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    Do Nonprofits Offer More Leadership Opportunities?

    Women thrive in nonprofits and are eager to take charge, partly because they feel they can make a difference, Kim Williams writes in ForbesWoman. The CEO of Interfaith Housing Coalition, Williams cites a report...
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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 ...

    Equal Pay Day: Ask For More

    Levo League’s survey of Millennial women finds that a majority don’t feel comfortable or prepared to successfully negotiate their job offers. Two-thirds (66%) say they haven’t known how to ask for more; 58% say...

    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 ...

    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...

    Silicon Valley Still Trails in Gender Diversity

    Women remain significantly underrepresented among executive officers at the largest public companies in Silicon Valley, a business zone otherwise known for its diversity in ethnicity and cultures. However, the ...

    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...

    Moving for a Man’s Job But Not a Woman’s

    When dual-income couples move because of a job, it’s most often the man’s job that determines the change. A traditional explanation has been that men have greater earning potential so their jobs take precedence...

    Do High-Achieving Women Really Opt Out?

    What are the real differences between high-achieving men and women? In honor of the 50th anniversary of the admission of women to Harvard Business School (HBS), Robin Ely, Pamela Stone and Colleen Ammerman soug...

    Career Women Still Pay a Penalty for Motherhood

    “One of the worst career moves a woman can make is to have children,” Claire Cain Miller writes in the New York Times. New research finds that having a child is good for a man’s career since men—and especially ...