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Entrepreneur
2 weeks ago
Women in technology

How Digital Entrepreneurship is Helping Women Shatter the Glass Ceiling | Entrepreneur

The glass ceiling is a well-known inequality in the business world, making it more challenging for women to reach top positions. [ more ]
TNW | Future-Of-Work
3 weeks ago
Women in technology

Study shows 'benevolent sexism' in startups widens the gender gap

Subtle forms of sexist biases can accumulate in entrepreneurship affecting women's advancement and representation. [ more ]
Fast Company
2 hours ago
Women in technology

3 lies women are taught to believe about money

The socialization around money instills limiting beliefs in women that hinder their financial empowerment. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
1 month ago
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Yemeni women become mobile phone technicians to curb sextortion

Women in Yemen face challenges fixing mobile phones due to gender norms and risks of extortion, impacting their daily lives and work opportunities. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
1 month ago
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The advancement of women's rights struggles against racism and inequality

Racial, economic, and educational disparities impact women's sexual and reproductive rights progress globally. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
1 month ago
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Djingarey Maiga: an inspiring voice for the women of Mali

Women's rights advocate in Mali, Djingarey Maiga, works relentlessly to defend women's rights and address gender inequalities in the country. [ more ]
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www.dw.com
3 weeks ago
Women in technology

Iran intensifies violent crackdown on women DW 04/29/2024

Authorities in Iran are intensifying efforts to enforce strict Islamic dress codes on women through patrols and violence. [ more ]
www.dw.com
3 weeks ago
Women in technology

Iran renews violent crackdown on women DW 04/29/2024

Iranian authorities are intensifying efforts to enforce strict Islamic dress codes for women through increased street patrols and violence. [ more ]
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New York Post
2 weeks ago
Women in technology

Voter gender gap is bigger issue for Biden than Trump

Donald Trump leads Joe Biden among voters in a recent national poll, showcasing potential shifts in demographics and voter preferences over time. [ more ]
#discrimination
Non Profit News | Nonprofit Quarterly
2 weeks ago
Women in technology

Your Comfort Is Killing Me: The Toll of Unseen-and Unpaid-Emotional Labor - Non Profit News | Nonprofit Quarterly

Workplace harm can result from lack of psychological safety, including discrimination, harassment, bullying, microaggressions, and racial gaslighting. [ more ]
TechRepublic
3 weeks ago
Women in technology

Women in Cybersecurity: ISC2 Survey Shows Pay Gap and Benefits of Inclusive Teams

Only 17% of cybersecurity workforce respondents were women, showing ongoing gender imbalance. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
1 week ago
Women in technology

LGB women are more likely to die earlier than hetero women, according to study

Lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) women have a higher likelihood of dying earlier than straight women due to systemic health disparities and discrimination. [ more ]
Non Profit News | Nonprofit Quarterly
4 weeks ago
Women in technology

The Tightrope of Excellence: Black Women and Authenticity - Non Profit News | Nonprofit Quarterly

Black women often feel pressured to embody excellence and perfection at work, overshadowing authenticity. [ more ]
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Advocate.com
1 week ago
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Lesbian and bisexual women live shorter lives than straight women. Here's why

Lesbian and bisexual women have a shorter life expectancy compared to heterosexual women due to existing health disparities and social stigma. [ more ]
Advocate.com
1 week ago
Women in technology

Lesbian and bisexual women live shorter lives than straight women. Here's why

Lesbian and bisexual women have significantly shorter life expectancies compared to straight women due to health disparities and social stigma. [ more ]
The Mercury News
3 weeks ago
Women in technology

Mammograms should start at 40, panel says, as breast cancer rates rise in younger women

Mammograms should start at age 40 for women every other year, aligning with other medical groups' recommendations. [ more ]
Cbsnews
3 weeks ago
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More women are falling behind on breast cancer screenings, study shows

Mammograms save lives, but lack of access remains a barrier for many women. [ more ]
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#gender-differences
Advocate.com
2 weeks ago
Women in technology

Think transgender women have an advantage in sports? A new study disputes the idea

Trans women in sports may not have significant advantages over cisgender women, challenging common beliefs. [ more ]
Mail Online
6 days ago
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Companies run by women with a 'bit of an ego' are more successful

