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A rural women’s pioneer names equity priorities and says an all-female leadership puts Bendigo in a good position

A rural women’s pioneer says Bendigo is in a unique position to lead because of female representation in some of the city’s top jobs.

Rural women’s advocate Alana Johnson will give the key note address at this year’s La Trobe University Women in Leadership event at the Capital on October 25. 9 more words


Women Leaders In Philly Guide Young Female Professionals Seeking Workforce Equality

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Statistics show less than 20 percent of CEO positions in the United States are held by women. An event in Old City Friday night advised young females in Philadelphia’s workforce what they can do in hopes of increasing that number. 19 more words


Improved gender equality in education lacks translation to female leadership

In looking at several high paying professions—superintendents, CEOs and politicians—the gender disparity between men and women is still striking, according to the Harvard Gazette.

While women make up over 75 percent of teachers from kindergarten through 12th grade, they only consistute a quarter of superintendents. 44 more words


Girl Boy Scouts

The Boy Scouts of America just announced that their board has unanimously voted to open Cub Scouts to girls and create a program for girls starting next year that would enable them to earn the prestigious Eagle Scout award.  1,269 more words


Men Overestimate How Much They're Helping The Women They Work With, Says New McKinsey Report

For this year’s Women in the Workplace report from McKinsey and LeanIn.org, 222 companies completed a survey of human resources practices and shared pipeline data for their total combined workforce of more than 12 million people. 525 more words


Hats off to Dr. Alexandra Rodney!

Hats off to Dr. Alexandra Rodney, who successfully defended her dissertation! Entitled “Healthy is the New Thin: The Discursive Production of Women’s Healthy Living Media,” Ali’s dissertation is an analysis of healthy living blogs and other media. 198 more words

Title IX complainant wants to clarify CU Boulder statement about resolution of her case

The woman whose recently concluded Title IX complaint against the University of Colorado prompted a yearslong investigation wanted to clarify a statement CU sent out to the Boulder community… 115 more words

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