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Welcome to a new entry of our bi-monthly press review about women empowerment, featured on Instagram and our website. Below, you will find five stories we recommend. We hope you enjoy your read!

Learned Bias

Women Economists are a Minority

Few women reach senior positions in economics. One of the mains reasons for this is education.

Source: Financial Times

Falling Behind

The U.S. Is No Longer a Leader in Women Working

In the 80s, the US was leading –only behind Sweden– in female participation in the workforce. According to a new IMF it’s now lagging behind in the 9th place.

Source: The Washington Post

Useful Measurements

Data Could Help Us Fix the Gender Gap

Men are paid more than women in 7,795 out of 10,016 companies and public bodies in Britain. We know this thanks to a U.K. law that led to the publication of this data. This could be a meaningful step toward fixing the Gender Gap.

Source: The Guardian

Practical Wisdom

Paths to Develop Leadership

Whether you’re already in a leadership role or you’re preparing to be, there are everyday steps you can take without waiting for formal training

Source: Fast Company


Enabling Change

Why We Need Flexible Parental Leave

A good measure to tackle the gender gap at work? Ensure fathers or partners step up as caregivers, allowing women not to be at a professional disadvantage if they become mothers.