Narcissistic female CEOs outperform male counterparts in corporate performance due to their ability to balance the positive and negative traits of narcissism. [ more ]
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Inside Higher Ed | Higher Education News, Events and Jobs
2 weeks ago
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Tenure and promotion barriers persist for women, faculty of color

Women and people of color on tenure track have increased, but promotion rates lag behind white men. [ more ]
#gender-disparities
Axios
1 week ago
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Why women in the U.S. are less satisfied with their jobs than men

Women tend to be less satisfied with their jobs compared to men for the past seven years, emphasizing the importance of addressing gender disparities in the workplace. [ more ]
Fast Company
3 weeks ago
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This specific kind of commute is stressing women out

Women carry the majority of caregiving travel responsibilities, leading to increased stress and decreased levels of happiness and meaning. [ more ]
www.dw.com
6 days ago
Women in technology

Pakistan: Why are there so few female judges? DW 05/15/2024

Male chauvinism hindered Khalida Rachid Khan from reaching the top of Pakistan's judiciary, showcasing persistent gender disparities. [ more ]
Fast Company
1 month ago
Women in technology

POV: A $100 million investment in women's healthcare isn't enough. This is what we need

Women's health is recognized by the White House for investment but remains in crisis, requiring comprehensive funding to address existing disparities. [ more ]
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ITPro
3 weeks ago
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New London business taskforce looks to support women in tech

The Women Pivoting to Digital Taskforce aims to bridge the gender gap in technology roles by upskilling women from non-technical backgrounds for digital careers. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 weeks ago
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Trump Respects Women, Most Men Say

The perception of former President Trump's respect for women varies significantly between men and women, impacting his standing with voters. [ more ]
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www.nytimes.com
2 weeks ago
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In China, Ruled by Men, Women Quietly Find a Powerful Voice

Women in Shanghai are negotiating their public expression and reclaiming identities despite the political crackdown on feminism in China. [ more ]
time.com
2 weeks ago
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This Is a Film About the Women's Resistance.' What Bread and Roses Reveals About the Feminist Fight Against the Taliban

Bread and Roses documentary captures Afghan women's resistance to Taliban control. [ more ]
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Non Profit News | Nonprofit Quarterly
2 weeks ago
Women in technology

"We Specialize in the Wholly Impossible": Navigating Three Black Women Tropes in Leadership - Non Profit News | Nonprofit Quarterly

Black women often face stereotypical expectations and demands in leadership roles, impacting their well-being and effectiveness. [ more ]
Non Profit News | Nonprofit Quarterly
3 weeks ago
Women in technology

Dora Akunyili: A Black Woman Who Reformed Nigeria's Public Health Sector - Non Profit News | Nonprofit Quarterly

Black women face similar hurdles in Nigeria and the United States in leadership roles. [ more ]
Non Profit News | Nonprofit Quarterly
1 week ago
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Beyond Karen: White Woman Archetypes in the Third Sector - Non Profit News | Nonprofit Quarterly

Black women face challenges in the workplace with low retention and promotion rates, especially when compared to their White counterparts. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
1 week ago
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Study of 100K Black women launches to figure out why more Black women are getting cancer

The VOICES of Black Women study aims to address the high rates of cancer in Black women. [ more ]
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Entrepreneur
2 weeks ago
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How Women Entrepreneurs Are Transforming Traditional Industries | Entrepreneur

An unprecedented surge of women entrepreneurs shifted the male-dominated landscape, with female-owned businesses increasing from 28% to nearly 50% in one year. [ more ]
Entrepreneur
1 week ago
Women in technology

Studies Show Women Need Each Other's Support to Reach Maximum Success - and I've Experienced This Firsthand. Here's How. | Entrepreneur

Support among successful women is beneficial for leadership and financial success. [ more ]
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Forbes
3 weeks ago
Women in technology

In-Office Work Is A 'Springboard' For Young Men's Careers, Survey Says

Young men perceive greater career advancement opportunities by working in the office, compared to young women. [ more ]
Forbes
3 weeks ago
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In-Office Work Is A 'Springboard' For Young Men's Careers, Survey Says

