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  • High profile tech CEO Alexis Ohanian took 16 weeks parental leave. He’s urging more Dads to follow

    14 August 2019

    Alexis Ohanian wants Dads to feel empowered to help care for their families following the birth or adoption of a new child.

    The co founder and former CEO of Reddit, who also happens to be married to Serena Williams, knows firsthand what that’s like — having spent months at home with his new baby after Williams almost died during childbirth.

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  • Women Won't Achieve True Power Until We Start Talking Frankly About Money | Opinion

    14 August 2019

    Women Won't Achieve True Power Until We Start Talking Frankly About Money | Opinion Sallie Krawcheck On 8/13/19 at 8:00 AM EDT Share Opinion Women's rights Personal finance We are in the midst of a robust national conversation about gender. We're talking about the shifting roles and expectations of men and women, and whether the U.S. is "ready" for a female president.

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  • How to Budge Up

    14 August 2019

    The head-hunter Joanna Moriarty has a wonderful turn of phrase. She says it’s great that men are appointing women to senior roles, but now that women have finally made it into the boardroom, she reckons the men still need to ‘budge up’ to accommodate them. I know quite a few men who struggle with this, because it seems that whatever they do it’s never quite right. It either feels patronising, or it’s not supportive enough.

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  • What Men Can Do to Be Better Mentors and Sponsors to Women

    8 August 2019

    Sponsorship and mentorship are crucial for improving the gender balance and diversity in our workplaces and leadership teams. Yet new research from the Center for Talent Innovation reported that 71% of executives are the same gender and race as their protégés.

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    Read the full article at Harvard Business Review
  • Books about ‘kick-ass’ women might be a pain in one – but we need to hear these wondrous stories

    8 August 2019 Just like men, women want the freedom to be utterly mediocre and then heralded for years to come. But until we have equality, we need as many books on great forgotten women as possible

    The ever-insightful late Toni Morrison once famously said: “If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.” The publishing industry’s appendage to that is: “And even if it has, write it anyway.” This week, it was announced that Hillary Clinton and her daughter Chelsea will publish The Book of Gutsy Women – about ...

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