Women at Work

October 16, 2015

US university doubles its women in computing

It’s no secret some of the world’s biggest tech companies have been under pressure to recruit more women. In this edition of Women at Work, we take a look how some universities in the U.S. are pushing for progress, starting in the classroom.

July 24, 2015

Women at Work: The gender pay gap

In this edition of Women at Work, we’re taking a look at women and the challenges they face every day, no matter the job. This particular focus is on the gender pay gap.

June 12, 2015

Forbes Women’s Summit highlights entrepreneurship

In this month’s Women at Work segment, we take you inside the Forbes Women Summit – an annual gathering of hundreds of female entrepreneurs and business leaders across various industries. The theme for this year’s summit is entrepreneurship – how some of the most successful […]

May 15, 2015

Women at work tackle U.S. veteran unemployment

Over the past few years, the U.S. government and corporate America have been making strides to hire more veterans. Still, unemployment among female veterans is higher than it is for their male counterparts. These women are twice as likely to become homeless compared to women […]

April 17, 2015

Canadian companies now required to explain female recruitment

Companies aren’t legally required to choose women in jobs, but many are being asked to recruit more of them. Canada is another country that’s asking companies to detail their hiring practices and make them more female-focused. Some women though are creating opportunities all by themselves.

March 11, 2015

More women leaving work for family

Bringing women in to the workforce and keeping them there is the great unfinished business of the 21st century. It’s an issue prevalent across industries including the media.