Brigid Schulte writes, "For most of my career as a journalist, I’ve had no idea whether I made as much money as my male colleagues with equal education, experience, performance, and that ineffable and often highly subjective quality, 'talent.' In many newsrooms, like much of corporate America, t
Jena McGregor writes, "These days, we get a steady drumbeat of reminders about the yawning gender gap at the top of many of this country's institutions: Fewer than five percent of the CEOs of companies in the S&P 500 are women. In the current U.S. Congress, women hold just 20 Senate seats and 84
From Fortune: "San Francisco became the first U.S. city to mandate six weeks of fully paid parental leave, requiring employers to shoulder much of the cost and exceeding federal and state benefit rules for private-sector employees, a city supervisor said on Tuesday.
Deborah Epstein Henry writes, "In 1999, I was a commercial litigator at a Philadelphia law firm and a mother of two, working reduced hours on a delayed partnership track. Despite the support from colleagues, I felt isolated and challenged by the prospect of thriving as a lawyer and playing an
Adam Bryant writes, "Q. Tell me about your early years. A. I grew up in Metairie, La., a suburb of New Orleans. I have three older brothers who spent a lot of years making me into another brother in a lot of ways. And I have a younger sister. I come from a big, Irish Catholic family.