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A Cross-Sector Approach to Closing the Gender Gap

by Danielle Holly
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Anyone who works in the nonprofit sector knows that women make up a significant part of the its workforce and leadership – until you get to the top.

Business Must Close the Gender Gap

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The theme of this year’s International Women’s Day is “Pledge for Parity.” The message is clear: We have advanced the role of women in society, their access to health and finance, how they benefit from economic progress, and their contributions to all aspects of economic, social, political, and cultural life. But progress has been much too slow: According to the World Economic Forum, without stronger interventions, gender parity is unlikely to happen before 2133.

Mandatory Parental Leave Can Pare Gender Gap

Bloomberg Brief: Sustainable Finance
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The World Economic Forum (best known for organising the annual Davos shindig) just published its annual Gender Gap report. It makes for thoroughly depressing reading. On current trends, it will take 118 years before women's salaries equal those of men; women currently earn what men took home a decade ago.  

Business Needs to Reset its Purpose to Attract Millennials, According to Deloitte’s Annual Survey

Summary: 
  • Millennials suggest business and academia must collaborate to equip talent for the workplace
  • Leadership aspiration gaps exist between women and men, and emerging and developed market Millennials
  • Millennials rank TMT as most desirable industry to build skills
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  • Millennials suggest business and academia must collaborate to equip talent for the workplace
  • Leadership aspiration gaps exist between women and men, and emerging and developed market Millennials
  • Millennials rank TMT as most desirable industry to build skills

Why Women Don't Apply for Jobs Unless They're 100% Qualified

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There was a great article in Harvard Business Review on Aug. 25, 2014 about why women don’t apply for jobs unless they’re 100% qualified for the position.

New Survey Reveals Gender Gap Among Teens Planning To Attend College

Junior Achievement USA® and The Allstate Foundation survey also indicates more girls are considering different options for higher education due to the rising cost of education
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Colorado Springs, Colo., April 10, 2014 /3BL Media/Junior Achievement USA® (JA) and The Allstate Foundation’s 2014 Teens & Personal Finance Survey reveals a gender gap among teenagers’ views and habits on college plans and future earning power.

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