Progress…sort of. Finally, progress. Well, sort of. In June, a new website voiced a frustration I share — that there are no women candidates in the Illinois gubernatorial race. A group of Democratic women activists launched “Zero women are running for governor,” the site declared. They asked Democratic Party leaders: “What’s your plan to support …

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LGBTQ Inclusion, Gender Equality in Athletics and Female Representation in the Media – via ESPN

Cornell Athlete Ally hosted ESPN personalities Sarah Spain and Kate Fagan on Wednesday in Statler Auditorium. According to Cornell Athlete Ally president Megan LeDuc, Spain and Fagan were selected to speak at the event because they have both worked towards diversity and inclusion in the sports field. A 2002 graduate of Cornell’s College of Arts […] …

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Going Back with Title IX

We’re slowing down for the summer! Instead of our usual roundup of “This Day in Geographic History” (TDIGH) events, here’s a closer look at one historic event that connects to something in the news today. We’ve also matched it with a map or visual, background information, and additional resources. Friday, June 23 TDIGH: Title IX […] …

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Some Comments on Gender Inequality — Riepedia

If you haven't already seen the PASS Women in Technology March Webinar on Unconscious Bias and Gender Inequality, then you’re really missing out. You can find it here: PASS WIT Unconscious Bias and Gender InequalityI hesitate to use phrases like “life changing” but I think that’s what happened. To say the evidence presented really rocked me… …

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Overall, it is proven that gender diversity causes businesses perform better financially, enjoy exceptional team dynamics, and attain greater productivity. The real challenge is actively taking these steps within your organisation and getting it done.