Jobs Site Identifies 10 Professions in Which Women Earn Less

Jobs and recruiting site Glassdoor regularly shares interesting insights into employers, and has a new report out examining the gender pay gap. Based on its findings, the company is shining a light on on ten professions in which women earn…

Kristen Wiig and Others Talk Hollywood Gender Problem

Kristen Wiig, Julie Delpy, Anjelica Huston, and many others will appear in The 4%: Film’s Gender Problem, which will debut on Epix next week. Announced in January, the original series of six documentaries will debut on March 8, which is…

Sandra Bullock on Hollywood Sexism: “I’m Glad They Got Caught”

There’s been a lot of talk recently about the gender pay gap, and though it’s an issue all over the country, its existence in Hollywood has come to the forefront – due to the high visibility of the women involved.…

Volkswagen Emissions Scandal Exacerbated by Lack of Women Engineers, Says Google Exec

According to a Google exec, the Volkswagen emissions scandal could have been avoided or at least mitigated if there were more female engineers working for Volkswagen. Managing Director and VP Sales & Operations for Google UK and Ireland Eileen Naughton…

Sienna Miller Talks Gender Pay Gap

Sienna Miller is the latest actress to discuss the gender pay gap that exists both in Hollywood and elsewhere. During an appearance on Good Morning America, Miller talked about a time she refused to do a Broadway play because she…

Twitter Sets Public Diversity Goals – 35% Women in the Workforce by Next Year

A couple of months ago, very white and very male company Twitter made a vague promise to build “a representative workforce, and is dedicated to ensuring fairness in all people decisions, including hiring, promoting, and paying.” Now, it’s making more…

Women Use More Social Media, But the Gap Is Closing

Social media use is higher than it’s ever been – across the board. This we know. But is there a marked gender difference in it? According to Pew, a gender gap in social media use still exists, but it’s shrinking.…

Apple Reveals Modest Improvement in Employee Diversity

Last year, when Apple released its first ever diversity report, the company revealed that its workforce was 70 percent male and 55 percent white. Of course, this didn’t set Apple apart from any other major tech company – everyone in…

Twitter, Which Employs 70% Men, Threw a ‘Frat Party’

It’s probably not a big deal for a Twitter team to get together and play some beer pong. Maybe in another climate, it wouldn’t even be a big deal to call said party a “frat party”. But when all of…

Facebook Puts Women Up Front with Icon Redesign

Facebook’s friend icons have just received a redesign – and there’s more to them than better haircuts. Yes, both the male and female silhouettes have had their day at the stylist, but the more important change comes from a slight…