As Women Take Over a Male-Dominated Field, the Pay Drops

“A new study from researchers at Cornell University found that the difference between the occupations and industries in which men and women work has recently become the single largest cause of the gender pay gap, accounting for more than half of it. In fact, another study shows, when women enter …

Why So Many Thirtysomething Women Are Leaving Your Company

  “What is the main reason women in their early thirties are leaving your company? Organizational leaders report that women are leaving primarily because of flexibility needs and family demands. Women in their thirties disagree. A recent global ICEDR study revealed that leaders believe that the majority of women around the …

Women’s Empowerment Principles

“The Women’s Empowerment Principles are a set of Principles for business offering guidance on how to empower women in the workplace, marketplace and community. They are the result of a collaboration between the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) and the United Nations …

How to Bridge That Stubborn Pay Gap

According to our  status report: In VT, median annual income for women working FT is $37K – $7K less than men. This translates into a wage gap of 16% – or 16 cents on every dollar earned by a man. “The gap cannot be entirely explained by anything economists can …

Catalyst Knowledge Center

A “Knowledge Center” filled with reports, infographics, recorded webinars, etc. relevant to the workplace diversity, corporate governance, men, sponsorship/mentoring, women in leadership, etc.

McKinsey’s Women Matter 2013

McKinsey’s new report, “Women Matter 2013: Moving corporate culture, moving boundaries,” focuses on mindsets and corporate culture to help companies understand how they can make change happen.

Gender Action Portal

With its Gender Action Portal, the Women and Public Policy Program at Harvard Kennedy School provides scientific evidence—based on experiments in the field and in the laboratory—on the impact of policies, strategies and organizational practices aimed at closing gender gaps in the areas of economic opportunity, politics, health, and education …

Harvard Kennedy School Women and Public Policy Program

The Program is a research, policy and training center affiliated with the Harvard Kennedy School of Government that seeks to close gender gaps in economic opportunity, political participation, and health and education. It provides evidence-based insights on the role of gender in shaping economic, political and social opportunities, and identifies …

Gender Equality Principles

The San Francisco Commission on the Status of Women partnered with the Calvert Group to create tools for employers to assess themselves against seven gender equality principles, including employment and salary & compensation.