Dr. Lynn Perry Wooten, the first Black president of 120-year-old Simmons University, is uniquely prepared to lead the women's college through these turbulent times. By Jackie Krentzman On February 6, 2020, Dr. Lynn Perry Wooten accepted the position as the first Black president of Simmons University, a...

Throughout her career, Ruth Bader Ginsberg fought for us, working women. This diminutive woman was called the “Thurgood Marshall of the women’s rights movement” as she, perhaps more than anyone else, advanced the rights of women in the workplace. She fought for us so we...

ea.com “What are you doing to champion women’s advancement in the workplace?” Olga Bondarenko  Command Center Analyst • Ireland • I advocate for equity and access for women of all abilities, raise awareness of common workplace challenges, and partner with employee resource groups to build a diverse and inclusive workplace. Mala...

Dear DW, I’m working on a group project, and one of my colleagues isn’t pulling her weight. We need all hands on deck in order for this project to succeed. What should I do? Signed, Burdened by Too Much Weight Dear Burdened, Even if we don’t have a formal leadership title, we...

April Kilcrease Anchored by the cities of Durham, Raleigh, and Chapel Hill, North Carolina’s Triangle region is known for its high concentration of college campuses, high-tech companies, and southern charm. The area blooms in the spring. Locals bike and walk tree-lined trails. Branches explode with goblet-sized magnolias....

Etc. A comprehensive new assessment of women in the global workforce from Mercer, the international human resources consulting firm, has identified a “glaring and persistent gap in female workforce participation.” Although efforts at gender equality are under way in every region of the world, they are...

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