8 Points of Inspiration from 8 Incredible Women

In a powerfully written article originally published on LinkedIn earlier last week, Rahul Rangnekar recounts the messages delivered at The Hustle's all-female conference, "2X." 

These empowering, female leaders spoke to the heart of what each female professional needs to be concerned with in order to truly succeed in their chosen field. Because these powerhouses are familiar with the realities of climbing the professional ladder, their voices and experiences ring true to those seeking to do the same.

International Women's Day: Calls to Action, Protests and Words of Praise

International Women's Day: Calls to Action, Protests and Words of Praise

"Iceland’s government announced plans to eradicate gender pay disparities by 2022. Four Russian feminist activists unfurled a giant poster outside the Kremlin in Moscow, denouncing the patriarchy (they were arrested). India’s prime minister honored a symbol of rural women’s aspirations for dignity and self-sufficiency — the toilet. The Egyptian authorities said they would allow female prisoners an extra family visit this month."

What Started "Her Movement?"

What Started "Her Movement?"

In the summer of 2016, a student at Brigham Young University-Idaho noticed a dearth of female professors on campus, and set out to find how the BYU schools compared to other universities across the country in regards to female employment of professors.

This informative article came to our attention, and we wanted to figure out if females were being discriminated against, or if they were choosing family over career? And, if there are roadblocks to women in the professional world of higher education, what are they?

Gender as a Factor in Instructor Reviews

Gender as a Factor in Instructor Reviews

Instructors in colleges and universities across the nation are expected to live up to very high expectations when it comes time for review. One of the criteria a teacher should not be asked to live up to, however, is gender.

In a recent publication, NPR discussed the pressure that many female instructors are face when it comes to ratings.

Why Women Feel More Stress at Work

Why Women Feel More Stress at Work

Everyone in today’s supercharged workplaces experiences stress. Yet executive and professional women consistently experience more stress, anxiety, and psychological distress than do men. There are, undoubtedly, a variety of reasons for this — more domestic responsibilities, having been socialized to say “yes” to all requests, and receiving lower pay for similar work immediately come to mind. --- Harvard Business Review