Catalyst: The Wage Gap is 82.2%

Based on median weekly earnings for full-time workers, (excluding self-employed and full-time workers who work only part of the year), in 2011 women earned 82.2% as much as men, according to the latest data fro...

Glass Ceiling: Real or Imagined?

Is the “glass ceiling” a reality or is it just seen by women who don’t succeed? Karil Reibold asks the question in an interesting article in CRN magazine. Reibold, who was the COO of a company when she was 27 a...

Why Women’s Businesses Are Under Funded

Women tend to make less money than men, which means they often have less money for entrepreneurship. Writing in Forbes, Geri Stengel cites the U.S. Department of Commerce’s “Women-Owned Businesses in the 21st C...

Is Being a Successful Female May an Attractive Asset?

As one study concluded, “Femininity and individual achievement continue to be viewed as two desirable but mutually exclusive ends.” Whether or not this is due to subconscious bias, men and women are still bein...

Christie Hefner on Negotiating Your Career

Christie Hefner is executive chairman of Tucson-based Canyon Ranch Enterprises, a company promoting health and wellness through a number of channels. She joined Playboy Enterprises--founded by her father, Hugh ...

Sheryl Skaggs: Researching Women in the Boardroom

Sheryl Skaggs is associate professor of sociology and public policy at the University of Texas at Dallas. She has done extensive research in the area of workplace inequality, including gender and racial/ethnic ...