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2014-03-12 23:30:16

New York Law Firm Kaplan Lawyers PC Calls Amendment to NYC’s Human Rights Law “Long Overdue” New York, NY (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Richard Sabatino, executive director for New York law firm Kaplan Lawyers PC, commented today on the Pregnant Worker’s Fairness Act, which became law on January 30, 2014. Kaplan Lawyers PC is a New York law firm focusing on workers’ compensation and personal injury law. Kaplan’s executive director, Richard Sabatino, commented today on how passage of...

2013-10-29 12:25:57

The Center for Women and Business at Bentley University Convenes Best Practices Forum to Help Companies Compete and Grow With Teams That Blend Male and Female Leaders WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Women and Business at Bentley University today convened its latest Best Practices Forum, "Engaging Men to Advance Women in Business." (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130219/DC61345LOGO) Bringing together a group of prominent and diverse...

2013-10-01 23:01:12

The Albany, N.Y. health plan is being recognized for its commitment to helping women achieve financial independence and success. Albany, NY (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 CDPHP is being recognized with the Advancement of Women in the WERCplace Award, honored for its longstanding commitment to helping women achieve financial independence and success. The award was presented to CDPHP at the Capital District Women’s Employment and Resource Center’s (WERC) 25th Anniversary Awards Luncheon....

2013-09-30 23:37:18

Examples of simple changes to how you act in the work place and business that can help you to get ahead in your career. Portland, OR (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Based on a recent American Express State of Women Owned Businesses Study, did you know that? > Nationally, the number of women-owned businesses has increased by 50% since 1997. > One in five US firms with revenue of $1 million or more is woman-owned. > Women-owned firms in the US are exceeding overall sector growth rates...

2013-07-03 12:11:29

Women living in the world's most advanced democracies and under the most progressive gender equality regimes still know less about politics than men. Indeed, an unmistakable gender gap in political knowledge seems to be a global phenomenon, according to a ten-nation study of media systems and national political knowledge funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). Women know less about politics than men regardless of how advanced a country is in terms of gender equality,...

2013-03-14 20:21:08

Janet Pucino receives top honors for her insightful book on the biases and challenges still plaguing women in the workplace. LOS ANGELES, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- On Friday, March 8th, the Los Angeles Book Festival honored the 2012-2013 book award recipients at the site of the first Academy Awards at the Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood, California. Janet Pucino's 2013 release of "Not In The Club: An Executive Woman's Journey Through the Biased World of Business" was the...

2012-10-03 15:09:30

Numbers of women in engineering, physics and computer science are on the decline In the first study of its kind, researchers have found that numbers of women in the science, technology and innovation fields are alarmingly low in the world's leading economies, and are actually on the decline in others, including the United States. The study maps the opportunities and obstacles faced by women in science across the US, EU, Brazil, South Africa, India, Korea and Indonesia. It was conducted by...

2012-10-03 02:24:14

NEW YORK, October 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Numbers of women in engineering, physics and computer science are on the decline In the first study of its kind, researchers have found that numbers of women in the science, technology and innovation fields are alarmingly low in the world's leading economies, and are actually on the decline in others, including the United States. The study maps the opportunities and obstacles faced...

2012-07-16 13:26:17

Despite a global reputation for gender equality, certain Scandinavian countries disadvantage female scholars with sexist attitudes towards ℠women-friendly´ work policies. These are the findings of a new study from Queen Mary, University of London and Brunel on equality in universities in Denmark, Norway and Sweden, where the share of professorships among women are below the European average. The research, which reveals female academics´ perceptions of sex equality,...

2012-05-01 02:21:54

LONDON, May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Anglo American is the first company to commit to the United Nations Women/United Nations Global Compact Women's Empowerment Principles at the UK launch, and has strengthened its resolve to increase gender diversity across its international operations and in its host communities. Launched in the UK market yesterday evening, by the United Nations National Committee (UK), the Women's Empowerment Principles are designed to help companies...