Posts Tagged ‘working women’

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    Lean Away: Elite College Graduates Leave the Workforce

    Jun 17, 13 • 121 Views • Education, Gender gap, Households, UncategorizedNo Comments

    By Lilli DeBode, guest blogger and senior at Kent Place School Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, has become quite famous since the release of her recent book, ‘Lean In.’ In it, she urges women to take on careers even if they have families to take...

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    The Benefits of a Group Mentality

    May 20, 13 • 136 Views • Behavioral Economics, Gender gap, UncategorizedNo Comments

    By Lilli DeBode, guest blogger and senior at Kent Place School. If you were ever a child, you probably noticed that the boys usually played in larger groups while the girls typically found one or two other girls and stuck with them. Although these tendencies...

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    Gender Issues: Equal Pay Day

    Apr 15, 13 • 139 Views • Gender gapNo 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...

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    Sheryl Sandberg’s Three-Point Plan

    Apr 8, 13 • 132 Views • Gender gap, HouseholdsNo 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...

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    Gender Issues: The Second Glass Ceiling

    Jan 21, 13 • 80 Views • Gender gap, HouseholdsNo Comments

    By Lilli DeBode, guest blogger, senior at Kent Place School A recent study shows that the glass ceiling not only pertains to employment, but also to marriage.  The results demonstrate that as women earn more than their husbands, the frequency of those...