Equal Pay Day

Equal Pay Day Depending on where you live, today is Equal Pay Day.  The actual date differs by country each year because it symbolized how far into the year a woman must work to earn what a man earned the previous year. I can personally say that I have never experienced a 20-25% pay gap […]


Gender diversity: 101

Gender diversity: 101 There are many reasons given for the current gender imbalance in STEM careers.  One of them is that women slip out of science because their hormones make them “different”. There are arguments that women find science “boring,”  that attempts to bridge the gender divide “deny human biology and nature,” and that efforts to achieve […]

Gender Bias in Performance Reviews

Performance Reviews:  The Hurdle that Keeps Getting Higher A NEW study by the linguist and tech entrepreneur Kieran Snyder, done for Fortune.com, found two differences between workplace performance reviews given to men and women. Across 248 reviews from 28 companies, managers, whether male or female, gave female employees more negative feedback than they gave male […]

Saudi Women Need Men to Vote

Saudi Women Can Vote….With a Man Present. The Saudi King Abdullah died.  There are multiple websites that praise his reign for changing women’s rights in Saudi.  So, what great things did he do to help women? In 2011, women were given the right to vote in elections.  Also women are now allowed to run in municipal […]