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Since the 1960s, the number of women breadwinners has quadrupled. As of 2015, according to a study from the Center for American Progress, approximately 64 percent of women identify as breadwinners or co-breadwinners in their families. Of those women, 37 percent are married and earning more than their husbands.
Iceland has been named the best place to work for women by the World Economic Forum for the past nine years. The Nordic nation was the first to require that employers prove they are paying women equally for doing equal work. A course in gender studies is a requirement in 27 of the country’s 33 high schools.
Women of color are projected to make up the majority of all women by 2060, meaning they will likely become the majority of the U.S. workforce. To increase diversity at senior executive levels, a case study was conducted on one group in particular: women of color in mid-level leadership.
Ayanna Pressley, in a surprise upset, has defeated 10-term Democratic Rep. Mike Capuano in Massachusetts' 7th Congressional District. She is now poised to become the first African-American woman to represent Massachusetts in the state's congressional history. This indicates that issues of representation rather than ideology are motivating voters in Democratic primaries.
Research published in Frontiers in Neuroscience found that women who are victims of sexual violence, even those who were not diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, had more intense memories sometimes decades after the incident took place.
President of Combs Enterprises, Dia Simms, shares the business benefits of diverse leadership and recalls the lessons she learned from Sean Combs himself.