Gender

Here Are the Only 9 Jobs in America Where Women Out-Earn Men

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Here Are the Only 9 Jobs in America Where Women Out-Earn Men
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Business Insider
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Judi C Casey

"Furthermore, in the tiny fraction of jobs in which women earn more than men, it's by a nearly inconsequential amount."

The 5 Biases Pushing Women Out of STEM

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Blog
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The 5 Biases Pushing Women Out of STEM
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Harvard Business Review Blog Network
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Judi C Casey

"It's so tempting to attribute the paucity of women in STEM to pipeline problems or personal choices. But it's time to listen to women scientists: they think the issue is gender bias, and an increasing amount of research supports that view."

Ellen Pao Disrupts How Silicon Valley Does Business

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Ellen Pao Disrupts How Silicon Valley Does Business
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New York TImes
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Kay Dowgun

"Often, Silicon Valley’s disrupters do not succeed on the terms they initially envision. So it was on Friday when a jury decided that Ms. Pao’s claims of gender discrimination against the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers were without merit. But while the verdict is a defeat for Ms. Pao, a former junior investing partner at the firm who stood to win potentially tens of millions in damages if she prevailed, the trial has nevertheless accomplished something improbable."

Men Pitch In to Boost Women at Work

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News Article
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Men Pitch In to Boost Women at Work
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Wall Street Journal
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Judi C Casey

"Corporate leaders have come to recognize that men must work alongside women to create meaningful gender-equity improvements," says Bill Proudman, a co-founder. The firm coaches men to examine their mind-sets and shift behaviors so they can foster a more inclusive work culture, he adds.

How Men Can Succeed in the Boardroom and the Bedroom

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Op-ed (published opinion/editorial)
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How Men Can Succeed in the Boardroom and the Bedroom
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New York TImes
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Kay Dowgun

In the fourth installment of a series of New York Times op-ed pieces, Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, and Wharton Professor Adam Grant argue that "to make gender parity a reality, we need to change the way we advocate for it. The usual focus is on fairness: to achieve justice, we need to give women equal opportunities. We need to go further and articulate why equality is not just the right thing to do for women but the desirable thing for us all."

Female Company President: "I'm Sorry to all the Mothers I Worked With"

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Female Company President: "I'm Sorry to all the Mothers I Worked With"
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Fortune
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Judi Casey

PowerToFly President Katharine Zaleski admits: “I didn’t realize how horrible I’d been – until I had a child of my own.”

Call for Papers for the 6th International Carers Conference

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Call for Papers
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Call for Papers for the 6th International Carers Conference
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Carers Sweden, Carers UK and The Swedish Family Care Competence Centre
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Jana Javornik/University of Leeds

Papers sought for presentation at the 6th International Carers Conference, 3-6 Sept 2015, Gothenberg, Sweden 

They may be submitted in English or Swedish.

Disciplines That Expect "Brilliance" Tend to Punish Women, Study Finds

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Disciplines That Expect "Brilliance" Tend to Punish Women, Study Finds
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The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Kay Dowgun

New research has found that women tend to be underrepresented in disciplines whose practitioners think innate talent or "brilliance" is required to succeed. According to the findings, that’s true across science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, the STEM fields; humanities; and the social sciences. The research—led by Sarah-Jane Leslie, a philosophy professor at Princeton University, and Andrei Cimpian, an associate professor of psychology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign—was published in the journal Science.

The Complicated Origins of ‘Having It All’

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News Article
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The Complicated Origins of ‘Having It All’
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New York Times
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Judi C Casey

Book Release! Gender & Work-Family

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Book
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Book Release! Gender & Work-Family
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Springer Publishing
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Maura Mills, Hofstra University

I am thrilled to announce the recent release of the edited book “Gender and the Work-Family Experience: An Intersection of Two Domains”.  Wi

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