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What works for women microentrepreneurs?

What works for women microentrepreneurs?

A meta-analysis of recent evaluations to support female entrepreneurship Around the globe, women participate less in paid economic activities than men. The gender gap in labor force participation is around 14 percent in the median OECD country, 26 percent in the...

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Meet the Women Leading Today’s Labor Movement

Meet the Women Leading Today’s Labor Movement

By Hilary Weaver This Labor Day, the U.S. is battling a pandemic that has resulted in the deaths of more than 187,000 U.S. residents and millions of lost jobs. The crisis has necessitated those deemed “essential workers” to continue to risk their lives every day, but...

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Older Not Old…An Icon at 93 and Living Life

Older Not Old…An Icon at 93 and Living Life

An Icon at 93. Living Life...Happy Birthday Persis! An Icon...Iris Apfel, Betty White, Gloria Steinem, Maya Angelou, Jane Fonda and Persis Laverack. Just a few iconic women in their 70's, 80's and 90's. Women who have not let the number make them old. Maybe older, but...

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UN Calls for Action to Increase Women in Peacekeeping

UN Calls for Action to Increase Women in Peacekeeping

UNITED NATIONS — The Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution Friday calling on the United Nations and its 193 member nations to step up action to increase the number of women in military and civilian positions at all levels in the U.N.’s far-flung...

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Women Scientists Have the Evidence About Sexism

Women Scientists Have the Evidence About Sexism

Centuries of bias have impeded the advance of human knowledge. In the war against the coronavirus, leading women scientists are among the generals. For instance, Kimberly Prather of UC San Diego, has been a leader in establishing the role that airborne transmission...

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