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  • 4 Ways Women Can Break Barriers by Breaking the Rules

    17 May 2018

    Women striving for high-level success in male-dominated fields face daunting challenges. When we think of good managers, research suggests, we usually think of men. We tend to perceive men as more competent and commanding than women, which can lead women to encounter skepticism and backlash when they go for high-level positions in business.

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    Read the full article at Harvard Business Review
  • Is There a Gender Gap in Saving for Retirement?

    17 May 2018

    Is There a Gender Gap in Saving for Retirement? A Recent Merrill Lynch study finds women have to work harder than men. Anna Sulkin | May 10, 2018 To end up on somewhat equal footing with men, and to achieve financial wellness, women need to start planning and saving for retirement earlier and work longer to maximize Social Security and pension benefits.

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  • Boards need a far bigger pool of female experience

    17 May 2018

    Boards need a far bigger pool of female experience Share The debate about gender equality on public company boards is raging again following the resignation of three female directors from the AMP board. by Elmer Funke Kuper The debate about gender equality on public company boards is raging again following the resignation of three female directors from the AMP board. To some, this is evidence there is still a holy war being fought against female advancement.

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    Read the full article at Financial Review
  • The Surprising Origins of the Gender Pay Gap

    17 May 2018

    (Bloomberg) -- Subscribe to the Pay Check on Apple Podcasts Subscribe to the Pay Check on Pocket Casts There was a brief moment 150 years ago when it looked like women might get equal pay for equal work. But they didn’t—and that set the standard for decades to come. On this episode of the Pay Check, Rebecca Greenfield revisits a Civil War-era sex scandal that set the stage for the pay gap debates we're having right now.

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  • Hillary Continues Her Post-Election Nagging Tour: The U.S. ‘Uneasy With Women in Leadership’ | Politics

    17 May 2018

    It does not seem like former presidential candidate and second-place finisher, Hillary Clinton, will be leaving the stage any time soon. Since her loss to Donald Trump in November 2016 (and after a brief period of private mourning), Mrs. Clinton has been in the public square talking about her defeat and finding ways to explain what happened. Hillary and her supporters weren’t expecting defeat. After all, she had waited her turn in line behind Barack Obama.

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