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…
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.
Why One-Size-Fits-All Never Does
Whether it’s a piano, voice recognition, or office temperature, when designers say one-size-fits-all, they are not quite right.
What the Corporate Ladder Says About Gender Equity
In addition to the glass ceiling, recent research indicates we should focus on the gender equity that diminishes at the first rung of the corporate ladder.
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.
Why We Want Women On Our Money
About more than money, our currency images of Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill relate to gender, race, and our expectations.
Throwback Thursday: What a Kitchen Says About Us
#TBT: Looking at kitchen history on this Throwback Thursday, we can decide what a new kitchen from the 1920s says about us.
The Mystery of the Vanishing Female CEOs
Using 85 observable characteristics, there was little that researchers could use from a Swedish study to prove why the glass ceiling blocks female CEOs.
Where Gender Stereotypes Are Costly
Whether looking at the World Series of Poker or fast growing occupations, we can see that gender stereotypes can create costly decisions.