Katelynn Carpenter

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Huffington: Women need to redefine today’s workplace because ‘it’s not working’

It's time for women to radically change the way they work and to make it more realistic for people to climb the corporate ladder while still caring for themselves and those they love, says Arianna Huffington, editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post.<p>Women have been through two revolutions: the right …

Are women forcing men out of work?

Are women who want to stay at home being 'forced' to go to work? Is the result that men are being 'squeezed out'? We look at the numbers to see if the claims are true<p>When we first looked at the new government numbers on women in work, we wrote an article and titled it<p><b>Men more likely to work if they</b> …

Women in science: a difficult history

Today, as you'll probably see from many tweets and blog posts, is Ada Lovelace Day. As the Finding Ada website explains, this<p>aims to raise the profile of women in science, technology, engineering and maths by encouraging people around the world to talk about the women whose work they admire.<p>Many of …

Are women in the West being left behind on leadership?

When we talk about women in leadership we often mean women in America and Europe. And yet some of the latest trends in women's leadership internationally and in emerging markets may tell a more significant story.<p>According to economist Sylvia Hewlett, author of Winning the War for Talent in Emerging …

New census bureau survey: women earn $11,500 less than men annually

Women in full-time work earned an average of $11,500 less than their male counterparts in 2012, according to new data released Tuesday from the US census bureau's annual survey.<p>According to the new survey data, women with full-time, year-round jobs were paid just 77¢ for every dollar paid to men …

Why Are Women Paid Less?

Discrimination, the careers women choose, and the burdens of motherhood could all play a role, says a Cornell economist.<p><i>Discrimination, the careers women choose, and the burdens of motherhood could all play a role, says a Cornell economist.</i><p>At last night's presidential debate, audience member …

How One Woman Entrepreneur Is Breaking Pakistan's 'Cement Ceiling'

In 1984, Nora Frenkiel coined the term <i>glass ceiling</i>: "Women have reached a certain point — I call it the glass ceiling. They're in the top of middle …

It's time to talk about smart women.

By NATALIA HAWK<p>You probably don’t give a shit about astronauts. And to be honest – I can’t really blame you.<p>You’re probably too busy with your …

Women: Are We to Blame for the Glass Ceiling?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Enough about the glass ceiling.<p>There's nothing wrong with talking about barriers for growth for women in the workplace, but much of the conversation today paints the proverbial glass ceiling as if it's something women have no control over.<p>…

Twitter CEO Attacks Professor For Pointing Out Board Has No Women

What was Dick Costolo thinking?<p>On Sunday, Twitter's CEO pushed back against criticism of the company's apparent lack of female higher-ups with an ad hominem attack against one of its critics.<p>Twitter's list of board members, executive officers and investors released in its IPO filing last week …

50 years after Equal Pay Act, why are women still making less?

The Cycle hosts talks to Stephanie Coontz about how far women have come in terms of equal pay in the work place and why the income gap still exists in such a large capacity.

Women want their place in politics

Politics is a man’s world.<p>This cliché is still a reality in many European countries. After years of struggle, there are some cracks in the glass ceiling, but the higher up the scale we get, the fewer female faces we see. Euronews correspondent Anne Devineaux reports from Warsaw.<p>“They want to treat …

Why More Jewish Women Are Staying Single

Lianne, 41, took Jacob, her 4-month-old baby, out of his stroller and held him in her arms as we sat down for coffee on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. She and her husband, Mark, conceived Jacob just weeks after they were married about a year ago.<p>Like me, Lianne was once a more observant Jew, …

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Women and North Carolina GOP Lose Upon Implementation of New State Abortion Restrictions

Today North Carolina's new oppressive anti-choice law goes into effect and no North Carolina woman is safer or healthier because of it. But the biggest loser of all may be North Carolina's Gov. Pat McCrory, who violated a clear campaign promise when he signed the legislation into law.<p>The policies …

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Women At Work: The Glass Half Full

With the volume of media attention (<i>Lean In</i>; <i>Wonder Women: Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection</i>) and the decibel level of the discussion on the life of working women, the assumption might be that the lives of female executives is unbalanced and unfair and unrewarding, however new studies (and a …

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg: Eliminate Bias That Women 'Aren't Meant to Lead'

On the playground, little girls get called bossy. In business, women are told they're being too aggressive.<p>But how often are boys or men called bossy or aggressive? Probably not as often, and that's a problem, according to Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg.<p>The author of <i>Lean In:</i> …

'Negative Physiological Impacts'? Why Saudi Women Aren't Allowed to Drive

The odd restriction is as much cultural as religious.<p>Sheikh Saleh bin Saad al-Lohaidan, a judicial adviser to an association of Gulf psychologists, recently told a Saudi website that "If a woman drives a car, not out of pure necessity, that could have negative physiological impacts as functional …

Why Are There So Few Women in Science, Continued

Kudos to <i>The New York Times</i> for commissioning an article on why there are so few women in science. Author Eileen Pollack suggests two reasons. Citing her own experience as an undergraduate at Yale, she argues that women doubt themselves, and need to be encouraged more to pursue science careers: "The …

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Miriam González Durántez says 'absurd labels' are holding back women

Miriam González Durántez, a lawyer and the wife of the deputy prime minister, Nick Clegg, has said "absurd labels" are hindering women from making free choices about their lives.<p>González Durántez, who has helped to establish a network of female role models including the BBC presenter Fiona Bruce, …

Illegal Strip-Searches In LaSalle County Happened To Multiple Women: Lawyer

Dana Holmes was not the only woman to be forcibly, illegally stripped by LaSalle County deputies, a lawyer for Holmes said in an Illinois court Monday.<p>"We have reason to believe there are other women who have been illegally strip-searched by the sheriff's office," said attorney Terry Ekl as he …

Miley Cyrus: what women her age think about her

Fleur Simon, 18, London<p>Her fame is really scary – people know who Miley Cyrus is and don't know who the Rolling Stones are. I saw her in a music video the other day and she was wearing white pants and I thought: "she's really pulled herself in there, she's not wearing hold-ups or anything like …

As women earn more, why aren’t the dads staying home?

Back in the 1970’s, economist Gary Becker bravely took on the unconventional topic of how couples allocated time between work and home. He argued that because men are paid higher wages than women, output in the home would be maximized when men specialized in market labour and women specialized in …

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Miley Cyrus: I'll Stop Being Sexual When I Turn 40

<b>Miley Cyrus</b> sits down for her interview with <b>Matt Lauer</b> during her appearance on <i>The Today Show</i> on Monday (October 7) in New York City.<p>The 20-year-old …