Research

The information below will help you keep abreast of all the latest research from around the world on diversity and inclusion. You can use the filters above to find something that you are specifically looking for either via year published, or by keyword.

  • What Could Help Women Facing Financial Challenges For Retirement

    14 February 2019

    The financial challenges women face to achieve financial security in retirement can be huge, as a Senate Special Committee on Aging hearing and an Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI) briefing last week demonstrated starkly. And with the rising cost of health care, as well as other deep-seated economic factors at play, the anxiety has heightened considerably.

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  • How to find motivation based on your individual work style

    14 February 2019

    Understanding what personal hot buttons engage you allows you to take actions that make them work to your benefit.

    Whether you’re working on a big goal or just trying to get revved up for the day, getting and staying motivated can be a challenge. Sure, you can read a bunch of motivational quotes, visualize yourself being motivated again, or engage in other practices. But understanding your motivation style could be the key to setting yourself up for greater success.

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  • Why would any woman discourage a man's advocacy or support?

    7 February 2019

    A male interventional radiologist who is active in the #HeForShe campaign recently told me that he is being pressured to stop advocating for women. My first instinct was the biggest sigh and eyeroll of my life followed by thoughts of locker room peer pressure and boys’ club type discussions. But the criticism did not just come from men; many women are asking him to stop. That they don’t need a knight in shining armor or a protector. That they can do it on their own.

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  • Why More Women Are Turning To Entrepreneurship

    7 February 2019

    The number of women-owned businesses increased nearly 3,000% since 1972 according to the 2018 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report commissioned by American Express. Not only that but between 2017 and 2018 women started an average of 1,821 new businesses per day in the U.S. With women now making up a whopping 40% of new entrepreneurs, it’s clear that more women are turning to entrepreneurship than ever before. But why are so many women starting businesses?

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  • Research confirms working mums are ‘up to 40% more stressed’

    7 February 2019

    It’s official. Full-time working mothers with one child are 18% more stressed than other workers, and it’s more than double that for working mums of two children. While this accords with what we have seen/read/encountered it’s now an empirical fact.

    Professor Tarani Chandola, of Manchester University, and Dr Cara Booker, Professor Meena Kumari and Professor Michaela Benzeval, of the Institute for Social and Economic Research at Essex University, examined 11 indicators of chronic stress, including blood pressure and hormones, in 6025 women. The findings are unsurprising and alarming.

    The researchers used 11 markers in five ...

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