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6 Signs A Prospective Employer Is Unfairly Judging You For Being A Working Mom

6 Signs A Prospective Employer Is Unfairly Judging You For Being A Working Mom

By Jennifer Jordan for Fairygodboss Is your commitment to work being unfairly judged simply because you are a mom? A recent survey by Aeroflow Breastpumps shows that as many as […]

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I Told My Interviewer That I’m A Feminist – Here’s What Happened Next

I Told My Interviewer That I’m A Feminist – Here’s What Happened Next

By Kaitlyn Duling for Fairygodboss I didn’t want to. Maybe I didn’t need to. But after the fact, I am so glad I “came out as a feminist” to my […]

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I Teach Women That “Everything Is Negotiable” So They Can Live Life On Their Own Terms

I Teach Women That “Everything Is Negotiable” So They Can Live Life On Their Own Terms

By Dr. Meg Myers Morgan When I was offered my first job out of college, at the age of 22, I accepted their offer, no questions asked. After all, this […]

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More Than 2/3 Of Women Feel Bullied By Female Colleagues — Here’s How To Stop It

More Than 2/3 Of Women Feel Bullied By Female Colleagues — Here’s How To Stop It

By AnnaMarie Houlis for Fairygodboss New research published in the journal Development and Learning in Organisations finds that 70 percent of female executives feel as though they’ve been bullied by other women in […]

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New Conversations About Sexual Assault Report Limitations In Light Of Brett Kavanaugh

New Conversations About Sexual Assault Report Limitations In Light Of Brett Kavanaugh

By Brian Kent In large part due to publicity around the #MeToo movement, thousands of sexual assault survivors have gained the courage to step forward, report past crimes and pursue […]

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How Entrepreneur Tatiana Jerome Dismissed Her Naysayers To Find Success And Empowerment

How Entrepreneur Tatiana Jerome Dismissed Her Naysayers To Find Success And Empowerment

Succeeding as an entrepreneur takes hard work and persistence because, unfortunately, there is no business-startup fairy who magically bestows success on small businesses and their owners. Passion, perseverance and a […]

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This CEO’s Secret to Growing Her Company By 300%? Giving Employees Recess

This CEO’s Secret to Growing Her Company By 300%? Giving Employees Recess

By Leah Thomas for Fairygodboss Shani Godwin has grown her company, Communiqué USA, by 300 percent. How? By under-working her employees. As CEO of Communiqué, the marketing communications firm based in Atlanta, […]

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I’m the Breadwinner – How Do I Help My Husband Be Comfortable with That? Women Weigh In

I’m the Breadwinner – How Do I Help My Husband Be Comfortable with That? Women Weigh In

By Leah Thomas for Fairygodboss Now more than ever, women are killing it in their careers, breaking glass ceilings and rising to the top of their industries — and bringing home […]

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Reforming My Perspective On Learning – Why We Need Less School And More Education

Reforming My Perspective On Learning – Why We Need Less School And More Education

By Noreen Chada “Books are the only friends I want to see you hanging around with” these are some of the words I grew up hearing from the elders around […]

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From Pay Gaps To Promotion Barriers, Here Are 5 Realities Of Being A Latina In Corporate America

From Pay Gaps To Promotion Barriers, Here Are 5 Realities Of Being A Latina In Corporate America

By Ellie Nieves for Fairygodboss Latinas are one of the fastest growing groups of women in the U.S. labor force. According to the United States Department of Labor, Latinas make […]

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Six Ways To Tactfully Educate Your Coworkers About Racism

Six Ways To Tactfully Educate Your Coworkers About Racism

By Samaria Johnson for Fairygodboss Unless you work at the American Civil Liberties Union, you probably don’t expect to engage in racially-based discussions at your place of employment. However, these […]

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Why Black Women Are Leaving The Engineering Industry At An Alarming Rate

Why Black Women Are Leaving The Engineering Industry At An Alarming Rate

By Annamarie Houlis for Fairygodboss It’s no secret that the engineering industry is predominantly run by white men—the need to diversify the field has long been emphasized, especially as women of color […]