Gender

The Potential Payoff for Kids of Working Mothers

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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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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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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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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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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.

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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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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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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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."

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