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Venture Capital’s Uneven Playing Field Revisited

"There is an enormous untapped investment opportunity for venture capitalists smart enough to look at the numbers and fund women entrepreneurs.” That’s one conclusion reached by Dr. Candida Brush, lead author o...

Confronting Gender Bias in Financial Planning

The persistent underrepresentation of women among Certified Financial Planners (about 23%) led the CFP Board to launch a Women’s Initiative (WIN) to study the problem. That research now has been released and it...

Women Entrepreneurs: 126 Million Strong

There were 126 million women starting or running new businesses in 67 economies at the end of last year according to the Global Entrepreneur Monitor 2012 Women’s Report, for which Babson College is the founding...

Wage Gap for Accountants Persists

Salaries for women accountants average 78% of men’s salaries in 2012, according to the latest Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) survey. The wage gap remains unchanged from 2011 but is wider than found i...

Where Inequality STEMS From

While women make up more than half of the workforce, they hold only 25% of IT jobs. One reason may be that only 18% of women receive their BA’s in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields.  Yet t...