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The global economic cost of gender inequality in the workplace? $7 trillion per year
A new study finds that more women in the workforce — and fewer roadblocks to their success — could grow the global economy significantly by boosting productivity.
5 years later, economics faces another #MeToo moment
Despite being part of a field that studies inequality, women in economics are taking to Twitter to share stories of continued mistreatment.
Ever wanted to be a flight attendant? Here are the "bizarre requirements" applicants had to meet in the 1960s.
Nell McShane Wulfhart tells the story of how women organized to fight sexism in the cabin and turn the job into a lifelong career.
This video game company wants to make the industry safer for marginalized people
Kim Belair co-founded Sweet Baby Inc. to create a safe place in the game industry. Can the values behind the company scale up?
Work from home exacerbates harassment against some tech workers, survey finds
Women, people of color, transgender and nonbinary workers are more likely to report they've been harassed during the pandemic.
Atlanta shootings show Asian women's vulnerability in the workplace
Slayings underscored the unseen struggles of Asian women, especially immigrants and those working low-wage jobs.
"We don't waste fellowships on women": Microbiologist Rita Colwell on sexism in academia
Microbiologist Rita Colwell, the first female director of the National Science Foundation, talks about her experiences facing sexism in the world of science.
How the nation's top economists view sexism and racism in their field
The latest meeting of the American Economic Association confronted some hard truths.
Apple's credit card may discriminate, just like lots of banking algorithms
Even when you sit down with a banker in person, algorithms likely affect whether you get a loan and how much interest you’ll pay.
Can a credit card be sexist?
It is alleged that the Apple Card offers higher credits to men than it does women — on that basis alone.