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  • As US women's soccer team rallies for equal pay, what to know about the gender wage gap

    18 July 2019

    Claire Wasserman is the founder and director of programming at Ladies Get Paid, an organization dedicated to career advice, salary negotiation tips and professional development information for women. Interested in World Cup? Add World Cup as an interest to stay up to date on the latest World Cup news, video, and analysis from ABC News. World Cup Add Interest The U.S. Women's National Team claimed its fourth Women's World Cup championship title last week.

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  • ‘No hope’ global development goals can be achieved without women, says UN Assembly President

    18 July 2019

    “This is an obvious point to make, but it is, sadly, one that we cannot repeat enough”, she said, opening the day-long discussion at UN Headquarters in New York to identify best practices aimed to knock down barriers hindering women’s full participation and leadership, in what she called “our shared mission this year”.

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  • Why automation is a feminist issue

    18 July 2019 Working women are twice as likely as men to lose their jobs to AI, according to a thinktank. Which perhaps isn’t surprising, given that most of that work is menial and badly paid

    According to a new study from the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR), nearly 10% of women work in jobs with a high potential for automation, compared to only 4% of men. So what, I hear you say.

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    Read the full article at theguardian.com
  • Why Gender Bias Still Occurs And What We Can Do About It

    11 July 2019

    Ginni Rometty is current chair, president and CEO of IBM, an empire worth $113.9 billion, with over 350,000 employees. After seven years in the role, she seemingly stands testament to the fact that gender is no barrier to executive success. But what if I told you the role was only ever within her grasp because she had already spent 32 years at the company?

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    Read the full article at Forbes Welcome
  • The Gender Pay Gap: Faulty Beliefs Perpetuate Inequity

    11 July 2019

    For the first time in U.S. history, there are more college-educated women than college-educated men in the workforce. According to Pew Research , there are 29.5 million women with at least a bachelor's degree in the workforce, compared to 29.3 million men. However, college-educated women have outnumbered college-educated men since 2007. The number of women in the U.S. workforce has increased 11 percent since 2000 . Why is this important?

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