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Brem Foundation Improves Breast Cancer Outcomes for Underrepresented Women

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the U.S., affecting one in eight over their lifetime. Early detection is crucial for...

Business School Strategies to Advance Women in MBA Programs and Leadership

After repeatedly being passed up for advancement opportunities and raises and then later learning of the gender pay gap in her role as an...

Columbia, George Washington Universities Name First Women Presidents

Two high-profile schools — Columbia University and The George Washington University (GWU) — recently made history by appointing women to lead their institutions for...

Introductory STEM Courses Drive Out Underrepresented Female Students at Higher Rates

The likelihood of obtaining a college degree within the areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) after receiving a low grade in just...

Notre Dame Changes Lyrics to ‘Most Recognizable’ Fight Song to Include...

The University of Notre Dame officially changed the lyrics to its famous “Victory March” fight song to include women, according to a recent announcement...

INSIGHT Into Diversity’s Lenore Pearlstein Featured as Panelist on Women’s Roundtable...

On Wednesday, Lenore Pearlstein, co-publisher of INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, was featured as a panelist on Clemson University's second annual Women’s Roundtable. The Women's Roundtable...

Louisiana Colleges Launch Oral History Project to Preserve Legacy of Women...

This week, universities across Louisiana announced the creation of the Louisiana Women in Politics Oral History Project in celebration of Women’s History Month. The initiative...

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...

100 Years After the 19th Amendment, Women Dominate at the Polls

August 2020 marked the centennial of the passage of the 19th Amendment, a law meant to grant women in the U.S. the right to...

INSIGHT to Host Part 2 of Free Webinar Series: ‘Women of...

Join us for INSIGHT Into Diversity's discussion series, Women of Color Need Courageous Allies in the Academy: Part Two, where Black and White women...

Gender Bias Means Women Are More Likely to Be Silenced Online

On September 28, University of Iowa graduate student Claire McDonnell recorded a video call of herself and a group of male classmates discussing plans...

Women of Color Need Courageous Allies in the Academy

INSIGHT Into Diversity hosts an open dialogue with White and Black women addressing racial and gender equity in the academy In June 1981, writer and...

Diverse Group of Women Academics Launch ‘Dear Pandemic’ Facebook Page

Nine women PhDs are leveraging their expertise as public health researchers and educators by operating a Facebook page known as Dear Pandemic to provide...

Women Pursuing MBAs Find Support System Through Forté Foundation

The early 2000s was an exciting time for American business as information technology companies began to expand following the dot-com bubble. Despite the promising growth...

Women Pioneers in Accounting

More than half of all accountants in the United States are women, but it was two pioneering individuals who paved the path for women...

Large Classes Deter Female Participation in STEM, New Research Shows

A new study published this week in the journal BioScience reveals that female students are less likely to participate in STEM classes with 120 or...