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  • Mar 12, 2018

    Women's Initiatives News March 5-9

    Here are some recent Women's Initiatives news stories from around the web.
  • Mar 12, 2018

    Women lead more but are paid less at foundations

    Women outnumber men in the foundation space in executive, grant making, and supporting roles, but when it comes to cutting payroll checks every two weeks, the industry is still a boys’ club. Despite greater positional equality than some areas of the for-profit sector, leading women in the foundation space still make just 84 cents on the dollar as compared to their male counterparts.
  • Mar 05, 2018

    Women's Inititiatives News Feb. 28 - March 2

    Here are some recent Women's Initiatives news stories from around the web.
  • Mar 05, 2018

    Study: Gender diversity boosts the bottom line

    Diversity–particularly among genders–increases a business’s bottom line, according to a new study from DDI, The Conference Board, and EY. The study, dubbed the Global Leadership Forecast, looked at demographic data from over 2,400 organizations in 54 countries.
  • Feb 22, 2018

    Women in Saudi Arabia given freedom to open businesses

    Women in Saudi Arabia have been given the green light to start businesses without the permission of a male guardian, the Saudi government announced.
  • Feb 13, 2018

    Women's Initiatives News Feb. 12-16.

    Here are some recent Women's Initiatives news stories from around the web.
  • Feb 13, 2018

    Swedish study: Children hurt women’s earnings, but not men’s

    Scandinavia has always been held up as the gold standard of family-friendly benefits, but a new study shows it’s not the pinnacle of perfection previously thought. Despite generous social policies, Scandinavian women who work full-time there are still paid 15 percent to 20 percent less than men, a gender pay gap similar to that in the United States.
  • Jan 03, 2018

    Women's Initiatives News Jan 2-5.

    Here are some recent Women's Initiatives news stories from around the web.
  • Jan 03, 2018

    Report: The economy needs more working women

    Standard & Poor's chief U.S. economist says the U.S. would be in much better shape if women’s participation in the workforce hadn’t stalled in the 1990s.
  • Dec 20, 2017

    Survey: 42% of women report discrimination at work

    A new analysis by the Pew Research Center demonstrates that the inequities women face at work are driven not only by obvious forms of harassment, but by many other forms of discrimination.

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