Debunking 8 Myths Surrounding Women And Work

August 31, 2018By DPC EditorGender, Resources By Topic

Originally posted at the Elevate Network. There are a lot of myths surrounding women and workplace success. Ideas such as women lack confidence or that they don’t have to right kinds of networks that lead to opportunities are often referenced in the media, but rarely questioned. KPMG and the 30% Club recently studied the career … Read More

What’s Holding Women Back?

August 31, 2018By DPC EditorGender, Resources By Topic

Originally posted at the Economist. IN 2015 the promise of gender equality seems closer than ever. A new report by the Pew Research Centre shows that the majority of Americans think women are just as capable of being good political and business leaders as men. They are perceived as indistinguishable from their male peers when it comes … Read More

Women in the Workplace: A Research Roundup

August 31, 2018By DPC EditorGender, Resources By Topic

Originally posted at the Harvard Business Review. We all expect to be judged on our merits at work—to be recognized for our accomplishments and our unique talents, insights, and efforts. But does that actually happen? A variety of recent research by business, psychology, and sociology scholars offers a window into women’s collective experiences in the … Read More

The Hidden Battle of the Sexes at Work

August 30, 2018By DPC EditorGender, Resources By Topic

By Vanessa Fuhrmans, originally posted at the Wall Street Journal. When it comes to equality in U.S. companies, women see a work in progress while men view it as mission accomplished. For all the effort employers are pouring into advancing women in the workplace, why are they making so little headway? One big obstacle: Men … Read More

A 50/50 Industry

July 4, 2018By DPC EditorGender, Resources By Topic

By: Faith McCormick, originally posted on the Center for Faith & Work. “There is neither male nor female for we are one in Christ.” -Galatians 3:28 With the Art Director’s club recent call for 50/50 representation of both men and women on boards, juries, and panels I can’t help but see God’s hand at work through common … Read More

The Use of Feminism in Advertising

June 15, 2018By DPC EditorGender, Resources By Topic

By Stephanie Walton, originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. (Since the term “feminism” is such a controversial one, it’s worth defining before we get started. By “feminism,” I’m referring to the cultural conversation on empowering women to pursue the life they want – whether career, family, or both – in a manner … Read More

Women, Power, & Fashion: Now Choose Two

June 13, 2018By DPC EditorGender, Resources By Topic

By Deborah Ma, originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. “We are all, to varying degrees, public people now.” For better or worse, you’ll have to admit with Vanessa Friedman whose article, Hillary Rodham Clinton and the Power of Style, published in the New York Times, explains how in a world increasingly run with social … Read More