Dr. Melanie Rieback has bucked American business as usual by creating a profitable nonprofit business—a mutually beneficial investment that may not be so linear or individualistic and male as past business models have often been described.
Women, people of color and an intersection of the two groups—Black women—will inevitably be overrepresented among the current glut of jobless Americans. The “double gap”—a term I use to convey that Black women are subject to gender, as well as racial, wage gaps—has real, tangible consequences for the Black community.
Los Angeles is a city of four million people and 500,000 businesses, and with a budget of $10B, approximately $1B in funds are available for city contracts in Los Angeles—but when Mayor Garcetti took office, only one half of one percent of those contracts where going to women.
Tracy Liu is the Chief Operating Officer of WAYB, a company started by the former CEO of Patagonia that is focused on creating safe, durable and sustainable products for families with young children. Their claim to fame is the Pico car seat, made from aerospace-aluminum—a strong, light and easy on the planet material—and a unique toxin-free technical mesh.
‘Tis the season of giving—but it doesn’t have to mean giving up on your values.
If my colleagues and I had been taken seriously when we reported our sexual harassment, the market might not have imploded.
Women’s collective power in politics is only growing. But in financial power circles, women are still absent.
The new financial drama Equity is a living, breathing illustration of the gender bias delineated in AAUW’s research report on women in leadership.
Last month, Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent revealed the secret ingredient to the soft drink giant’s success: feminism. “If you’re a male and you’re at the top, you have to be a feminist and you have to be proud of being a feminist,” Kent said during a panel discussion at the Women’s Forum of New York’s […]
Yahoo’s new CEO Marissa Mayer told PBS’ Makers series that she doesn’t consider herself a feminist. Of course, what she probably fails to recognize is that we would not be referring to her as “Yahoo’s new CEO” right now if it weren’t for feminism. In the interview, Mayer says that she believes that “women are just as capable,” and […]