Gender

Egg-Freezing is Latest Talking Point in Valley Diversity Debate

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Egg-Freezing is Latest Talking Point in Valley Diversity Debate
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Financial Times
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Boston College Center for Work & Family

The Financial Times considers the Silicon Valley egg-freezing debate. 

Karma Won't Shrink the Gender Wage Gap

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Karma Won't Shrink the Gender Wage Gap
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Fortune
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Boston College Center for Work & Family

BCCWF Executive-in-Residence Lauren Stiller Rikleen shares steps for shrinking the wage gap (relying on karma not included).

Research: More Than Half of Top Female Execs Were College Athletes

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Research: More Than Half of Top Female Execs Were College Athletes
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Harvard Business Review
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Nanette Fondas

A recent survey found that most executive women have a background in competitive sports, and they like to hire others who do too. Forty years after Title IX, sportswomen have risen to the C-suite, and they favor people with the qualites participation in sports engenders.

Dr Javornik on Why UK Should Follow Nordics’ Lead on Universal Childcare

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Dr Javornik on Why UK Should Follow Nordics’ Lead on Universal Childcare
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The Conversation
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University of Leeds

Childcare is likely to be a key battleground for the UK’s 2015 general election. Promises to entice female votes? Perhaps, but these policy commitments affect us all.

How Flexible Working Really Works for Dual-earner Couples

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How Flexible Working Really Works for Dual-earner Couples
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Work Autonomy, Flexibility and Work Life Balance blog
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WAF project

Work+Family Summary: August 2014

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Work+Family Summary: August 2014
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My Family Care

In this month's summary, Ben Black looks at Daimler's holiday emails policy, gender pay gap findings, and snowplough parents (the worst, apparently)

Why Work Flexibility is Important for Women’s Equality

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Why Work Flexibility is Important for Women’s Equality
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WorkFlexibility.org

Five Ways to End the Gender Pay Gap

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Five Ways to End the Gender Pay Gap
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The Guardian

Another week, another report on women being paid less than men. So here is our helpful guide to bring an end to this madness and guarantee a fair and equal wage for all

CEO Steps Down To Be A More Involved Dad

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CEO Steps Down To Be A More Involved Dad
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Fathers, Work and Family (http://fathersworkandfamily.com)
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Scott Behson, PhD

CEO Steps Down To Be A More Involved Dad

Yesterday, Max Schireson stepped down as CEO of MongoDB, a successful and growing software company, in order to be a more involved father. He used this opportunity to give voice to the work-family struggles of today’s fathers. Why his work-family role modeling is so important.

In the Ivory Tower, Men Only

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In the Ivory Tower, Men Only
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Slate

For men, having children is a career advantage. For women, it’s a career killer.

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