advancing women

How to leverage the Women’s March in Washington

I know how to leverage the women’s march. It’s the oldest solution in the radical women’s toolkit. GATHER. Just GATHER. And if you need something to read to help you come up with IDEAS and SOLUTIONS please read my three books (Lean Out, Motherhood is Madness and Occupy Women). They explain exactly what is REALLY  going on in easy-to-read format and include very specific …

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Come to the The Dress For Success – Success Luncheon

Join Dress for Success Thursday, November 3rd as they celebrate amazing leaders in the Vancouver community. Be inspired by four amazing women as they share their success stories and challenges in their lives and careers DATE: Thursday November 3, 2016 TIME: 11-2pm COST: $125. WHERE: Pan Pacific Hotel Vancouver, 300-999 Canada Place, Vancouver All proceeds are …

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Canadian companies have failed at getting women on boards

According to the Olser website: A recent Bloomberg news piece by Natalie Obiko Pearson reviews the current state of gender diversity on corporate boards in Canada. In the article, Pearson cites research from Catalyst as well as from the Canada chapter of the 30% Club which is about to release a white paper revealing that women …

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Collaboration penalizes academic women

Here is some disturbing research on how women get penalized when they collaborate. Here is an excerpt: “Unfortunately for women, research done with a co-author counts far less. When women write with co-authors, the benefit to their career prospects is much less than half that accorded to men. This really matters, because most economic research is done …

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