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What differentiates women leaders from the pack? A study by researchers from the University of Rhode Island College of Business Administration, the University of Oxford Saïd Business School, and the School of Business and Management at Queen Mary University of London sought to find out. Researchers...

The regions that rank highest may not be what you think. STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) careers are among the most promising in terms of growth and pay. Yet women continue to be underrepresented in technology fields, with only 25 percent holding computing jobs. Among the...

Slowly, but surely, corporate boards are diversifying Since 2004, the Alliance for Board Diversity (ABD) has been working to diversify corporate boards. Diverse boards enhance shareholder value, according to the ABD reports. In 2017, in collaboration with Deloitte, ABD released the Missing Pieces Report, a census of 492...

For all the gains women have made in business, they are still far less likely than men to found the highest-value start-ups. That’s the message from a research report by Goodcall.com examining the factors behind the success of male and female founders of unicorns (start-ups valued...

by Katherine Griffin Women of color are more likely than Caucasian women to want to be a C-suite executive—yet are much less likely to reach that goal. That’s one of several discouraging findings from a 2016 LeanIn.org/McKinsey & Co. report on women in the workforce. The research...

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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