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When Company Culture Becomes Discrimination

When Company Culture Becomes Discrimination

Culture can be a wonderful selling point to attract new employees and customers. But it might also be a cultural hegemony as corrosive as saying you only want a third of your workforce to be women.
The Hidden Opportunity: Toys That Bridge the Gender Gap

The Hidden Opportunity: Toys That Bridge the Gender Gap

As large corporations miss the clamoring for products that appeal to both girls and boys, forward-thinking entrepreneurs have the chance to fill the void.
Gender Roles Be Damned: This Startup CEO Quit His Job to Be a Better Dad

Gender Roles Be Damned: This Startup CEO Quit His Job to Be a Better Dad

Max Schireson says that, as a male CEO, he's never been asked how he balances being a father and running a company.
Do Startup Cultures Have to Be Profane?

Do Startup Cultures Have to Be Profane?

Swearing and obscenity grant psychological release but they may turn off potential customers and thwart career advancement.
The 4 Biggest Myths Discouraging Women From Tech Careers

The 4 Biggest Myths Discouraging Women From Tech Careers

The tech industry considers itself a perfect meritocracy but it is no freer from bias, conscious and otherwise, than less glamorous industries.
Do Women Leaders Walk a Tightrope to Be Seen as Effective and Likable?

Do Women Leaders Walk a Tightrope to Be Seen as Effective and Likable?

Economist Sylvia Ann Hewlett's new book explains how the executive suite has eluded female managers.
Hey, Dad: Give Your Daughter's Career a Boost. Do the Dishes.

Hey, Dad: Give Your Daughter's Career a Boost. Do the Dishes.

A new study suggests that a key contributor in how girls form their professional ambition is how much their father contributes around the house.
Stop Fixing Women to Act Like Men

Stop Fixing Women to Act Like Men

The authors of 'Gender Intelligence,' out this month, argue companies should recognize the value of thinking differently and blend the talents of men and women -- at all levels of leadership.
There's No App to Explain This: The Gender Salary Gap in Tech

There's No App to Explain This: The Gender Salary Gap in Tech

Equal pay can prompt improved employee morale and retention. Plus, the employer limits exposure to discrimination claims.
3 Ways for Women to Close the VC Gender Gap

3 Ways for Women to Close the VC Gender Gap

Only 7 percent of U.S. venture capital deals go to women founders and CEOs. Let's change that statistic.
Do Attractive Women Have More Pull With Investors? The Answer May Surprise You.

Do Attractive Women Have More Pull With Investors? The Answer May Surprise You.

Two new studies reveal that certain gender stereotypes run deep.
Jobs in the Aviation Industry Are on the Rise

Jobs in the Aviation Industry Are on the Rise

With global cargo and passenger traffic growing, aviation companies are hungry for skilled workers.
Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg: Eliminate Bias That Women 'Aren't Meant to Lead'

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg: Eliminate Bias That Women 'Aren't Meant to Lead'

Facebook's COO says there is a bias in the business world that women are too aggressive.
Do Women Entrepreneurs Face Gender Discrimination?

Do Women Entrepreneurs Face Gender Discrimination?

Many women-led business owners still spar in a battle of the sexes. Here are three of their stories.

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