Where the Gender Wage Gap Needs to Shrink

Returning to work, we still have a substantial gender wage gap to diminish although its size depends on the occupation and our expectations.

How Men Named James Relate to Female CEOs

To assess the workplace gender gap among countries and companies, we need only look at the names James and Michael.

The Special Side of a New Twenty Dollar Bill

Harriet Tubman might soon be on a new twenty dollar bill. Enslaved in Maryland by the owner of a small farm, Harriet Tubman (c.1822-1913) ran away when she was approximately 18. She left her husband and family behind but repeatedly…

Diversity in the Recording Studio

Looking at recording industry diversity through the artists, the songwriters, and the producers, we would see an inadequate female presence.

What Movie Leading Roles (Don’t) Say About Diversity

Through leads, co-leads, and directors, we can see the underrepresentation of diversity in movies for gender, race, and ethnicity.

Where to Find Gender Inequality

Through a 2020 UN report, we can locate the world’s gender inequality by looking at politics, education, economics, and physical integrity.

The Mystery of the Disappearing Female CEO

Confirming the gender gap at the top, the NY Times Glass Ceiling Index compares the number of Fortune 500 female CEOs and Fortune 500 male CEOs named John.

The Self-Promotion Gender Gap

Hoping to understand differences in the workplace, a recent study looked at whether women tend to engage in less self-promotion than men.

Six Facts About Women’s Wealth in the World

While women’s wealth in the world has been trending upwards, a look at the estimates in the Credit Suisse Global Wealth Report 2018 reveals the gaps.

Why Women in Movies Matter

Looking at women in movies, we form behavioral expectations about gender roles that relate to leadership, to speech, and to age.