Watch this brilliant TED Talk by Hanna Rosin as she shares new data on the rise of women: This presentation on the gender wars has provoked deeply divided opinions on the TED site. Controversy is good. Sometimes we need to rub salt in a wound to ensure people feel the pain and do something about it, or expose those who ignore the pain. … [Read more...] about The Rise of Women – New Data
The scene in this cozy Atlanta living room would -- at first glance -- warm an early feminist's heart. Gathered by the fireplace one recent evening, sipping wine and nibbling cheese, are the members of a book club, each of them a beneficiary of all that feminists of 30-odd years ago held dear. The eight women in the room have each earned a … [Read more...] about What Happened to Feminism?
Why aren't more women leading U.S. companies? That question has been asked ever since women began flooding the workforce in the 1970s. Unfortunately, it remains just as relevant today: Women make up 3% of the top corporate officers in the companies that comprise the Fortune 500. And only 6% of the CEO slots in Internet companies that are financed … [Read more...] about Why Aren’t More Women at the Top?
The Glass Ceiling Toussaint discusses the history of women’s economic oppression, including the recent phenomenon of “the glass ceiling.” Since the landing of the Mayflower, the fabric of American society has shifted with increased scientific advancements which have affected the daily lives of Americans. While these changes have boded well for … [Read more...] about What is the Glass Ceiling?