Ranking the U.S. on the ‘Glass-Ceiling Index’

The United States places 12th among the top 26 developed countries on a “Glass-Ceiling index” devised by British publication The Economist to show where women have the best chance of equal treatment at work. T...

Should a ‘Good Enough’ Life Be Good Enough?

The current discussion of women’s lives focuses too much on work life, too little on the rewards of family life, argues writer Elsa Walsh. In an opinion piece in The Washington Post, Walsh says she finds the ar...

10Q w/ the Founders of Sew Love

1. Names: Sabrina Scandar (at left in photo) and Silvia Scandar Mahan, sisters and cofounders of sewlove.co . 2. Current job, past jobs: Sabrina: Currently, Co-founder/COO of Sew Love. Previously, Senior Prod...

Can Women Succeed in Private Equity?

Only about 10% of senior employees in North American private equity firms are women, the New York Times reports. Some of those women on the inside see the tide turning. “The dialogue around it has changed,” say...

Are Women’s Career Accomplishments Undervalued?

The New York Times responded to a chorus of critics on March 30 after it published an obituary about a famed female rocket scientist that led with her accomplishments as a wife and mother. Yvonne Brill (pictur...

Who Inspires You?

Author/actress Lena Dunham (r.) is one of 125 “Women of Impact” chosen by Newsweek/The Daily Beast. Also included are IBM CEO Virginia Rometty, athlete Hope Solo, Sen. Elizabeth Warren and former Rep. Gabby Gif...