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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 ...

Do Women’s Careers Peak at Age 45?

A report on older workers commissioned by the British government concludes that that nation’s economy would benefit from “taking better advantage of the skills and experience of our more senior workers.” There ...

Should Women and Men Lean In Together?

Achieving gender equality in the workplace will happen more quickly and more effectively if both genders work to make it happen. That’s the idea behind #LeanInTogether, a new campaign from LeanIn.org, the women...

Why Women Aren’t Staying in Tech Careers

While programs emerge to encourage young women to pursue tech-field careers, many women in those fields are leaving “in droves,” the Chicago Tribune reports. Garann Means, for example, worked as a programmer...

Shonda Rhimes: I Didn’t Break the Glass Ceiling

Shonda Rhimes is a screenwriter who became the first African-American woman to create and executive-produce a Top 10 network series when Grey’s Anatomy premiered in 2005. Since then she has created and produced...

Do Women Value Salary Less Than Do Men?

When women are in charge they tend to pay themselves less than do male colleagues, Erik Sherman reports in Fortune. But women take more enjoyment from what they do. A recent study from the London School of E...