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Bryce Dallas Howard & Marie Forleo: On Being An Artist, Mother & Entrepreneur

Bryce Dallas Howard

9 hyper-motivating TED talks from women on the top

We’ve curated a TED talks sequence led by diverse women who found empowerment in their career and personal paths. Just like you and I, they battled …

Women to Watch U.S. 2018 | Special Report: Women to Watch - Ad Age

The 24 women on this year's list have engineered company turnarounds, forged new business models and burned down existing ones. But our Women to …

'It's Our Time': Meet 18 Candidates Leading the Historic Rise of Black Women Running for Office in Alabama

Before <i>Black Panther</i> celebrated the all-­female freedom fighters of Wakanda, real-life black women formed their own type of special-forces unit in Alabama. When a whopping 98 percent of African American women voters united behind Doug Jones, they were able to elect him as the first Democrat to …

NYSE appoints Stacey Cunningham as its first female president

The New York Stock Exchange has appointed Chief Operating Officer Stacey Cunningham as its first female president.<p>Cunningham, who will start her new …

How a Common Interview Question Fuels the Gender Pay Gap (and How to Stop It)

Aileen Rizo was training math teachers in the public schools in Fresno, Calif., when she discovered that her male colleagues with comparable jobs were being paid significantly more.<p>She was told there was a justifiable reason: Employees’ pay was based on their salaries at previous jobs, and she had …

Employment

The data that reveals the film industry’s ‘woman problem’

The Cannes Film Festival has been criticised for its gender imbalance – but what’s the real story? Data journalist Miriam Quick takes a look at the numbers.<p>Only one female director – Jane Campion – has ever won the Palme d’Or, the top film at the Cannes Film Festival, a fact she calls ‘insane’. And …

The Business Case (and Plan) for Gender Equality

Whitney Wolfe Herd sounded an early alarm on Silicon Valley’s sexist culture in 2014 when she sued her former employer, the dating app Tinder, for discrimination and sexual harassment. Today she’s calling for concrete steps to improve gender inequities in the workplace.<p>I was 24 when I was embroiled …

Gender

15+ Women In Leadership Roles at Awesome Companies You’ll Want to Work For

Get inspired by and connect with these women leaders who are changing their industry and running things at the coolest companies in the world. The …

The 10 cities where women are the most successful

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, women make up nearly 47 percent of the American workforce, own close to 10 million businesses and mothers …

Texas Poised to Make History With Two Latinas Likely Heading to Congress

Texas is set to make history as two Democratic candidates will likely become the first Latina politicians from the Lone Star State elected to the U.S …

How These 'Women On Fire' Plan To Turn Texas Blue

It’s a Sunday afternoon and nearly two dozen, Texas women are clustered in a nondescript, labor union hall in the outskirts of downtown Dallas for a day-long campaign retreat. Almost all are first-time candidates. They are running for U.S. Congress and for seats in the Texas State legislature. They …

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Meet Zoe Terry, 11-year old Founder and CEO of Zoe's Dolls, a non-profit organization in Miami, Florida. She's on a mission to give toys to little …

Nonprofits

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Why Support Girl Develop It?<p>When you donate to Girl Develop It, you're supporting our mission to provide affordable, welcoming and culturally …

Mentoring

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Member Benefits<p>Coding Resources<p>Tutorials, articles, videos, and other educational materials to excel. Learn »<p>Leadership<p>Find leadership opportunities …

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Inclusion<p>Companies should improve opportunities for all employees, including all underrepresented groups. Including everyone is actually easier in …

Employment

Here's Why an Inclusion Rider Is Important for Corporate America, Too...

#Inclusionrider<p>When Frances McDormand took the stage to accept her Best Actress Oscar, she used the moment as an opportunity to highlight issues of …

Leadership

The lack of women in leadership is all my fault

<i>This piece was originally published on Medium by the author and is republished here with his permission.</i><p>Maybe it’s yours, too?<p>You will recognize the …

Feminism

Women Startup Challenge Finalist Dishes on Holograms, Contests, and How DJs Got Her Started

<i>It all started with the idea to maximize DJs by letting them play multiple venues at once. Now, Ashley Crowder, co-founder of VNTANA, runs the</i> …

Kia Motors

This Founder is Fighting to Make the Future of Immersive Welcoming to Women and Girls

Sybil Steele wants to make sure we don’t have to fight thousands of feminist revolutions in the future, in digital worlds created by men.<p>She’s the …

Virtual Reality

IBM's CMO Michelle Peluso on Recruiting Women Who Left Work Years Ago

<i>The first thing that struck us about Michelle Peluso is how happy she is, and how great her job sounds. The second thing we noticed is that she’s</i> …

World Economic Forum

Thinking Outside the Box - Austin Woman Magazine

<b>Entrepreneur Rachel Green is utilizing the subscription-box business model to empower women, one supportive tool at a time.</b><p><i>By Lydia Gregovic, Photo</i> …

Female Librarians on Horseback Delivering Books, ca. 1930s

In the 1930s, many people living in isolated communities had very little access to jobs, let alone a good education for their children. In Kentucky, …

While men are failing, "hidden" works by amazing women are being rediscovered

As the news cycles fixates on men who have taken advantage of their power and privilege to behave like monsters and criminals, a new documentary about the late actress Hedy Lamarr offers a fine counterbalance to the dark stories. Even more encouraging, its raison d’être—to reveal the little-told …

Feminism

The woman who defied Italian tradition by refusing to marry her rapist

Franca Viola says 'No'<p>The woman who stood up to centuries of tradition<p>Last month, actress and director Asia Argento voiced her disgust with criticism …

16 Inspiring Working Moms Who Made History by Winning 2017 Elections

What a difference a year makes. Election Day 2017 was a triumphant one for moms around the country, many of whom have become notable firsts in their …

School Administration

White House council for women and girls goes dark under Trump

The administration is evaluating whether to keep the office, created under President Barack Obama to focus on gender equality.<p>When President George W. Bush took office, he quickly and quietly disbanded President Bill Clinton’s Office for Women’s Initiatives and Outreach — and now President Donald …

Donald Trump

The Universal Phenomenon of Men Interrupting Women

For women in business and beyond, it was an I-told-you-so day.<p>The twin spectacles Tuesday — an Uber board member’s wisecrack about women talking too much, and Senator Kamala Harris, Democrat of California, being interrupted for the second time in a week by her male colleagues — triggered an …

School Administration

Michelle Obama to Silicon Valley: 'Are you ready to have women at the table?'

Michelle Obama looked out into an audience packed with mostly male tech workers and asked them to make room for women in technology.<p>Obama was a guest speaker at WWDC, Apple's annual developer conference, on Tuesday. She was introduced by Tim Cook himself before sitting down with Lisa Jackson, the …