the ones we’re talking about, where women detail the way they’ve been discriminated against in […]

January 24, 2017 ×
Finding Inspiration From The Life And Career Of Software Trailblazer & Navy Admiral Grace Hopper

Finding Inspiration From The Life And Career Of Software Trailblazer & Navy Admiral Grace Hopper

Grace Hopper is an American legend and trailblazer. With the current wave of organizations and individuals engaging young girls to get into various STEM industries, her life and career are […]

January 23, 2017 ×
Judge Susan Kiefel Becomes The First Female Chief Justice Of The Australian High Court

Judge Susan Kiefel Becomes The First Female Chief Justice Of The Australian High Court

Get ready Australia, justice has a new name AND gender! Judge Susan Kiefel was appointed as the first female Chief Justice of the High Court, the highest judicial level in […]

January 13, 2017 ×
How Far Are Women Leaning In? The Number Of Female CEOs Tells Us It’s Not Enough

How Far Are Women Leaning In? The Number Of Female CEOs Tells Us It’s Not Enough

The gender pay gap is a central issue in the modern business world, but is this disparity present even in the most senior positions? Are women at the top being […]

January 12, 2017 ×
American Express Steps Up The Fight For Paid Family Leave, Offering Wide Range Of Benefits

American Express Steps Up The Fight For Paid Family Leave, Offering Wide Range Of Benefits

Beginning in January, employees of American Express will have access to an increased range of benefits which include paid family leave and financial support toward adoption, surrogacy and IVF. Before […]

January 10, 2017 ×
New ‘Women On Wheels’ Initiative In Tanzania Aimed At Empowering Women Economically

New ‘Women On Wheels’ Initiative In Tanzania Aimed At Empowering Women Economically

There is a growing movement around the world, especially in under-developed and developing nations, that recognizes the importance of female empowerment on the economy. Studies show that with increased participation […]

December 8, 2016 ×
The Atlantic’s 5-part ‘Women And Leadership’ Online Video Series Is The Inspiration We Need Right Now

The Atlantic’s 5-part ‘Women And Leadership’ Online Video Series Is The Inspiration We Need Right Now

We’d like to think we’ve reached peak equality in terms of women in positions of leadership in the world. And while we have seen incredible gains and momentum, unfortunately the […]

December 5, 2016 ×
Despite Continued Challenges, Being A Working Mom Has Never Been More Accessible

Despite Continued Challenges, Being A Working Mom Has Never Been More Accessible

The rate of mothers returning to work after giving birth is steadily increasing worldwide. Many big corporations are recognizing the value in providing benefits and assistance which allow parents, especially […]

November 30, 2016 ×
The Surprising Industry Where The Odds Are Ever In Favor Of Women

The Surprising Industry Where The Odds Are Ever In Favor Of Women

Most of us are familiar with the gender wage gap in existence throughout the workforce today. In the US, women make 77c to every $1 a man makes, and that […]

November 29, 2016 ×