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Your introverted child has secret strengths, says Susan Cain in her new book “Quiet Power”

A few years ago, introverts finally started to be understood. No, they aren’t shy or miserable. Yes, it’s draining when you constantly ask them “What’s wrong?” And really, introverts are powerful. All of this and much more was detailed in Susan Cain’s 2012 book “Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a …

Parenting

Why Do We Have More Female Scholars, But Few Public Intellectuals?

When I think of Dr. Brittney Cooper, Joan Morgan, Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry, Dr. Tanisha Ford, Dr. Treva Lindsey and Dr. Kaila Story, I imagine the …

Humanities

MTV Videos Destroy Gender Norms

“Boys are better at math."<p>MTV’s Look Different campaign, which began in 2014 as an effort to address racial and gender discrimination in everyday life, launched a new series on gender bias this week called "Gender Bent: The Questionable History of Gender Norms." So far, the series features three …

Gender

Why You Need to Stop Asking People to Be Your Mentor

<i>MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for:</i> …

Here's what the world would look like if countries were scaled based on their population

Bank of America Merrill Lynch is out with its "Transforming World Atlas" research note, which examines global economic trends through a series of …

I sorted the UK’s statues by gender – a mere 2.7 per cent are of historical, non-royal women

If you’re a woman, your best chance at becoming a statue is to be a mythical or allegorical figure, a famous virgin, royal or nude.<p>The first thing I …

Careers with the biggest gender pay gap

If nothing else, the uproar over comments about men's and women's earnings in professional tennis drives home the fact that a gender pay gap stubbornly persists.<p>Women in the U.S. earn less than 80 cents for every dollar a man takes home, and comments by Novak Djokovic and Raymond Moore, former …

How to Start an Online Business in 14 Steps

<b>How to Start an Online Business in 14 Steps.</b>Being that you’ve come across this article… <b>I bet you’ve thought of starting an online business.</b>You’ve …