New McKinsey report exposes “extremely high” gender inequality in Canada’s entrepreneurship ecosystem. Orser and Saunders call for policy blindspot smackdown. read more
In a recent article for the Atlantic, Melissa Gregg explores how an antiquated sexist culture still influences how corporate culture is managed today. From condescending bosses to the perceived illegitimacy of catering and cleaning jobs, Gregg gives readers a brief snapshot of how old notions of domesticity and family influence work culture subtle ways.
Ontario is seeking public input to develop a strategy which will help close the wage gap between men and women. The Gender Wage Gap Steering Committee is currently hosting consultation sessions with diverse groups across the province to assess ways government, organizations, and individual leaders can work together to address the conditions and the systemic barriers that contribute to the wage gap.
Robot Hugs webcomic tells the story of their friend Chrissie, an experienced Canadian videographer who recounts being treated differently after transitioning to a woman. Her experiences of gender dynamics in a technical field are illustrated so honestly, giving great perspective to a comparative set of experiences.
Women entrepreneurs from around the world gather in Atlanta for first ever global institute