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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!

Gender Ideas

How You Think of Gender Difference Matters

People who hold the belief that women and men have fundamental personality traits belonging to their gender tend to discriminate more at the workplace and elsewhere, according to the research of two Australian scientists.

Source: The Conversation

Enforcing Change

California May Mandate Boardroom Gender Quotas

It would be the first US State to do so if currently debated legislation is passed. Similar quotas have been adopted in countries such as Norway, France and Japan.

Source: Fortune Magazine


Alarm Signal

Less Women CEOs is a Red Flag

Recent departures of female top executives who were replaced by men serve as a reminder that the glass ceiling is not shattered, says Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, the executive director and co-founder of

Source: CNN

Expert Advice

A NYT Editor on Getting Ahead

With a trailblazing career in journalism spanning over 25 years, Rebecca Blumenstein sometimes still feels shy in work meetings, but her advice to other women is to speak out from early on as a practical way of getting ahead in male-dominated industries.

Source: Quartz

Standing Out

Why Women Stay Out of the Spotlight at Work

Women need to be seen in the workplace to get ahead, but visibility is hard to attain: their contributions are more often overlooked than those of their male peers and they may face a backlash if they purposefully ask for visibility. Three researchers advise on how to deal with this.

Source: Harvard Business Review