Category Archives: Women

Gender discrimination comes in many forms for today’s working women

By Kim Parker and Cary Funk of Pew Research About four-in-ten working women (42%) in the United States say they have faced discrimination on the job because of their gender. They report a broad array of personal experiences, ranging from … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Discrimination, Fairness, Gender Gap, Pew Research, United States, Women

Why The Republican Party Isn’t Electing More Women

By Perry Bacon Jr. of FiveThirtyEight There has been a lot of buzz recently about the wave of women running for office in 2018. It’s record-breaking. But that’s not quite right. At least, it’s too broad. There are a lot … Continue reading

Posted in Candidates, Congress, Democrats, Elections, Republicans, Women

After Crowley’s Defeat, Which Democrats Could Go Down Next?

By Simone Pathé of Roll Call After the shocking primary defeat Tuesday night of the first Democratic incumbent of the cycle, attention immediately shifted to Massachusetts Rep. Michael E. Capuano. The 10-term Democrat has been facing a primary challenge from … Continue reading

Posted in Candidates, Democrats, Elections, House of Representatives, Political parties, Politics, polls, Roll Call, Thought-Provoking Analysis, Women

How more women in AI could change the world

By Debrah Charatan Have you ever wondered why so many companies program robots, virtual assistants, and AI with feminine traits? Have you ever pondered, if there were more women behind the algorithms, how AI would be different — not just … Continue reading

Posted in Artificial Intelligence, Controversial, Gender Gap, Robots, Women

Wide Gender Gap, Growing Educational Divide in Voters’ Party Identification

College graduates increasingly align with Democratic Party From the Pew Research Center As the 2018 midterm elections approach, women and especially college graduates have moved toward the Democratic Party. By contrast, the Republican Party’s advantage in “leaned party” identification among … Continue reading

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