Business & Entrepreneurship

Women have made significant progress in the work force and private sector, but the glass ceiling is still firmly in place, particularly at senior levels of decision-making and management. Businesses are now recognizing the importance of diversity and including a wider range of talents and perspectives at all levels of management and they are offering networking, mentoring and other services to improve recruitment and retention of women and people of color. Although women represent a significant number of small business owners, women-run businesses capture only a small percentage of capital investments and government contracts. re:gender's network is working to close these gaps by focusing attention on equal opportunity, educational parity, career options, promotions, networking and work/life balance as well as other critical issues.

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By Rosa Cho, Writer & Researcher                              ...
Since 1960, when women only accounted for 39 percent of the undergraduate population, women’s relative numbers in college have steadily...
Did you know that women are more likely to face negative social consequences for negotiating?  This seems to go against the pervasive...
*By Áine Duggan*In his recent  LinkedIn post, PricewaterhouseCooper’s (PwC) Bob Moritz, Chairman and Senior Partner, shares steps...
By Linda Basch, PhD* This morning, I had the opportunity to hear Véronique Morali, President of the Global Women’s Forum at...

News

  • October 19, 2009

    Hedge funds run by women fall half as much during financial crisis as those managed by men, research shows


  • September 22, 2009

    It has been one year since the collapse of Lehman Brother and the ensuing economic crisis that forever changed Wall Street. A recent report by the National Council for Research on Women examined whether the meltdown would have been less severe if more...


  • September 10, 2009

    As financial firms continue to face severe setbacks as result of the weakened economy, Kelly Wallace reports that corporations headed by women are performing slightly stronger than those run by men.


  • August 17, 2009

    The dinners and conferences of the National Council for Research on Women are where veteran crusaders mix and mingle. Now they're hosting two initiatives to bring younger women into the fold.


  • August 8, 2009

    Re “No Doubts: Women Are Better Managers” (Corner Office, July 26), in which Carol Smith of the Elle Group described women’s qualities as bosses: