You wouldn't recognize Disney without the work of these women

Oct 23, 2019
A new book details the rise and fall of female animators and storytellers in the early days of Walt Disney Studios.
Portrait of Retta Scott working on Bambi
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Younger workers more likely to talk pay with colleagues

Jul 4, 2019
Greater transparency around salaries could help close racial and gender pay gaps but can be tricky to navigate.
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The campaign finance of women's suffrage

Jun 4, 2019
Behind the political struggle was a well-financed lobbying operation.
3rd May 1913:  Grand Marshal Inez Milholland Boissevain (1886 - 1916) leads a parade of 30,000 representives of the various Women's Suffrage associations through New York City.
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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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How femtech uses data to help women and advertisers

Mar 20, 2019
In our economy, the devices we use are constantly asking us to share — or sometimes just taking — our data. And when it comes to that data, not much of it is more personal and private than our health. Yet personal health devices and apps are a growing industry, a subset of which is targeted […]
The FDA is working with companies like Fitbit to streamline the approval process for health and medical software.
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Patty Jenkins is an entertainment boss

A look inside the creative mind of the entertainment industry's highest-grossing female director.
Patty Jenkins attends the "I Am the Night" premiere at Metrograph on Jan. 22, 2019, in New York City.
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CES 2019 attendees watch an AEE drone demonstration at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
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How the U.S. measures up when it comes to women's health

Dec 24, 2018
A sweeping new study from the Commonwealth Fund looked at more than 9,000 women in 11 developed countries and found that women in this country pay more for health care than women in the other countries but are less healthy. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.

What happens when we're transparent about what we make and spend

Sep 5, 2018
Refinery29's Money Diaries series aims to upend taboos around money for women.
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