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More Married Women Are Entrepreneurs, But Single Women Lead U.S. Entrepreneurial Growth, Georgia State University Research Shows

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Self-employment is growing faster among single women who live in communities that support entrepreneurship and innovation than among men and married women, according to a new study by Georgia State University.

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Victoria Johnson Writes About the NFL's Marketing to Women as Brand Faces Criticism Due to Concussion, Domestic Violence Scandals.

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Think Like a Girl Engineering a Business

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A team of female students in the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering at Rowan University in Glassboro, New Jersey, are developing kits to teach young girls the fundamentals of engineering.

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The Leonard C. Goodman Institute for Investigative Reporting Is Now Accepting Submissions

The deadline for this round of proposals is January 15, 2016. Candidates will be notified of decisions by the end of February 2016. The Institute pays a competitive rate--and covers expenses--for investigative reporting that advances social and economic justice. All stories are published in In These Times magazine and on InTheseTimes.com.

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Top Stories 11 Dec 2015; New Forensic Science Breakthroughs, Breast Cancer Treatment Difference by Age, Racial Disparities in Dialysis, and More...

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Katz Named a Woman to Watch in Financial Planning by InvestmentNews

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Deena Katz, a certified financial planner and professor of personal financial planning at Texas Tech, is on the InvestmentNews inaugural Women to Watch list.

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Do Women Place Less Importance on Their Careers Than Men? Ithaca College Professor Rebuts Common Misconception

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“Are Women Less Career Centric Than Men? Structure, Culture and Career Investments” by Stephen Sweet, analyzes data collected from employees in 11 countries to determine if gender differences in career centrality — the importance of one’s career to their identity — exist, and examines how those differences relate to professional demands, gender role beliefs and cultural expectations.

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The Rise of Trainwreck’s Amy Schumer

Wildly popular comedienne Amy Schumer and her breakout performance at the Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen is the subject of a new study published in the National Communication Association’s journal Text and Performance Quarterly.

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Nations’ Policies Affect Mothers’ Ability to Balance Work-Family Life, Study Shows

Various Western nations’ work-family policies leave many working mothers feeling unsupported as both caretakers and workers, according to a comparative study of working mothers in multiple countries by The University of Texas at Austin.

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Female Managers Do Not Reduce the Gender Wage Gap, Study Finds

new study finds that having a female manager doesn’t necessarily equate to higher salaries for female employees. In fact, women can sometimes take an earnings hit relative to their male colleagues when they go to work for a female manager.

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Trending Stories Report for 5 June 2015

Trending news releases with the most views in a single day. Topics include: trending stories, journal related news, children's health, women in healthcare, air pollution, birds, awards, Dr. Oz.

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Trending Stories Report for 13 May 2015

Trending news releases with the most views in a single day. Topics include: Statin drugs and cancer, concussions, women in business, tracking ebola, precision medicine, nursing, Nepal earthquake, and Oak Ridge National Lab researchers working on LHC experiments.

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Midlife Career Change Reinvents Businesswoman as Occupational Therapy Assistant

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A successful sales executive turns to Rutgers program to help others reclaim their lives

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Why Everything You’Ve Heard About Women and Negotiation Might Be Wrong

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University of Florida student Samantha Miller was listening to a lecture on a commonly held trope about negotiation -- that women are bad at it -- but the conventional wisdom didn’t fit with her experience at all.

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Who’s a CEO? Google Image Results Can Shift Gender Biases

A University of Washington study assesses how accurately gender representations in online image search results for 45 different occupations -- from CEO to telemarketer to engineer -- match reality. Exposure to skewed image results shifted people's perceptions about how many women actually hold those jobs.

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Weighing the Risks of Hormone Therapy

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It's time to clear up the confusion and debunk the false reports surrounding the potentially serious health risks of Hormone Therapy.

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Women Face Dishonesty More Often Than Men During Negotiations

Women in business negotiations face more deceit than men, according to new research.

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Baylor Professor’s New Research Geared to Keep Women from Fleeing IT Profession

Research by Baylor University professor shows employers and experts where to invest resources to reverse the exodus of women from the IT workforce.

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Women Who ‘Lean in’ Often Soon Leave Engineering Careers, Study Finds

Nearly 40 percent of women who earn engineering degrees quit the profession or never enter the field, and for those who leave, poor workplace climates and mistreatment by managers and co-workers are common reasons, according to research presented at the American Psychological Association’s 122nd Annual Convention.

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‘30% Club’ Could Work Here with Better Defined Objectives

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A group of two dozen corporate leaders, including Warren Buffet, is trying to influence American companies to increase the number of women in positions of senior leadership. The effort, called the 30% Club, is an expansion of an effort in Great Britain to increase female corporate board representation there to 30 percent by the end of 2015. But can it work in the United States? Maybe, with more defined objectives, says an expert on women in the workplace at Washington University in St. Louis.


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