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How Women Leaders in Technology Transform the Non-Profit World

In recent years, the nonprofit sector has witnessed more women ascending to technology management positions. These leaders are on the front lines of…

Visa Invests $20 Million in Microloan Program for Women Entrepreneurs

Visa announced the launch of its new foundation this week and with it, a contribution of $20 million to World Women's Banking. Its…

It Turns Out Men and Women View CSR Quite Differently

A recent survey led by the CFA Institute noticed a Mars-Venus divide between how men and women in the investment management profession view…

Uber Shows Saudi Women Winning Right to Drive Is About Money, Influence and Perhaps, Human Rights

It turns out Saudi Arabia's investments in companies, such as $3.5 spent on Uber in 2016, were partly behind the country's decision to…

Despite Reforms, Some Children in Qatar Still Denied Citizenship

According to Human Rights Watch, the Middle East nation Qatar will still deny children of Qatari women and non-Qatari men the right to…

Bangladesh Claims Global Leadership in Garment Transparency

According to a coalition of trade industry groups, NGOs and academics, Bangladesh will soon have the world’s most transparent garment industry, due to…

Support Women Who Mean Business

Not only are women leading in executive positions, but women are also striving to bring humanity and social responsibility to the forefront of…

UN Shares Frank Updates on the Sustainable Development Goals

The 19-page overview is frank and matter-of-fact, full of statistics that arouse hope, worry and of course, more questions, at the same time.…

Apple’s New Lavish HQ Is Missing A Few Things

Apple's new Cupertino headquarters is chock full of bells and whistles. But some critics question why this forward-thinking company left out two things:…

New $500,000 Fund Makes Organizing Easier for Women of Color and Trans Women

The fund will support the leadership efforts of women of color and trans women working across issues such as environmental, racial and economic…

Google Fights Back Against Pay Inequality Accusations

Google claims to have achieved gender parity across its global offices. The Department of Labor disagrees -- and it's suing Google for allegedly…

Nike To Launch High-Performance Hijab For Muslim Athletes

Nike will release a high-performance hijab for female Muslim athletes next year, becoming the first major athletic brand to design such an item…

Stanford Business Students Release Ill-Conceived, Mysogynistic Music Video

While one would hope these bright students would set the bar high, the potty humor in the video is lowest-common-denominator stuff.

Can Better Data Improve Gender Equality?

Despite what we have achieved so far this century, women are still at a structural disadvantage in nearly every facet of life. On…

Technology Is Putting Women Out of Work — Here’s How to Counter the Effects

While science and technology are advancing, our efforts to close the global gender gap remain stalled. But companies can turn the tide by…