Tag Archives: Lean In

What We’re Reading

Female breadwinners: Are you stuck with a “second shift”? Monday’s disheartening SCOTUS decision strikes twin blows against women and minorities in the workplace. A great listen: Dear Harvard, My Career Deserved More Respect. While fathers in academia enjoy a career advantage, female academics hit the maternal wall. Women are more engaged in work than men. […]

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The Downside for Dads

Co-written with Joan C. Williams. “My small contribution to feminism is leaving the office at 5:15 PM three times a week to pick up my daughter…and not hiding it.” You might expect that these are the words of a working mother who, after too little sleep and too many people wondering “how she does it,” […]

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What We’re Reading

How raising the minimum wage would help close the gender wage gap. “When we dial back our voices, we also dial back our chances to prove the bias wrong.” Do you agree with this author’s take on the Tightrope? The Huffington Post discusses translating widespread desire for workplace flexibility to a cohesive mothers’ movement. Surprising […]

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What We’re Reading

Sociologist Philip Cohen talks unmarried parenthood, lack of opportunity. “On doing the emotional work of being a male feminist.” Have we left Millennial men out of Lean In debate? Apparently, not all of them. For lovers (and haters) of Shonda Rhimes’ Scandal everywhere. Gorgeous illustrations of women in Congress.

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Is It Too Cold To Lean In? Women In STEM

Co-written by Katherine Ullman. It’s been a rough couple of weeks for women in STEM. Most shockingly, Adria Richards, former developer evangelist at SendGrid, was fired after she publicly reported two men (one of whom was also fired) for making lewd jokes in earshot at a PyCon Conference. Richards has since received nasty messages for speaking […]

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