Big data can give us insights into human behavior, gender bias in the workplace included. A recent study conducted by Harvard Business Review demonstrated that bias, not behavior, was holding women back at work. Continue reading
Janet Yellen, who will step down as head of the Federal Reserve in 2018, has two firsts to her name: the first woman to lead the Fed, and the first Fed chair in 40 years not to be asked to stay on for a second term. Continue reading
Fatigued by the Fight for Gender Equality?
Equality. Economic strength. When more women participate in the workforce and hold positions in the C-suite or on boards, everyone benefits. Gender lens investing offers the ability to put words into action. Continue reading
Some recent headlines showed progress on pay equity in the workplace. In September, the Census Bureau found the wage gap between men and women narrowed significantly, with women earning approximately 81 cents for every dollar a man earns. That number increased almost a full percentage point since 2015. However, while women are earning more, the increase is also attributed to stagnant wage growth among men. Continue reading