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Facebook’s Targeted Job Ads Allow Companies to Exclude Women, Says ACLU Lawsuit

Facebook is facing a gender discrimination lawsuit that accuses the company of allowing employers advertising on its platform to target employment ads exclusively to male candidates. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a federal complaint with the Equal Employment … Continue reading

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Evaluating the representation of women in the M&A industry

Is M&A still a male dominated industry? Back in its 2011 article, Reuters referred to M&A as a “man’s game”. They found that only 15% of executives and senior level managers in US investment banking and securities dealing industries were … Continue reading

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India's Supreme Court Invalidates Ban On Women In Temple

In Indian Young Lawyers Association v. State of Kerala, (India Sup. Ct., Sept. 28, 2018), the Supreme Court of India by a vote of 4-1 struck down a rule of the Sabarimala Temple that prevents women between the age of 10 … Continue reading

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September 23, 1863 – Birth of Mary Church Terrell, 1st President of the National Association for Colored Women & Founding Member of the NAACP

Mary Church was born on this day to former slaves in Memphis, Tennessee. The Women’s History site relates: Her father, Robert Reed Church, was a successful businessman who became one of the South’s first African American millionaires. Her mother, Louisa … Continue reading

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Sponsors Are the New Mentors, Especially for Women

Ida Abbott’s timely book gives men everything they need to sponsor — not merely mentor — professional women for leadership roles. “Sponsoring Women: What Men Need to Know” is available in digital, print and Kindle format. Women have been told for years … Continue reading

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