‘LedBetter’ Index Lets You Buy From Companies With Women In Top Jobs

100% Talent Signatories Bank of America and Microsoft Make Top Quartile of LedBetter Index.  The LedBetter Gender Equality Index — named in homage to Lilly Ledbetter, namesake of the Fair Pay Act – lays bare the gender ratio at the top of 230 companies that own nearly 2,000 of the world’s most popular consumer brands.  The average score? It’s 20.9, indicating female representation at the board and C-suite level of these companies averages 20.9%.

HREA’s Gender Responsive Budgeting: An Online Webinar Series

Gender responsive budgeting is a tool to ensure that gender equality commitments are reflected and realized in public budgets. This e-learning course introduces participants to the concept, principles, tools and practical examples of gender responsive budgeting (GRB) and how to use it.

Hillary Clinton calls on world to break down barriers holding back girls

In a video address to Women Deliver, a major women’s health and rights conference, U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said gender equality must be made a priority in the drive to meet new UN development goals.

Barriers to Board Positions Persist for Minorities and Women, Report Shows

Efforts to diversify America’s corporate boards with more minorities and women are still lagging.

Gender Equality In Silicon Valley Will Take A Generation, Say Women Founders And Funders

Women are making progress in Silicon Valley, securing more funding and leading more companies than ever before. Still, men unequivocally run the show, despite efforts by women founders and funders to level the playing field.

Tackling Gender Inequality at Harvard Business School

Six years ago, Harvard Business School embarked on one of the most ambitious case studies in its 108-year history. The case: gender inequality. The protagonist: itself.  Gender inequality in the business world has long been a topic of conversation and research among academics, but it was only a few short years ago that these issues came to a head at one of the world’s most influential business institutions.