New York's 'Fearless Girl' to Stare Down the Stock Exchange

"Fearless Girl," whose message is for a bigger role for women in corporate America and whose appearance in lower Manhattan on the eve of International Women's Day last year sparked a social media sensation, will be moved by the end of 2018.

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(Reuters) — The bronze statue of a little girl that became a tourism phenomenon by staring down Wall Street's massive "Charging Bull" sculpture is to be moved to a nearby spot where its stern gaze will be on the male-dominated New York Stock Exchange, city officials said on Thursday.

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Monsanto's Shannon Hauf Talks Leadership with Sara Menker

Hauf asks Menker, founder and CEO of Gro Intelligence who recently spoke with Monsanto's Women in Science Network, what advice she would give to aspiring female leaders.

Shannon Hauf, Global Cotton, Wheat, and Specialty Crops Technology Lead at Monsanto Company sat down with Sara Menker, Founder and CEO of Gro Intelligence, when she visited Monsanto (No. 39 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list) to speak with the company's Women in Science Network (WiSE).

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Stephens Serves Up Tennis to Inner City Youth

"We have to go into communities that are underprivileged and under-served and introduce tennis to them," Stephens said.

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(Reuters) — U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens on Thursday unveiled refurbished tennis courts at a school in impoverished Compton, Calif., the latest in an ongoing effort by the African American player to expand the reach of the sport to minorities.

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Nike Has a Problem with Hiring and Promoting Women and Minorities to Senior Levels

Employees received a memo that the company has failed to achieve change.

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Nike Inc.'s HR Chief Monique Matheson informed employees on Wednesday that the company has failed in both promoting and hiring women and minorities to senior-level positions.

But this is not surprising as Nike's executive leadership team is predominantly white and male. Mark Parker, the company's chairman, president and CEO since 2006, apparently has not made diversity a priority.

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Women Dockworkers Accuse Shippers, Union of Pregnancy Discrimination

"I feel like I'm being punished because I wanted to bear a child," said one of the workers.

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(Reuters) — Four women dockworkers have filed discrimination claims with federal regulators against the shippers' association that runs 29 ports on the West Coast, saying they unfairly lost pay and seniority after becoming pregnant.

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'Historic' Numbers of Black Women Running for Office in Alabama

Will the Democratic Party give Black women the support they deserve?

Terri Sewell, D-Ala., a four-term congresswoman, is running for re-election this fall.

Following Republican candidate Roy Moore's defeat in the Alabama Senate special election in December, a record number of Black women are running for office across the state. Black women, who are staunch Democratic voters, now want to be on the ballot.

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Women's Soccer League Gaining Foothold in U.S.

Americans are always ready to rally around their national team every four years for the Women's World Cup, but that same soccer fever fails to burn anywhere near as hot outside of the high-profile tournament.

(Reuters) — Women's professional soccer has long been a tough sell in the United States but the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) is already in uncharted territory as it gets set to open its sixth season this weekend.

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