gender diversity, gender quotas, gender equality

9 October, 2017

‘Modest’ improvement in gender equality at board level, finds OECD

The lack of structural and institutional backing for women throughout their careers is identified as a serious obstacle to their reaching senior positions, according to a major report by the OECD. ...
Man in suit, mirror, gender bias

25 September, 2017

Unconscious bias is keeping women out of senior roles

Most people would not consciously decide to hire candidates based on whether they remind them of themselves. But one unconscious bias—affinity bias—may lead people to favour candidates who are lik...
Google

8 August, 2017

Google employee fired over ‘gender differences’ email to staff

A Google employee has been fired over comments made to staff in an email, suggesting that gender differences in pay and roles were in part due to biological factors. The email, reportedly sent by a...