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The global gender gap persists, says report

On March 9, the United Nations will convene to evaluate the global community's progress on gender equality in the 20 years since 189 countries adopted the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action. The U.N. session will ...

dateMar 09, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Why are women leaving the tech industry in droves?

Ana Redmond launched into a technology career for an exciting challenge and a chance to change the world. She was well-equipped to succeed too: An ambitious math and science wiz, she could code faster, with fewer errors, ...

dateMar 06, 2015 in Other
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Think again about gender gap in science

Scholars from diverse fields have long proposed that interlocking factors such as cognitive abilities, discrimination and interests may cause more women than men to leave the science, technology, engineering and mathematics ...

dateFeb 17, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Facebook, LinkedIn join to help women in tech

(AP)—Facebook and LinkedIn want to boost dwindling numbers of women studying engineering and computer science with a collaborative initiative announced Friday that they hope will eventually fill thousands of lucrative Silicon ...

dateFeb 06, 2015 in Social Sciences
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