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Microsoft Makes Diversity Financially Rewarding for Execs

Software giant plans to link diversity stats to executive bonuses. Will it be enough to ensure diversity targets actually translate to greater multiculturalism…

Why Women Still Face Barriers to Healthcare Coverage

While the Affordable Care Act (ACA) expanded health insurance coverage to many previously uninsured women, troubling gaps still remain.

Twitter Chat Follow-Up: Mondelēz International on Women’s Empowerment in Cocoa Communities

We recently hosted a Twitter Chat #Women4Cocoa with Mondelēz International, CARE International and Oxfam. Here are responses to the audience questions we didn't…

How West Elm Strives to Improve the Lives of Artisan Workers

The NGO Nest is trying to make the global artisan goods market more transparent. And it has an ally in West Elm, a…

The 5 Most Blatant Pinkwashing Cause Marketing Schemes

What are some of the most garish pink ribbon-inspired cause marketing campaigns in recent memory? Here are five of the worst pinkwashing examples…

Women Entrepreneurs Face a Funding Crisis: We Need a New Approach to Solve It

Between 2011 and 2013, companies with a woman CEO received just 3 percent of venture capital investment. So, why are women entrepreneurs so…

Capital One Empowers Girls to Code

Female designers, developers and entrepreneurs gathered with Capital One in Washington, D.C. to showcase solutions that empower young women to enter the tech…

Working Women Champion Ivanka Trump Does Not Pay Her Interns

Ivanka Trump faces ridicule after her hiring of unpaid interns came to light. It's especially interesting given her efforts to bring a moderate,…

Have the Job You Want? Help Others Dress for Theirs

“An item of clothing that may not have relevance to one person could mean the world to someone else,” explains Joi Gordon, CEO…

Inclusionary Pioneers: Making the Case for Diversity in the American Workforce

What makes a diversity leader? We spoke with two highly successful consultants about what shaped their decision to become "diversity pioneers" and the…

Saatchi Chairman Resigns Over Gender Comments

Kevin Roberts' inflammatory comments about gender issues in his industry hastened his departure from Saatchi & Saatchi, which he joined as CEO in…

The ‘Why’ Behind MGM Resorts’ Women’s Leadership Conference

In 2007, MGM Resorts Foundation partnered with Las Vegas diversity and community organizations to create an event that evolved into the annual Women’s…

AmeriCorps to Shut Down Health Program After Abortion Controversy

Out of 1,600 volunteers who worked with AmeriCorps popular healthcare program last year, six were found to have given emotional support to women…

No Donald Trump, You Did Not Break the Glass Ceiling For Women in Construction

Donald Trump says he "was the one that really broke the glass ceiling on behalf of women" in construction. But Megan Wild, an…

4 Leadership Strategies to Keep Fighting Gender Bias

Every company will have missteps with gender bias. But businesses must establish a management culture that drives growth and empowerment for all employees.