Gender Bias

News and Articles About Gender Bias

In Defense of Uber, Amazon and Meritocracy
Uber

In Defense of Uber, Amazon and Meritocracy

Uber's highly competitive culture has come under fire, just as Amazon's did two years ago. Their critics have it wrong.
Steve Tobak
A Lesson on Striving for Gender Equality Learned at Home
Workplace Diversity

A Lesson on Striving for Gender Equality Learned at Home

My daughter inspires me to focus on fostering workplace diversity.
Toby Southgate
From the Women's March to the Women's Strike: Entrepreneurs and Business Owners Must Take a Stance
Women Leaders

From the Women's March to the Women's Strike: Entrepreneurs and Business Owners Must Take a Stance

There is growing global recognition that equal opportunity for women is the smartest strategy for improving business performance and society in general.
Nancy Harris
What You Know That Just Ain't So Is Killing Your Company
Workplace Diversity

What You Know That Just Ain't So Is Killing Your Company

Recognizing our biases makes room for building a creative culture. The alternative is stagnation.
Beth Miller
6 Changes Your Company Must Make to Develop More Female Leaders
Women in Business

6 Changes Your Company Must Make to Develop More Female Leaders

Unconscious bias is undermining companies that sincerely, but wrongly, believe they are meritocracies.
Steffen Maier
Female Engineer Sues Tesla Over Sexist Culture
Tesla

Female Engineer Sues Tesla Over Sexist Culture

News of the lawsuit follows allegations of sexism and sexual harassment at Uber.
Uber Under Fire Once Again Following Sexism and Harassment Claims
Uber

Uber Under Fire Once Again Following Sexism and Harassment Claims

CEO Travis Kalanick has ordered an investigation in response to a blog post by a former employee.
Nina Zipkin
How to Stop Unconscious Bias Before It Starts, Against the People You Hire
Inspiring Your Team

How to Stop Unconscious Bias Before It Starts, Against the People You Hire

Research shows that candidates who are different from an otherwise homogenous group of finalists stand little chance of getting hired, even if they are the most qualified.
Heather R. Huhman
Women Won't Have Equal Numbers of Board Seats Until 2055, New Study Finds
Women in Business

Women Won't Have Equal Numbers of Board Seats Until 2055, New Study Finds

The Equilar Gender Diversity Index looks at the female representation on the boards of the biggest companies in the United States.
Nina Zipkin
We Didn't Put a Woman in the White House. But What About Women in the Workplace?
Women Leaders

We Didn't Put a Woman in the White House. But What About Women in the Workplace?

For her new book, 'Earning It,' a WSJ journalist talked to 50-plus female corporate trailblazers about the experiences they had on their way up.
Joann S. Lublin
New Study Finds the Global Gender Pay Gap Won't Be Closed Until 2186
Gender Gap

New Study Finds the Global Gender Pay Gap Won't Be Closed Until 2186

The World Economic Forum breaks down how far we have to go in its latest Global Gender Gap report.
Nina Zipkin
Sheryl Sandberg, Lean In 2.0 and Corporate Gender Bias
Gender Bias

Sheryl Sandberg, Lean In 2.0 and Corporate Gender Bias

Research finds we are still 100 years away from gender equality in the C-suite. That's unacceptable.
Jonathan Segal
3 Ways to Listen Better and Become a More Effective Communicator
Communication Strategies

3 Ways to Listen Better and Become a More Effective Communicator

Leaders should engage a greater number of voices in the conversation and seek to understand the emotional motivations at play.
Thuy Sindell and Milo Sindell
For Women in Tech, Bias Runs Deeper Than Most Think
Gender Bias

For Women in Tech, Bias Runs Deeper Than Most Think

A VC's recent suggestion that women in tech use an initial instead of a first name to escape bias grated on many readers.
Lylan Masterman