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Women Less Likely to Request Deadline Extensions, Research Shows

Women are less likely to ask for deadline extensions on work and school tasks, according to a recent study by The Ohio State University's...

Women Turn to MBA Programs to Overcome Pandemic Setbacks

Women have suffered inordinate economic and career setbacks due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Nearly four times as many women as men left or were...

Sexual Harassment Continues to Plague Women in Science

Sexual harassment in the field of scientific research is a longstanding issue that deters some women from pursuing their educational and career goals. The...

Gender Pay Gap Persists for Degree-Earning Women

Women in the United States do not earn as much as their male counterparts despite receiving more college education and earning more degrees than...

NCAA Hires Firm to Review Gender Equity Gaps in Sports

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has hired a Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP law firm to address gender equity issues after stark discrepancies...

Universities Demonstrate Commitment to Gender Equality Through HeForShe Campaign

Nearly five years ago, actress Emma Watson — well-known for her portrayal of a strong female character in the popular Harry Potter movies —...

Kent State Maintains Broad Network of Support for Students

As a public research university with seven regional campuses in Northeast Ohio and a student enrollment of more than 40,000, Kent State University has...

Equality in the Workplace: Are Women Treated the Same as Men?

Despite hopes for significant improvement in equal pay and the removal of barriers for women to advance in the workplace, progress in these areas...

Specialized Programs Aim to Increase Female Representation in Public Policy Leadership

According to the Center for American Women in Politics, female representation in elected U.S. government leadership (e.g., Congress, state legislatures, local government) hovers around...

Equality in the Workplace: The Stubborn Lack of Progress in Reducing Harassment...

Although laws protecting women against discrimination and harassment in the workplace have been around for decades, there still is much work to be done...

Leading the Charge: Higher Education Takes a Proactive Approach in Addressing...

When revelations of Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein’s sexual misconduct surfaced in October to much public outcry, the moment was a sobering one for many...

The Gender Equity Imperative: Business Leaders Have a Role to Play

The world seems to have shifted on its axis. We have seen some ugly flashpoints in recent months, including the rise of a new...

Inclusion of Diverse Groups in STEM Leads to Increased Creativity, Innovation

Innovations in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) — both in academia and biotechnology — have had a positive effect on society at the...

UMass Lowell Addresses Gender Bias in STEM Academia Through New Initiative

Nationally, women earn 41 percent of all doctorate degrees in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) disciplines but make up only 28 percent of...

Google Employee’s Anti-Diversity Memo Sparks Outrage

 A 10-page memo criticizing Google’s diversity efforts was leaked from the company’s internal messaging system on Saturday, sparking widespread media attention and criticism from...

WiHE Empowers Women to Address Gender Inequities on Campuses

With a goal to enlighten, encourage, empower, but also enrage women on college campuses, Women in Higher Education (WiHE) attempts to evoke a visceral...

Talking the Talk

How Politicians and Activists Are Holding the Federal Reserve Bank Accountable for Its Diversity Efforts  More and more, women across the world are serving in...

The Role of the CDO in Advancing Gender Equity at a...

A look inside Georgia Tech’s gender equity initiative As diversity professionals in higher education, we are aware of the gender equity challenges faced by technology-focused...

NCAA to Call on College Presidents to Sign Diversity, Gender Equity...

Presidents and chancellors at National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) member schools will soon be encouraged to sign a pledge committing their institutions to increasing...