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  • Why Gender Bias Still Occurs And What We Can Do About It

    11 July 2019

    Ginni Rometty is current chair, president and CEO of IBM, an empire worth $113.9 billion, with over 350,000 employees. After seven years in the role, she seemingly stands testament to the fact that gender is no barrier to executive success. But what if I told you the role was only ever within her grasp because she had already spent 32 years at the company?

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  • The Gender Pay Gap: Faulty Beliefs Perpetuate Inequity

    11 July 2019

    For the first time in U.S. history, there are more college-educated women than college-educated men in the workforce. According to Pew Research , there are 29.5 million women with at least a bachelor's degree in the workforce, compared to 29.3 million men. However, college-educated women have outnumbered college-educated men since 2007. The number of women in the U.S. workforce has increased 11 percent since 2000 . Why is this important?

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  • Now There's More College-Educated Women Than Men In Workforce, But Women Still Lag Behind Men In Pay

    11 July 2019

    Women have been earning more college degrees than men since the 1980's and now, for the first time, there are more college-educated women in the workforce than college-educated men. Minority women have also attained more education, and this has resulted in big gains in job growth for this population. Despite all this advancement, women, and especially minority women, still have a long way to go to reach parity with men in the workplace.

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  • Board Diversity: What are you Waiting For?

    11 July 2019

    The burden of proof has been met. Diverse boards make better decisions and lead to improved company performance. Yet despite the research, validation, prodding by institutional investors and state and city government as well as all types of social and nonprofit organizations, a startling 1805 companies out of 3192 (companies from the Fortune 1000 and Russell 3000) in a gender diversity index created by 2020 Women on Boards have zero or 1 women on their boards. That is a mere 56%.

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  • Walking the talk on gender equality issues

    27 June 2019

    On Friday in Osaka, Group of 20 leaders will convene to discuss the most pressing global challenges of our time, and that will include women’s empowerment. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s womenomics push has certainly impressed many, including myself, since it was announced six years ago. We have come a long way.

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