Think back to your last performance review: how did you feel afterwards? Chances are it wasn’t warm and fuzzy. After all, unless you’re Superwoman (or your boss is too timid to criticize anyone), you probably received at least some negative feedback to go with that long list of kudos.
It’s been a rough few days, and just like everyone else, our thoughts and hearts are with the people of Paris. With that in mind, we thought you’d like to know about a report published by the U.N. last month: “Preventing Conflict, Transforming Justice, Securing the Peace.” It’s a 418-
Happy Veterans Day, readers! If you’re an American, today you’re probably thinking about the men and women who have served our country—but we bet you didn’t know how many of those women have gone on to start their own businesses. It turns out women veterans make up one of the fastest-
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
We love that new Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau calls himself a feminist. We love it even more that he’s practicing what he preaches. During his campaign, Trudeau promised to make 50 percent of his cabinet female. Last week, he announced that he’s done just that. No joke: ther
U.S. women’s soccer team star Abby Wambach announced her retirement last week, ending a 15-year career that saw her become the all-time leading goal scorer in international matches (male or female). In addition to setting what’s basically the biggest record in the entire sport, Wambac
Kat Gordon started the 3% Conference three years ago to change the fact that only three percent of creative directors in advertising are female. (We know—crazy, right?) At its annual conference in New York last week, the organization announced a plan to do more than talk about the pro
One of the highest-profile women entrepreneurs in the world is having a rocky few weeks—and things aren’t calming down anytime soon. Thirty-year-old Elizabeth Holmes is the founder and CEO of Theranos, a blood diagnostics company that has been valued at $9 billion. The startup’s techn
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
Over the weekend the right-leaning Labor and Justice Party won a majority in Poland’s general election, setting up 52-year-old Beata Szydlo to become the country’s next prime minister. She will be the third female prime minister in the country’s history, and will take over from anothe
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