Posts Tagged ‘gender inequality’

  • Everyday economics, success and voice pitch

    The Importance of a Good (Voice) Pitch

    Feb 25, 15 • 610 Views • No Comments

    Because men and women associate competence, confidence, and authority with a deeper voice, gender inequality can be caused by how women speak......  [read more]

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    Gender Issues: Equal Pay Day

    Apr 15, 13 • 525 Views • No Comments

    By Lilli DeBode, guest blogger, senior at Kent Place School Last Tuesday, April 9th was Equal Pay Day, the day symbolizing how far into 2013 women need to work in order to earn what men earned in 2012. You can hear all the numbers and statistics, see all of......  [read more]

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    Sheryl Sandberg’s Three-Point Plan

    Apr 8, 13 • 582 Views • No Comments

    By Lilli DeBode, guest blogger, senior at Kent Place School Almost a month ago, COO of Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg, released her book “Lean in—Women, Work, and the will to lead.” In the past few weeks the author has received a lot of criticism; some say......  [read more]

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    Sweden: Elusive Equality

    Feb 4, 13 • 644 Views • No Comments

    By Lilli DeBode, guest blogger, senior at Kent Place School Sweden has the reputation of a land of idyllic gender equality. I personally have cited the country numerous times in my previous posts. As close as we have come so far to parity, Sweden’s......  [read more]

  • The Surprising Glass Ceiling in Sweden and France

    The Best Places to be a Woman

    Mar 9, 12 • 472 Views • No Comments

    In colonial Massachusetts, the law required boys to attend school while girls were primarily educated at home. Because it was illegal for a married woman to own land, Abigail Adams had to use John’s name anytime she bought or sold land. And Abigail......  [read more]