Her roots in Nova Scotia’s harsh Cape Breton Island have shaped Deborah Gillis into the ideal leader for one of the world’s chief nonprofits focused on equality for women in the workplace by Jackie Krentzman ‘‘Sorry, do you hear the lawn mower in the background?” Deborah Gillis, the...

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...

by Kimberly Olson Nawal Motawi started making decorative ceramic tiles in her parents’ garage studio and selling them at a local farmers’ market. Motawi, who comes from a family of American and Egyptian entrepreneurs, says business ownership is in her blood. Her companies, Motawi Tileworks and...

Three African American C-suite leaders share their stories and offer insights on how women can break through the gender and race barriers in STEM industries by Jackie Krentzman Photography by Eric Marshall When Robin Washington graduated from the University of Michigan, her first two jobs were in accounting...

News out of the technology sector leaves many women feeling discouraged. ...

On a national level, full-time female workers were paid 78 cents on the dollar in 2013, compared with men who worked the same number of hours, leaving a wage gap of nearly 22 percent....

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