We realize we talk about the gender pay gap a lot, but it’s because the issue is as important as it is complex. A new report from PayScale released last week, “Inside the Gender Pay Gap,” underscores just how complicated it is. Their analysts took a look at every conceivable factor th
There’s no doubt about it: going to business school can boost a woman’s career. In a recent survey of MBA graduates by Bloomberg Businessweek, women who earned an MBA six to eight years ago reported that their degree increased their earning potential and connected them to a powerful n
The World Economic Forum may think we’re a long way away from leadership parity, but today’s business leaders have a much sunnier outlook on the issue. In a Weber Shandwick survey of 327 executives across the globe, 73 percent said they believe we’ll achieve gender equality in the C-s
Another week, another massive study on women in the workplace that will be cited for years to come (and we aren’t mad about it—please, keep them coming!). The Thomson Reuters Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation teamed up to ask 9,500 women in the G20 countries: “What are the top
If your organization has an all-male board, chances are you’re leaving a ton of money on the table. A study of publicly traded companies in the US, UK, and India found that companies with at least one woman on the board outperform companies with all-male boards in every region. Resear
We don’t care how long your reading list is; this study on the state of women in corporate America, published by McKinsey and Lean In last week, needs to go right to the top. It’s not long—there are only 25 or so pages of actual content—but it’s packed with important and timely inform
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