Gender bias

News and Articles About Gender bias

Shark Tank Star Lori Greiner: I Never Think of Myself as a Female in Business
Leadership

Shark Tank Star Lori Greiner: I Never Think of Myself as a Female in Business

The 'Queen of QVC' says it doesn't matter if you're a king or queen in business. It just matters that you rule.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
It's Time to Close the Workplace Gender Gap
Discrimination

It's Time to Close the Workplace Gender Gap

Bentley's president explains how corporate America can become more actively engaged in promoting diversity.
Gloria Larson
How Entrepreneurs Can Spot Subtle Bias
Gender bias

How Entrepreneurs Can Spot Subtle Bias

Training of leaders can include awareness of micro aggressions, inequities or indignities.
Jonathan Segal
When Company Culture Becomes Discrimination
Leadership

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.
Ray Hennessey
The Hidden Opportunity: Toys That Bridge the Gender Gap
Toys; Games

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.
Peter Gasca
Gender Roles Be Damned: This Startup CEO Quit His Job to Be a Better Dad
Gender roles

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.
Jason Fell
Do Startup Cultures Have to Be Profane?
Corporate Culture

Do Startup Cultures Have to Be Profane?

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

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.
Lisa Falzone
Do Women Leaders Walk a Tightrope to Be Seen as Effective and Likable?
Gender bias

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

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.
Catherine Clifford
Stop Fixing Women to Act Like Men
Leadership

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.
Barbara Annis and Keith Merron
There's No App to Explain This: The Gender Salary Gap in Tech
Gender gap

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.
Burton Goldfield
3 Ways for Women to Close the VC Gender Gap
Venture Capital

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.
Michelle Goodman
Do Attractive Women Have More Pull With Investors? The Answer May Surprise You.
Gender bias

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

Two new studies reveal that certain gender stereotypes run deep.
Laura Entis