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Below you can find a selection of our favourite news stories curated from the press around the world. You can use the filters above to find your particular favourites either via year published, or by keyword!

  • Sheryl Sandberg: Too many men think hiring a few women makes their companies diverse

    12 October 2017

    Corporate America thinks if 10% of its leaders are women, that's good enough, according to new research from Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In organization. Sandberg says that too many male leaders are blind to disrespectful treatment of women, too. Sandberg hasn't fully solved the diversity problem at Facebook, where she is COO, either. Too many corporate leaders think that sprinkling a few women into the ranks here and there is all they need to do have a diverse workforce, Sheryl Sandberg says.

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    Read the full article at Business Insider
  • Investments in Women Are A Growing Opportunity

    12 October 2017

    With standard funders unwilling to invest in women — especially minority women — women entrepreneurs are creating new funding options.

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    Read the full article at Forbes Welcome
  • No, The Lesson Of Harvey Weinstein Isn't That Men Shouldn't Meet With Women

    12 October 2017

    Harvey Weinstein is facing more than 20 allegations of sexual misconduct, harassment and assault, and stories continue to trickle out. The horrifying allegations have kicked off discussions about the way industries like Hollywood enable abuse, and the shame attached to the big and small violations women deal with on a daily basis. But for some men, the takeaway from these allegations is that men should avoid meeting with women.

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    Read the full article at Huffington Post
  • Norway: Where women are represented & childcare’s capped at $425 a month

    12 October 2017

    MC Annabel Crabb urged the Ambassador of Norway Unni Kløvstad not to “rub our noses in it” when introducing her to stage to explain how Norway’s achieved remarkable progress on women’s workforce participation in recent years.

    But based on the collective sigh of the room at the Women World Changes event in Sydney this morning, plenty of us couldn’t believe the cost of full-time childcare  is capped at $425 a month in Norway.

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    Read the full article at Women's agenda
  • More formal, less 'fun' office cultures would be good for all of us

    12 October 2017

    Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for The Weinstein Company

    My former colleague Claire Cain Miller of The New York Times wrote a column this week about men who are reacting to recent sexual harassment scandals by limiting their professional contact with women, and that this is limiting some women's career opportunities.

    She wrote:

    "Some [tech investors] are avoiding solo meetings with female entrepreneurs, potential recruits and those who ask for an informational or networking meeting.

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    Read the full article at Business Insider
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