Welcome to Barf Bag, a daily politics roundup to help you sort through the chaotic Trumpian news cycle.
Get ready to feel a fresh, scalding surge of empowerment: a communications firm that works with biotechnology companies is single-handedly devoting itself to promoting gender diversity. Not by hiring women. Well, kind of by hiring women. Hiring women to come to their parties, anyway.
So, it's 2012, and we're letting ladies be in charge of stuff now (I mean, some stuff, in some places). We've got the vote, we're allowed to have jobs that aren't strictly mop-related, and we sometimes even get elected to political office, so you know what that means—time to CANCEL FEMINISM! Just kidding, obviously.…
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.
First question on BigThink's female leadership style quiz: you're "heading up a task force to re-evaluate U.S. military plans along the Afghan-Pakistan border, and you've got to make an urgent decision about whether to recommend more diplomacy or military action."
I've never met anyone who has overwhelmingly fond memories of middle school. That's not to say that the entire experience was horrible—it's just that for many people, middle school was a bit of a challenge in various ways.
Can you talk about how men and women manage in the workplace without resorting to gendered stereotypes? Not if you're Forbes Woman. Still, it's worth asking why so many women say they prefer to work for a man.