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A star Morgan Stanley banker shares her best career advice for women

Carla Harris doesn't normally give gender-specific advice to young people.<p>But there is one point that the Morgan Stanley dealmaker, who is now vice …

20 Years of Data, 1 Year Later: Where are we on gender equality? By Chelsea Clinton

Share Knowledge With Women Worldwide<p>Connect and share knowledge with millions of women across 196 countries and 34,470 cities.<p>Post …

Royal Brunei Airlines' first all-female pilot crew lands plane in Saudi Arabia - where women are not allowed to drive

The first ever all-female flight deck crew for Royal Brunei Airlines has operated a plane from Brunei to Jeddah in Saudi Arabia.<p>Although it was a …

Saudi Arabia

41% of women in Nigeria are entrepreneurs

Female entrepreneurs are on the rise. Particularly in Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America, women are making large contributions to the surge of …

Women's Leadership to Advance Economic and Social Change

<i>Coauthored by Ambassador Melanne Verveer, co-author of Fast Forward and co-founder of Seneca Women</i><p>During a recent conference on women's role in leading change, journalist Christiane Amanpour noted that women bring dignity and resistance to regions and countries in conflict. The challenges we face …

Home - Speak Up Women

By Jennifer S. Wilkov, Founder, Speak Up Women Conference It is with thoughtful sadness and great hope that I am writing to inform you that I need to …

Why Speaking Up in Business Pays

<i>By Jennifer S. Wilkov Founder, Speak Up Women</i><p>Everyone wants to do more, build more, and make more money in today’s business world. Whether you are …

Women, overshadowed

<i>While the pay gap between men and women stubbornly remains, gender discrepancies in other important realms, like education, have closed.</i><p><i>Women in 2014</i> …

Girl power

LABOUR markets are hotbeds of inequality. For every dollar a white American man in full-time work earns, the average white woman earns 78 cents and …

The Challenges for Women of Color in Tech

Arts and CultureNew YorkSan FranciscoTech<p>20 Jan 2016<p>0 639<p>If you live in the San Francisco Bay Area, or anywhere on earth for that matter, you’re no …

10 Body Language Tricks to Power Up Your Career in 2016

Body language can be your greatest career asset. Here are ten simple and powerful tips to help you have a super successful 2016.<p><b>1) To make a great</b> …

How to appear confident and self-assured, even when you're not

• Home<br>• In-Depth Reporting<br>• How to appear confident and self-assured,…<p>Advocacy<p>Into your mind pops the image of a lawyer. Is it Atticus Finch of <i>To Kill a</i> …

Maya Angelou Recites Her Poem “Phenomenal Woman”

Celebrated poet, memoirist, dramatist, actor, producer, filmmaker, and civil rights activist <b>Maya Angelou</b> (April 4, 1928–May 28, 2014) is one of the most influential literary voices of our time and a testament to the tenacity — creative, social, spiritual — of the human spirit. From her …

Getting Diversity off the Drawing Board | Bloomberg L.P.

How media company Bloomberg is structuring itself to attract the best talent, no matter their nationality, age, sex, sexual orientation, religion or …

CREC Internship Profile: Jaleel Reed

<i>December 1, 2016</i><p>Each year, the Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness (CREC) hires a number of interns who help the organization during the …

College & University

What's Draining Women's Ambition?

A recent study shows that, after just two years on the job, women's aspirations and confidence to reach senior management plummet compared to men's.

Nicaragua, the world’s unlikely champion of gender equality

Nicaragua, one of the world’s poorest countries, has made the most progress in narrowing its gender gap over the past 10 years, according to a World Economic Forum report released Nov. 19. The group’s “gender gap index” for the country rose to 78% in 2015 from 66% in 2006, as women there scored big …

Gender pay gap closing partially because of men's declining wages, report says

The Economic Policy Institute says women’s advances in education and work have influenced wage gap but overall economic inequality has done more harm<p>Almost half of the progress made toward closing the gender pay gap since 1979 is not due to women’s gains in the workplace, but to men’s wages falling …

Income Inequality

Women’s Economic Agenda: Creating an Economy That Works for Everyone

Over the last several decades, millions of women have joined the workforce and made huge gains in their educational attainment, which exceeds that of …