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by Dr. Dnika J. Travis The idea that there aren’t enough women in the pipeline for tech jobs is a myth that hides structural barriers to advancement. “We have robust pipelines and opportunities to create more,” said Allyson Kapin, founder of Women Who Tech, in a 2019 Quartz article on...

Conversations with Catalyst: Katherine Giscombe, PhD A holistic approach to life can help women of color make decisions that will support both career growth and life goals. These days, creating a successful career path is fraught with challenges. Compared to even just a few years ago, workplaces...

by Katherine Giscombe Have you ever thought about who influences societal change? Who is positioned to make lives better for Americans? Elected officials may come to mind. But when you think about the scope of responsibility and potential impact, one of the most powerful positions imaginable is...

Guisselle Nuñez Self-promotion is the action of promoting or publicizing oneself or one’s activities. Why do so many of us, women in particular, feel guilty or uncomfortable doing it? Or avoid it altogether? Self-promotion is both strategy and art. It requires self-awareness as well as knowledge of your...

by Gina Glantz Every election season, this term pops up in the media: women’s issues. Discussions of so-called women’s issues are where you find most women commentators, certainly many more than in discussions of economics and foreign policy, as if these topics were of no concern...

Diversity Insider: Ruchika Tulshyan I’m tired of hearing the oft-repeated wisdom: “women need to find mentors to ensure career success.” This is yet another step on the “fix women” ladder; women are constantly being told we should negotiate better, take greater risks, and “lean in” to...

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