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Tennis CEO Steps Down After Sexist Remarks

Raymond Moore said women tennis pros “ride on the coattails of men.”

Air Force Gen. Lori Robinson Named First Woman Combatant Commander

“She is supremely qualified,” said Defense Secretary Ash Carter.

President Obama, Misty Copeland Discuss Body Image and Race

“We socialize and press women to constantly doubt themselves or define themselves in terms of a certain appearance,” said President Obama.

Things NOT to Say to Women at Work

9 Things NOT to Say to Women Coworkers

Before you make that “harmless” little comment to the woman in the next office, take a look at things women leaders tell us are absolute no-no’s in the workplace.

First Black Woman Promoted to Three-Star Army General

Nadja West's military career includes several historic firsts.

Significant correlation between women in corporate leadership and profitability

EY-Peterson Institute Study Shows Correlation Between Women in Leadership and Profitability

Study shows that an organization with 30 percent female leaders could add up to 6 percentage points to its net margin.

Women in tech

Innovative Tactics to Recruit Women in Tech

KeyCorp’s Amy Brady shares five tips to help you recruit the best and the brightest women in technology.

Women In Tech

Grooming Women Tech Leaders

Implementing a few key initiatives and programs can make a world of difference for mid-career women who are ready to step into management roles.

Ex-Oklahoma Cop Who Victimized Black Women Gets 263 Years in Prison

“This is a rapist who masqueraded as a law-enforcement officer,” said the district attorney.

Black CEO Talks About Diversity, is Called Racist

Sam’s Club CEO Rosalind Brewer came under fire for acknowledging corporate America’s very apparent lack of diversity.

Women in Combat

U.S. Military to Allow Women to Serve in All Combat Roles

The move is the latest of inclusive steps by the military and opens up more than 220,000 jobs to women.

Hair Braiding Hindered by Iowa Laws

African-style hair braiders in Iowa filed a lawsuit challenging state requirements.

Men Don’t Value Diversity Nearly as Much as Women

Study finds only about a third of men feel diversity on corporate boards is very important.

Hollywood Projects Stunning Lack of Diversity

Study shows that white, hetero males dominate and women hardly speak.

Women, Minorities Continually Left Behind In STEM Jobs

Despite growth in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) field, gender and racial gaps remain.

Marilyn Mosby: ‘Unafraid to Challenge the Status Quo in the Pursuit of Justice’

During the annual NAACP convention in Philadelphia, Baltimore Chief Prosecutor Marilyn Mosby discussed the disparities black women face, yet their ability to greatly influence the future of public policy.

Serena Williams, New York Times and Body Image

A New York Times article on tennis champion Serena Williams’ physique has stirred up controversy on social media. A long-time advocate for elite professional female athletes shares her perspective.

Vildan Kehr: Global Leaders Must Embrace Change

In a career that has taken her around the world, Vildan Kehr, Divisional Vice President of Global Talent Acquisition at Abbott, shares what is necessary to be a global leader in business.

CIA Diversity Study Blasts Agency Failures

Very little progress made in decades and minorities not making it to senior levels.

Facebook, Google Show No Progress

Eight out of 10 senior leaders at Facebook and Google are men; seven out of 10 are white.

Hair Braiding Regulations in Texas Continue to Unravel

Texas has impossible regulations on the hair braiding industry impeding upon the businesses of Black women, which a new bill may change.

Asian American employees

Asian Americans Scarce Among Silicon Valley Executives

A new report shows that while Asian Americans are well represented among the work force of five large tech firms, they remain underrepresented in leadership roles.

3 Key Practices to Increase Retention Rates of Diverse Employees

Michele G. Green, Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer at Prudential Financial, offers best practices for increasing the retention rates of employees from underrepresented groups.

Executive

Can You Bring Your Authentic Self to Work? Three Senior Women Executives Get Personal

Executive women discuss how they have managed to build a viable executive presence and share work experiences.