Posts Tagged ‘gender gap’

  • The ROI From College

    Gender Issues: Women’s Labor Days

    Sep 2, 13 • 301 Views • No Comments

    What if a billion underutilized women entered the global economy during the next 10 years? Economies might get these growth rate boosts: Sweden: 2% US: 5% Brazil: 9% Japan: 9% South Africa: 10% United Arab Emirates: 12% India: 27% How? An OECD (Organization...  [read more]

  • The Surprising Glass Ceiling in Sweden and France

    Gender Issues: A Saudi Subway

    Aug 26, 13 • 525 Views • No Comments

    Monthly, a Saudi college student spends $535 (2,000 riyals) for a minibus that drives her to and from school. Without the minibus, she would need a taxi or a male driver because religious law prohibits her from driving her own car.  When she graduates,...  [read more]

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    The Female Conquest of Colleges

    Jul 29, 13 • 395 Views • No Comments

    By Lilli DeBode, guest blogger, Kent Place School alumna and freshman at Columbia University This past year I went through the dreaded college process. In my preliminary search last summer, I found myself flipping though college guides and looking at the...  [read more]

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    Gender Issues: Wikipedia’s Gender Gap

    Apr 29, 13 • 227 Views • No Comments

    By Lilli DeBode, guest blogger and senior at Kent Place School Wikipedia is a widely known encyclopedia, providing free access to millions of articles to anyone with an internet connection. Anyone is free to edit or create a page (granted, those edits might...  [read more]

  • The Surprising Glass Ceiling in Sweden and France

    Gender Issues: A Swedish and French Mystery

    Dec 24, 12 • 290 Views • No Comments

    What happens to a woman’s career trajectory when her job is family-friendly? The results have not been what policy makers expected. In their work lives, Swedish women receive generous paid maternity leave and and can opt for flexible work hours....  [read more]