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.
A report released by the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee of the U.K. Parliament on Thursday calls on universities and the government to review academic career paths and find ways to level the playing field for women.
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.
In the ongoing discussions about the lack of diversity in science, it can be easy to focus solely on demographics. And although improving the numbers is a necessary start, it is not enough to truly solve the problem.