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Money & Careers

Passing Pay Equity, Again; “Flying” With Jennifer Fox; Pauses Part of the Dance

By Womens Voices for Change
As Congress enters recess, House members are reminding their Senate colleagues to get serious about pay equity, in the wake of last year’s disastrous Ledbetter v. Goodyear decision by the Supreme Court. One is 15-year House veteran Lucille Roybal-Allard, who as the first Mexican-American woman to serve in Congress knows a thing or two about societal barriers: The Paycheck Fairness…
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General Medical

News Brief:Greta Scacchi on Getting Older; Pay Gap in UK Largest For Older Women; To Fight Dementia, a Buzz May Help

By Womens Voices for Change
“I’m done with taking my clothes off,” 48-year-old Greta Scacchi  told the Daily Telegraph UK this week. In a long Sunday profile, Scacchi (seen above in the 1998 The Red Violin) talked about her long career, and bemoaned both those who think of her as a sex object and those who think sex appeal stops after 40.   With irony,…
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Money & Careers

Daily NewsMix: JK Rowling, Oprah High in Forbes’ “100 Richest Celebs” List; French Mogul Steers around Private-Equity Glass Ceiling; Women Entrepeneurs Give Up Their Secrets

By Womens Voices for Change
Dreams can make money, too: Forbes magazine loves to release lists of people who make ton more money than you. In the new "Celebrity 100" list of the world’s most powerful celebrities,  a goodly number of midlife women make the cut – topped, of course, by Oprah: Ratings for the self-made billionaire’s flagship production, The Oprah Winfrey Show, may have…
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Money & Careers

Morgan Stanley Agrees to Pay $46 Million to Settle Gender Discrimination Lawsuit

By Womens Voices for Change
From the Washington Post: Martha Burk retired as chairwoman of the National Council of Women’s Organizations (NCWO) in 2005, but her four-year quest to persuade Augusta National to admit its first female member proved extremely costly last week for the New York-based investment banking firm of Morgan Stanley, which agreed to pay $46 million to settle a class action gender…
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Money & Careers

Equal Pay Still An Unequal Issue

By Womens Voices for Change
New research by the American Association of University Women reveals that the pay gap between women and men begins at the beginning. Women are already earning 20 percent less than men in the same field and at the same level just one year after college graduation. And the percentages only get worse as the years go by. Amy Joyce at…
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Politics

Let’s Make a Deal: Women Senators Get Things Done

By Diane Vacca
By Diane Vacca

Female senators have persuaded their male colleagues that “women’s issues” affect everybody; that sexual assault in the military is a real problem, and not just for women; that health, education, child care, abortion, and pay equity affect the entire family. And they seized the reins in the default debate.

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Food & Drink · News

The Wednesday Five: Women and the World of Chefs

By Women's Voices For Change
In this week's Wednesday Five: one woman makes 'Food & Wine' 2016 best new chef list; executive chefs and the gender gap; women chefs and the lack of equal pay; a chef's first person narrative on when her male assistant made more money than her; and food star Sara Moulton is still cooking and teaching after her Julia Child days.
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News

The Wednesday Five: The Power of Single Women

By Women's Voices For Change
Single women are the most potent political force in America; Why fewer American women are married; Single women are big home buyers in Chicago; Why single women are quicker to jump into entrepreneurship; and Five questions single women would like to stop being asked.
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