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Ex Formula One racer Susie Wolff tackles the industry's gender gap

In a recent interview with Forbes, Ex Formula One racer Susie Wolff discussed the lack of women behind the wheel, and the steps she’s taking to help diversify the industry. 164 more words

No surprise, there's a huge gender gap on the big screen

There’s new software that proves what we’ve believed all along: Female actresses don’t get as much time on the big screen as their male counterparts. The tool is called the Geena Davis Inclusion Quotient (GD-IQ), named after the actress famous for… 153 more words

Where the Boys Are

I attended the wonderful 3-day music festival, FreshGrass, last weekend. I saw a plethora of talent and a whole host of favorite musicians including Rosanne Cash, Glen Hansard, Aoife O’Donovan, Sierra Hull, Ruthie Foster, Alison Brown … but… 192 more words

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My Experience with the Glass Escalator

Many people are intimately familiar with the concept of the glass ceiling – it’s a phenomenon that occurs when women are in roles traditionally occupied by men, where they find an invisible barrier between themselves and those top-level executive positions.  832 more words

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Fertility day: all is but toys

On September 22nd, the Italian Ministry of Health has decided to celebrate the first fertility day to remind all Italian women that they are worth nothing unless they have kids. 209 more words

To Boost Growth: Employ More Women

By Christine Lagarde

Version in Français (French)

At his swearing-in ceremony last year, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was asked why he had appointed a gender-balanced cabinet, a first for Canada (and for most countries around the world). 917 more words

International Monetary Fund

This photo is the ultimate representation of working mothers

It’s hard to quantify just how much a working mother does. But between work outside the home, domestic chores and child care, it’s an indisputably heavy load. 309 more words