The Self-Confidence Conundrum

Women often are chided for having too little self-confidence. But it’s also true that overly confident women can be branded as “pushy” or “brassy.” So where’s the middle? Sydney Finkelstein, a professor at Dar...

New Programs Address IT’s Gender Gap

The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) has launched Dream IT, a package of online tools and educational resources intended to interest more young women in tech careers. Writing on SearchNetwork...

Advice for Women Leading Women

“Lead in a way that makes you comfortable.” That’s one piece of advice Joyce E. Russell says she picked up during the third annual “Women Leading Women” event at the University of Maryland Robert H. Smith Schoo...

The Legal Profession’s Persistent Gender Gap

Women law-firm partners still significantly lag behind men, according to data compiled by Sky Analytics.  On one key metric—billing rates—women average 10% less for their services than their male counterparts, ...