Women in the alternative investment industry lack opportunities to prove themselves, and some become discouraged, the respondents said. “Old boys’ club” was a phrase that multiple respondents used. By William Alden (DealBook Reporter, NY Times) An index from the professional services firm Rothstein Kass showed that female hedge fund managers produced a return of 8.95% [...]
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“People expect mothers to be less committed and therefore give them less responsibility and pay them less from the start.” By Joan C. Williams & Rachel Dempsey (Authors, The New Girls’ Network) An article in this weekend’s New York Times shed some more light on Silicon Valley’s worst-kept secret: it has a woman problem. Its [...]
Looking ahead, investors may find themselves at a disadvantage if they don’t invest in companies run by women, including those with children. That’s because “women are going to be a huge force in developing Web and mobile companies,” says Ms. Lee at Kleiner Perkins. By Hannah Seligson (Contributor, New York Times) Fledgling companies are like [...]
By Brit Morin (Founder & CEO, Brit) Subscription services have been around for more than a century. Generations before us were the first to enjoy subscriptions to magazines, newspapers, and more. As a kid, I even remember being forced to go door-to-door to sell subscriptions for wrapping paper. (Side note: Who really needs a monthly [...]
By Andrew Vande Moere (Associate Professor, K.U.Leuven University) The New York Times graphics department produces some of the best visualizations in the world. We have seen its director, Steve Duenes, give a talk about some of their best works and provide some answers on their internal approach. Who I had not seen talk before, however, [...]