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Women still face sexism when pursuing leadership positions

In 1984, the term “glass ceiling” was coined by Nora Frenkiel to address the simmering, yet invisible obstructions blocking women’s advancement to leadership positions beyond mid-management. 21 more words


The Men Who Mentor Women

While women make up 51.5% of all managers, much fewer women rise to the C-suite. A survey of 25,000 Harvard Business School graduates found that although… 31 more words


Female Leaders Who Behave Like Men Are Seen As Bossy

We’ve got another thing to add to the long list of things keeping competent women from climbing the corporate ladder: The more we mimic men’s leadership styles the less likely we are to be perceived as effective by other employees, … 11 more words


show me the policy (part 2)

A couple of years ago I wrote a post (show me the policy) on the gender inequity of invited speakers at conferences I’d attended, and provided ideas on how to address this insidious problem. 1,254 more words

Gender Equity

Take a Stand for Gender Pay Equity By C.D.

The summer before my senior year in high school, my mom saw a newspaper ad that said, “Hiring 100 employees.” A new grocery in Boulder was having a job fair. 3,171 more words


Best Practices for Collegiate Coaches Regarding Title IX

Title IX continues to evolve and the future enforcement of the legislation may be somewhat uncertain due to the transition of leadership at the federal level as summarized by Marissa Pollick in her recent… 778 more words

Why can't women be Witnesses?

Mary Magdalene was the first mortal to see the Resurrected Jesus.  According to scholars, that one tidbit adds authenticity to the story of Jesus’ resurrection.  Women were considered unreliable witnesses.   99 more words