Young men benefit more from office presence than women in terms of professional growth. [ more ]
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time.com
3 weeks ago
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When Should You Get a Mammogram? 10 Years Sooner Than You Think

Most women recommended to start mammogram screenings at 40, every other year until 75. [ more ]
PortlandTribune.com
3 weeks ago
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Women Business Owners Lead with Passion and Optimism for Success

Passion, collaboration, and community are crucial for women business leaders. Personal satisfaction is a top motivation for starting and maintaining a business. [ more ]
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www.theguardian.com
3 weeks ago
Women in technology

Perimenopausal women have 40% higher risk of depression, study suggests

Perimenopausal women have a 40% higher risk of depression compared to premenopausal women. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
3 weeks ago
Women in technology

Black menopausal women almost 5 times less likely to be on HRT than white women

Black menopausal women are significantly less likely to be on hormone replacement therapy compared to white women. [ more ]
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www.theguardian.com
2 weeks ago
Women in technology

Horror and fury in Australia as epidemic of violence against women sweeps across the country

Violence against women in Australia continues with a concerning frequency, sparking urgent conversations and calls for action. [ more ]
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www.nytimes.com
2 weeks ago
Women in technology

It Took Decades, but Japan's Working Women Are Making Progress

Increasing female representation in the Japanese diplomatic corps demonstrates slow but impactful progress in reshaping workplace cultures for women. [ more ]
Fast Company
4 days ago
Women in technology

Microfeminism: On TikTok, women share the little ways they fight sexism in the workplace

Women are engaging in microfeminism to combat workplace sexism. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
1 week ago
Women in technology

Do we still need spaces to support women in restaurants? Certainly, this L.A. group says

Eliminate barriers for women in the food industry to create a more inclusive, sustainable environment. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
1 week ago
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Gloria de la Fuente: Female leadership tends to be more inclusive'

Feminist foreign policy promotes gender equality and inclusivity in international relations, focusing on the impact on women and young girls in conflicts and climate change. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
3 weeks ago
Women in technology

Women constitute only a third of local election candidates in England

Women make up only a third of local election candidates in England. [ more ]
Fast Company
6 days ago
Women in technology

How companies use 'cognitive diversity' as an excuse to keep hiring white men

Tech's focus on cognitive diversity over representational diversity can marginalize underrepresented minorities like Black women in the industry. [ more ]
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ITPro
3 weeks ago
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Why responsible AI development relies on female leadership input

Business leaders in the UK understand the importance of female leadership in AI, but there is a discrepancy in actual representation in senior roles. [ more ]
Irish Independent
2 weeks ago
Women in technology

Perimenopausal women have 40pc higher risk of depression, new study finds

Women during perimenopause are at higher risk for depressive symptoms, indicating a need for free midlife health checks to diagnose and manage issues early. [ more ]
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ComputerWeekly.com
3 weeks ago
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Progress being made on gender diversity in cyber | Computer Weekly

Gender diversity in cyber security is improving, but challenges remain in achieving true parity. [ more ]
ITPro
3 weeks ago
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Cyber security sector gender balance shows modest signs of improvement

The number of women entering cyber security is increasing, with positive trends in leadership roles and hiring responsibilities. [ more ]
ITPro
4 weeks ago
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Women in cyber security: Closing the gender divide

Gender diversity remains a challenge in the cybersecurity industry despite its growth, requiring more efforts to bridge the gap and provide equal opportunities. [ more ]
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Mail Online
3 weeks ago
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Women can stand the cold BETTER than men, surprising study finds

Ladies' heat conservation mechanisms kick in at a lower temperature compared to men. [ more ]
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ABC7 San Francisco
3 weeks ago
Women in technology

Nonprofit empowers girls of color in STEM through the art of dance

Empowering girls of color in STEM through dance and coding. [ more ]
www.amny.com
5 days ago
Women in technology

Mayor Adams celebrates Power Women 30th Anniversary at Gracie Mansion | amNewYork

30 years of Schneps Media's Power Women celebration honoring top women in business for their achievements. [ more ]
Entrepreneur
1 week ago
Women in technology

