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Economists Grapple With Industry"s "Reputation for Hostility" Toward Women

Ben Bernanke and Janet Yellen—after fighting financial crises and anemic economic growth as Federal Reserve leaders—are turning their attention to a different problem: How women are treated in their own profession......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 12th, 2019

Guest commentary: It’s time to close the gender gap for women in tech

In Silicon Valley and in the technology industry, the gender imbalance within companies is pervasive — both in the pipeline and in leadership. As I celebrate Father’s Day this weekend with my 12-year old, STEM-oriented daughter, I know that exe.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 14th, 2019

U.S. construction spending flat in April, little sign of housing rebound

Construction spending in the U.S. was basically flat in April, suggesting little pickup in the housing industry despite tumbling mortgage rates. Economists surveyed by MarketWatch had predicted a 0.3% increase. Cons.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 3rd, 2019

A year after Qatar boss" gaffe, airlines still pay "lip service" to diversity: executives

A year after Qatar Airways boss' remark that a woman could not do his job drew scathing criticism, airline executives called out the industry for paying only "lip service" to diversity and not pushing to get more women out of cabins and into boardrooms......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 2nd, 2019

White House runs into health-care industry hostility as it plans executive order

Order seeks to increase hospital cost transparency and position Trump as an ally of consumers......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 30th, 2019

As it plans executive order on health costs, White House runs into industry hostility

The most far-reaching element favored by White House aides would require insurers and hospitals to disclose the discounted rates they negotiate for services, according to people familiar with the deliberations......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 29th, 2019

"Premiumization," Women In The Industry And The Canadian Market: Cowen"s Takeaways From Its Cannabis Summit

Cowen's recently concluded Cannabis Summit covered a myriad of topics ranging from clean cultivation; domestic and international growing; and the convergence of cannabis and culture. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 28th, 2019

2019 Women in Business Awards: Karen Richard, Andersen Corp.

With a passion for diversity, equality and inclusion, Karen Richard is a change maker whose impact is felt not just at window and door maker Andersen Corp., but throughout her industry and across the state......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 22nd, 2019

Influential Women 2019: Women fight for a place in "inhospitable" AI industry

Women only account for about 10-15 percent of the AI workforce at a major tech companies in Silicon Valley, a recent report found. But a shift is underway......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 14th, 2019

The MarketWatch Q&A: ‘Top Chef’ host Padma Lakshmi: ‘It’s criminal’ how little VC funding goes to women

She is helping to give a total of $200,000 to five female founders in the food industry......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 9th, 2019

The construction industry has a problem, and women are going to solve it

The 8-trillion dollar construction industry has a major problem. Simply put, we do not have enough people to meet construction demands worldwide......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkApr 12th, 2019

Vangst Releases 2019 Women In Cannabis Report: "Thousands Of Opportunities"

Cannabis industry staffing and recruiting platform Vangst released its 2019 Women in Cannabis report, compiling data from 166 American cannabis business across 17 states. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaApr 10th, 2019

Op-ed: Celebrating women in construction

The number of women in the U.S. construction industry is on the rise. From apprentices to craft professionals, estimators and executives, women are represented in all facets of the construction workforce. And the opportunities to join and grow within t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 29th, 2019

Grounded Boeing 737 Max also grounds FAA reputation

Ethiopian Airlines and Lion Air crashes are only the latest tragedies from Federal Aviation Administration's coziness with airline industry: Ou.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMar 28th, 2019

Florida may boost regulation of cosmetic surgery clinics

Prompted by the deaths of several out-of-state women, Florida lawmakers are advancing a bill to crack down on the state's cosmetic surgery industry......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 24th, 2019

Female economists report widespread discrimination and sexual assault, prompting calls for major change

Leaders of the American Economic Association pledged major reforms as a survey of 9,000 economists revealed widespread mistreatment of women and minorities in the profession......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMar 20th, 2019

Women In E-Commerce

Last week, 10th March was a day to celebrate the role of women in society with international women’s day. Looking at the world of e-commerce, improvements are still needed in the digital economy in order for the industry to thrive [̷.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMar 15th, 2019

Women Who Mean Business 2019: Gladys Quinto Marrone

She has been on the front line of confronting Hawaii’s housing shortage, uniting industry leaders and policymakers to find solutions......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 15th, 2019

Hollywood’s Time’s Up movement takes aim at the health-care industry

Women make up 80% of the medical workforce, but account for just 11% of executive roles......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 8th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Suspect in Toronto van attack charged with murder

Minutes before Alek Minassian allegedly killed 10 people by plowing a van into them, a post appeared on his Facebook page expressing hostility toward women......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 25th, 2018

Will Robots Take Over the Cannabis Industry?

The effects of automation could have implications beyond the men and women who make their living trimming and separating leaves from the buds......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 24th, 2018