Helping Women Climb the Leadership Ranks by Diane Pierre-Louis in our May Issue of Kalon Women! Despite much progress in the area of gender equality in business, women still must overcome stereotypes about their strengths and weaknesses, and how those characteristics might differ from those of their male counterparts. So, a key overall question persists: Why aren’t more women in leadership roles in the business world?
Public policy expert Anne-Marie Slaughter made waves with her 2012 article, "Why women still can't have it all." But really, is this only a question for women? Here Slaughter expands her ideas and explains why shifts in work culture, public policy and social mores can lead to more equality -- for men, women, all of us.
Are sexist comments keeping women from pursuing careers in science and technology? --- While teaching I heard from a lot of the women in my classes that as early as elementary school they were being discouraged from pursing STEM, mostly by male teachers or parents. It was infuriating to hear what had been said to them by the people they trusted and looked to for support.
12 famous women who totally owned sexist, racist and transphobic interview questions. More and more women are rolling their eyes at pesky reporters who overlook their accomplishments in favor of their appearance — and it’s about time. Here are a few examples of ladies giving the best answers to the worst questions.
Amazing article about the disconnect between LDS doctrine and Mormon culture regarding female and male roles. Author suggests hearing from more women at General Conference and inviting them to say prayers at Conference as well. Posted September 16, 2012. Author unknown, but when I find out, I will update.
If it sounds strange to ask a male politician what designer he's wearing, then to discuss it in the news, stop and ask yourself why women politicians are being asked ridiculous questions. We didn't even do that in 1984.