5:30 pm, February 12th | by Meredith Lepore
If you are a woman who works in Washington, you might see a doppleganger of yourself at certain New York Fashion Week shows this week — well, a much taller and skinnier version of yourself. According to MSNBC, designers this year are taking major inspiration from the style of Washington D.C. power women.
12:45 pm, January 24th | by Meredith Lepore
The number of women invited to Davos, the famous conference of the world’s biggest business and political elites, has always been a bit of a sore spot. Despite a new quota which requires that the biggest companies send at least one woman for every four men, the percentage of women attending the World Economic Forum (WEF) is at 17% for the second year in a row.
11:00 am, April 5th | by Rebecca Srulowitz
Kirsten Gillibrand believes that a woman will become chief executive of a major bank before we have a female president.
10:00 am, February 10th | by Amy Tennery
Harvard University psychologist Steven Pinker explains why women leaders are less likely to go to war: “Over the long sweep of history, women have been and will be a pacifying force. Traditional war is a man’s game: tribal women never band together to raid neighboring villages.”
5:30 pm, January 18th | by Hillary Reinsberg
Aside from the obvious benefit of a more balanced government, here’s another plus to having more females in political office: it inspires more women to pursue education, according to a new study.