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There's a Gender Failure Gap—Here's How We Can Close It

There's a Gender Failure Gap—Here's How We Can Close It

I've wasted a lot of time in my life being afraid of failure. I gave up studying foreign languages because I was afraid to speak and use the wrong voc... Read More »

Lab Candy Allows Girls to Imagine Themselves as Scientists

Lab Candy Allows Girls to Imagine Themselves as Scientists

Lab Candy, founded by 22-year-old scientist, Olivia Pavco-Giacci, aims to enable young girls aged from kindergarten to third grade to imagine themselv... Read More »

Women Professors' Salaries Have Gone Up More Than Men's — But the Wage Gap Is Still Widening

Women Professors' Salaries Have Gone Up More Than Men's — But the Wage Gap Is Still Widening

A new "Chronicle of Higher Education" analysis of U.S. Education Department data reveals some seemingly good news: The salaries of women in academia a... Read More »

What to Do When the Wage Gap Comes for You

What to Do When the Wage Gap Comes for You

Last month, Glamour invited 12 brave men and women to reveal their salary to someone in a similar position with a similar level of experience — but of... Read More »

Lead "Big Bang Theory" Cast Members Will Take Paycuts to Help Female Castmates

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After being on the show since episode 1 of season 1, the now 10-season veterans of "The Big Bang Theory" — Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki, Kaley Cuoco, K... Read More »

World's Largest Mining Company Works to Bridge the Gender Gap

World's Largest Mining Company Works to Bridge the Gender Gap

According to Fortune, BHP Billiton announced a new plan to diversify an industry that has traditionally been male-dominated. To achieve this goal, BH... Read More »

THIS Is How Much It Costs to Have a Baby

THIS Is How Much It Costs to Have a Baby

By Suzannah Weiss You often hear how expensive it is to raise a child, with the latest estimates putting it at around $250,000 until your kid's 18th... Read More »

Calculate Exactly How Much It Will Cost to Stay at Home With Your Children

Calculate Exactly How Much It Will Cost to Stay at Home With Your Children

According to research by the think tank Center for American Progress, staying home to take care of your children may cost more than childcare — yet an... Read More »

Women Entrepreneurs Are Creating More Jobs Than Men

Women Entrepreneurs Are Creating More Jobs Than Men

By Jillian Kramer It's not all bad news for female entrepreneurs. Though they may not be paying themselves enough (or at all), women business owners... Read More »

Why More Makeup Means Better Pay for Women

Why More Makeup Means Better Pay for Women

By Jillian Kramer It's not fair, but we've long known that people who are perceived as more attractive make more money. New research shows, however,... Read More »

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