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April 19, 2016: Edition 58

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IN THE HEADLINES

A Company Makeover Needs To Include More Women  

Recognition of the contributions of women on the team, and frequent feedback are other tools that will help. Rotating the necessary “office housework” such as making coffee or copies, also can foster a shift in the culture. And acknowledge that everyone has a life outside of work.

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More, More, More: Why Women Need To Ask 

One of the biggest myths surrounding the wage gap—that is gendered and racial--  is that women are lousy negotiators. Women are too afraid to ask for more money, the story goes, and they fold at the first offer. Not true, says Robin Marty in Cosmopolitan.

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Ain't Over Til It's Over: Boomer Women Make Change

Millennials get a lot of buzz, about what they’re doing, where they work, what they buy, what they think, and it’s all good. But sometimes just listening to the stories of Late Blooming Baby Boomers who are leaders in their fields can be an inspiration for all women in the workplace.

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VIDEO OF THE WEEK



WHAT WE'RE READING


Gamergate Hero Creates Web Series on Women

Anita Sarkeesian, who took the online abuse for the female  team everywhere, launches a web series on Ordinary Women: Daring To Defy History.

Shaking up Silicon Valley Startups 
Venture capitalist Monique Woodard of 500 Startups puts a new face and new energy into a narrowly defined industry.
Who's The Boss? Lessons From The Top
A year of management taught Julie Zhou a few things. Learn from her candid lessons. 


QUOTE OF THE WEEK

“To have any hope of more balance at the highest levels, we need to feed the pipeline with more women to overcome the structural seepage, break down implicit biases and get serious about professional development for faculty.”


--Sally Blount, dean of Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University on women in top business schools

 





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