The GBC4WEE's formation is an important landmark for the women's economic empowerment movement and can be an important resource for other partners.
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Soon the women's economic empowerment effort will need to scale to global proportions. At the Council on Foreign Relations, a discussion was held on the emerging landscape.
Why do men make more than women? Because some powerful men want it that way. If we are ever to get to equality, we are going to have to face this fact.
Today, the UK became the first country ever to make employers publicly disclose their gender pay gap. The reports are still coming in, but so far 9 of 10 are paying women less. It's gonna get ugly.
Someone at work thinks women are born muddled and math-challenged? Read this and fire back.
Conventional wisdom says women don't go into tech because they are scared of math and science. In the US, the truth is different. As huge numbers of women entered higher education, other competitive, quantitative, male-dominated fields snapped them up, leaving engineering and ICT behind. Today, these fields are small, having attracted few students of either gender.