Gender News Articles: Work and Organizations
Feb 16 2021 | Posted In: Academia, Technology, Work and Organizations
When you think about Silicon Valley, what concepts come to your mind? “Disruption,” “genius,” and “innovation” – these are all words commonly associated with the tech industry. In What Tech Calls Thinking: An Inquiry into the Intellectual Bedrock of Silicon Valley, Adrian Daub, the director of the...
Jan 21 2021 | Posted In: Intersectionality, Medicine, Work and Organizations
Even though we have just elected our first woman Vice President, women have yet to get a fair shake in the workplace. Or in the world, really. But here I’m going to focus on the workplace.
Jul 9 2020 | Posted In: Feminism, Work and Organizations
Working from home, as a type of flexible working arrangement, is often suggested as a solution to work-life challenges for privileged professionals. The global spread of COVID-19 has rendered working from home key to attempting normalcy during a time of crisis.
Jun 3 2020 | Posted In: Feminism, History, Work and Organizations
Since March 2020, over 33 million people in the United State have filed jobless claims. When 42 states required all but essential workers to stay home, mass furloughs and layoffs ensued and unemployment surged from 4.4% to 14.7%.
Jan 27 2020 | Posted In: Academia, Leadership, STEM, Work and Organizations
In Susan Fisk’s current sociology research, she has partnered with colleagues in computer science to look at how “lightweight interventions” can increase the number of women in computer science. In describing one such intervention – asking professors to email positive feedback to their students...