12:47 pm, August 2nd | by Grace Rasmus
NASA’s second-in-command says there is still a long way to go in order to close the agency’s gender gap. According to associate administrator Lori Garver, NASA definitely needs more women among its ranks.
1:45 pm, July 30th | by Colette McIntyre
“The DGA just came out with an article saying, ‘Oh look we have another female on our board,’ and I wondered why we were celebrating that. Isn’t that kind of sad that we have to celebrate that? I don’t want to be compared with other women — I want to be compared with other filmmakers.“
4:49 pm, July 16th | by Grace Rasmus
Should we place gender quotas on companies that are struggling to reach parity?
12:30 pm, July 16th | by Colette McIntyre
In a historic first, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission decided in favor of transgender employees who said they were discriminated against based on their gender identity. One case in particular founded a crucial precedent when the EEOC determined that anti-trans* discrimination is a violation of an employee’s rights as protected by the ban on sexual [...]
11:37 am, July 15th | by Grace Rasmus
According to Slate, the more an employer does to support the needs of working moms, the more it costs to hire a mother. This increase in expenses could be preventing companies from hiring current mothers or young women who they assume might become mothers someday.
1:45 pm, July 12th | by Grace Rasmus
Microsoft’s latest company reorganization put Julie Larson-Green, a 19-year veteran of the company, as leader of Microsoft’s new Devices and Studios Engineering Group, effectively taking over the Xbox brand. When gaming website N4G broke the news about Don Mattrick’s replacement, some people were very upset because a) she’s a woman and b) she allegedly has no gaming experience….because she’s a woman.
12:30 pm, July 10th | by Samantha Cohen
Along with hundreds of other working mothers, Sara Uttech isn’t as concerned with “leaning in” as she is with finding a career that offers paid sick leave, flexible scheduling, or the opportunity to work remotely.
11:25 am, July 9th | by Grace Rasmus
Her promotion raises the number of female Fortune 500 CEOs to a grand total of 22. For those of you keeping score at home, that’s a jump from 4.2 percent to a whopping 4.4 percent.
3:00 pm, July 5th | by Grace Rasmus
Sure, it’s bad — but is it that bad?
12:30 pm, July 2nd | by Colette McIntyre
“When clients or potential partners or vendors meet me, it’s always interesting because they first assume, ‘Oh, she’s probably in the sales or marketing side of the company’ because I’m a woman. They don’t assume I’m the one in charge.”