Stories tagged: women
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 12, 2019
Microsoft released a report that showed the company has hired more women and minorities, but highlighted persistent diversity challenges facing the world’s largest software maker.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 21, 2019
Alyse Ruriani, 24, is living in recovery from the depression and suicidal thoughts that plagued her teenage years. But every month she knows there’s a possibility some symptoms could return …
UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019
New research gives some biological clues to why women may be more likely than men to develop Alzheimer’s disease and how this most common form of dementia varies by gender.
UPDATED: Tue., July 16, 2019
CES is cracking down on its dress code, introducing more sessions focused on women and minorities and creating a new “sex tech” category after a debacle over a robotic personal …
Mon., July 8, 2019
While perusing the list of books I’ve read, I made a discovery that startled me: there were almost no women on it.
UPDATED: Fri., June 21, 2019
U.S. women will soon have another drug option designed to boost low sex drive: a shot they can give themselves in the thigh or abdomen that raises sexual interest for …
Sun., March 31, 2019
Former Vice President Joe Biden says he doesn’t believe he ever acted inappropriately toward women but will “listen respectfully” to suggestions he did
UPDATED: Fri., March 8, 2019
Players for the U.S. women’s national soccer team have filed a federal gender discrimination lawsuit seeking pay equal to that of their male counterparts.
Wed., Feb. 13, 2019
Does that medicine work for women? Why signing up for a medical study could be your next feminist move
Women’s participation in medical research studies continues to lag, creating a scientific data gap that has an impact on development of new medicines and treatment protocols, as well as accurate …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 6, 2019
When you’re among the best long-range shooters in college basketball, expectations can get a bit surreal.
Wed., Jan. 2, 2019
On Tuesday, the newly elected judiciary for Harris County was sworn in, including the 17 women who were part of the “Black Girl Magic” campaign.
Tue., Dec. 11, 2018
A new study by Egon Zehnder points out that among countries that average three or more women on large company boards – thought to be the threshold at which diversity …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 18, 2018
In the past decade, Stacy Pearsall has taken portraits of about 7,500 veterans in 29 states, a sprawling, ongoing undertaking called the Veterans Portrait Project.
Fri., Nov. 16, 2018
Microsoft showed a small increase in the proportion of women in its employee ranks, rising 1.1 percentage points to 26.6 percent, from 25.5 percent last year.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 8, 2018
So many women roared to victories in Tuesday’s elections that a record of more than 100 are slated to be in the U.S. House when it convenes in early 2019. …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 1, 2018
Carrying signs with messages such as “Don’t be evil,” several hundred Google employees around the world briefly walked off the job Thursday in a protest against what they said is …
Sat., Oct. 20, 2018
Harry’s has carved out a niche selling men shaving razors direct to their doors, elbowing in on an industry long dominated by names like Gillette and Schick.
Fri., Oct. 5, 2018
Chrissy Knox has a new hat to wear.
Mon., Oct. 1, 2018
Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday signed a bill making California the first state to require public companies to have at least one woman on their board of directors to advance …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 30, 2018
California has become the first state to require publicly traded companies to include women on their boards of directors, according to a law signed Sunday by Gov. Jerry Brown.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 30, 2018
Gov. candidate Jordan expects ‘women will be attacked’ by restrictive policies if Kavanaugh is confirmed
Idaho Democratic gubernatorial candidate Paulette Jordan said Friday she is worried about the state’s protections for women and minorities, especially if Judge Brett Kavanaugh is confirmed to the U.S. Supreme …
Sun., Sept. 30, 2018
Eat, pray, love are the words many women associate with Elizabeth Gilbert, best-selling author of the book with the same name. But Gilbert had three different words for more than …
Sat., Sept. 29, 2018
As the Senate is divided on President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court pick, so too are women across the country.
Mon., Sept. 24, 2018
The number of female entrepreneurs is on the rise in Idaho. Women’s wages are increasing at a faster rate than men’s are, and state labor officials say women are entering …
Fri., Sept. 21, 2018
Women suing Microsoft alleging widespread gender discrimination will get another chance to convince a court that their claims should be considered together as a class, after the Ninth Circuit Court …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 8, 2018
Ashley’s disappearance is one small chapter in the unsettling story of missing and murdered Native American women and girls. No one knows precisely how many there are because some cases …
Sun., Sept. 2, 2018
When it comes to gender pay inequality, little has improved in the past decade.
Mon., Aug. 27, 2018
In the survey of 148 Native American and Alaska Native women, more than half the women — 53 percent — were homeless at the time they answered the questions.
Sun., Aug. 12, 2018
When asked in an interview with Freakonomics Radio earlier this year why there are so few female CEOs leading big corporations today, outgoing PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi pointed largely to …
Sun., July 22, 2018
No one can predict with certainty the direction of women’s magazines, which have struggled to maintain print circulation as newsstand sales fell. But if you’re placing bets on a strategy …