Here’s a summary and the reactions– both positive and negative– of Warren Buffet’s essay on women and the workplace.
Category: News In Review
In 8 specialized high schools in New York City, boys outnumber the girls significantly, dealing a blow to the ongoing campaign to getting more girls in STEM.
A single act of violence against a woman may result in complete absence from work, lower productivity, increased down time while at work and administrative costs to process the absence, explained Kathy Willis, executive director of Huronia Transition Homes, a non-profit organization working to end violence against women. She added that the lingering impact lowers women’s earning potential, which affects tax revenue and the country’s gross national product.
A new study says that while the roles of modern parents are converging, today’s moms and dads are feeling quite stressed when it comes to balancing work and family life.
Alcoa, Coca-Cola, and Unilever are the recipients of the 2013 Catalyst Award. They embody Catalyst’s vision of “Changing workplaces, Changing lives” through their gender diversity initiatives.
Studies have shown that a country’s reproductive health laws are crucial to empowering women.