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About Time to Deal with Unconscious Bias?

on Wed, 2016-09-14 07:21

Congratulations to Leniece Flowers Brissett, author of this piece, who so clearly describes a problem we need solved now.



Is Courage What's Needed Or Men's Willingness to Change?

on Sun, 2014-04-06 14:19

Read about the challenges women face in the world of tech:

Question: Should a woman get out in protest or become the boss and change this toxic culture from within?


Did We Need More Proof?

on Sun, 2014-01-19 16:00

Our unconscious, or conscious, biases that view boys differently than girls will take time to alter. Perhaps reading this oped and examining the evidence will speed up the process!

Four Role Models?

on Sun, 2013-10-13 20:54

This follow up interview with four different women on their journey as CEO's makes for interesting reading.

Why Are There Still So Few Women in Science?

on Fri, 2013-10-04 09:55

Who gets hired John or Jennifer? Amazing findings assign blame on our culture...again.

Harvard Experiment in Gender Bias Produces Amazing Results

on Fri, 2013-09-13 10:40

Jodi Kantor's article describing the Harvard Business School's experiment is riveting. The results are stunning, and the grumbling from men on the HBS faculty and male students not surprising. When in history have those in power and holding the influence ever volunteered to relinquish their power and influence? Holding on is human nature, and yet these changes – so remarkable and transforming – might they take hold?

How Might Unseen Barriers Be Overcome?

on Fri, 2013-09-06 10:07

How might a corporate culture tackle these unseen barrier to women rising in the corporation? Three academics suggest solutions after first stunning the reader with just how deeply ingrained and intractable these barriers are.

'Put Your Head Down and Charge' Mickie Siebert's legacy

on Tue, 2013-08-27 15:27

 Mickie Siebert, whom I was privileged to know, and learn from, was deeply committed to helping other women succeed. At our first meeting several years ago, she thrust her card into my hand and said, "Call me, we should have breakfast!" She said this with such ugency, I called immediately and over a breakfast, I learned of her fight to have a financial literacy curriculum adopted in the publc schools. 

Here is one woman's very practical list of just what she learned from Mickie. We all can learn a great deal from this legendary woman whose life and career transformed Wall Street.