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Working Women

5 Ways Women Entering The Workforce Can Set Themselves Up For Career Success

5 Ways Women Entering The Workforce Can Set Themselves Up For Career Success

By Tracy Calder for Fairygodboss Mentoring young women professionals is a true passion of mine. By sharing ideas, we can empower one another and continue to learn and grow. While […]

Family Life

Time For The U.S To Get On Board – How Paid Parental Leave Benefits Children Too

Time For The U.S To Get On Board – How Paid Parental Leave Benefits Children Too

By Candace Alnaji for Fairygodboss By now it is well-known that the United States lags behind the rest of the developed world in terms of paid parental leave. It’s not […]

Working Women

The Fired Google Bro Could Learn A Thing Or Two About The Benefits Of Workplace Diversity

The Fired Google Bro Could Learn A Thing Or Two About The Benefits Of Workplace Diversity

If there was anything that could get the interwebs talking about workplace diversity, it is the now infamous internal memo written by former Google employee James Damore who wrote at […]

Contributors

Despite Sexism & Gender Inequality, Working In A Male-Dominated Industry Helped Me Find My Purpose

Despite Sexism & Gender Inequality, Working In A Male-Dominated Industry Helped Me Find My Purpose

By Sarah Potter After Sheryl Sandberg published ‘Lean In’, a non-fiction on the challenges women face in trying to get ahead, I thought there was an overarching sigh of relief […]

Contributors

Cultivating Gender Diversity In The Workforce: Why Companies Should Hire More Women

Cultivating Gender Diversity In The Workforce: Why Companies Should Hire More Women

By Kelly Stickel, CEO & Founder of Remodista Anyone who has hiring responsibility for sales people knows what a challenging ongoing task that can be. Creating a competitive team that is […]

Working Women

It Is More Than Just Stereotypes Contributing To The Lack Of Women In The Engineering Field

It Is More Than Just Stereotypes Contributing To The Lack Of Women In The Engineering Field

By Molly Connell Kids constantly hear that if they study hard and work hard for it, they can become whoever they want to. Sounds good, but is that all? Working […]

Contributors

UN Women Exec. Dir. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka On Making The Workforce More Gender Equal By 2030

UN Women Exec. Dir. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka On Making The Workforce More Gender Equal By 2030

A Message from UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka on International Women’s Day, 8 March 201. Across the world, too many women and girls spend too many hours on household […]

Working Women

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. […]

Working Women

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 […]

Contributors

3 Subtle Signs Of Sexism In The Workplace And 3 Effective Ways To Combat Them

3 Subtle Signs Of Sexism In The Workplace And 3 Effective Ways To Combat Them

By Liz Greene While we’ve certainly come a long way in the past century, the majority of offices are still hotbeds of sexism. There’s still a sizable pay gap, parental […]

Causes

‘Lean In Together’ Campaign Is A Call-To-Action For Women To Encourage & Empower Each Other

‘Lean In Together’ Campaign Is A Call-To-Action For Women To Encourage & Empower Each Other

In a divided and increasingly dangerous world, messages of unity and togetherness cannot be overstated enough. You may have seen Sheryl Sandberg’ latest Lean In campaign video floating around on […]

Working Women

Bloomberg Launches Service To Rate The Financial Sector According To Gender Equality

Bloomberg Launches Service To Rate The Financial Sector According To Gender Equality

We are all familiar with the gender equality that exists in many different industries, whether it be the tech, engineering, or even film industries, the gap is well and truly […]

Politics

Obama’s New Proposal To Advance Equal Pay In America Could Ensure More Diversity & Gender Equality

Obama’s New Proposal To Advance Equal Pay In America Could Ensure More Diversity & Gender Equality

In his first act as President of the United States, Barack Obama signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act into law in 2009. The Act was an amendment to the […]

Working Women

Pakistan’s Video Games Sector Making Major Strides For Gender Equality In The Workplace

Pakistan’s Video Games Sector Making Major Strides For Gender Equality In The Workplace

If you thought video games was just for boys, you should seriously rethink that opinion. If there is one thing we can all take away from the Gamergate controversy of […]

Working Women

Will Google’s “Just Not Sorry” Email Plugin Impact The Way Women Communicate In The Workforce?

Will Google’s “Just Not Sorry” Email Plugin Impact The Way Women Communicate In The Workforce?

Sorry, not sorry. That’s basically the rally cry from Google’s “Just Not Sorry” new email plugin campaign. It is a new Chrome extension that is designed to help mainly women […]