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Make It Better on Feb. 23rd Family Matters Seminar

Make It Better had a terrific interview with Andrea S. Kramer and Al Harris, authors of the book “Breaking Through Bias: Communication Techniques for Women to Succeed at Work,” who are both presenting at the professional development seminar Family Matters: Sex, Lies, Money and Power (and Some Good Social Efforts Along the Way) that GlassCeiling.com and Entertain2Educate are presenting next weekend, Feb. 23rd.

50/50 Directed by Tiffany Shlain

  About 50/50 50/50 gives the 10,000 year history of women + power — from setbacks and uprisings, to the bigger context of where we are today. Using her signature, cinematic-thought-essay style, Emmy...

Gender Bias, STEM and the Boys Club

Why do too few women begin or stay with STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) careers? On the Oct. 20, 2015, broadcast of PBS’s “NewsHour,” Judy Woodruff spoke with Eileen Pollack (at l.), author of ...

Marissa Mayer Stirs Maternity Leave Debate

Is Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer setting a terrible example by not planning to take all the maternity leave her employer allows or is she simply doing what she feels is right for her? The question has been widely, an...

Watch the Videos from the 2015 WTS Conference

WTS International (Women’s Transportation Seminar) held its 2015 annual conference in Chicago and GlassCeiling.com was there. Contributing Writer Jordan Zaslow spoke with environmental activist Erin Brockovich,...

CareerCast Picks 2015’s Best Jobs for Women

CareerCast.com’s 2015 list of best jobs for women includes 11 growing fields that the organization says provide increasing opportunities for women. “Many of the careers ranked as our best jobs for women in 201...

Mary Barra: Do What You Love and Work Hard

“The best advice I ever received came from my parents, who encouraged me to work hard and pursue my early love of math,” General Motors CEO Mary Barra writes on LinkedIn. “This was great advice for two reasons....

More Women Have Advanced Degrees and Families

Highly educated women’s lives have changed significantly in the past two decades, according to a new study from Pew Research Center reported in the New York Times. Specifically, it finds that more women with po...
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In Science, Women Favored in Academic Hiring

Women may still be at a disadvantage in applying for STEM-field careers in business, but in the academic world they have the upper hand . A study published recently in the Proceeding of the National Academy ...