How one female executive used LinkedIn to land her first-ever board seat
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Asha Smith | Released: March 18, 2019, 7:44 am
Emma Hinchcliffe writes in Fortune, "Last year, Medidata Solutions realized it had a problem. The pharmaceutical software company had a seven-person board of directors—and all seven were men.
Chairman and CEO Tarek Sherif knew he needed to diversify the group. But as the board began the search for
This new AR app puts women back in the history books
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Asha Smith | Released: March 18, 2019, 7:37 am
Jeff Beer writes in Fast Company, "Open up most elementary and high school history books and you’ll find stories of corruption, triumph, innovation, conflict, and resolution, that all have contributed to make the United States into the country it is today. You’ll also see a lot of dudes.
U.S. Women's Soccer team files gender discrimination suit against U.S. soccer
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Asha Smith | Released: March 18, 2019, 7:32 am
Chris Morris writes in Fortune, "As companies and governments observed International Women’s Day around the world, the U.S. women’s national soccer team has filed a gender discrimination suit against the United States Soccer Federation.
The 28 players on the team accused their employer, which overs
Senator Martha McSally Says Superior Officer in the Air Force Raped Her
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Helena Rogers | Released: March 11, 2019, 12:05 pm
Emily Cochrane and Jennifer Steinhauer write in the New York Times, "She paused to maintain her composure as she spoke. She recalled the attacks, and how her reports of them were handled. The despair, she said, almost made her leave the military.
Federal Judge Hits Trump Agency for 'Illegal' Move to Stop New Pay-Data Rule
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Helena Rogers | Released: March 11, 2019, 12:01 pm
Erin Mulvanet writes in The National Law Journal,The Trump administration’s move to stop an Obama-era regulation aimed at pay transparency was unlawful, and the rule requiring that employers disclose more workforce data should be reinstated, a Washington federal judge said Monday.
Judge Tanya Chutka