Gender

Call for Chapters on Gender and Work/Family Balance

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Call for Papers
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Call for Chapters on Gender and Work/Family Balance
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Elizabeth Hatfield
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Elizabeth Hatfield

This is an initial call for chapters to be part of an edited volume that looks at the intersection of gender and work/life balance.  If you have a project or idea to contribute, please email Elizabeth Fish Hatfield at hatfielde@uhd.edu with the following:

Research Associate and Project Manager, Gender and Leadership Excellence

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Job Opportunity
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Research Associate and Project Manager, Gender and Leadership Excellence
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Purdue University Krannert School of Management
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Ellen Ernst Kossek, Basil S. Turner Professor of Management & Research Director, Butler Center for Leadership Excellence

Getting More Women into Senior Management

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Blog
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Getting More Women into Senior Management
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Harvard Business Review Blog Network
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Judi C Casey

"The obstacles women face in today's workplaces tend to be a lot subtler than a fire in a wastebasket. If we want to finally make real progress on promoting more women, after decades of talking about it, men, women and organizations all need to step up and take decisive action to make it happen."

Gender Bias against Women of Color in Science: An Interview (by Lisa Levey) with Professor Joan Williams

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Interview
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Gender Bias against Women of Color in Science: An Interview (by Lisa Levey) with Professor Joan Williams
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WFRN Research Spotlight Series: A Project of the Committee to Connect Research, Policy, and Practice
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Kay Dowgun

Over several decades, social scientists have identified clear patterns of gender bias that women encounter at work. Yet little is understood about the nuances of how these patterns manifest for women of color.   The Spring 2015 WFRN Research Spolight features an interview by Lisa Levey with Joan Williams, Distinguished Professor of Law at UC Hastings, on her research exploring  how gender plays out in the everyday interactions of women scientists and how they differ by race and ethnicity.

The Problem with Part-Time Work Is That It’s Rarely Part-Time

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Blog
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The Problem with Part-Time Work Is That It’s Rarely Part-Time
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Harvard Business Review Blog Network
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Judi C Casey

"Women--and men--who are tempted to shift to a part-time schedule should first consider whether they could work a full-time schedule more flexibly. That seems to be the real ideal."

The Potential Payoff for Kids of Working Mothers

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News Article
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The Potential Payoff for Kids of Working Mothers
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Washington Post
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Judi C Casey

"In the United States, for instance, daughters of working moms earned 23 percent more than daughters of stay-at-home mothers.
And their sons? There was no effect at all on their employment. However, they were more likely to contribute to work around the house as adults and to spend more time caring for children and family."

Companies Drain Women's Ambition after Only 2 Years

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Blog
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Companies Drain Women's Ambition after Only 2 Years
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Harvard Business Review Blog Network
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Judi C Casey

Once the Baby Comes, Moms Do More, Dads Do Less Around the House

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Blog
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Once the Baby Comes, Moms Do More, Dads Do Less Around the House
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The Washington Post

A new study of egalitarian couples finds that moms do more childcare and housework once a new baby arrives, and dads' housework hours actually drop.

Disrupt the Default to Achieve Gender Parity at Work

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Blog
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Disrupt the Default to Achieve Gender Parity at Work
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1 Million for Work Flexibility

Last year Catalyst launched #DisruptTheDefault, an initiative empowering individuals and organizations to forge bold and meaningful workplace change.

Ellen Pao Says Gender Issues Won’t ‘Go Away’ After Kleiner Trial

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News Article
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Ellen Pao Says Gender Issues Won’t ‘Go Away’ After Kleiner Trial
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Wall Street Journal
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Kay Dowgun

"Warning 'you can’t just hide' from the problem of workplace sexism, Ellen Pao says Silicon Valley must continue to work on the issues brought up in her loss to venture capital-firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in a much-watched gender-bias trial. 'You need to work through these issues,” Ms. Pao said in her first interview since the March 27 verdict, 'because they are here and they’re not going to go away.'. . . .Ms.

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