It’s still going to take more than 100 years to reach gender parity Last week part one of this topic explored how changes in political representation and management teams have seen some success on tilting the balance toward achieving gender parity. So it seems to be working at the top… … but at the lower […]
Category: Society & Politics
Gender Parity is Almost 100 Years Away
Gender parity matters because… Believe it or not economies and the societies supporting them need gender parity as a part of their overall health. Major factors like competitiveness, future-readiness, and growth have a global impact. Therefore, businesses and economies alike see the effects, based on the development and employment of half the available talent pool […]
Recruiting Women: Where Do You Start?
If your goal is to recruit more women for your workforce, where do you start? First, it’s important to realize that having a desire to recruit and recruiting are two entirely different things and that even if a company’s HR program, recruiting group, and hiring team all agree that their company should hire more women, […]
How Women Can Take Over Politics
While Hillary Clinton is the first female majority party candidate, in the vast majority of our political system, women are conspicuously absent.
Women Entrepreneurs Get Their Own Accelerator
Prosper Startup Accelerator aims to infuse capital into women-led startups $50,000 Equity Investments Offered to Up to 12 Companies St. Louis, MO –Prosper Capital is announcing today an open call for applications for the inaugural Prosper Startup Accelerator program. The organization will award $600,000 in equity funding for women-led and women-owned startups. Prosper Capital is […]
New Grants For Nontraditional Occupations
$1.9M in grants to support women in nontraditional occupations announced by US Labor Department WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced a total of $1,938,182 in grants to help women through the Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations program, an initiative designed to recruit, train and retain women in high-skill occupations in advanced manufacturing, […]
New Grant Supports Nontraditional Labor
$1.8M funding opportunity to support women in nontraditional occupations announced by US Department of Labor WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the availability of approximately $1.8 million in grants through the Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations program, an initiative designed to recruit, train and retain women in high-skill occupations, such as advanced […]
Watch Out For Memorial Day Scams
With the excitement surrounding holidays, scammers take advantage of the celebrations and publicity by creating fraudulent financial offers that this Memorial Day are aimed at veterans and their families.
Women Veterans and Military Spouses Get Financial Support Program
Foundations Launch Financial Literacy Support Program for Women Veterans and Military Spouses During Financial Literacy Month ( Washington, DC ) – Alliant Credit Union Foundation and Business and Professional Women’s Foundation are partnering to provide free financial education, counseling, and tools for the rapidly growing community of women veterans and military/veteran spouses served by Joining Forces […]
New Salary Analysis For Equal Pay Day
For Equal Pay Day, New Analysis Shows Unequal Wages Cost Los Angeles strong Area Women More Than $6 Billion in Income Each Year If Wage Gap Closed, Women in the Los Angeles Area Could Afford .5 Year’s Worth of Food, Three Months of Rent or 900+ Gallons of Gas Annually A new analysis released for […]
Few Women and Minorities Making It To S&P 100 Board Rooms
Citigroup, Merck, Coca-Cola, and JPMorgan Rated Best, Bottom 5 Include: Berkshire Hathaway, Ebay, and Apache Women Hold Under 1 in 5 Director Seats, Fewer Than 1 in 10 Top-Paid Jobs BETHESDA, MD. – March 7, 2013 – Standard and Poor’s (S&P) 100 companies have made some progress on corporate diversity since 2010, but these large-capitalization […]
Anxiety over incomes hits consumer morale
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Americans felt worse about their personal finances in early February, but rising confidence in the labor market’s prospects should help to support spending and the broader economy.