Jan 23, 2013 Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta announced today that he was lifting a military ban on women in combat, opening up thousands of positions on the front lines.
Jan 17, 2013 According to a report by consulting firm Rothstein Kass, hedge funds managed by women have been outperforming those run by their male counterparts.
Dec 7, 2012 We often hear that women are more risk averse than men. Commentator Helaine Olen says yes, male and female investors may approach risk-taking differently, but that's not why women have less money to put away.
Nov 29, 2012 The U.S. Census Bureau today released a burst of data on who works in which profession and where. We plucked out a few interesting facts from the release.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Oct 24, 2012 Equality for women has come a long way but still has a way to go according to the 2012 Global Gender Gap report. The report ranks countries on the access women have to education, economic opportunity, healthcare and political power.
Sep 26, 2012 Marina von Neumann Whitman has been a lot of firsts. She was the first woman ever on the White House Council of Economic Advisers.
Sep 7, 2012 Louisiana has one of the largest pay disparities between men and women in the U.S. But new legislation and a coastal restoration project may help bridge that gap.
Sep 7, 2012 A new study finds that crying at work has no negative impact on your standing with your company or prevent you from being promoted.
Aug 20, 2012 The home of the Masters admits its first female members. Are the benefits worth the costs for members?
Aug 17, 2012 A survey showed that more women remembered their first pair of heels but not the name of their first love. Author Rachelle Bergstein examines the history of the relationship between women and shoes in her book "Women from the Ankle Down."