Good news out of the world of men! Similarly to how the Johns, Roberts, Williams and Jameses of the world DOMINATE our nation's board rooms, men named "John" currently account for more of our country's CEOs than all the female CEOs put together. Way to go, guys!
A new report on diversity in the board rooms of publicly traded US companies reveals something startling: there are more men with spots on the boards of major S&P 1500 companies with the name John, Robert, William or James than all the women on those boards combined.
Strap in, because Pew just released a pretty massive survey of America's attitudes toward women and leadership. And it turns out our countrymen are increasingly aware of the fact that, wait a minute, maybe there are some double standards and retrograde attitudes blocking women's paths to the top!
In the world of female-oriented products like tampons and cosmetics, one would think that a woman's touch is necessary. Apparently, that's not really the case. We already know that in top companies, the numbers of women absolutely dwindle as they rise through the tanks (although the pay gap does not affect those…
New data from Fortune magazine shows that companies run by women record better stock market returns than those run by men.
Last week, Glassdoor released a list of the top 51 CEOs in America, according to approval ratings from their own employees. There are only two women on the list and few people of color.
The dean of Harvard Business School has issued a blanket apology to its female students and teachers, past and present.
It's not the boardrooms of old-fogey Fortune 500 companies that are dominated by dudes!
Well, this is cool. According to an article in the New York Times, businessmen have begun to really change their attitudes about powerful women in the workplace thanks largely to Sheryl Sandberg's "Lean In."
Sallie Krawcheck, whose resume includes time as an executive at Bank of America and Citigroup and who was – according to Forbes – the 7th most powerful woman in 2005, announced Wednesday that's she's purchasing 85 Broads, a worldwide network for professional women. What do all these broads do? Help women become …
What happens when 80% of your customers are female, but your engineers behind-the-scenes are 87% male? If you're Etsy, you try to fix it.
Research suggests that the global financial system would be in better shape if Wall Street's risk taking big swinging dicks were replaced with financially prudent big swinging vaginas; women, it seems, are better equipped to handle investment decisions without making a big mess of things. And the reason women make…
Are you a woman with an entrepreneurial bent? By all means, follow your dreams — but when you're drafting that business plan, stick to things you're naturally good at. Like shopping!
HP is apparently about to name former eBay CEO and failed California gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman their CEO. Just in case you needed to understand the crapfests that led us here, a brief recap.
A new study has found that women are most willing to compete and compete best when they do so on teams. It also found that individual competition discourages qualified women from trying to compete while it encourages underqualified men, which gives credence to my dad's theory that the people who end up at the top of…
After a talk Facebook's chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg gave at Harvard Business School, she saw a difference between the women and the men. The men asked about business; the women asked "girl questions."
A new study has found that in the past six years, corporate boards have actually increased their share of white males. But of course!
There's a part in Tiny Furniture where one confused young daughter of success tells another, "Our moms are assholes. [They're] too successful not to be." I thought of that while reading a recent profile of new New York City schools chancellor Cathie Black, who until recently was the chairwoman of Hearst magazines. …
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg was doing a deal in an NYC private equity office when she had to take a bathroom break. Except no one knew where the women's bathroom was, because no one had ever asked for it.