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Serena Williams Would Rank 'No. 700' if She Played Against Men, Says John McEnroe

Serena Williams Would Rank ‘No. 700’ if She Played Against Men, Says John McEnroe

Williams responds to McEnroe’s sexist comments that question her ability to defeat pro tennis players in the men’s circuit.

TIAA's CEO Roger Ferguson: It’s Time to Speed Up the Progress of Women on Boards

TIAA’s CEO Roger Ferguson: It’s Time to Speed Up the Progress of Women on Boards

"Improving diversity and inclusion — on boards and across the corporate workforce as well — is not just a 'nice to have' but a business imperative," writes Roger W. Ferguson, Jr., President and CEO at TIAA.

Serena Williams Stands Up Against Domestic Violence, Financial Abuse

Serena Williams Stands Up Against Domestic Violence, Financial Abuse

The tennis great joins an initiative to economically empower victims of domestic abuse.

Gender Wage Gap May Be ‘Genetic,’ Says Higher Ed Official

Gender Wage Gap May Be ‘Genetic,’ Says Higher Ed Official

“I’m not smart enough to know the difference,” said Edward Morton of the State University System of Florida.

Many Rape Victims Experience ‘Paralysis’ During Assault, Study Finds

Many Rape Victims Experience ‘Paralysis’ During Assault, Study Finds

“Don’t blame rape victims for not resisting,” said the lead author of the study. “It’s a normal biological reaction when exposed to an extreme threat.”

Mammogram Follow-up Tests Take Longer for Asian Women

Mammogram Follow-up Tests Take Longer for Asian Women

Half of white women in the study got follow-up tests within 15 days, compared with 19 days for Japanese women, 28 days for Filipina women and 32 days for Vietnamese women.

Why Women Are Better Investors: Study

If you want to invest like a wonder woman, that means shifting to a long-term focus, saving more up front and giving up on trying to time the market with brilliant trades.

Uber Fires More Than 20 Workers After Sexual Harassment Investigation

Uber Fires More Than 20 Workers After Sexual Harassment Investigation

Lack of diversity was always at the core of Uber’s problems.

EY Names New Office Managing Partner in Tulsa

Female Athletes Make Winning Entrepreneurs, According to New EY/espnW Report

The study highlights the skills women develop as athletes and how those winning behaviors contribute to entrepreneurial success.

Achieving Gender Balance in Senior Leadership

Achieving Gender Balance in Senior Leadership

Leaders from Novartis, Sodexo, Johnson & Johnson and Marriott International provide insights into critical factors that enabled their companies to make progress in gender balance in senior leadership.

No women on Senate healthcare panel

Not One Woman Included in Senate Panel Crafting Healthcare Law

Nearly half of Senators comprising the group represent just 2.6 percent of entire U.S. population and less than 1 percent of Blacks and Latinos.

Woman Faces Prison Time for Laughing at Jeff Sessions

Woman Faces Prison Time for Laughing at Jeff Sessions

Desiree Fairooz could spend up to a year in prison for laughter during the Senate confirmation hearing of President Donald Trump’s appointed U.S. attorney general.

Women Can Legally Be Paid Less Based on Salary History, Court Rules

Women Can Legally Be Paid Less Based on Salary History, Court Rules

The ruling in California will perpetuate pay discrimination based on gender.

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Bill O’Reilly Out at Fox

O'Reilly's latest sexual harassment lawsuit came from a Black woman who said he called her "hot chocolate."

President Trump: ‘I don’t think Bill did anything wrong’

If men "get a come-on at all by the woman whom they feel is attractive, then they're in," Bill O’Reilly once said on his show.

EY Names New Office Managing Partner in Tulsa

EY: Women Still Struggle to Clinch Top Positions in Government Globally

Sixty percent of public sector leaders believe they do not have sufficient diversity on their leadership teams, according to EY's report.

Fox News Sexual Harassment Settlements Appear to be Cost of Doing Business

“Bill, you’re my boss!” a former Fox News producer said in a lawsuit she told Bill O’Reilly when he propositioned her for sex.

Wyndham Recognizes Women Veterans

Wyndham Recognizes Women Veterans

Wyndham Worldwide continues its commitment to recruiting and retaining veterans.

WSJ Staff Criticizes Lack of Diversity in its Newsroom

WSJ Staff Criticizes Lack of Diversity in its Newsroom

The letter brings attention to a national problem in newsrooms, which across the board are largely controlled by white males.

Mastercard Releases Index of Women Entrepreneurs

Sheer grit spurs women entrepreneurs, but supporting conditions are crucial for them to thrive, according to Mastercard's findings.

Women Worldwide Rally for Equality, and Against Trump in U.S.

Women Worldwide Rally for Equality, and Against Trump in U.S.

By having women flex their economic muscle, organizers hope to call attention to issues such as the gender pay gap and reproductive health services.

Depression Top Cause of Disability, Strikes Young and Old: WHO

Depression Top Cause of Disability, Strikes Young and Old: WHO

Women, youth and the elderly are the most prone to the disabling effects of depression.

Red is the Color of Solidarity for ‘A Day Without a Woman’

Red is the Color of Solidarity for ‘A Day Without a Woman’

The Women’s March announced the agenda for its planned strike on March 8, “a day where women feel empowered to take a stance on their value in the workplace.”

Kellogg’s Wendy Davidson Invites Perspective, Encourages Taking Risks

Kellogg’s Wendy Davidson Invites Perspective, Encourages Taking Risks

Davidson, president of U.S. specialty channels, shares her thoughts on effective leadership and the value of diversity for Kellogg.