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At a stellar gathering of leaders from business, philanthropy, government, and non-profits, the National Council for Research on Women will kick off...
By Linda Basch, PhD* This morning, I had the opportunity to hear Véronique Morali, President of the Global Women’s Forum at...
*By Kate MeyerLast week Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to President Obama and Chair of the White House Council on Women and Girls, and Preeta Bansal...
Female students have long surpassed their male peers in the rates at which they seek higher education. Yet across sectors, women’s...

News

  • February 29, 2012

    Lately it seems I can’t have a conversation with a women’s expert without hearing the phrase “opting out.” “Thirty percent of working women will opt out of the workplace during the course of their career,” they tell...


  • February 29, 2012

     During a month when the issues of birth control and women's access to health care flared up and became major topics of debate on the presidential campaign trail and in Washington, the Sunday morning talk shows once again loaded up their programs...


  • February 24, 2012

     Aileen Lee argues that by adding new blood to the boardroom, companies get a four-fer, or more: 1) gender diversity, and in most cases, age diversity around the table; 2) better understanding of core customers; 3) Social-Mobile-Local...


  • February 15, 2012

     Despite a quota system to boost female participitation, the gender imbalance is still heavily skewed towards men


  • February 11, 2012

     Letter to the editor by Linda Basch, Ph.D., president of the National Council for Research on Women, regarding Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg and the lack of women on corporate boards like Facebook's.