3:00 pm, July 22nd | by Colette McIntyre
Although President Obama’s second-term administration is still male-dominated, for the first time in history, white men aren’t the majority among top Obama administration officials.
1:45 pm, July 22nd | by Grace Rasmus
New research funded by the British government indicates that women worldwide are less informed than men about politics and current affairs.
12:16 pm, May 29th | by Sarah Devlin
A new study reveals that a growing number of women are out-earning their partners. Neat! Less neat? People still think it’s better for moms to stay home than dads.
11:30 am, May 28th | by Sarah Devlin
Upon hearing that 1/3 of millenials regret going to college, I’m beginning to think that the bulk of that third is made up of women.
4:00 pm, April 23rd | by Emily Manke
Full gender equality in the workplace will soon become a reality. Not only is it a morally sound cause, it’s beginning to make fiscal sense as well. While women have made significant progress already, gender pay inequality and a glass ceiling for women in most industries are issues that still plague us. When you look at the data, there’s simply no denying that we have a long way to go when it comes to equal pay for women and equal representation of women in leadership positions. It’s up to this new wave of empowered young female workers to make these changes happen.
5:30 pm, February 13th | by Colette McIntyre
As working women out in the world, dressed in our Melanie Griffith finest, we know the sad, unequal state of affairs: women consistently earn less than men. Despite performing the same work and having similar credentials, women make about 70 cents to every dollar earned by men. We can recite these statistics in our sleep. Now, thanks to data provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, we also know where the pay gaps are widest, and the results may surprise you in just how unsurprising they really are.
3:30 pm, February 11th | by Colette McIntyre
While the recession caused men to lose more net jobs than women, it appears that men are benefiting disproportionately from the economic recovery: according to the New York Times‘ charts, recent job growth has fallen across an economic divide, with women holding only 30 percent of the 5.3 million jobs added since the recession.
10:30 am, November 30th | by Colette McIntyre
Gay lawyers are making huge strides at New York law firms — but women and minorities continue to lag behind.
5:45 pm, November 29th | by Amy Tennery
And now, the latest theory on why men hold more business leadership positions than women: men are more likely to harbor delusions of grandeur. Whoa my goodness.