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January 21, 2014

The Trouble With Bright Girls

by Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

Successful women know only too well that in any male-dominated profession, we often find ourselves at a distinct disadvantage. We are routinely underestimated, underutilized, and even underpaid. Studies show that women need to perform at extraordinarily high levels, just to appear moderately competent compared to our male coworkers. Read More…
January 15, 2014

Can Apple’s Angela Ahrendts Spark A Retail Revolution?

by Jeff Chu

When the Burberry CEO takes over as apple’s retail chief this spring, she’ll arrive with a sterling track record and an open, collaborative spirit that’s sure to shake things up in the executive ranks. Meet the woman charged with making apple shine again–and what she could mean for its legacy. Read More…
January 13, 2014

Tech Firms Now Hiring More Women Than Men

by Annalyn Kurtz

A curious thing has happened in the tech world. In an industry that has long been considered a boys club, suddenly firms are hiring more women than men. Over the last 12 months, the tech industry added 60,000 jobs, and 36,000 — or 60% — of those positions went to women, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Usually, men make up 70% to 80% of the new hires, but according to the BLS, the tide seems to have turned in the last year. Read More…