How female leadership can uplift companies — and why it's so undervalued

Oct 13, 2022
Female-led companies tend to outperform those led by men, yet women are a small minority among CEOs and startup founders.
Female-led companies tend to outperform those led by men, but women are underrepresented in upper management.
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How the "Great Reassessment" brought this Dallas dancer to confront the gender gap in dance

Feb 18, 2022
Even though there are more female dancers than there are male, men dominate leadership positions.
“As a dancer, you know you’re going to retire from your performance career before retirement age, so you have to have in mind what the next steps are going to be," said Alexandra Farber.
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Women make gains in the workforce but pay still lags behind

Feb 3, 2020
Jobs that involve caregiving are dominated by women. They also pay less.
Women make up for 78% of workers in the health care sector.
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Equal Pay Day for black women marks a persistent wage gap

Aug 23, 2019
For Latina women, the gap is even wider—it won’t be equal pay day until around Thanksgiving.
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MBAs can boost pay. But they can't eliminate the pay gap, a study found.

Apr 2, 2019
Women and people of color still earn less than white men, even with the degree.
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Can salary transparency lead to equal pay for women?

Apr 2, 2019
A new survey found that younger women are pushing back against unequal pay.
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How to be an advocate for women in tech

Sep 27, 2017
Harvey Mudd President and computer scientist Maria Klawe believes we need to be inclusive — and vocal.
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New Philadelphia law stops employers from asking salary history

Feb 21, 2017
The law, slated to go into effect in May unless it's stopped by the state legislature, aims to close the gender salary gap.
Alex Capano, a nurse practitioner in Philadelphia, was asked about her salary history recently. A new law in the city aims to prohibit employers from asking salary questions in the future.
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Hispanic millennials make less, but save more

Aug 3, 2016
A Wells Fargo survey says most millennials don’t think they can stash away $1 million by the time they retire, and the situation is more critical for female and Hispanic millennials.
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