Women and men of color often pay an “emotional tax” at work, feeling in a constant state of being “on guard.” Katherine Giscombe, PhD Do you ever find yourself preparing to deal with potential bias, discrimination, or exclusion at work? What about bracing for insults...

A corporate scare turns an employee into an entrepreneur By Sheon Wilson It wasn’t easy finding a natural hair section in stores when Mahisha Dellinger started CURLS in 2002. National retailers weren’t offering much shelf space to products for customers with curly, wavy, and kinky hair who...

Women leaders are uniquely positioned to drive change By Heather Boerner When Christine Candio started as a bedside nurse 33 years ago, the roles were clear—and segregated by gender. Most physicians were men and most nurses were women. And the hierarchy between the two was strict. “If a...

In its quest to achieve gender parity in corporate leadership, Paradigm  for Parity set what can be considered an audacious goal—50-50 gender parity by 2030 By Jackie Krentzman When Ellen Kullman was in engineering school, some professors would say to her, “You’re the only woman who has...

Making strides for better health By Linda Childers If you’re hoping to lose weight or improve your health, don’t be surprised if your doctor says forget CrossFit or even jogging—instead, lace up your tennis shoes and go for a walk. Sure, we’ve all heard about the myriad benefits...

Some of the rules of exercising need a serious update By Antonia Rodriguez The goal is simple: Exercise regularly to stay healthy. The US government’s Physical Activity Guidelines state, “When adults do the equivalent of 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic activity each week, the benefits are substantial. These...

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