Marcia Coyfe writes, "More than two decades after her majority decision opened the all-male bastion of the Virginia Military Institute to women, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Wednesday told a packed hall of the school’s cadets that she knew her ruling 'would make VMI a better pla
From BBC News: "December saw the election of the first female premier of the tiny British territory of Turks & Caicos (TCI). She is Sharlene Cartwright-Robinson. Women also claim the titles of deputy governor, attorney general, chief justice, chief magistrate, director of public prosecutions and fi
Madeline Farber writes, "Etsy's gender-blind parental leave appears to be working. In March of last year, Etsy implemented a new policy that provides 26 weeks of paid leave to all employees—no matter their gender—over the two years after a birth or adoption. At the time, Juliet Gorman, Etsy's direc
Rebecca Sun writes, "Adding age to its latest study on Hollywood representation, USC Annenberg's Media, Diversity & Social Change Initiative has uncovered sobering evidence that the lifespan of a female director's career is a lot shorter than that of her male counterpart's.
Jana Cohen Barbe writes, "My biggest misconception about success was that others defined it for me. I saw external measures, both tangible and intangible, as the main determinants. Among the obvious tangible measures: my job title and my compensation. Among the intangible measures: the degree to whi