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What’s the Difference Between a “Gender Quota” and “Gender Balance”?

What’s the Difference Between a “Gender Quota” and “Gender Balance”? Avivah Wittenberg-Cox, writing for the Harvard Business Review Blog Network, describes it this way: Most companies looking to balance genders in their workforces set a target for the number of women in the organization. Royal Dutch Shell, for example, has committed … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors
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It's Still a Bummer to Be a Woman at Harvard Business School

Issues & Causes / Feminism : DoubleX (last year)

Jodi Kantor’s rich investigation into the gender dynamics of Harvard Business School is meant to leave you with the impression that men and women fare very differently at this elite training ground. In 2009, only 14 percent of women... Read Post

Feministe Feedback: Reading for an Eight-Year-Old Exploring Her Gender?

Issues & Causes / Feminism : Feministe (4 years ago)

A reader writes in asking for some assistance: We always speak freely with our daughter about things like the difference between sex and gender and we try to emphasize that she is free to define her own gender in a manner in which s... Read Post

Quick Hit: What happened when Harvard Business School performed a two year gender ‘experiment’?

Issues & Causes / Feminism : Feministing (last year)

What happens when one of the world’s premier Business Schools can’t achieve its own stated institutional goal – for gender equity and equal opportunity? Harvard Business School (HBS) wanted to improve the gender balance among its fa... Read Post

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