Why We Have a Chores Gap

Especially evident during pandemic lockdowns, at home we have a chores gap that determines who does the housework.

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.

How the Global Gender Gap Has Changed

In its annual Global Gender Gap Report, the World Economic Forum looks within countries to quantify gender parity.

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…

6 Facts: The Pandemic Economy

Through six facts we can compare the pandemic economy to the past, see its current state, and look to the future.

Why Women Want Pay Equity (More Than Equal Pay)

Different from equal pay mandates, New Zealand’s pay equity initiative takes us to the true foundations of the gender pay gap.

Why the Pandemic Might Be Worse for Women

Looking at women’s work as mothers and healthcare providers during pandemic lockdowns, we see that the burden reflects a gender divide.

What We Lose When Women Are Interrupted

The male justices on the Supreme Court have a history of interrupting women on the Court more frequently than they interrupt other men.

What We Really Need to Know About Unemployment

Instead of the 14.7 percent unemployment rate, we can see the true U.S. employment picture through numbers that range from history to disruption.

What Might (and Might Not) Surprise Us About Working Moms

On this Mother’s Day, we can celebrate the impact of working moms on their kids but not on the division of labor at home during the coronavirus lockdowns.