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Gender News Articles: Work and Organizations

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...
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...
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/...
Nov 17 2015 | Posted In: Feminism, Leadership, Medicine, Work and Organizations
When interviewed about the impact of family commitments on her surgical career, one woman shared a colorful story about practicing surgery while pregnant. Late in her pregnancy, in the middle of performing emergency surgery, she experienced her first contractions. However, rather than stopping the...
Jun 24 2015 | Posted In: Feminism, Work and Organizations
Jill Abramson, the first woman executive editor of The New York Times, was fired in 2014, despite garnering eight Pulitzer Prizes during her three-year editorship and, according to Stanford professor Ann Grimes, being “one of the most distinguished journalists of our time.” Abramson did not lose...

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