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Gender News Articles: Work and Organizations

May 26 2016 | Posted In: Academia, Activism, Feminism, History, Sexual Assault, Work and Organizations
In 2014, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law SB 967, popularly known as the “affirmative consent” law. The bill sparked nationwide controversy because of a provision that required state-funded institutions of higher education to adopt an “affirmative consent standard” for use in sexual...
Apr 26 2016 | Posted In: Academia, Feminism, History, Mentorship, Work and Organizations
Upon joining a major technology company six years ago, Cherizza Lundy sought opportunities to discover connections between her assignments and other projects at the company as a way to learn about the corporate culture. On a particularly challenging indicators project, Lundy’s investigations led to...
Apr 26 2016 | Posted In: Academia, Leadership, Mentorship, Work and Organizations
Think about the people you turn to for work-related advice and support. How many of these people are outside your organization? Outside your area of expertise? At a different level of seniority? Of a different race or gender?
Apr 26 2016 | Posted In: Academia, Leadership, Mentorship, Work and Organizations
One of the most important challenges facing workplaces today is that of cultivating a diverse workforce and an environment where all employees can thrive. Helping employees develop and refine the essential skills they need beyond job-specific qualifications is critical in a competitive work...
Mar 9 2016 | Posted In: Mentorship, Unconscious Bias, Work and Organizations
Silicon Valley companies help solve the world’s most difficult and complex problems. Yet the puzzle of how to make high tech more inclusive and welcoming to diverse talent remains unsolved. In technology, women are 3.7 percent of R&D Executives, less than 5 percent of Principal Engineers/...

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