Women in Business

Women hold up half the sky, which is a mean feat considering the glass ceiling dangles so oppressively low. Participation in corporate leadership – just 4.8% of CEOs in S&P 500 companies are women – indicates how rare it is to smash through the barriers that hold women back. But knowledge is power. To thrive in your career, learn to navigate biases, discrimination, sexual harassment, the gender pay gap, the old boy network, the household chore gap, and more.

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Achieving More by Doing Less

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David Michaelis

Simon & Schuster, 2020

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What Women Know About Work, Family, and the Path to Building a Life

Hana Schank and Elizabeth Wallace

Viking, 2018

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Shaz Kahng

Talks at Google, 2020

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Jessica Nordell

The New York Times, 2021

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How Devotion to Our Jobs Keeps Us Exploited, Exhausted, and Alone

Sarah Jaffe

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“Susan, Linda, Nina & Cokie: The Extraordinary Story of the Founding Mothers of NPR.”

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