Archive for October, 2015

Study: Women Avoiding Cybersecurity Careers

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Study: Women Avoiding Cybersecurity Careers

If Internet security is the latest front in the battle to boost women’s presence in STEM fields, the fight’s not going well. A survey commissioned by Raytheon and the national Cyber Security Alliance finds the gap in interest in the field shown by men and women has widened in the past year. The study, “Securing […]

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Gender Bias, STEM and the Boys Club

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Gender Bias, STEM and the Boys Club

Why do too few women begin or stay with STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) careers? On the Oct. 20, 2015, broadcast of PBS’s “NewsHour,” Judy Woodruff spoke with Eileen Pollack (at l.), author of “The Only Woman in the Room: Why Science Is Still a Boys’ Club.” A transcript of the broadcast follows:   […]

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Study Examines Difficulties of ‘Opting In’

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Study Examines Difficulties of ‘Opting In’

Women who “opt out” of careers to have children have been much discussed, but too little attention may have been given to the difficulties these women encounter when trying to opt back in. The latest survey by British site Workingmums.co.uk finds that among women who take a career break to have or raise children, nearly […]

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[Q&A] Paris Realtor Adrian Leeds: Recognize Your Luck

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[Q&A] Paris Realtor Adrian Leeds: Recognize Your Luck

Adrian Leeds is an American in Paris, where she is a property consultant, journalist, TV personality (with 21 appearance on HGTV’s “House Hunters International”) and more. She is author and editor of the Parler Paris and Parler Nice Nouvellettres, author and editor of French Property Insider and of Adrian Leeds’ Top 100 Cheap Insider Paris […]

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What LeanIn.org and McKinsey Know About Women

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What LeanIn.org and McKinsey Know About Women

Don’t buy the idea the women are underrepresented at the top because they leave business at higher rates than men or because women have difficulties balancing work and life demands. The truth is that “women face greater barriers to advancement and a steep path to senior leadership,” concludes a study, “Women in the Workplace 2015,” […]

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