"WHAT makes some men miserly and others generous? What motivated Bill Gates, for example, to make more than $28 billion in philanthropic gifts while many of his billionaire peers kept relatively tightfisted control over their personal fortunes?
New evidence reveals a surprising answer. The mere presence of female family members -- even infants -- can be enough to nudge men in the generous direction."
"Soon after my second wedding, I decided to go to the source: I scoured medical-research databases, and quickly learned that the statistics on women's age and fertility--used by many to make decisions about relationships, careers, and when to have children--were one of the more spectacular examples of the mainstream media's failure to correctly report on and interpret scientific research."
"Today issues of gender equity are more complex than the blatant discrimination that the Equal Pay Act and its follow-up legislation addressed. We still lack comparable work legislation, so that jobs traditionally held by females are paid less even when they involve equal or more skills and training than traditionally male jobs. Both men and women still doubt women's capabilities, as the responses to the riddle show."
"Last night I received a Work Life Legacy Award from the Families and Work Institute....We were each asked to give a talk reflecting on our "legacy" and writing my remarks was a chance to look back on how much has changed since I began writing on the subject years ago. Below is what I said. It's been quite a journey."