Opportunities & Pay

Tuesday April 10 – EQUAL PAY DAY 2018

Today is Equal Pay Day - which is the day that marks how far into 2018 a woman will have to work to earn what her male colleagues earned in 2017. Yes, the gender pay gap still exists and women only make abou...

Women Give

The Women's Philanthropy Institute's info graphic on trends in giving by wealthy women highlights the obvious and the not so obvious: women believe in responsibility and have empathy but also care deeply about systems change, ROI and are willing to take risks to get it. See for yourself.

Is Women’s Work Undervalued?

Many women argue that the work done by women isn’t valued as highly as that done by men, contributing to the gender pay gap. Researchers from Cornell University have given that argument more credence. Their stu...

Exploring the Gender Pay Gap

“The gender pay gap is real, but more complicated than you think,” reports an interesting new study of women’s and men’s wages conducted by PayScale.com, a provider of on-demand compensation data and software. ...

Risk Management and Career Building

When opportunities arise to assume greater leadership roles, whispers of self-doubt aren’t uncommon. Are you ready? Is this the right move? Do they really want me? Am I moving up too fast? Writing at LinkedIn, ...
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Study: Women Avoiding Cybersecurity Careers

If Internet security is the latest front in the battle to boost women’s presence in STEM fields, the fight’s not going well. A survey commissioned by Raytheon and the national Cyber Security Alliance finds the ...

What LeanIn.org and McKinsey Know About Women

Don’t buy the idea the women are underrepresented at the top because they leave business at higher rates than men or because women have difficulties balancing work and life demands. The truth is that “women fac...
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Being ‘Assertive’ Can Be Costly for Women

We know that being perceived as “pushy” can be punitive for women, but it can be costly as well: almost $16,000, in fact. Writing at Forbes.com, Kathy Caprino spoke with researchers David Maxfield and Joseph Gr...

Women’s Pay Starts Strong Then Falls Behind

Gender pay disparity often begins in favor of women but soon favors men. Researchers at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York say women fresh from college earn as much or more than male counterparts in 29 fields...
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Female Millennials Want Opportunities, Equality

Lack of opportunities for career progression was the top reason (34%) female millennials in financial services say they left their last employer, according to a new study from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). No r...