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Exploring the Gender Pay Gap

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Exploring the Gender Pay Gap

“The gender pay gap is real, but more complicated than you think,” reports an interesting new study of women’s and men’s wages conducted by PayScale.com, a provider of on-demand compensation data and software. The often-quoted wage statistic (which PayScale.com calls the “uncontrolled gender pay gap”) is that women earn 78 cents for every dollar a […]

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Risk Management and Career Building

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Risk Management and Career Building

When opportunities arise to assume greater leadership roles, whispers of self-doubt aren’t uncommon. Are you ready? Is this the right move? Do they really want me? Am I moving up too fast? Writing at LinkedIn, Sallie Krawcheck—CEO and co-founder of women’s investing site Ellevest—says she knows those doubts and how to defeat them. “When I […]

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[Q&A] Cookbook Writer Kate Leahy’s Recipe for Success

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[Q&A] Cookbook Writer Kate Leahy’s Recipe for Success

Kate Leahy is a freelance writer and recipe developer based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She is the co-author, with Nate Appleman and Shelley Lindgren, of “A16 Food + Wine” (Ten Speed Press, 2008), named the 2009 International Association of Culinary Professionals Cookbook of the Year and recipient of the Julia Child First Book […]

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[Q&A] Christine Pedi: Find Your Voice

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[Q&A] Christine Pedi: Find Your Voice

Christine Pedi earned her nickname, “The Lady of 1,000 Voices,” from her ability to mimic celebrities—in speech and song—as shown in her current role in “NEWSical the Musical” and in her long run in the off-Broadway parody revue “Forbidden Broadway.” She made her Broadway debut in “Little Me” with Martin Short and Faith Prince and […]

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[Q&A] Brenda Dunn Kinney: Fully Show Up

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[Q&A] Brenda Dunn Kinney: Fully Show Up

Brenda Dunn Kinney is CEO and founder of BDK & Associates. She consults with organizations on marketing, corporate strategy, building customer relationships, call centers, technology and operations, partner/alliance marketing, mergers and acquisition, and management. Dunn Kinney has more than 20 years of hands-on executive experience.   What was your business experience before BDK & Associates? […]

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[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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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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[Q&A] Rachel Switall: Make Your Mark

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[Q&A] Rachel Switall: Make Your Mark

Rachel Switall is a graphic artist by profession, but being a gatherer of children’s dreams is her true calling. She is publisher, editor, art director, advertising director and marketing director for StudentsXpress, a quarterly publication first printed in December 2011. Showcasing the writings and artwork of students from more than 25 Chicago public schools, StudentsXpress […]

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[Q&A] Triathlete Lori Sherlock: Push What You Can Do

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[Q&A] Triathlete Lori Sherlock: Push What You Can Do

Lori Sherlock is an associate professor in West Virginia University’s division of exercise physiology. In addition to her full schedule teaching aquatic therapy and exercise physiology classes, she trains for and competes in Ironman Triathlons (a 2.4-mile swim followed a 112-mile bike ride and a full, 26.2-mile marathon). She recently received her Ed.D. from West […]

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Women College Grads Still Face Pay Gap

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Women College Grads Still Face Pay Gap

The Economic Policy Institute (EPI) no doubt wishes it had more encouraging news for young women graduating college this year. But it doesn’t. Young women coming out of college still earn less than male graduates. That gap is narrowing slowly, but largely, the EPI reports, “because the vast majority of men’s wages have stagnated or […]

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