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FAU Study Says Female Faculty Face Strong Glass Ceiling in Male-Dominated University Environments

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Female faculty members hoping to advance to the highest ranks of academia face significant barriers due to male-dominated environments at colleges and universities, according to a new study of faculty at colleges of business led by a professor at Florida Atlantic University’s College of Business.

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Women Make Gains as Largest Massachusetts Nonprofit Leaders: Babson Professors Greenberg and Murphy Research Gender and Racial Diversity on Local Boards

The number of women chief executives at the largest 150 Massachusetts nonprofits grew in recent years, accounting for 26 percent of those jobs, up three percent from two years ago. These findings were recently released in the report, Modest Gains, Robust Benefits, as part of the third biennial Census of Women Directors and Chief Executives of Massachusetts’ Largest Nonprofit Organizations—issued by The Boston Club in collaboration with local researchers, including Babson College Professors Danna Greenberg and Wendy Murphy.

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Empowerment of Women Worldwide Key to Achieving Competing Goals of Food Sufficiency and Biodiversity Protection

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An interdisciplinary teams of experts argue that world hunger and biodiversity loss can both be addressed by ensuring that women worldwide have access to education and contraception.

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Science March Provides Opportunity to Elevate the Role of Women in Science

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Scholars Call Bull on Bull Sculptor Stomping ‘Fearless Girl’

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When Good Deeds Go Unpublished

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Researchers at the University of California, Riverside and Indiana University have shown that women faculty members are doing more service work—primarily internal service—than their male colleagues, which may hinder their overall success in academia. Internal service work, while vital for the day-to-day operations of a campus, typically counts less in promotions and salary increases than research, teaching, or external service activities.

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Paving the Way: Four Darden Alumnae on Female Leadership in Private Equity

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Features Darden alumnae Lisa Parks, Peggy Roberts, Kristin Gunther and Courtney McCarthy and their careers in private equity

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‘Most Powerful Woman in Finance’ on Investment Banking, Challenge the Industry

UVA Darden Professor Melissa Thomas-Hunt interviews Barbara Byrne, vice-chair of investment banking at Barclays. They discuss the importance of diversity, the success of the Barclays Women in Leadership Total Return Index, Brexit, and why this is the opportune moment to go into investment banking.

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New, Viable Female Politicians Become Role Models for Women, Study Finds

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University of Notre Dame professors Christina Wolbrecht and David Campbell studied female candidates for major offices — U.S. House, U.S. Senate and governor — and their effects on female political engagement using data from the 2006-07 Faith Matters survey.

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Expert on Pay Inequality Available for Stories on International Women's Day







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