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Google Proposal for 'Professional Women' Emoji Accepted
Emoji

Google Proposal for 'Professional Women' Emoji Accepted

Emoji should be open to all genders, nationalities and races, right?
Target to Allow Transgender People to Use Bathroom of Their Choice
Target

Target to Allow Transgender People to Use Bathroom of Their Choice

The retailer says that it stands for inclusivity and equality.
Phil Wahba
PepsiCo CEO: Don't Call People 'Sweetie' or 'Honey' in the Workplace
Women Leaders

PepsiCo CEO: Don't Call People 'Sweetie' or 'Honey' in the Workplace

The outspoken Indra Nooyi said as a matter of dignity these terms shouldn't be used in a professional setting.
Lydia Belanger
Still Marketing to Women With Pink? Puh-leeze...
Marketing Bootcamp

Still Marketing to Women With Pink? Puh-leeze...

Bolanile Maté of Be Better Paris says millenials want abolish gender marketing and start marketing to people like intelligent human beings.
Entrepreneur Network
After Sexist Comments, Tennis Tournament Chief Raymond Moore Resigns
Resignation

After Sexist Comments, Tennis Tournament Chief Raymond Moore Resigns

His comments on women in tennis were widely denounced, including by Serena Williams and Martina Navratilova.
Microsoft Apologizes for Scantily-Clad Dancers at GDC Party
Microsoft

Microsoft Apologizes for Scantily-Clad Dancers at GDC Party

Phil Spencer, the head of Xbox, said Xbox and Microsoft were represented 'in a way that was absolutely not consistent or aligned to our values.'
Amazon Resisting Efforts to Reveal Gender Pay Differences
Income Inequality

Amazon Resisting Efforts to Reveal Gender Pay Differences

The online retailer asked the SEC for permission to omit the issue from the annual ballot.
Meet the Executive Leading the Charge to Change Stereotypical 'Women at Work' Stock Photos
Women in Business

Meet the Executive Leading the Charge to Change Stereotypical 'Women at Work' Stock Photos

Pam Grossman, Getty Images' director of visual trends, breaks down how portrayals of women have shifted over the past decade.
Laura Entis
Sheryl Sandberg, Melinda Gates and Other Influencers Sign an Open Letter Declaring 'Poverty Is Sexist'
Gender

Sheryl Sandberg, Melinda Gates and Other Influencers Sign an Open Letter Declaring 'Poverty Is Sexist'

There are 86 high profile signatures on the letter, written by the ONE campaign, in honor of International Women's Day.
Carly Okyle
New Proof That More Female Bosses Equals Higher Profits
Leadership

New Proof That More Female Bosses Equals Higher Profits

A study by EY found that companies with at least 30 percent female leaders had net profit margins that were higher than companies with no women in the top ranks.
How Women Watch the Super Bowl (Infographic)
Infographics

How Women Watch the Super Bowl (Infographic)

These stats about the big game may surprise you.
Carly Okyle
Bedding With a Masculine Bent? This Founder Wants to Reinvent a Category for Men -- Again.
Second Acts

Bedding With a Masculine Bent? This Founder Wants to Reinvent a Category for Men -- Again.

The Tie Bar founder Greg Shugar is hoping to strike lightning twice with his latest upstart, Thread Experiment.
Geoff Weiss
What Businesses in NYC Need to Know About Discrimination Against Transgender Workers
Legal

What Businesses in NYC Need to Know About Discrimination Against Transgender Workers

The city recently released updated guidelines on what actions are considered discrimination.
Nina Zipkin
Study: Women Pay Thousands More Than Men for Products
Marketing Bootcamp

Study: Women Pay Thousands More Than Men for Products

New York City's Department of Consumer Affairs looked at almost 800 products from more than 90 brands.