Lila Ibrahim writes, "When I began my career as a computer hardware engineer in the 1990s, I stood out. I was not only a woman in a male-dominated field, but also at least a decade younger than most of my colleagues. I had to confront stereotypes about my gender and my age, often in the span of a si
Bärí A. Williams writes, "This is a tale of two tech startups.
The first is a messaging app that allows a user to send a one-word greeting to a friend and nothing more. There is no messaging functionality, filtering features, or ability to provide a longer message. In time, it will come to send n
Lauri Damrell, NAWL Board Member-at-Large and Partner at Orrick, Herrington, and Sutcliffe, was quoted in a recent LA Times article highlighting the gender gap in state government salaries. In California, a state lauded for 2015 updates to equal pay legislation, there remains a wider pay gap between
B.R.J. O'Donnell writes, "This spring, nearly 40,000 students will graduate from law school in America. For many who are about to become lawyers, it’s a milestone reached with the assistance of mentors who have helped them along the way. But that milestone can be more difficult to attain when aspiri
Madeline Farber writes, "Women are now the majority on college campuses across the United States—representing 56% of all students enrolled as of fall 2016. And according to a new report, they're also shouldering the lion's share of the nation's student debt problem.