By Gretchen Frazee
Of the record 36 women newly elected to Congress in the 2018 midterms, only one was a Republican. The party’s continued struggle to attract female candidates hit a new setback recently when political newcomer Joan Perry lost her North Carolina…
The proportion of female voices on country radio has been dropping in recent years, amid “long-held beliefs” that male singers drive larger audiences and greater ad revenue. But not everyone in Nashville buys into that theory. Jeffrey Brown reports on…
By Jeffrey Brown, Frank Carlson
While women were better represented as first authors in 2014 than 20 years earlier, their numbers have plateaued in recent years, the scientists found, and have declined in some journals.
By Lauren Silverman, KERA
As of 2013, women held 57 percent of jobs in the U.S. workforce, however, they held only 26 percent of computing jobs. What's the reason for the tech industry’s gender gap? Join us for a Twitter chat on the topic…
By Nora Daly
By Simone Pathe
Could increasing the percentage of women on corporate boards have a trickle-down effect on the workforce? That's not the case when quotas, and later sanctions, are used to force businesses to invite more women to the boardroom.
By Sallie Krawcheck
Former Citigroup CFO Sallie Krawcheck calls diversification "the one free appetizer in investing." That applies not only to the stock composition of a portfolio, but to the gender makeup of a company. Bringing more women into the room, she says,…
Women earn nearly half of all advanced business degrees, but they're still underrepresented in executive positions. Former banking CEO Sallie Krawcheck explains how fairy tales have told women to keep their heads down and how her network encourages women to…
By Jim Kuhnhenn, Alan Fram, Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama and his Democratic allies in Congress are making a concerted election-year push to draw attention to women's wages, linking Obama executive actions with pending Senate legislation aimed at closing a compensation gender gap that favors…
Costly generic drugs, security at the nations' airports and the global gender gap.
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