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  • OneKC for Women designed its November event for men, said Rania Anderson. “Winning at Work” is a chance for male business owners and entrepreneurs to improve results by changing the way they interact with women in the workplace, she added. Rania Anderson, The Way Women...

  • Governments interested in generating much more economic growth need to get more women into the workforce. The proof lies in the Nordic countries. The region has grown a lot richer thanks to decades of policies designed to improve gender equality, according to a report published...

  • Over the last year, there has been no shortage of avoidable PR nightmares for leading corporate brands. In January, fashion retailer H&Mcame under fire for an advertisement featuring a young black boy in a green hoodie bearing the words “coolest monkey in the jungle.” Last year Pepsi faced criticism for its ad...

  • Tuesday, April 10 marks Equal Pay Day in the United States—a day that signifies how far into the new calendar year women have to work to earn what men made the previous year. The occasion prompts an annual examination of the gender pay gap in...

  • There’s an essential, frustrating truth about the gender pay gap: You can size it up or down depending on what you’d like to measure—and what you’d like to measure depends on what you think the pay gap is. Are you talking about all women across...

  • Intel released its 2017 annual report on diversity this week, showing that the company is ahead of its overall workforce goals, but still struggling to hire, retain, and promote black talent. White workers accounted for 47.8% of Intel’s U.S. employees last year. Asian workers made up 38.5%,...

  • Intel announced it has achieved full representation of women and underrepresented minorities in its U.S. workforce two years ahead of its 2020 goal. That means that the percentage of women and underrepresented minorities matches the talent pool available for skilled workers in the U.S.  ...

  • It’s that time of year again! International Woman’s Day is a holiday during which people and companies around the world celebrate women’s accomplishment and reflect on the gender divide. In corporate America, this means confronting the fact that women make about 80 cents for every...

  • When managers and scholars talk about diversity’s impact on organizations and teams, they’re usually referring to the effects on collective accuracy and objectivity, analytical thinking, and innovativeness. On “harder” measures of financial performance, researchers have struggled to establish a causal relationship with diversity—particularly when studying large companies,...

  • It’s well known that startups founded by women struggle to raise venture capital, but even the rare exceptions struggle to keep pace with male peers. Since 2008, less than half of all-female founding teams have secured follow-on capital for their startups, compared more than half...

  • If you’re a female computer scientist, you may not see an equal number of men and women working in your field in this century — or even the next one. It might take a whopping 280 years for that scientific discipline to bridge the gender...

  • Powerful executives took the MAKERS stage to raise their voices and drive future action LOS ANGELES – February 7, 2018 – Female storytelling platform and feminist media brand MAKERS announced today from The 2018 MAKERS Conference stage that over 40 prominent business leaders across industries have made pledges...

  • NEW YORK — A lavish, headline-grabbing premiere. Lightning word-of-mouth stoked by glowing reviews. Packed movie theaters with sold-out shows, long lines and fans decked out as characters from the film. The phenomenon of “Black Panther” had the look and feel of a classic, bona fide...

  • In today’s cluttered and always-on world, greater relevance with customers is what wins the battle for brand supremacy. That relevance is built by becoming a brand that people want in their lives, one that keeps pace while everything around us accelerates. We call these relentlessly relevant...