Hello and happy hump day, readers! The “manel” has seeped into conference culture–and none other than the director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) himself wants to put an end to it. For those unfamiliar with the term, “manels” are panels at conventions, meetings, and other congregations of business, academic, and sociopolitical leaders that […]
Achieving gender equality may be an even more remote goal than previously imagined. Not a single country in the world is on track to achieve gender equality by 2030, according to a newly launched index that measures progress against the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, a set of goals agreed upon by all UN member […]
The future of the Canadian economy holds opportunities for women but to capture them, women will need to successfully reskill and transition.
Concerted and creative new solutions are needed to enable women to seize new opportunities in the automation age; without them, women may fall further behind in the world of work.
Girl power. International Women’s Day is today and it’s being observed by all kinds of entities–governments, schools, charities, and companies–throughout the world. Here’s everything you need to know about the day celebrating half of the world’s population. What is the meaning of International Women’s Day? International Women’s Day is a global day to celebrate the […]
The world’s most important fashion show hit the red carpet Sunday at the 91st Academy Awards, as designer labels vied for attention-grabbing moments in the walkup to an unusual, host-less Oscars–replete with new rules aimed at reversing a drop in viewership. Last year, the Oscars strove to stay apolitical, and this year was no different. […]