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Women’s News to Chew On: Link Love for Lunch

Posted by YWM on December 9, 2011

The Economy

Women dropping out of the labor force [New York Times]

Mancession fades as more men than women are finding jobs [Forbes]

Women are not getting their fair share of jobs in the latest economic recovery [Forbes]

HERvotes Blog Carnival calls for extension of Unemployment Insurance [HERvotes]

Successful Workplaces

Study says women in Calif. are a century away from breaking the glass ceiling [Los Angeles Times]

Women won’t see pay equity until 2056 unless we act now [Unions.org]

Empowered Workforces

Women in government; help a sister out [Washington Post]

Women spend more time multitasking but pay an emotional toll [Tennessean]

Working moms multitask and stress more than dads [NPR]

Why women leaders need self-confidence [HR]

Do women need to learn to take more risks to get ahead? [CBS News]

Mentoring and manicures: Are women’s networking intended to provide fashion or business tips?  [Forbes]

Gen Y

Gen Y Women: Challenges for attraction and retention [Evolved Employer]

What employers need to know about Gen Y Women [Diversity Executive]

Don’t believe all you read about Gen Y women [ShEO]


Women in the technology industry lack prominent female role models and mentors, makes it challenging for a woman to envision herself at the top [Blogs.amd]


The VA videos with women veterans telling stories of their military experiences [US Generation]

A Sundance film: The Invisible War—is about the rape of soldiers within the U.S. military, the cover-up, and the consequences  [Bleeding Cool]

Women veterans get their due at VA [Saipan Tribune]

C.O.D.E. gives $100,000 to BPW Foundation to support women veterans [Veterans Enterprise]

VA issues guidelines for handling sexual trauma [Navy Times]

Saluting Misbehavin’ Women

CA female teen takes $100,000 science prize [Paper.Li]

First female to lead Miss. Air Guard [Clarion Ledger]

High school’s first female  ROTC program leader no stranger to breaking barriers [Clarion Ledger]

Of interest

Gender Intelligence: Why wiring makes a difference we should embrace [The Glass Hammer]

Advertisers and marketers set their sites on Latina women [New York Times]

U.S. Department of State announces Women in Public Service project [State Department]

Men may support reproductive health, equal pay for equal work, and ending violence against women but some take issue with the way some feminists choose categorize all men as the enemy [Fem2Pt0]

Small Business

Why women have to work harder to do start ups [Venture Beat]


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