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Changing Female Images

Facebook’s COO Sheryl Sandberg said, “You can’t be what you can’t see.” When econlife looked at women and the symphony orchestra several weeks ago, we first saw a world t…

The Boardroom Still Has a Glass Ceiling

Our Monday gender issues blog: With Mary Barra soon ascending to the top of GM, she will also become the fifth woman on their 12 person Board of Directors. The boards of only 4 other Fortune 500 compa…

Gender Issues: The Second Glass Ceiling

By Lilli DeBode, guest blogger, senior at Kent Place School A recent study shows that the glass ceiling not only pertains to employment, but also to marriage.  The results demonstrate that as women ea…

What Do Kids Cost Us?

Telling us that, “Women Still Can’t Have it All,” Princeton professor Anne-Marie Slaughter explains why she left her position as policy planning director for the State Department. In…