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    Harvard rated Asian-American applicants lower on personality traits, suit says
    Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Nor Attisha | Released: June 18, 2018, 9:40 am

    Anemona Hartocollis writes, "Harvard consistently rated Asian-American applicants lower than others on traits like “positive personality,” likability, courage, kindness and being “widely respected,” according to an analysis of more than 160,000 student records filed Friday by a group representing As

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    A landmark study confirms the existence of a “gay glass ceiling”
    Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Nor Attisha | Released: June 18, 2018, 9:39 am

    Lila MacLellan writes, "Women’s rights and gender parity have dominated the public conversation about equality in the workplace in recent months, but a new study is a powerful reminder that the discussion needs to broaden.

    An analysis of data from UK households confirmed a suspicion long held by ga

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    Wall Street wants more female traders, but old perceptions die hard
    Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Nor Attisha | Released: June 18, 2018, 8:40 am

    Anna Irrera writes, “I was never interested in a career in trading at a bank because I didn’t know it was an option,” Karani said.

    A decade later, Karani is a director at Barclays PLC (BARC.L) in New York where she trades healthcare derivatives and helps the bank’s effort to attract more women to t

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    Resources for supporting transgender employees
    Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Nor Attisha | Released: June 18, 2018, 8:34 am

    Rachel Murray writes, “In honor of Pride Month, we’re including some of our favorite resources specifically dedicated to supporting transgender employees. These companies and organizations have done an incredible job of creating buckets of resources, from glossaries to templates, and lists upon list

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    It’s a really big deal that SF elected London Breed as mayor
    Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Nor Attisha | Released: June 18, 2018, 8:33 am

    Heather Knight writes, “For a week, San Francisco political insiders huddled every afternoon in the bland basement of City Hall to get the latest vote counts in the mayor’s race, crunch data and make colorful precinct maps showing who was winning where.

    He’s up! She’s up! She’s up by more! Check ou

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    Where boys outperform girls in math: rich, white and suburban districts
    Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Nor Attisha | Released: June 18, 2018, 8:31 am

    Claire Cain Miller and Kevin Quealy writes, “In much of the country, the stereotype that boys do better than girls at math isn’t true – on average, they perform about the same, at least through eighth grade. But there’s a notable exception.

    In school districts that are mostly rich, white and suburb

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    Senators unhappy with judiciary's response to harassment in courthouses
    Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Nor Attisha | Released: June 18, 2018, 8:30 am

    Joan Biskupic writes,” Washington (CNN)Senators from both parties expressed frustration and concern on Wednesday about the US judiciary's response to sexual harassment in federal courthouses.

    Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley complained that judicial officials, who studied the problem for six month

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    How universities deal with sexual harassment needs sweeping change, panel says
    Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Nor Attisha | Released: June 18, 2018, 8:29 am

    Pam Belluck writes, “Years of efforts to prevent sexual harassment in science, engineering and medicine have failed, and universities need to make sweeping changes in the way they deal with the issue, a searing new report by a national advisory panel concluded on Tuesday.

    “There is no evidence to s

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    Guess chair resigning from harassment probe to stay on board
    Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Nor Attisha | Released: June 18, 2018, 8:28 am

    Kim Bhasin writes, “Guess? Inc.’s Paul Marciano resigned as chairman after a probe of sexual-harassment allegations by women including model Kate Upton, though he won’t be leaving the company he co-founded altogether.

    Marciano, who was replaced as chairman by his brother Maurice, will step down as

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    Italy's Laura Boldrini on fighting sexism and coping with death threats
    Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Nor Attisha | Released: June 18, 2018, 8:26 am

    Grace Donnelly writes, “You might think that a woman who has faced repeated rape and death threats would be ready to give up on men. But in the case of Italian politician Laura Boldrini, the abuse has had the exact opposite effect.

    “We have to start with boys, with men,” Boldrini, the former presid

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