This April, we saw a lot of articles about money. We read about how women’s rights generate more money for everyone, how women can and can’t make more money, and even which women should be on the face of our cash. These are are the top five articles worth reading from this past month.
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How do you address a sexist comment, directed to you or to a colleague, with confidence that your message will be well-received?
Yesterday was Equal Pay Day. If you aren’t familiar with the holiday, the title alone might have made you think it was a fun holiday celebrating women having equal opportunity. Who doesn’t love getting cash money, right? Actually, Equal Pay Day is a bit of a downer. It’s defined by the federal government as “theRead… Read more »
This March, we read a few articles about how women are making progress in the public sector, particularly in business and technology fields. However, other articles suggest that we still need to explain gender disparity in more real terms, before we can ever truly fight it.
Last week, we listed 10 female feds that you should definitely follow on social media. But now your Twitter feed could probably use a little state and local government love, right? Don’t worry. I’ve got you covered. Here are my top ten suggestions for state and local female leaders, plus one organization, to follow onRead… Read more »
The federal government is filled with awe-inspiring female public servants. But with so many women doing so many awesome things, how do you keep track of all those accomplishments? While I read a number of newsletters and check multiple websites daily, I find that the easiest way to stay keyed into women in government is through Twitter. ByRead… Read more »
We talk about the need to include more female voices in government all the time. Obviously, we think it’s important. That’s the point of GovFem, after all. What we don’t talk about as often is what role men have in the dialogue of women’s advancement. Granted, there are a few campaigns out there that recognizeRead… Read more »
Harvard Business School recently polled their alumni as part of their gender initiative. One finding was particularly interesting: About 37 percent of millennial women plan on interrupting their career to have children. That’s compared to 28 percent of Generation X women and 17 percent of baby boomers. In a time when more people are talkingRead… Read more »
This February, I came across more than a few news articles and studies that impressed how much more work we have to do in the feminist fight. Here are the top five worth reading.
One of my favorite professional development books is “Mistakes I Made at Work” by Jessica Bacal. It’s a compilation of 25 essays from influential women who admittedly made a few early detours on their road to success. I love the book because it not only offers some real advice for your early career, but itRead… Read more »