It seems like every other day some media or tech company is settling a lawsuit. Discrimination this, monopoly that, to the tune of millions of dollars. But I’ve noticed a pattern. When the suit involves women and minorities vs. say, a company, the restitution is considerably smaller. Take Vice Media, for instance. The company has … Continue reading When It Comes to a Woman’s Money, What’s with the Punishment Slap on the Wrist?
There are certain things I just won’t do to make a dollar. I don’t even know what all those things are. I haven’t had to find out. But one thing, right now, that I utterly refuse to do is work for peanuts out of fear or insecurity. My professional and personal ethos simply will not … Continue reading Money, Confidence and Women Who Work
There’s nothing worse than a leader who refuses to admit when he or she is wrong. That goes for companies too. If you’re a leader in your industry, a household name, whatever, that does not make you perfect – that just makes you popular. Therefore, if you do something wrong, own up to it already. … Continue reading Google, Just Come Clean Already
This week I’ve seen at least a half dozen articles talking about how profitable it is to increase gender diversity. The Economist ran “The Power of Parity” and said the world would be a much richer place if more women had paying jobs. Then, The Guardian (U.K.) wrote that, “Tackling gender inequality could add $12 … Continue reading Show Them the Money?