Recent developments are making work-life balance more challenging By Carla Bell Between attacks on corporate DEI initiatives—a ripple effect of the Supreme Court ruling against affirmative action in higher education last June—and post-pandemic return-to-office mandates, there are mixed signals at the intersection of race, gender, and age, especially...

Here are the five biggest challenges working women face today—and how to overcome them. By Erica Sweeney Mornings and evenings are particularly demanding and hectic for Aliah Berman, global chief diversity officer at ad agency TBWA/Worldwide and the mom of three kids. “I’m running at full speed from the moment...

Increasingly, women are sandwiched—caring for an aging parent as well as parenting their own children By Nora Isaacs I am visiting my father in his home care, singing him songs and feeding him chocolate pudding. Yet my mind is elsewhere; I have exactly 10 minutes before I’ll...

The triple whammy of the pandemic, working from home, and juggling other responsibilities have left many women at the end of their rope. Here’s how five professional women—and their very different companies—learned to adjust. By Erin Chan Ding She knew it would all be too much. Right at the...

Balancing Act: Women of color often face greater challenges By Renée Bacher [caption id="attachment_13083" align="alignleft" width="600"] Cropped shot of a little girl using a laptop with her mother at home[/caption] Last spring, when Frankie Robertson, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, started her social justice consulting firm, The Amandla...

Returnship programs and open-minded companies spell a positive trend for people who’ve taken a career break By Katie Morell A little more than six years ago, Rita Kakati-Shah excitedly walked into her boss’s office in New York City to deliver the news of her first pregnancy. She was expecting...

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