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If you want to invest smarter, invest like a woman

There is a big body of academic research, mostly based on surveys and studies, indicating that women are better than men at investing because they are more patient, make fewer off-the-cuff decisions, and exhibit… 341 more words

Experiences from two DC-based Thinktankers: Women-led Organisations and the Critical Importance of Recognising Care Work

The thinktankers

For our third contributor post (fourth in the series), DC-based researchers were interviewed about their experience working in think tanks. Claudia Williams of the Washington Area Women’s Foundation has worked in Washington, DC for over 8 years, most of which with a think tank working on women’s policy. 1,652 more words

Think Tanks

On sexism in Hollywood and closing the gender gap

OK, SERIOUSLY?! First of all, what is this stupid rule about the Cannes Festival banning women from wearing flat shoes?  Because god forbid, I want to be comfortable, damn you. 123 more words

Female Executives are Alibaba's 'Secret Sauce,' Founder Jack Ma Says

While Silicon Valley is still chasing its tail when it comes to hiring more women, Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba’s founder, Jack Ma, thinks they’re his company’s “secret sauce.” 303 more words

Female executives are Alibaba's 'secret sauce,' founder Jack Ma says

While Silicon Valley is still chasing its tail when it comes to hiring more women, Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba’s founder, Jack Ma, thinks they’re his company’s “secret sauce.” 313 more words

Tech

More Women in Government, More Women in Think Tanks

Think tanks should recruit and retain talented women as policy researchers and in other roles for many principled reasons, from basic fairness to the value of diverse perspectives. 690 more words

Think Tanks

The Great Quora Downvote Cabal does not exist: Characteristics of collapsed answers

Disclaimer: This was not as anonymized on the belief that a lot of Quora is built on reputation from answering questions.  If you see a name that you think should be anonymized or want your name removed, suggest the edit and it will be removed.  6,912 more words