Professor Louise Richardson, an expert on international security and terrorist movements, is the first woman in Oxford University’s nearly 800-year history to be appointed as its leader.
Attention companies looking to make a profit: you're more likely to do that by boosting your female leadership ranks. BAM. (That's a sound of a glass ceiling, shattering and then being stepped on by some very-killer stiletto pumps en route to a corner office.)
South Korea's Labor Ministry has come under heavy fire after basically advising women seeking employment to explicitly state in job interviews that they are totally cool with sexist jokes in the workplace. And that they had zero plans of getting married. Oh, and that they would be more than happy to make coffee if…
It's 2014 and yet there are still Americans who'd really prefer working for a man, thanks very much.
Joan might have known her way around a 1960s office like she knows how to rock a well-fitting sheath dress, but put her in modern times and she starts to have issues. Stick around for the end though; like a classic mid-century PSA, her struggles come with a lesson.
In a blog post on his personal site Tuesday, Max Schireson, the CEO of the software company MongoDB, announced that he was leaving his position because he couldn't continue to properly run the company in New York and support his family in California.
You worked hard, you lay awake at night with your mind churning, you went into debt getting that degree — and that other degree — and you finally landed your dream job. Then you realized: It's not for me. You're not alone.
As you may know, the United States is not the only country with a gender wage gap. This ad from Sweden claims that the quickest way for a woman to earn as much as a man is to be a man.
A women's group has just released its annual list of the best places to work, to help working women identify companies where they can grow and feel welcome.
Cindy Gallop — former chairman of the ad agency BBH New York — has penned a piece for AdWeek about what she calls the New Creativity, which she says is "female-informed." She has some ideas about how to shake up the "white male dominated industry." First: Hire at least three women.
Finally, an article that punctures the infuriating cottage industry that has sprung up around French women telling us Americans that we too can be "naturally thin," if only we had the self-control to stop stuffing our faces with MacDo.
When we're not Wikipedia-ing random shit and then immediately talking about said shit like we've known it our whole lives, it seems we Millennials are subject to the same gender disparities in our burgeoning careers as any other age group, only perhaps more so. A recent Canadian study has found that Millennial women…
While there's been plenty of discussion surrounding whether or not women can truly be effective foreign correspondents given their female parts, a new study indicates that the place they face the most trouble isn't reporting in the Middle East: it's in the office.
We already knew that, as of 2011, women in the workplace (and on TV!) were missing female mentors. WARNING: I'm about to talk about Lean In. OK. I'm doing it now. Sheryl Sandberg suggests that men are also reticent to tutor the new female employee on the block, because they're afraid that everyone will assume they're…
On TV and in real life, droves of smart postgrad women are finding themselves unemployed or underemployed. But due to the recession and the contracted job market, girls who are considered especially good looking get pulled into low-paid labor that exploits their sexuality. This isn't sex work per se, and not all women…
Isn't it bizarre that not particularly long ago a whole bunch of women just assumed they'd grow up to be housewives? Wives! Just in a house! Wifing around! ALL THE TIME. This isn't news, I know, it's just what women of a certain class did. For years and years and years and years and years and years, the expectation…
No doubt that the goals of the Moving the Needle campaign are noble. Their aim is to help diversify US corporations by creating opportunities for a diverse set of candidates to network with established businesses.
The jobs report released last week didn't offer a lot of good news — the percent of working-age folks who are gainfully employed is at its lowest rate in 30 years. Despite the disappointing statistics, there is a glimmer of hope.
The news that feeling insecure about speaking up in a meeting is "all in your head" is supposed to be "good" news, according to the jerks at the Today show. See, a recent study from the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute found that when people work in small groups, their IQ can lower if the folks around them…