Loud Voice for Women Was Foiled by His Tone

The New York Times

By Farhad Manjoo

Silicon Valley has lately come to the realization that it is not the meritocracy it has long pretended to be — at least not for women and most minorities.  Read more.

Madam C.E.O., Get Me a Coffee

The New York Times

By:  Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant

LATE one Friday afternoon at a leading consulting firm, a last-minute request came in from a client. A female manager was the first to volunteer her time.  She had already spent the entire day meeting with junior colleagues who were seeking career advice, even though they weren’t on her team.  Read more.

G.G. Michelson, Macy’s Executive Who Broke Glass Ceilings, Dies at 89

The New York Times

G. G. Michelson, who helped dismantle barriers for women as a longtime executive of R. H. Macy & Company, as an adviser to mayors and often as the only female member of corporate boards, died on Saturday at her home in Greenwich Village. She was 89. Read more.

Weber Shandwick Named a Top 100 Women-Led Business

The Boston Globe Magazine, together with its partner The Commonwealth Institute (TCI), today announced the annual Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts, recognizing the honorees at a breakfast event at the Seaport Boston Hotel. These 100 organizations had total revenue of $73 billion last year, a clear indication of how women are key drivers of the state’s economy. Read more.

Women Quit Jobs in Peak Years, Setback for Them and Economy

The New York Times

By Dionne Searcey

Tracy Murphy was managing a nonprofit agency five years ago when her mother became seriously ill with heart problems. She promptly left her job to care for her, a task that has consumed Ms. Murphy ever since. Read more.

Wall Street Mothers, Stay-Home Fathers

The New York Times

As Husbands Do Domestic Duty, These Women Are Free to Achieve

By Jodi Kantor and Jessica Silver-Greenberg

December 7, 2013

Marielle Jan de Beur often catches the 6:27 a.m. train to Grand Central Terminal, waiting on the Westchester platform with a swarm of dark-suited men read more.

To Address Gender Gap, Is It Enough to Lean In?

Published: September 24, 2013

Judging by the popularity of her best-selling book, “Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead,” the answer would seem to be yes.  Read more.

The Opt-Out Generation Wants Back In

The New York Times Magazine
By:   Judith Warner
Published: August 7, 2013

Sheilah O’Donnel tells herself that her new home, a townhouse in a development in Chevy Chase, Md., just a stone’s throw from a Safeway, isn’t really all that bad. Read more.

Coveting Not a Corner Office, but Time at Home

The New York Times
By: Catherine Rampell
Published: July 8, 2013

FALL RIVER, Wis. — Sara Uttech has not spent much of her career so far worrying about “leaning in.” Instead, she has mostly been hanging on, trying to find ways to get her career to accommodate her family life, rather than the other way around. Read more.

Why I Regret Being a Stay-at-Home Mom

The Huffington Post
By: Lisa Endlich Heffernan
Published: June 17, 2013

The most expensive decision of my life I made alone. There was no realtor, no car dealer and no travel agent when I chose to leave the paid workforce. Read more.