Summary of New Data on the Rise of Women

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Women are beginning to usurp men in the workplace, fill more professional jobs, graduate college in higher numbers and bring home bigger paychecks. Journalist Hanna Rosin explores this new paradigm and explains its effects on conference rooms and bedrooms in America and worldwide. Whether Rosin’s no-nonsense lecture instills you with anxiety or moxie, getAbstract recommends her eye-opening analysis of the current state of play between the sexes.

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  • How the shifting role of women will affect society and the workplace and
  • Why these changes concern both sexes now and into the future.
 

About the Speaker

Journalist Hanna Rosin co-founded DoubleX, a women’s online magazine that is connected to Slate.

 

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For the first time in history, more women than men are receiving college diplomas. Moreover, women now make up the majority of the US labor force. More than half of managers are female, and the fairer sex dominates most of the growing professions. Young women are earning more than young men. The

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