Amber Jamieson writes, "Sheila Abdus-Salaam grew up in poverty with her six siblings in Washington DC, before becoming the first African American woman to serve on New York’s highest court. On Wednesday, her body was discovered in the city’s Hudson river. Her husband had reported her missing the day
Ernest Londoño writes, "Nearly a year ago, Brazilian lawmakers voted to suspend President Dilma Rousseff from office, setting in motion the dramatic downfall of the country's first female leader. Ms. Rousseff, a former guerilla leader who was tortured during the country's military dictatorship in t
Belinda Luscombe writes, "For Dave Goldberg, May 1, 2015, was the best day with the worst ending. The SurveyMonkey CEO was celebrating the 50th birthday of one of his closest buddies at a palm-fringed, $12,750-a-night, nine-bedroom villa in Punta Mita, a secluded Mexican resort favored by the Silic
Kathleen Davis writes, "If you’ve been reading about recent troubles at Thinx or last year’s shakeup at Nasty Gal, you’ve likely seen reference to a new job title: the “SHE-EO.” How is a SHE-EO different than a CEO, you might wonder? Does she have a specially bedazzled pink office filled with scente
Marie Solis writes, "No matter who you are, how famous you are or what you've accomplished, if you're a woman, there's always a slight chance a media outlet will refer to you as someone's wife or girlfriend.
But on Friday, the Chicago Tribune flipped the script, referring to Green Bay Packers quart