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The Glaring Gender Gap in Entrepreneurship

India ranks 26th out of 30 countries on a women’s entrepreneurship index. The Global Entrepreneurship Development Institute with support from Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network recently releases its second edition of… Read more »

What India Can Teach Silicon Valley About Its Gender Problem

Silicon Valley has been wracked with controversies about sexism lately. Only 17 percent of Google’s technical employees are women. Tech conference organizers routinely post speaker lists that skew male. The female… Read more »

In a first, PMC report bats for woman-sensitive city

To effectively resolve issues facing women, Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has come out with a report to make Pune a ‘women sensitive city’ and recommended certification to buildings that have… Read more »

Way to the corner office

Mary Barra made corporate history seven months ago when she became the first female chief executive officer (CEO) of a global car maker, General Motors Co. Yet for all the gains… Read more »

Here are the gender breakdowns of India’s hottest startups

Kishore Biyani, CEO of India’s largest retailer Future Group, gave an unexpected answer about the future of innovation in the country. “Women will lead innovation in India. Young boys are… Read more »

Why Women Are Ditching the Engineering Industry in Droves

Everyone knows the engineering field could use more gender diversity. But even if more girls head down that path with encouragement from parents and schools, what awaits them isn’t exactly encouraging. View… Read more »

Marriage driving urban women out of jobs

In a country with globally low levels of female workforce participation (women either working or looking for work), urban areas have lower still numbers and Delhi the lowest of them… Read more »

The gender divide in India’s workforce

The latest economic census results have once again thrown the spotlight on the wide gap between employment of men and women in the country. Only a quarter of workers employed… Read more »

4 Remarkable Ways Women Leaders Can Keep Their Head Above Water

FBI investigations are solved by gathering evidence and collecting information. As an agent, I spent hours, days, months, and even years generating enough knowledge about an individual to decide whether… Read more »

Give Mommy a break: TV ads and the supermom you can never live up to

Motherhood plays a crucial role in many women’s career choices. Are some of those choices determined by the advertising-driven image of a “supermom” that is almost impossible to live up… Read more »