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Today is Equal Pay Day for women and it's not a day to celebrate

Every year, the National Committee on Pay Equity sets a date for "Equal Pay Day" to highlight the overall pay disparity between men and women who work full-time in the United States. This year, Equal Pay Day is March 31.

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What’s The Surprising Leadership Lesson In The COVID-19 Crisis?

Leadership qualities that are showing to be effective in the coronavirus pandemic crisis are typically associated with women's leadership styles.

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How being 'different' helped these 14 female entrepreneurs find their niche and made them more successful

Female founders and leaders share that while their differences may have at times felt like a setback, they've ultimately become an incredible advantage, providing them with unique perspectives, experiences, and tools they use in their work and lives.

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Q1 Message from the Chair

Check out the Q1 2020 Message from Chair Sandy Lee!

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"A Board with No Women is a Sign that You’re Not Making Good Decisions."

Christa Quarles, a director at Kimberly-Clark and Affirm, shares smart insights about the role of boards as provocateurs for management, how directors can develop a feel for company culture, and the importance of diversity.

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Wharton School Names Its First Black, First Female Dean In History

Erika H. James has made history at the prestigious business school founded nearly 140 years ago.

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This underfunded female demographic is launching the most start-ups in America, far from Silicon Valley

Black women are starting businesses at the fastest clip of any racial group, according to research by American Express. However, they are being shut out when it comes to access to capital.

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For the first time, flagship law journals at top U.S. law schools are all led by women

The highly competitive editor in chief post, considered the top student leadership role on law school campuses, are currently all held by females at the top schools.

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Press Release: Washington Women’s Leadership Initiative Announces New Board Officers

The Washington Women’s Leadership Initiative, (https://wwli.org/), a powerhouse organization that offers its C-Suite members opportunities to network and share executive value-driven experiences, has announced its new roster of Board Officers for 2020.

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Goldman Sachs CEO says bank won't take companies public without one female or minority board candidate

Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon shares the investment bank won't help companies go public unless they have at least one diverse board candidate, “with a focus on women,” starting in July.

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