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The importance of confidence for women

Apr 18, 2014
Katty Kay and Claire Shipman, authors of “The Confidence Code,” talk with Marketplace Money host Lizzie O’Leary about why women are less confident than men.
Posted In: women, confidence, workplace culture

Moving past gender barriers to negotiate a raise

Mar 28, 2014
Discrimination persists in the workplace and can emerge when women act as their own advocates to seek a raise, experts say.
Posted In: raise, workplace culture, workplace, women

Bringing more women into the startup ecosystem

Mar 25, 2014
The most recent class of Y Combinator participants is 24% women
Posted In: women, equality, gender, gender gap

I've been called bossy.

Mar 14, 2014
Does calling girls “bossy” discourage them from being leaders?
Posted In: women, bossy, gender

When daughters take over the family business

Feb 19, 2014
Women leading family businesses is five times higher than the late '90s.
Posted In: women, management, executives, family, family business

Sports Illustrated swimsuit model Barbie?

Feb 12, 2014
What could be more fitting for Sports Illustrated's annual swimsuit issue than Barbie, in her first swimsuit from 1959?
Posted In: Barbie, Sports Illustrated, swimsuit issue, Mattel, women

5 places Rookie's Tavi Gevinson looks for inspiration (hint: she's skipping Fashion Week)

Feb 6, 2014
Rookie magazine founder Tavi Gevinson has "World Domination" on her to-do list. And she's skipping fashion week.
Posted In: Tavi Gevinson, Rookie, women, magazines

Why women don't roar at work

Jan 31, 2014
A new study out of Montana State University sheds some light on one reason why women are not treated or compensated as well as men on the job.
Posted In: women in management, women, gender

More women should major in business or engineering to close pay gap: Study

Dec 10, 2013
A new study suggests that having more women getting degrees from Stanford or Harvard matters far less than having more women getting degrees in engineering or business.
Posted In: higher education, gender gap, women

Marvel's new super power: Growing the market

Nov 6, 2013
Marvel is diversifying its stable of superheroes with a new series featuring a teenage Muslim lead character.
Posted In: Marvel comics, DC comics, Ms. Marvel, Muslim, Islam, women, religion

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