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UNCONSCIOUS BIAS IN THE WORKPLACE

Without knowing, we are all guilty of being biased; it is in our basic make up and biology. Psychologists explain that our unconscious biases are simply our ‘people preferences’ and we naturally favour those who look like us, sound like us and are interested in the...

Men as Leaders

Ideas about what makes a leader may be what continues to keep women down, the study suggests. At a young age, men are often taught to be "confident, assertive and self-promoting," while women are discouraged away from those traits — the very characteristics we often...

Women scientists are here: we need to be seen and heard

When people think of science celebrities, they think of men. Professor Emma Johnston argues that more needs to be done to highlight the role of women in science. Malcolm Turnbull, our innovation Prime Minister, says there's never been a more exciting time to be an...

Why the Workplace Gender Gap Is Worse for Women of Color

Though the last couple of years have wrought a number of flashy initiatives aimed at increasing gender and racial equality at certain companies, men continue to own the lion's share of leadership roles in the U.S. And while women at large are languishing in general...

The Case for Women in Leadership

A mere 4% of CEOs on Standard & Poor's 500 Index are women, and women also make up less than a third of Congress. Though it should seem obvious in 2016 that women should permeate executive roles, some still need to be convinced. Beyond simple fairness, here's a...