Posts Tagged ‘glass ceiling’

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    Women and Competition

    Dec 30, 10 • 262 Views • No Comments

    Just a comment today on a study about females and competition. Comparing a matrilineal society in India to a patriarchal society in Tanzania, a 2007 study revealed a huge difference in how much women compete. These quotes are wonderfully representative: From...  [read more]

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    The Age of Women?

    Jul 3, 10 • 238 Views • No Comments

    Told you are about to meet the CEO of a major corporation, do you imagine someone in a skirt? According to a recent Washington Post article, the answer from most people is “No”. To individuals saying we have entered “the age of women,”...  [read more]

  • Working Women

    Jan 3, 10 • 279 Views • No Comments

    A January 3rd article from THE ECONOMIST, “Female Power,” focuses on women in the “rich world”. http://www.economist.com/opinion/displaystory.cfm?story_id=15174418 For example… -More women work. In the U.S. women compose 51% of...  [read more]

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    Where are the women?

    Feb 26, 07 • 239 Views • No Comments

    Stocks, investments, Wall Street…these names evoke images of men. Until after our recent class trip to the NYSE and Wall Street, I didn’t realize how true these images are. Standing in the stock exchange, I look down onto the floor and literally...  [read more]