50 Years Later Pay Still Not Equal
Fifty years after President Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act women are still fighting for fair pay.
Ban on Women in Combat Lifted After Suit
The military ban on women in combat has created a "brass ceiling" for service women. Colonel Ellen Haring and Command Sgt. Major Jane Baldwin sued the Department of Defense, challenging the constitutionality of the ban. Secretary of Defense, Leon Panetta has announced an end to the ban.
Moms Rising [offsite link]
Moms Rising is a new, but vibrant, organization dedicated to advocacy for more family-friendly workplaces in the United States.
NASA Chooses Four New Female Astronauts
NASA selects first astronaut candidates since 2009. Four of the eight trainees are women.
Strategies for Effective Communication
Effective communication is critical for shared understanding. Use the following tips to create common ground when you communicate with others.
The WAGE Project [offsite link]
Site with information regarding wage gaps. WAGE - Women Are Getting Even!
Tips for Cross-Cultural Mentoring
Human beings are complex individuals. No matter the person or the circumstance, there is far more than what meets the eye to consider. You are more likely to enjoy a richly developed mentoring relationship, even across cultures,when you recognize your unique differences.
Women Entrepreneurs, Inc. [offsite link]
WE Inc. is a nonprofit business association that works to improve and enhance the economic climate for women entrepreneurship. By advocating for policy solutions that encourage business ownership by women, and providing information and resources to entrepreneurs at all stages of their business development, WE Inc. aims to increase economic opportunity and financial security for those seeking the risky but rewarding path of entrepreneurship.
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