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September 13, 2016: Edition 79
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FRESH INSIGHTS ON THE LATEST NEWS

Give and Take: Making Feedback Fair to Women At Work
Learn about the latest research on feedback and its gender influences on raises, as well as how to give constructive critiques.
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New Chapter: First Female Leader at Library of Congress
With Dr. Carla Hayden now the head of the largest library in the world, it's a good time to examine the gendered lit scene. 
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I'm Still Learning: Why Training, Development Is Key 
Whether you opt for a training program, skills course or a traditional MBA, continued learning can be a factor in successful leadership.
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Gloria's Pick:
Why our daughters (and sons) need female superheroes
I'm loving Chris Bell's dad's eye view in his TED talk "Bring on the Female Superheroes." Check it out at Video of the Week below and pass it on. 
*Take The Lead cofounder and president Gloria Feldt shares her latest favorite content with This Week readers. Email her with your suggestions. Or tweet @GloriaFeldt.  
 

VIDEO OF THE WEEK
As Gloria Feldt suggests, we need more female superheroes and female superhero merchandise for our young girls to feel empowered; learn more in this TED talk by Christopher Bell. 



GREAT STUFF TO READ NOW

Maternity Leave Exposed
Read one mom's honest essay about what it takes to be a working mother. .
READ IT AT REFINERY 29

Job Shifts and Declining Earnings for Black Americans
An economist examines the changes in occupations since 2009 in 100 U.S. cities to lookm for trends and policy solutions. 
READ IT AT BROOKINGS INSTITUTE

Transgender Women in Leadership Share Stories 
Read about the experiences of transgender women in power in business and how they lived in two worlds.
READ IT AT THE ATLANTIC



QUOTE OF THE WEEK
" All women deserve a dignified and respectful workplace in which talent, hard work and loyalty are recognized, revered and rewarded."
--Gretchen Carlson on her $20 million harassment settlement against Roger Ailes


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