Companies headquarted in California can no longer have all-male boards. That’s according to a new law, enacted Sunday, which requires publicly traded firms in the state to place at least one woman on their board of directors by the end of 2019 — or face a penalty.
Dads may be taking on more responsibility — which, of course, is a step in the right direction — but during the crucial first days , weeks and months after birth, they’re not carrying their weight nor getting support to do so. When it comes to paternity leave, the U.S. is seriously lagging in both policy and individual action.
In a new study, economists find women from places where sexist attitudes prevail end up earning less in later life.
CEO Mariela Dabbah outlines four concrete steps she hopes male executives will implement in their organizations to support women in visible and vocal ways.
Three economists dive deep into the wage gap’s complexities, sources, and in which professions the gap is greatest.
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%.
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.
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.
Efforts to diversify America’s corporate boards with more minorities and women are still lagging.
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.