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Digital fluency — the extent to which people use digital technologies to become more knowledgeable, connected and effective — can help level the playing field for women at work, according to a new report by Accenture.
Women, especially younger women, are happiest working for companies that give them the same opportunities as men and offer pro-family policies, according to Fairygodboss, a website that collects women’s anonymous reviews of their employers.
Self-esteem increases with age, from adolescence to adulthood in people around the world, but at every age, men tend to have higher levels of self-esteem than women — and the gap has no correlation with economic empowerment, according to a survey of nearly 1 million men and women.
Public companies with strong female leadership see a better return on equity than companies with fewer women in top roles, according to a study of 4,200 public companies by investment research firm MSCI.
If the retail and consumer products industry wants to get serious about advancing women leaders, we're going to have to get rid of the B word — bossy.
More and more, organizations are realizing the importance of male engagement in their efforts to advance their women’s leadership initiatives. Simply stated, the industry will never obtain gender parity without the active advocacy of men.
The Network of Executive Women launched a new movement for women's leadership and workplace change at the Food Marketing Institute's Midwinter Executive Conference, Jan. 25 in Miami Beach, Fla.
I have two things to say to women: "Thank you” and "Sorry.” Let me explain. I recently stood waiting to use the restroom on the ferry. The door opened and a woman emerged. As she left, she smiled and said "Sorry.” 
Work/home balance is the top workplace concern for women, according to a recent study by SkillSoft.
NEW’s mission is to advance women, grow business and transform retail, consumer goods, financial services and technology and create a better workplace for all.