Archive for August, 2015

[Q&A] Rebecca Sive: Every Day is Election Day

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[Q&A] Rebecca Sive: Every Day is Election Day

Rebecca Sive is Academic Director of the Women in Public Leadership Executive Education Program, Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago, where she has taught classes on women in politics. She was among Illinois Gov. James R. Thompson’s inaugural appointees to the Illinois Human Rights Commission, on which she served for eight […]

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Being ‘Assertive’ Can Be Costly for Women

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Being ‘Assertive’ Can Be Costly for Women

We know that being perceived as “pushy” can be punitive for women, but it can be costly as well: almost $16,000, in fact. Writing at Forbes.com, Kathy Caprino spoke with researchers David Maxfield and Joseph Grenny, authors of a study that finds gender bias in the workplace is very real. The perceived competency for women […]

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Women’s Pay Starts Strong Then Falls Behind

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Women’s Pay Starts Strong Then Falls Behind

Gender pay disparity often begins in favor of women but soon favors men. Researchers at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York say women fresh from college earn as much or more than male counterparts in 29 fields. But by mid-career that advantage is gone. Women college graduates between the ages of 22 and 27 […]

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