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Patching the Leaky Pipeline of Women in STEM

Explanations for the underrepresentation of women in science- and math-related careers abound, but a new article suggests these accounts may be missing a critical element: the breadth of women’s interests. ... More>


Averting the Motherhood Penalty

Many employers assume that working mothers are less committed to their jobs. A new study shows how working moms can counter that bias in the workplace. ... More>


Why Apple May Struggle to Diversify Its Board

In addition to the societal barriers blocking women from reaching the upper echelons of business, there may also be an intrinsic motivation: Their aversion to ethical compromises. ... More>


Nudity Found to Offer New Social Benefits


Tapping Leaders for a Crisis: Are Women Better At Fixing the Problems?

Women may be no more eager than men to take on crisis-management roles. New research shows when they're more likely to do so, anyway. ... More>