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Women CEOs negotiate better severance than men — for all the...

Pierre Chaigneau, Queen's University, Ontario Over the last 20 years, the number of female CEOs leading S&P 500 firms has increased fivefold. But it’s a...

2020 campaign shows the more women run, the more they are...

Elizabeth C. Tippett, University of Oregon When Victoria Woodhull ran for president in 1872, she was depicted as “Mrs. Satan” in a political cartoon. When...

Most witches are women, because witch hunts were all about persecuting...

Bridget Marshall, University of Massachusetts Lowell “Witch hunt” – it’s a refrain used to deride everything from impeachment inquiries and sexual assault investigations to allegations...

Bosses face more discrimination if they are women – from employees...

Martin Abel, Middlebury Imagine that your boss Ethan calls you into his office. He expresses disappointment in your recent performance and lack of commitment. How...

Doris Day was a sunny actress and a domestic violence survivor;...

Joan M. Cook, Yale University Hollywood legend Doris Day died May 13, 2019 at age 97 at her home in Carmel Valley, California. The beautiful,...

#MeToo, workplace equality and the ‘wave of women’: 3 essential reads

Bryan Keogh, The Conversation and Nicole Zelniker, The Conversation Editor’s note: As we come to the end of the year, Conversation editors take a look...

Transgender Americans still face workplace discrimination despite some progress and support...

George B. Cunningham, Texas A&M University Activist Gwendolyn Ann Smith founded Transgender Day of Remembrance on Nov. 20 to honor the memory of those...

Only 1 in 4 women who have been sexually harassed tell...

Margaret E. Johnson, University of Baltimore On May 30, a grand jury indicted Harvey Weinstein on charges he raped one woman and forced another to...

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By Warren Rapp, University of Nevada, Reno This week, the Federal Aviation Administration finally released proposed rules for Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) – better known...