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Women and business: May 8th, 2015

Women and business: May 8th, 2015

This week we celebrated one of the biggest fundraisers (and saw some pretty intense outfits) at the Met Gala, challenged our view of the classic women's restroom sign with #ItWasNeverADress and saw Amazon de-genderize toys on their site. Lifetime introduced new initiative 'Broad Focus' to encourage women writers, directors and producers to work on content for the network, people started tweeting their salaries with #talkpay and Janet Yellen said that having women at the table would have made the financial crisis look a little different. Business schools are having more trouble recruiting women, and we got ready to celebrate Mother's Day on Sunday.

It’s Called the Met Gala, but It’s Definitely Anna Wintour’s Party NY Times

#ItWasNeverADress Campaign Challenges You to See Women Differently Mashable

Amazon Just Took A Step Towards Gender Equality Bustle

Lifetime Launches Industry Initiative For Female Creatives Deadline Hollywood

Can Talking About Our Salaries End the Wage Gap? The Cut

How Women Will Fix the Economy TIME

Business Schools Fight Over Top Women Wall Street Journal

What CEOs Give (and get) on Mother's Day Fortune

Read Tina Knowles Lawson's Touching Mother's Day Letter to Her Kids TIME

When Your Best Mentor Is ... Mom Wall Street Journal

2015’s Best & Worst States for Working Moms Wallet Hub

8 Reasons Moms Make Better CEOs Fortune

A Woman-Led Law Firm That Lets Partners Be Parents NY Times

Why Opening An Office Nursery Was Rachel Zoe’s Best Business Decision Ever The Zoe Report


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