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Beyond Seventy-Eight Percent

Posted April 7th, 2015 by in Race Discrimination.

Sometimes lost in the discussion about the wage gap between male and female workers is the role of race. Though white women earn a mere 78% of what their male counterparts earn in America, the gap is far greater for women of color. African American women earn 64%, American Indian women earn 59%, Native Hawaiian […]

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The United States, China, and the STEM Gender Gap

Posted February 25th, 2015 by in Gender Discrimination and Harassment.

At around the same time at which Google recently released its widely-panned diversity figures, the Chinese e-commerce behemoth Alibaba ramped up preparations for its highly anticipated IPO, and in doing so, provided investors details into the inner workings of the company. Alibaba revealed that a surprising 9 out of its 27 partners are female. This […]

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