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Def Jam Co-founder Russell Simmons Denies Sexual Assault Claim

Model Keri Claussen Khalighi has accused Simmons of sexual misconduct against her when she was 17 years old.

JCPenney Teams Up With Tracee Ellis Ross for Sparkling Holiday Capsule Collection

Tracee Ellis Ross to Women: Put Yourself First, Don’t Ask Permission to Do So

In a powerful speech, Ross talks about being a 45-year-old, unmarried woman without children who refuses to define her life by patriarchal standards.

TD Bank Survey Reveals Demographic Shift Occurring in Restaurant Industry

Increase in women behind the counter is paving the way for significant changes.

Audio: How to Manage Work and Home After Maternity Leave, Liz Sweigart

Audio: How to Manage Work and Home After Maternity Leave

PwC’s Liz Taishoff Sweigart discusses how she managed work and home after returning to the firm after maternity leave. Sweigart also gives advice on how moms and dads must “get comfortable with their new normal.”

Career Advice to Women: Ask for What You Need, Nellie Borrero, Accenture

Career Advice to Women: Ask for What You Need

Does asking for help seem to be a particular problem for women in corporate America? Nellie Borrero, global managing director of inclusion & diversity at Accenture, sat down with DiversityInc to discuss the one thing women tussle with when they find themselves between a rock and a hard place at work: asking for help.

Trump Expected to Tap Hate Group Leader as Ambassador for Women

Trump Expected to Tap Hate Group Leader as Ambassador for Women

“This would be putting an arsonist in charge of the fire department,” said Dawn Laguens, executive vice president for Planned Parenthood Action Fund.

KeyBank CFO Advice: Play the Game, Not Victim

KeyBank CFO Advice: Play the Game, Not Victim

As the CFO of KeyBank’s technology and operations unit, Manigault shares advice: “You can’t play the victim. You’ve got to play the game.”

Career Advice for High Potential Women

Women executives from Johnson & Johnson, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation and Marriott give career advice from mentoring to work/life balance to women working to ensure they are paid the same as their male counterparts.

Weinstein Rebukes Lupita N'yongo’s Claims

Weinstein Rebukes Lupita Nyong’o

Jane Fonda asks why sexual assault of Black women gets less attention.

Sexual Harassment Allegations Rock Fidelity Investments

Sexual Harassment Allegations Rock Fidelity Investments

Accusations came out against two former executives, both now out of the company.

Lupita Nyong’o Details Alleged Harassment by Harvey Weinstein

Lupita Nyong’o Details Alleged Harassment by Harvey Weinstein

“Harvey led me into a bedroom — his bedroom — and announced that he wanted to give me a massage,” Nyong’o writes in a New York Times op-ed.

ADP Named a Top Company for Women Technologists by Anita Borg Institute for Second Consecutive Year

ADP Named a Top Company for Women Technologists by Anita Borg Institute for Second Consecutive Year

The national program recognizes companies who are building workplaces where women can thrive and are deeply committed to making change.

Serena Williams Talks Body Image in Open Letter to Her Mom

Serena Williams Talks Body Image in Open Letter to Her Mom

“I was looking at my daughter and she has my arms and legs — my exact same strong, muscular, powerful, sensational arms and body,” Williams wrote.

Google Accused of ‘Systemic’ Gender Pay Discrimination by Labor Department

Google Segregates Women into Lower Level Jobs, Lawsuit Alleges

The tech giant “systematically” discriminates against its female employees and also keeps them from opportunities for promotions, according to a lawsuit.

Maria Sharapova Calls Serena Williams’ ‘Thick Arms and Thick Legs’ Intimidating

In her new memoir, Sharapova talks about her rivalry with Williams, including emphasizing her physique.

Baylor University Perpetuated its Gang Rape Culture, Lawsuit Says

Baylor University Reaches Settlement in Gang Rape Lawsuit

The lawsuit against the school is one in a series of civil suits, indictments and criminal convictions for sexual assaults over the past few years at Baylor.

Taraji P. Henson Joins Kellogg’s Special K to Rally Women to Stop Questioning What They Eat

"It's a problem because questioning your food is limiting you from living your life at full strength," said Henson.

Prudential: Working Women May be Facing a Retirement Income Crisis

Prudential: Working Women May be Facing a Retirement Income Crisis

Women typically live five years longer than men, which means their retirement dollars will need to work harder for longer.

Rape Kits from Sanctuary Cities Can Remain Untested, GOP Rep. Says

Rape Kits from Sanctuary Cities Can Remain Untested, GOP Rep. Says

“There are grants available, and we’ll do everything we can to help. Unless they’re a sanctuary city,” said Georgia Rep. Buddy Carter.

Google

Diversity Management Is Neither Conservative Nor Liberal

The Google controversy is being cast as liberal versus conservative; it’s neither.

James Damore Fired Google Engineer: Company ‘Shamed Me’

Fired Google Engineer: Company ‘Shamed Me’

James Damore, who said in an interview he feels “betrayed” by the tech giant, also filed a complaint against his former employer.

Google Engineer Wrote Controversial Memo After Attending Company Diversity Program

Google Engineer Wrote Controversial Memo After Attending Company Diversity Program

After attending one of Google’s diversity programs James Damore said in an interview with a conservative YouTube channel, “There’s just so much hypocrisy in the things they are saying.”

'Game of Thrones' Star is Happy Her Natural Hair Stands Out

‘Game of Thrones’ Star is Happy Her Natural Hair Stands Out

“My hair is a part of my mixed-race heritage. It’s a part of me,” said Nathalie Emmanuel.

Simone Askew Becomes First Black Woman to Lead West Point’s Cadets

Simone Askew Becomes First Black Woman to Lead West Point’s Cadets

Askew will assume the highest position of the cadet chain of command.