Gender News Articles: Work and Organizations
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...
Dec 17 2019 | Posted In: Sexual Assault, Work and Organizations
Evette Dionne, editor-in-chief at Bitch Media, asserts people “reduce a credible allegation, an accusation against someone who has harmed someone else” to gossip as a way to “delegitimize it and undermine it, and make it seem as if it’s simply a rumor with no weight and no truth to it.”
Nov 11 2019 | Posted In: Academia, Medicine, Work and Organizations
Inspired by her personal experience and the barriers she faced when she decided to start a family, Dr. Rebecca Bernert, assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, founding director of the Suicide Prevention Research Laboratory, and Clayman Institute faculty research fellow, has now...