Gender

Leadership Excellence and Gender in Organizations Research to Practice Conference

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Call for Papers
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Leadership Excellence and Gender in Organizations Research to Practice Conference
Source: 
Business Horizons
Name/Organization of Person Posting (optional): 
Ellen Ernst Kossek

Leadership Excellence and Gender in Organizations Research to Practice Conference on March 22-23, 2018 at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.

For Women, Salary Negotiation Workshops Pay Off

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News Article
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For Women, Salary Negotiation Workshops Pay Off
Source: 
Boston Globe
Name/Organization of Person Posting (optional): 
Judi C Casey

Congratulations to WFRN member Ann Bookman on this innovative program. 

"Of 52 workshop attendees interviewed as part of a new study by the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy at University of Massachusetts Boston, nearly half either negotiated a pay raise at their current job or a starting salary at a new job that bumped them up to or above the market rate.  In short: They achieved pay equity, which is precisely the goal of the workshops."

Invisible Diseases Are Another Obstacle for Working Women

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News Article
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Invisible Diseases Are Another Obstacle for Working Women
Source: 
The Lily
Name/Organization of Person Posting (optional): 
Judi C Casey

"For any woman, healthy or not, every day is a battle to be the best they can be at work, as bias against female traits in the workplace can lead to unfair wage gaps and minimal opportunities for leadership positions. But for women like me, living and working with a disease that makes us act and feel all the things society tells us we shouldn't -- emotional, weak, and in many cases, physically absent -- the stakes are much higher."

Confessions of a Conflicted Father

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Blog
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Confessions of a Conflicted Father
Source: 
Huffington Post
Name/Organization of Person Posting (optional): 
Boston College Center for Work & Family

Boston College Center for Work & Family Executive Director Brad Harrington writes on the gap between aspiration and reality for many fathers who seek to be equal partners in caregiving.

New Report: State of the World's Fathers 2017

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Report
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New Report: State of the World's Fathers 2017
Source: 
Promundo/MenCare

We are excited to share the 2017 State of the World’s Fathers: Time for Action report!

New Research Spotlight on "Community Resources & Work-Family Confict"

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Brief
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New Research Spotlight on "Community Resources & Work-Family Confict"
Source: 
WFRN Committee to Connect Research, Policy and Practice
Name/Organization of Person Posting (optional): 
Dowgun

The WFRN Committee to Connect Research, Policy and Practice is delighted to post a new Research Spotlight on "Community Resources and Work-Family Conflict - Is the Gender Gap Really Closing?"  The Research Spotlight series is designed to be highly practitioner-oriented with a focus on the implications of the research for organizations, individuals, communities, and fellow researchers. 

Redefining Fatherhood

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TV/Radio Show
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Redefining Fatherhood
Source: 
WBUR
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Boston College Center for Work & Family

WBUR Radio's on point features a discussion of modern fatherhoof with Brad Harrington of BCCWF and Sarah Thebaud of UC Santa Barbara.

150 Executives Commit to Fostering Diversity and Inclusion

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News Article
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150 Executives Commit to Fostering Diversity and Inclusion
Source: 
New York Times
Name/Organization of Person Posting (optional): 
Judi C Casey

A new initiative, C.E.O. Action for Diversity and Inclusion, spearheaded by Tim Ryan, U.S. chairman of PricewaterhouseCoopers, has announced that 150 corporate executives have committed to their companies' encouraging their employees to discuss those sensitive topics. Procter & Gamble, New York Life, Accenture, Deloitte U.S. and the Boston Consulting Group are among the companies that have joined the alliance, of which Mr. Ryan is chairman.  Members of C.E.O.

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