Rethink What You “Know” About High-Achieving Women - HBR. As researchers who have spent more than 20 years studying professional women, we have watched with interest the recent surge in attention paid to women’s careers, work-family conflict, and the gender gap in leadership.
Among the most visible contributions to this public conversation have been Anne-Marie Slaughter’s 2012 Atlantic article “Why Women Still Can’t Have it All” and Sheryl Sandberg’s book Lean In, both of which ignited fierce public debate. A lot of ink has been spilled on these topics, and both individuals and organizations have focused on gender gaps in business and other sectors. Can anything more be said? The 50th anniversary of the admission of women to Harvard Business School’s MBA program inspired us to find out—specifically, to learn what HBS graduates had to say about work and family and how their experiences, attitudes, and decisions might shed light on prevailing controversies. The Would-Be Lyricist: In conversation with NPR’s Terry Gross. NPR’s Terry Gross talks with Krista Jahnke about her missteps in radio, being recognized, and her youthful career dream.
“I love Terry Gross!” Attendees at #ComNet14 gushed, over and over, when I told them I had the distinct honor of interviewing her. The Communications Network was smitten. Girls Auto Clinic - The Premier Female Mechanic. Plum Alley. Feminist Writers on Books Every Man Should Read. Honoring Inspirational Women. Alina Tugend. Nina Subin Alina Tugend writes the ShortCuts column for The New York Times.
She has written about consumer issues, parenting, education and other issues for numerous publications, including The Atlantic; O, the Oprah Magazine; Family Circle; and Worth Magazine. ShortCuts received the Best in Business Award for personal finance in 2011 from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers. In 2011, Riverhead published Ms. Tugend’s first book, “Better by Mistake: The Unexpected Benefits of Being Wrong,” and in 2014 she was one of the featured authors in the book “Mistakes I Made at Work: 25 Influential Women Reflect on What They Got Out of Getting It Wrong” (Plume).
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It contains more than four thousand objects. If Men Could Menstuate by Gloria Steinem. By Gloria Steinem Living in India made me understand that a white minority of the world has spent centuries conning us into thinking a white skin makes people superior, even though the only thing it really does is make them more subject to ultraviolet rays and wrinkles.
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That is, until she explained that, when finally informed in whispers of the obvious event, she said to the all-male audience, "and you should be proud to have a menstruating woman on your stage. DailyWorth - Financial and Career Advice for Women - DailyWorth.com. Daily Drop Cap. Orem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit.
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Ash Beckham: I'm going to talk to you tonight about coming out of the closet.
And not in the traditional sense, not just the gay closet. I think we all have closets. Your closet maybe telling someone you love her for the first time or telling someone that you're pregnant or telling someone that you have cancer or any of the other hard conversations that we have throughout our lives. All a closet is, is a hard conversation. And although our topics may vary tremendously, the experience of being in and coming out of the closet is universal. So within a matter of weeks, it happens again, "Are you a boy or are you a girl? " It was the easiest hard conversation that I have ever had. Harvard Business School Case Study - Gender Equity. New UN Women Ad Campaign Shows Us What The World Thinks of Women. Working toward gender equality around the world, UN Women has created this incredibly telling and disturbing ad campaign using actual Google search results to illustrate the sexist attitudes that still exist in our world today.