7 Ways to Empower Mothers in the Workplace | Entrepreneur

Empowering mothers in the workplace requires a thoughtful, multifaceted approach to support work-life balance and professional growth. [ more ]
Non Profit News | Nonprofit Quarterly
5 days ago
Women in technology

It Isn't Just Lonely at the Top, It's Downright Scary: The Reckoning Needed for Black Women Leaders - Non Profit News | Nonprofit Quarterly

Acknowledgment of challenges faced by Black women leaders in nonprofit sector.
Recommendations for transformative actions to support Black women leaders. [ more ]
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www.nytimes.com
3 weeks ago
Women in technology

Trump Respects Women, Most Men Say

This month, The New York Times/Siena College poll asked voters how much they think former President Trump respects women: a lot, some, not much or not at all?
You'll never guess what happened next!
#women-empowerment
TechCrunch
2 days ago
Women in technology

I'm rooting for Melinda French Gates to fix tech's broken 'brilliant jerk' culture | TechCrunch

Melinda French Gates resigns from Gates Foundation with $12.5 billion to focus on women and families. [ more ]
Independent
2 days ago
Women in technology

The 'Bumble Fumble': Dating is hard enough - why are the apps making it worse?

Bumble shifted from empowering women to pressuring them for more sex. [ more ]
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Mail Online
5 days ago
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I'm a therapist... this is why women are attracted to 'bad boys'

Women may be subconsciously attracted to 'bad boys' over 'nice guys' due to evolutionary instinct. [ more ]
www.ocregister.com
3 weeks ago
Women in technology

Mammograms should start at 40, panel says, as breast cancer rates rise in younger women

By Carla K. Johnson | The Associated Press Regular mammograms to screen for breast cancer should start younger, at age 40, according to an influential U.S. task force.
The Drum
3 weeks ago
Women in technology

Miss AI shows just how far influencer marketing can miss the mark

The Miss AI competition raises concerns about the objectification and unrealistic standards perpetuated by AI-generated virtual influencers in tech. [ more ]
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Inside Higher Ed | Higher Education News, Events and Jobs
1 hour ago
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Study: gender gaps persist for female scientists

Female biomedical researchers receiving more grants, but senior scientists receive the majority, leaving junior female scientists with fewer opportunities. [ more ]
Entrepreneur
1 month ago
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Successful Women Have These Six Personality Traits | Entrepreneur

Women play a significant role in franchising, bringing unique strengths like resilience to leadership roles. [ more ]
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Harvard Business Review
3 weeks ago
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More Women Work in Nonprofits. So Why Do Men End Up Leading Them?

Men in female-dominated occupations often experience faster rise to leadership due to systemic power dynamics and gender stereotypes. [ more ]
#diversity
ComputerWeekly.com
1 hour ago
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Knowledge24: 'You can't go it alone' in life, says actress Viola Davis | Computer Weekly

Viola Davis emphasizes the importance of taking small steps rather than making big leaps in pursuing success. [ more ]
Fast Company
1 week ago
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Neuroscience explains how diverse leaders pay an invisible 'mental tax'

Diverse leaders face mental taxation from constantly navigating stereotypes and misconceptions in the workplace. [ more ]
ITPro
4 weeks ago
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It's the end of the road for Women Who Code, following loss of "critical" funding

Radical decision by Women Who Code to shut down due to critical funding loss. [ more ]
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www.dw.com
4 days ago
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AI Lexicon W DW 05/17/2024

Numerous reports have highlighted a dearth of women in AI research and development and a lack of education opportunity for women.
www.theguardian.com
1 week ago
Women in technology

After 200 years, women can join the Garrick. Now for the task of making it share power, not hoard it | Jemima Olchawski

The Garrick Club in London voted to allow women as members after almost 200 years, revealing deep-seated misogyny and exclusivity in elite spaces. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
1 week ago
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Virtual conference helps girls in STEM programs meet women with science careers

Girls in Catholic schools in Brooklyn to virtually meet successful women in STEM at the 'Girls & STEM: Forging a Future' conference. [ more ]
Advocate.com
6 days ago
Women in technology

Most Black women don't have access to abortion, and they're going to impact the elections

