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Below you can find a selection of our favourite news stories curated from the press around the world. You can use the filters above to find your particular favourites either via year published, or by keyword!

  • LEGO's Women Of NASA Figures Are Repping For Women In STEM In The Most Awesome Way

    19 October 2017

    LEGO fans of all ages will soon have four more famous female scientists to add to their collection. On Tuesday, the company announced a new Women of NASA LEGO set featuring astronomer and educator Nancy Grace Roman, computer scientist Margaret Hamilton, and iconic astronauts Sally Ride and Mae Jemison. Along with the four figurines, the 231-piece Women of NASA LEGO set also includes buildable mini-dioramas paying homage to each of the women’s areas of expertise.

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    Read the full article at bustle.com
  • Five way the future of work could change for women

    19 October 2017

    According to the World Economic Forum, it will be 118 years before women have the same career prospects as men.

    Even as female leaders steer multinationals and major economies, the reality is that the working world still excludes, underpays and overlooks half of its available talent.

    Below Dr Dan Woodman, Dr Melissa Wheeler , Dr Victor Sojo and Professor Mark Wooden from the University of Melbourne explore the five ways the future of work could change for women.

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    Read the full article at Women's agenda
  • Women around the world earn a quarter less than men, finds UN report

    19 October 2017

    Women earn 23 per cent less than men around the world, a new study has found. In other words, a woman earns 77 per cent of what a man does, and it will take more than 70 years before the gap is closed. A report from the United Nations Population Fund, called The State of World Population 2017, found that no country was left untouched by sexism and discrimination when it came to women in the workplace.

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    Read the full article at US | The Independent
  • What Matters to Women in the Workplace? – Bossed Up

    19 October 2017

    A few months back, we conducted a survey of women in the workplace. The purpose of the study was to measure our participants’ perception of what matters to women in the workplace, specifically as it relates to gender-based issues. At Gild, we feel strongly that continuing the conversation around gender-based issues in the workplace works to dispel the myth that that these issues (and the challenges that result) are no longer present.

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    Read the full article at bossedup.org
  • An Open Letter To Bob Weinstein

    19 October 2017

    Yes, Bob, I’m talking to you. I read your interview in The Hollywood Reporter, and for the purpose of this letter I’m going to 100 percent take you at your word that: a) You had no idea your brother was a sexual predator for decades, using your business for his predation; b) You feel guilty and are tormented by what happened, literally calling it, “a walking nightmare;” and c) You want to save your company, for its employees and shareholders.

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    Read the full article at Huffington Post
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