The author of the viral 2012Atlanticarticle "Why Women Still Can't Have It All" has anew book out today:Unfinished Business: Women Men Work Family. It focuses on changing the culture of what Slaughter calls our "toxic work world," and we're betting everyone will be talking about this one for a long time.
Nowadays, it feels like you can't spend five minutes on the internet without seeing an article about cracking the glass ceiling. Women's professional development is all the rage. But as initiatives to push women to the top proliferate, a few researchers are tackling an interesting question:is getting to the top what womenwant?
Raise your hand if you want to add $12 trillion to the world's economy over the next decade. ...Is everyone's hand raised? Good news! Researchers say we can make it happen byaddressing gender inequality- and we don't even need full gender equality to achieve those astounding results.
Young, Black, Female, and Envisioning Corporate Life
Artist Endia Beal'sphoto series, "Am I What You're Looking For?,"explores the uncertainties young African-American women face as they enter the workforce for the first time. In this case, these pictures are worth more than a thousand words.
S.H.E. Summit 2015is right around the corner! Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Sallie Krawcheck, Gloria Feldt, Reshma Saujani, and dozens of other role models will be convening in New York onOctober 6th and 7thfor the world's most accessible women's empowerment conference.Grab your ticketsand we'll see you there!
QUOTE OF THE WEEK
"I always go back to my mom's [advice], 'No one has the right to beat you.' I take that to every venue that I'm in. She would say, 'Someone has to be the best in the world, why not you?'"