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Gender equality

The percentage of women in senior management teams globally rose just 1 percent in 2016 — from 24 percent to 25 percent, according to a new report by Grant Thornton International. The senior-management gender gap has shrunk just 6 percent in the past 13 years.
NEW partner organizations dared to #BeBoldForChange for International Women’s Day, March 8, calling for a more gender-equal world with speaker events, leadership development and online gatherings.
More than 15 years ago, I came up with the idea to start the Network of Executive Women because I wanted to bring women together to support one another. It worked!
Stereotypes, social norms and unconscious bias are contributing to a widening gender gap at work, according to a new international study commissioned by Unilever.
During a meeting with female leaders from more than 20 Fortune 500 companies, the conversation turned to women’s employee resource groups.
In line with stubborn stereotypes, "many employees really do view assertive women in leadership as bossy," according to new research from executive coaching firm Skyline Group Inc.
Women continue to face gender-based bias about their ability to lead in politics and business, according to a new study by public relations firm MWWPR and Wakefield Research.
Countless research studies on gender and negotiation, power, promotion, pay gap and productivity have been hurled into public consumption, chewed and digested by all forms of media, then interpreted into “good advice for women” by well-meaning managers, trainers and consultants — myself included.
A new report from McKinsey & Company and LeanIn.org demolishes many of the old alibis for the lack of women in business and shows they lag behind men in promotions from the start of their careers.
The Network of Executive Women and the Center for Creative Leadership have published a new report that identifies workplace factors that support or block women’s career advancement.