57% of Black women in the U.S. lack abortion access, with many residing in states like Florida, Georgia, and Texas. The overturn of Roe v. Wade disproportionately affects women of color. [ more ]
Fast Company
6 days ago
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AI can be a friend or an enemy to nearly half the workforce. Here's how to make sure it's the former

Women disproportionately impacted by AI due to overrepresentation in vulnerable roles, yet optimistic about career impact. [ more ]
TechCrunch
1 week ago
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The women in AI making a difference | TechCrunch

TechCrunch launching series highlighting remarkable women in AI revolution. [ more ]
Nature
1 week ago
Women in technology

Neglecting sex and gender in research is a public-health risk

The consideration of sex and gender in clinical trials and medical practice is crucial for more personalized and effective treatments. [ more ]
Fast Company
3 weeks ago
Women in technology

Too many women are working through their high menstrual pain instead of taking the time off they need

The gender wage gap has narrowed to women earning 92 cents to a man's dollar among workers younger than 34.However, pay is not the only way inequality manifests.
www.dw.com
4 weeks ago
Women in technology

Germany: One in five older women faces poverty DW 04/24/2024

Unpaid family care work contributes to the gender pension gap, leaving older women financially worse off in Germany. [ more ]
Non Profit News | Nonprofit Quarterly
4 weeks ago
Women in technology

Taking Social Capital Seriously-Supporting Women Leaders of Color - Non Profit News | Nonprofit Quarterly

Building social capital is crucial for women of color to advance professionally and overcome systemic barriers. [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
4 weeks ago
Women in technology

Many female entrepreneurs report gender-based discrimination

40% of female entrepreneurs face gender-based discrimination in leadership roles. Confidence is a major challenge for female entrepreneurs. [ more ]
BuzzFeed
4 weeks ago
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Experts Weigh In On The "Rest Gap" For Women - AKA The Reason You're So Tired

Last month, UK-based Stylist magazine published an article about the "rest gap."
Non Profit News | Nonprofit Quarterly
4 weeks ago
Women in technology

Women of Color Deserve Quality Professional Development - Non Profit News | Nonprofit Quarterly

Professional development in the nonprofit sector can often feel like a punishment from management, lacking relevance and impact. [ more ]
Womenwhocode
4 weeks ago
Women in technology

The End of an Era: Women Who Code Closing - Women Who Code

Women Who Code grew into a global community of over 360,000 technologists dedicated to diversity and inclusion in tech. [ more ]
www.npr.org
1 month ago
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Women of color still lag behind in STEM jobs despite efforts to change

Highlighting innovative STEM projects by high school students at National STEM Festival. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
1 month ago
Women in technology

Women doing long jail sentences failed by system designed for men'

Female prisoners serving long sentences are subject to male-oriented programs, lack access to education and employment, and are housed with short-stay inmates, facing mental health risks. [ more ]
AdExchanger
1 month ago
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2024 Top Women in Media & Ad Tech Honorees and Special Recognition Awards Announced | AdExchanger

The Top Women in Media & Ad Tech Awards honor outstanding women in the industry for their contributions and impact. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
1 month ago
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Columnist relishes the "karmic justice" of 5 powerful women bringing down Donald Trump

Trump haunted by 'nasty women' taking him down. [ more ]
Discerning Cyclist
1 month ago
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How Bicycles Paved the Way for Women's Rights

The bicycle in the late 19th century empowered women by challenging societal norms and providing newfound mobility and freedom. [ more ]
Austin Monitor
1 month ago
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Women entrepreneurs seek greater support and opportunities throughout Austin - Austin Monitor

Increase access to capital, networks, and business tools for women entrepreneurs in Austin. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
1 month ago
Women in technology

All male panels': what does it mean when they say they can't find female experts?

Gender balance efforts in public scientific groups contrast with challenges in private events. [ more ]
Forbes
1 month ago
Women in technology

Women Athletes Are Changing The Culture Of Fan Engagement

Women athletes outperform men in social media fan engagement, contributing to increased viewership and attendance in women's sports.
Increased social media usage by women athletes has led to a new era of fandom, bolstering interest in women's sports events. [ more ]
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